To access these databases off-campus, sign into “Search Databases” on the library home page. Username and password are available from library staff or your program manager.
|The Weissmann Online Travel Database contains profiles of every country in the world as well as major cities and ports.|
|Global Road Warrior is a “country culture” database with in-depth information for 175 countries. It covers topics like “Society and Culture,” “Life Cycle,” Food &Recipes,” Money & Banking,” “Demographics,” and many more. Includes maps and flags.|
ASTA: American Society of Travel Agents
Information on government affairs, code of ethics, careers and professional development.
United States Tour Operators Association
Find tour operators by name, destination, or type of activity. The site also has travel planning aids.
CLIA: Cruise Lines International Association
Information on all cruise lines with profiles (including deck maps) of their ships. Search for cruises by any combination of destination, cruise line, and date.
ARC: Airline Reporting Corporation
Lots of official information for the airline industry. Under “Tools,” find the Industry Agent’s Handbook online.
IATA: International Air Transport Association
News, data, and information pertaining to the airline industry.
- Meeting Professionals International
- Carolinas Chapter of Meeting Professional International
- World Ocean and Cruise Liner Society
U.S. Department of State
A very comprehensive Web site with information on foreign countries, passports and visas, travel warnings, addresses for embassies and consulates, lots of phone numbers, and much more.
Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority
Has links to the Charlotte Convention Center and other event venues.
Visit North Carolina
North Carolina Division of Tourism
Visit Charlotte: Charlotte Convention Center and Visitors’ Bureau
Provides "one-stop" access to information on Charlotte hotels and accommodations, restaurants, attractions, shopping, entertainment, events and sports. Also has a calendar of all events at the Convention Center.
All of hospitality on the net. Includes everything from industry news and statistics to job openings.
This is a reference site for festivals, carnivals, arts, sports and other events. Search by any combination of country, type of event, and date.
ITA--Office of Travel and Tourism Industries
This site has lots of statistics on travel to and from the United States.
Hotel & Travel Index
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