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Hospitality and Tourism: Professional Associations

Find books, articles, statistics and more about the tourism and hospitality industries.

Associations - Rich Sources of Information

business people

A trade organization or association is typically founded and funded by businesses that operate in a specific industry. They can be a powerful resource for building and expanding your networking and career opportunities. Associations can help keep you up-to-date on trends and changes in your business of interest. Benefits to membership can include access to conferences, charitable events, classes and other educational venues, internships, mentoring, job boards, and more. Students are often offered lower membership rates.

Associations that might be right for you

Government Agencies

International Organizations