Related Sites

American Society of Travel Agents
Publishes information related to travel agents and the travel industry
Website: www.asta.org

Association of Caribbean States
Publishes tourism research and training manuals
Website: http://www.acs-aec.org/

Blue Flag Programme
Publishes free documents on coastal zone management and sustainable tourism
Website: http://www.blueflag.org/

Caribbean Alliance for Sustainable Tourism (CAST)
Publishes information on eco-labels for example Blue Flag and Green Globe, also environmental management tool kits available for download.
Website: http://www.caribbeanhotelandtourism.com/cast.php

Caribbean Development Bank
Publishes socio-economic reports, statistics and tourism related documents available for free download.
Website: http://www.caribank.org/

Caribbean Digital Library
Publishes tourism and socio-economic documents in full-text for download.
Website: http://cdc.eclacpos.org

Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency
Publishes disaster management information and website links to other regional and international disaster management agencies
Website: http://www.cdera.org/

Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association
Industry-related publications
Website: http://www.caribbeanhotelandtourism.com/

Caribbean Natural Resources Institute
Publishes free online publications on the management of natural resources in the islands of the Caribbean
Website: http://www.canari.org/about.html

Caribbean Regional Negotiating Machinery (CARICOM Office of Trade Negotiations)
Publishes tourism resources related to trade and services
Website: http://www.crnm.org/

CARICOM Law
Publishes the laws of member states
Website: http://www.caricomlaw.org/laws.php

CARICOM Regional Statistics
Publishes statistics and statistics legislations for member countries.
Website: http://www.caricomstats.org/

Carlson Wagonlit Travel Management Institute
The CWT Travel Management Institute conducts in-depth research into effective travel management practices to help clients worldwide derive the greatest value from their travel program.
Website: http://www.carlsonwagonlit.com/en/global/tmi/

Centre for Tourism and Policy Research
The Centre for Tourism and Policy Research (CTPR) was established as a Campus Centre located in the Faculty of Social Sciences with the aim of advancing research and training in the area of tourism and other development policy research in Jamaica and the Caribbean.
Website:  http://www.mona.uwi.edu/ctpr/

Cruise Lines International Association, Inc.
Publishes cruise industry related documents
Website: www.cruising.org

ECLAC Caribbean Development and Coorporation Committee – Port of Spain Trinidad
Publishes socio-economic research available in full-text for download. Click left menu “Subregional headquarters” & select “Port of Spain.
Website: http://www.eclac.org

European Travel Commission
The European Travel Commission (ETC) is a non-profit making organisation with its headquarters in Brussels. Its members are the 38 National Tourism Organisations (NTOs) of Europe, whose role is to market and promote tourism to Europe in general, and to their individual countries in particular.
Website:  http://www.etc-corporate.org/

Fully Accessible Barbados
Website: http://fullyaccessiblebarbados.com/

Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association
Publishes statistics, economic impact reports, market trends and other industry related publications
Website: http://www.f-cca.com/

Hospitality.Net Market Reports
Hospitality Net is the online resource for the Hospitality Industry. Featuring hospitality and hotel news, market reports, columns, staff movements, industry events, jobs, suppliers and industry links.
Website: http://www.hospitalitynet.org/index.html

International Air Transport Association
Publishes statistics and intelligence,  also downloadable fee-based industry-related publications
Website: http://www.iata.org/services/statistics/Pages/index.aspx

International Hotel and Restaurant Association
Publishes online industry related documents
Website: http://www.ih-ra.com/

Organization of Eastern Caribbean States
Publishes tourism statistics for OECS members
Website: www.oecs.org

PhoCus Wright
As the travel, tourism and hospitality industries’ research authority, PhoCusWright provides global marketplace intelligence, offering an array of qualitative and quantitative research through subscription services, individual reports and sponsored assignments.
Website: http://v4.phocuswright.com/

The Integrationist
The central purpose of The Integrationist is to source and contextualise information – relating to regional integration – primarily to inform the people of the Caribbean.
Website: http://www.theintegrationistcaribbean.org

The International Ecotourism Society

Publishes free download ecotourism publications and research
Website: www.ecotourism.org

The World Bank
Publishes over 65,000 free download documents in social and economic development including tourism.
Website: http://www.worldbank.org/reference/

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
Publishes free download documents on cultural tourism  (keyword “tourism”)
Website: www.unesco.org

United Nations Environment Programme – Tourism and Environment Programme
Publishes free and fee-based documents on the environmental impacts of tourism
Website: http://www.unep.org/resourceefficiency/

UNEP Knowledge Repository
The UNEP Knowledge Repository is the United Nations Environment Programme’s official platform for its research content and knowledge products.
Website: http://www.unep.org/publications/

World Tourism Organization
Highlights; market trends; tourism indicators, tourism legislation (LEXTOUR database) etc.
Website: www.unwto.org

World Travel and Tourism Council
TSA Research
Website: www.wttc.org