Tourism & Travel

Check out the research databases and websites below

Popular multi-subject databases

The following databases cover a huge range of subjects including articles related to tourism and travel.

ProQuest(external link)
Academic Search Complete(external link)
Science Direct(external link)
Academic OneFile(external link)

New Zealand specific databases

These databases may be useful when searching for articles published in New Zealand or specific to a New Zealand context.

Australia New Zealand Reference Centre(external link)
Full text articles available from thousands of Australian & NZ journals, newspapers etc.

Digital New Zealand(external link)  
This database aggregates New Zealand-related resources at one place. DigitalNZ includes videos, newspapers, maps, photographs, audio recordings, artworks, news reports, and many other kinds of digital content. Users can access journals related to New Zealand and research theses from academic institutions of this country. Theses and research papers are accessible from this section(external link) of the website.

INNZ Index New Zealand(external link) 
New Zealand Journals indexed by the National Library of New Zealand.

Te Ara - The encyclopedia of New Zealand(external link)
A guide to our peoples, natural environment, history, culture, economy and society.

The Treaty of Waitangi Collection(external link) - BWB eBooks 
This collection includes books that cover diverse aspects of the Treaty of Waitangi. Bridget Williams Collection also includes critical issues collection(external link) and texts collection(external link), which explores issues related to New Zealand from an in depth perspective.

Other useful databases

LinkedIn Learning- Business Topics(external link)
Tutorials from LinkedIn learning on business topics including accounting, customer relations and software such as MS Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, QuickBooks etc. Other topic areas namely technology(external link) and creative industries(external link) also include relevant resources for business researchers. Need to log into your NMIT account.

Safetyhub(external link)
A database of videos dealing with safety related issues in diverse workplaces. Useful resources for anyone interested in health and safety protocols.

eSerials online

Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management(external link)

Recommended websites

Check out these websites for trusted information.

LRIS Land Resource Information Systems portal(external link)
Environment and land data from Landcare Research.

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment(external link) 
Business services from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.

New Zealand Tourism Guide(external link) 
A comprehensive online directory of NZ tourism and travel companies.

Our Environment(external link)
Use maps and data to answer key questions about our natural environments and land resources.

TIA (Tourism Industry Aotearoa)(external link)
An organisation that aims to support and promote tourism in NZ.

Tourism New Zealand Official website(external link)
Markets New Zealand to the world as a tourist destination.

Travel Agents Association of New Zealand(external link)
Website of TAANZ, a self-regulating trade organisation representing travel agents in New Zealand

Worksafe New Zealand(external link) 
New Zealand’s workplace health and safety regulator.

World Travel Guide(external link)
Guide to international travel destinations including maps, social and political backgrounds, customs, places to see.

World Travel & Tourism Council(external link) 
World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) represents the Travel & Tourism sector globally

Further Reading

Additional reading and research resources can be found in the library collection including books and magazines via this link below.

Tourism & Travel(external link)

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