The complete online leisure and tourism information service that covers leisure, recreation, sport, hospitality, tourism and culture.
We are pleased to announce that 104 Leisure and Tourism eBooks have been added to this resource at no cost! (see below for more details)
An essential resource for anyone in the tourism industry including: researchers working in academic and corporate organizations, students, teachers and trainers, consultants and advisors, industry professionals and decision makers in tourism associations and government departments
Features include immediate desktop access to in-depth news and analysis, informative resources links and over 127,000 abstracts.
At its core is our abstracting and indexing database. Updating weekly, the database supplies bibliographic information and abstracts for all aspects of leisure and tourism including policy and planning, education and training, travel, sports, hospitality, the arts and entertainment. Natural environment and ecotourism, urban regeneration and cultural heritage are also key areas we cover.
Now you can also access over 100 CAB eBooks!
This new addition provides your users with over 1900 searchable chapters from 2000 – present, accessible directly from the Leisure and Tourism database homepage. Any search that you do within the database will bring up relevant results for Leisure and Tourism CAB eBooks, enabling you to search across content quickly and easily.
The Leisure Tourism database (a subset of CAB Abstracts) contains:
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"Global tourism headlines address the key issues in the industry. More in-depth features on subjects such as ecotourism are fruitful research tools for travel and leisure students"
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"...valuable to academic libraries with hospitality or receration programmes...Recommended"
J.C Tucker, University of Nevada, USA in CHOICE October 2008, Vol. 46, No.2
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CAB Abstracts Archive
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Leisure, Recreation and Tourism Abstracts
An excellent gateway to current research on leisure, tourism and recreation
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by A Jones, M Phillips
Hardback / 9781845935481 / £65.00 / $125.00 / €85.00
by G Dickson, P Robinson, D Wale
Paperback / 9781845936822 / £35.00 / $70.00 / €45.00
Tourism and Inequality
by S Cole, N Morgan
Hardback / 9781845936624 / £80.00 / $150.00 / €105.00Paperback / 9781845936907 / £35.00 / $70.00 / €45.00