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Tourism & Hospitality

The purpose of this guide is to help students start their research in the topics of tourism and hospitality.

Using Websites

Websites can offer a lot of information that is very current. They can be great resources, but be wary of websites that may offer bad or outdated information. Check the date at the bottom of the page to make sure that it is current.

For more information on evaluating websites, go to our Fake News LibGuide.



Business People News


Provides technological solutions for the travel and tourism industry.

Destination British Columbia

Destination British Columbia’s mandate is to support and promote the business of tourism throughout the province.

Destination Canada

Destination Canada provides intelligence, tools and resources that help the Canadian tourism industry reach international markets.


Ideas and insights into hotel marketing.

Travel Weekly

In-depth coverage of every business sector, including airline, car rental, cruise, destination, hotel and tour operator as well as technology, economic and governmental issues.

Indigenous Tourism BC

Dedicated to the development of a sustainable, culturally rich, Indigenous tourism industry in British Columbia.

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association

The world's leading network of LGBTQ+ welcoming tourism businesses.


Travelers can compare low prices on hotels, flights and cruises, book popular tours and attractions, as well as reserve tables at restaurants.


Provides industry news, hotel openings, opinion articles, industry events and conferences.

Hotel online

Daily news site for the hospitality industry. Provides industry leaders with the latest in relevant global news, trends, products and services.

Places Associations

Tourism Vancouver

Tourism Vancouver is the official source of tourist information for Vancouver BC Canada.

Tourism Vancouver Island

A not-for-profit association that is driving tourism business to the Vancouver Island Region.

Adventure Travel Trade Association

Inspires, connects and empowers the global community to do good through travel.


go2HR is BC’s tourism human resource association, responsible for playing a lead role in executing the BC Tourism Human Resources Strategy.

Hotel Association of Canada

The Hotel Association of Canada is the leading voice of the Canadian Hotel & Lodging industry, bringing legislative solutions to industry challenges.

Tourism Industry Association of BC

As a not-for-profit tourism industry association that works collaboratively with its members to ensure the best working environment for a competitive tourism industry.

Tourism Industry Association of Canada

TIAC takes action on behalf of Canadian tourism businesses and promotes positive measures that help the industry grow and prosper.


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