Tourism and hospitality

Where to look for information about Tourism and Hospitality.







(NB: other areas may also have relevant material)

Non-Fiction collection

G155              Tourism (general)

G155.4          Tourism & ethics

G155.5          Impacts of tourism

G156              Tourism & the environment, ecotourism

G156.8          Tourism & climate change

G157              Sustainable tourism

G158              Business & tourism

G159              Tourism management and operations

G160              Tourism marketing & advertising

G161              Consumers & tourism, tourist behaviour

G166              Cultural & heritage tourism

G171              Tourism in New Zealand

G172              Tourism in Asia


TX911           Hospitality

TX911.3        Hospitality management

TX915           Customer service in hospitality

TX916           Hospitality marketing

TX920           Hospitality careers

TX925           Food and beverages




Older issues are held in stack – please ask at the desk if you would like to see them

Journal of hospitality & tourism research (G155 A1 J86)

Restaurant & cafe: the cutting edge of foodservice (TX901 R436) 

National geographic (G2 N277)

National geographic traveller (G1 N277)

Asian geographic (DS5.92 A832)

New Zealand Geographic (G53 N532)

New Zealand Adventure (GV1 N532)

New Zealand Wilderness (GV1 N532)


Introductory non-fiction

G155           Tourism


Non-fiction DVDs

G155             Tourism

TX911          Hospitality





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eBook Academic (EBSCOhost)

Provides access to books on tourism and hospitality subjects.

Topics covered include:

  • tourism and hospitality management
  • tourism and hospitality research
  • tourism and social media
  • tourism and food
  • tourism marketing



Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Collection (GALE)

This database provides coverage of both historical and current information in the hospitality and tourism field. It allows investigation into specialised areas of the industry - including cultural aspects of travel, leisure activities, economic aspects of tourism, and more. Access current and relevant content from over 500 industry periodicals.



A multidisciplinary database and general reference resource. Includes plenty of research and newspaper articles on tourism and hospitality.



Offers access to various databases.


Films on Demand

Includes documentaries, interviews, and educational films. Every film includes a transcript of the spoken words.

Topics covered include:

  • tourism impacts
  • hospitality and tourism
  • hospitality careers
  • tourism case studies