Hospitality and Tourism Management

Hi, I am the librarian for your program. I am available for research consultations and class visits to help you learn more about the Libraries' resources and how to find the information you need to be successful. The best way to contact me is via email at: beth.twomey@ndsu.edu. We can set up a time to meet in person, on the phone, or Zoom.

Below is a curated list of resources - it is not exhaustive but it is a very good place to start and I can help you if you are not finding what you need. 

I look forward to hearing from you,

Beth Twomey

Hospitality and Tourism Management Online

Convention and Event Planning

Corporate Event News Focused on senior event professionals with the latest industry information.

Successful Meetings A "complete online source for news and information for meeting, convention, incentive and trade show professionals."

Food and Beverage

Brewers Association Statistics A list of data and analysis from the Brewers Association, an organization that represents "small and independent American brewers, their craft beers and the community of brewing enthusiasts."

Food Marketing Institute A comprehensive website for the Food Marketing Institute (FMI), including information on numerous topics about food retail.

National Restaurant Association News and Research A collection of news, facts, and research from the restaurant industry's leading trade association.

Wine Business Online A news site for the wine industry that also features information about winemaking, grape growing, sales and marketing, and business and technology.

New Food Covers a wide range of topics in the food industry including trends, safety, product development and much more.

Hospitality and Tourism

Hospitality Net A comprehensive website that includes industry news, free market reports, information on professional associations, and much more.

Travel+Leisure A website for the print publication, this site contains articles, directories and descriptions for hotels, tourist destinations, and restaurants.

TravelPulse Up-to-date international coverage of all things travel and tourism.

TourismReview A news and information platform covering travel and tourism news of interest to professionals.

International Hotel & Restaurant Association "the only international trade association exclusively devoted to promoting and defending the interests of the hotel and restaurant industry worldwide."

National Household Travel Survey A free collection of data and publications about U.S. travel from the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Hotel Administration

Hotelmarketing.com A website that offers free news articles on online travel, internet marketing, and hospitality industry topics.

HotelTechReport Focused on tech issues, specialized software, apps and more geared to the industry professional

Hotel News Resource International news, trends reports by country, marketing, and environmental news coverage

Books and Journals

The NDSU Libraries collects books and journals to support research and learning in your program. Click here to browse a collection of highlights. If you are looking for something in particular try using the chat in the bottom right of the screen. You can contact Beth Twomey with requests for items to be added to the collection.

New York Times

The Times covers food and beverage, hospitality, travel, and tourism news. The NDSU Libraries has a subscription so that you can create an account to access the Times online for free. For directions about how to set up your account go to: /search-find/research/research-assistance/database-access-instructions