All links to third parties on this website
are provided as an information service only. It is the sole
responsibility of the user to investigate and evaluate any and
all offers, services, products, statements, information and
illustrations on linked pages.
for Cultural and Eco-Tourism (University of Louisiana Lafayette)
The Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism at
UL Lafayette created a website that contains an index to numerous
online Louisiana cultural and environmental tourism resources,
as well as parish sketches with links to area attractions.The
site also features short essays on Cajun music, zydeco
and many other cultural topics.
Department of Culture, Recreation & Tourism
website provides information on State Parks, the State Museum,
State Library, the Arts, Archaeology, Historic Preservation,
the Office of Lieutenant Governor and Louisiana State Government.
Travel Promotion Assocation
Travel Promotion Association is a non-profit, private sector
trade association representing the State's travel and hospitality
industry. LTPA offers cooperative programs at significant
savings so that members can buy more, do more and achieve
Library of Louisiana
The State Library
serves the citizens of Louisiana through the public libraries
across the state. State employees and officials can obtain
materials directly from the State Library.
Louisiana - LouisianaTravel.com
Official Louisiana Tourism Web site -Sponsored by the Louisiana
Office of Tourism and the Louisiana Travel Promotion Association.
U.S Department of Transportation
survey obtaining information about long-distance travel of
persons living in the United States. Contains summaries of
travel in the U.S, travel for each state, data for each state
and metropolitan areas and maps of interstate travel flows.
The Economic Impact of Travel in Arkansas.
The Effects of the 2001 Spring Advertising Campaign.
The Arkansas Internet Conversion Study and TIC Survey.
The Tourism Information Center Registration Summary.
statistics reports, and travel trends. Also contains links
to California tourism research.
Naturally: Enchancing Communities
materials provided here have been developed around the concepts
of: Discovery, Mutuality, Locality, Historical, Potentiality,
and Enhancement. Included for downloading at no fee are "How
to" guides on Nature-based community development, Bed
and Breakfast Development, and Recycling.
International Ecotourism Society
page contains ecotourism market data reports including U.S
ecotourism fact sheets, ecotourist's market profile and trip
State University Extension
on newsletters and programs, tourism inventory data and trends
for each county in Michigan. Annual reports on travel and
toursim facts, trends, and people's intentions to travel.
Travel, Tourism and Recreation Resource Center
tourism related research websites and Michigan specific research
Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation
Presents microdata records on individuals
involved in fishing, hunting, and other wildlife- associated
recreation, such as wildlife observation, and photography.
The National Tour
Association provides business opportunities, knowledge and
information to businesses involved in tour operator packaged
travel. This site provides industry market reports, preliminary
market appraisals and tour operator profiles.
Fisheries Statistics & Economics
site provides access to key databases including U.S and Louisiana
marine recreational fisheries statistics (commercial fisheries
landings, foreign trade, marine recreational fisheries catch
and effort), and contains relevant links and references.
of Travel & Tourism Industries
Federal Office of Tourism whose core responsibility is to
collect, analyze and disseminate international travel and
tourism statistics for the U.S.
for Monitoring Tourism in Your Community's Economy (Arizona
Cooperative Extension University of Arizona) - March 1999
This bulletin provides ideas for tracking
local tourism activity. If you hold a position that is responsible
for tourism promotion or development, you may already be collecting
and using some data.This bulletin presents ideas concerning
how to present this data to the media and local decision makers.
In addition, this bulletin will explain how to use collected
data to make strategic decisions.
Laboratory for Economic & Social Behavior
destination marketing organizations with information necessary
to keep pace with the evolution of new technologies, the emergence
of innovative advertising strategies, the changes in the consumer
market, the growing competition due to increasing globalization,
and other impacts that affect the tourism industry.
Tourism Research Association
and Tourism Research Association is a professional organization
comprised of providers and users of travel and tourism research,
and serves as a primary resource to the travel and tourism
industry. TTRA is an international network for more than 800
travel and tourism research and marketing professionals from
a wide variety of backgrounds.
Association of America
DC based , non-profit association that represents and speaks
for the common interests and concerns of all components of
the U.S travel industry. The authoritative and recognized
source of research, analysis and forecasting for the entire
industry and its primary spokesperson to the domestic international
Census Bureau: American FactFinder
FactFinder is designed to help you find geographic comparsion
tables for population and housing data, economic data and
thematic maps.You can compare your parish with the state statistics
on population, housing, economic and geographic data.
Tourism -Policy Council
contains economic impact studies of tourism in the western
states, tourism and public lands in the west and national
travel and tourism issues and outlook for 2000.
|| World Travel
& Tourism Council
The World Travel
& Tourism Council(WTTC) is the Global Business Leaders
Forum for Travel and Tourism. This site contains economic
research reports on world, regional and country tourism data,
league and analysis tables and variance reports. Its central
goal is to work with governments to realize the full economic
impact of the world's largest generator of wealth and jobs-Travel