Journals, travel trade

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Abstract

Trade journals are a sector of the business press generally published weekly, biweekly, or monthly. They serve the needs of those working within a specific sector, sub-sector, or trade. Their readership includes those operating in the different sectors of the industry, including travel agents, tour operators, hotels, car rental firms, insurance companies, technology providers, tourist boards, marketing agencies, and tourism businesses such as airlines, rail companies, and ferry and cruise operators. With content dedicated to reporting and discussing news on the industry, they are journalistic in style. The format contains extensive advertisements promoting products to the trade, classified advertisements, and information on conferences and trade fairs. Trade journals are provided free to key individuals working and operating in the industry.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of tourism
EditorsJ. Jafari, H. Xiao
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherSpringer-Verlag
ISBN (Print)9783319013831
Publication statusPublished - 5 Oct 2016

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    Jones, A. (2016). Journals, travel trade. In J. Jafari, & H. Xiao (Eds.), Encyclopedia of tourism Springer-Verlag. http://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783319013831