Subject Pages

Hospitality, Tourism & Leisure - Finding Articles

Our Discovery Service will provide you with many articles you need. But sometimes you, perhaps on a lecturer’s advice, may prefer to look at a specific resource such a named database, single publisher site or even a particular journal title. Consider using one or more news services to keep you up to date with the business world.

Click on the button bars below to show/hide suggested resources.

hese are designed to bring together published research (articles, conference papers, possibly books) across defined areas. You can then use their sophisticated search options to find articles written on specific subjects/topics.

The following databases are suggested as good starting points for finding Hospitality Tourism and Leisure materials. This list is not exhaustive, and you may find other databases more suited to your needs.

• 

Good place to search for articles from Caterer & HotelKeeper, Restaurant Hospitality and other trade publications not found on Google Scholar as well as academic articles. Click on the peer-reviewed button if you only want academic articles.

• 

Emerald is a leading publisher of journals covering many management areas such as Human Resources, Logistics and Marketing. Contains several journals specific to hospitality and tourism such as the International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management and Tourism Review. Good full-text coverage.  You can select articles that are case studies or literature reviews if looking for examples of this type of writing.

These are just some of the many journals we take

• 

Academic research papers covering all aspects of tourism from a social sciences viewpoint including cultural, economics and geographical perspectives

• 

Find articles aimed at keeping you up-to-date on the latest research findings and insights in hospitality practice.

• 

Another source of papers covering the latest developments and thinking on the management of hospitality operations worldwide including marketing, finance and personnel.

• 

Find research papers, of major trends and developments as they apply to the hospitality industry  together with reviews and analyses of business practices within the industry.

• 

Includes high quality research papers in all areas of tourism, including reviews of literature in the field and empirical papers on tourism issues.

• 

Includes both qualitative and quantitative research papers and research notes and industry viewpoints from the hospitality and tourism industry

• 

Offers research papers from both academics and leading professionals covering all aspects of the service industry

• 

Papers seek to explore the concept of sustainable tourism looking at economic, social, cultural, political, organisational or environmental aspects of the subject.

• 

Find  articles on all aspects of leisure studies from a social science viewpoint. Subjects covered include leisure behaviour in the arts, sports, cultural and informal activities, tourism, urban and rural recreation.

• 

Includes research concerned with the planning and management of travel and tourism.

• 

As the official journal of AIEST, the International Association of Scientific Experts in Tourism, articles cover all aspects of tourism such as tourism demand,managing and marketing tourism products and services and tourism markets.

Keep up-to-date and develop your awareness of the business world by using these services

• 

The Economist not in Discovery 

Click through to Publishers site for full-text. Leading weekly magazine covering global political, economic and business news. Includes archive back to 1997. On Campus use only (or use VPN or Web Proxy when away from the University

• 

Access todays FT and the archive back to 2004. Find up to date business and commercial news, global financial markets, company and industrial sector information. Explore data on companies. markets and investments including charts and research tools.

Note you must register using your UoP email address at the branded UoP registration page – after this use the Registered users link to access the service.

• 

Nexis not in Discovery 

Full text articles from many news sources and trade journals both UK and international.  Includes The Grocer.  Archives sometimes stretching back to the late 1990s.

You will find hospitality, tourism and leisure books often shelved with other subjects, when those subjects are an aspect of hospitality tourism and leisure.

home & family management
hospitality management
leisure and recreation economics

See also:

You may also find relevant resources listed under: Business & Management and Sports Development.

Your Subject Team

Sue Stevenson

(Faculty Librarian)

Email: sue.stevenson@port.ac.uk

Phone:(023) 9284 3238

Lizzie Wildgoose

(Assistant Faculty Librarian)

Email: lizzie.wildgoose@port.ac.uk

Phone:(023) 9284 3452