Hospitality and Travel: Resources
Airport Technology features information on past, present, and future industry projects with access to each project’s suppliers. The resource also offers news, press releases, white papers, information about events, and an easy to navigate company directory. A free subscription to this resource’s newsletter is available to receive regular updates.
Business Traveller focuses on the travel industry, specializing in transportation and lodging. The site features compact guides for visiting major cities around the world, a news section for the latest updates on business travel, and a plan-and-book section for travelers. A free e-newsletter is also available.
Export.gov offers a wide range of current industry information and trade leads to help exporters of U.S. goods and services get the information they need to compete successfully in overseas markets. This page of the website offers information pertaining to the travel and tourism industry. The resources include trade events, market research, a resource guide, statistics and data, and current webinars.
The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) connects the business travel world and promotes the value of business travel management. The site offers a resource library, a magazine, news highlights, and a listing of upcoming events in the field of business travel. While some of the service-related areas require a paid membership, most of the site’s content is free.
In addition to the latest news articles regarding the global hospitality industry, Hospitality Net provides detailed market reports, industry links, and industry events. Also, products beneficial to the hospitality business are linked to a specific page with descriptions of their vendors and purpose. This resource also offers a listing of new books on hospitality-related topics with descriptions and links to purchase the books online.
Hotel News Resource provides links to news articles that cover the developmental, financial, technological, environmental, and marketing components of running a hospitality business, in addition to trends in the industry as they relate to other aspects of the business. E-mail subscription is available to receive specified content from this resource.
PricewaterhouseCoopers provides background information on various industry sectors globally. This resource includes an up-to-date hospitality, gaming, and leisure industry environment description, challenges facing the industry and potential solutions, free downloadable publications including annual reviews, and events.
Restaurant News Resource (RNR) provides links to news articles on various restaurant industry topics, including development, finance, sales and marketing, and trends. The site also offers information about job openings, available realty, and suppliers under the resources section.
Provided by Cornell University, the Center for Hospitality Research offers a series of reports, news, and events pertaining to the hospitality industry. While the free registration is not necessary to access the news articles, it is needed to access the full reports. Also, in terms of events, the website provides a listing of guest speakers visiting the university, a series of past and upcoming roundtable discussions, and information on various road shows.
Produced by Investopedia, The Industry Handbook for the Airline Industry offers a general overview of information that potential investors in the airline industry should look for, as well as helpful advice for investors already involved. Topics include key ratios and terms, Porter's 5 forces analysis, and helpful links. The site also provides a general background on the airline industry itself.