Travel and Tourism

On this page you will find many useful resources suitable for your course including physical Library stock, eBooks, eResources, websites and videos.

Finding Travel and Tourism Resources

All books have a classification number on the spine. Here are some class marks to get you started. Click on the class marks below to find out what the Library has to offer for each topic. To request to borrow resources, please click here

910.2  Travel & Tourism

912  Atlases & Maps

Selected Travel and Tourism eBooks

You can access Travel and Tourism eBooks for free from home or college 24/7, which means no lugging heavy books around! Click on one of the eBooks below or visit our eBooks section to search for even more titles. You may need to log in via Shibboleth, or through your institution. Just select 'Northampton College' and log in using your student ID and password.

BTEC Travel & Tourism Level 3 Book 1
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BTEC Travel & Tourism Level 3 Book 2
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BTEX NAtional Travel and Tourism Student Book
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BTEC National Travel & Tourism
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BTEC FIrst Travel & Tourism
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Employability and Skills Handbook For Tourism, Hospitality and Events Students
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Managing Sustainable Tourism
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International Cases in Sustainable Travel and Tourism
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Travel and Tourism eResources

Here is a list of commonly used resources. Click an image link to go to that website. Please note that these are external sites and Northampton College holds no responsibility over their content or availability.

ABTA logoAssociation of British Travel Agents (ABTA): ABTA's aim is to maintain high standards of trading practice and offers news, support and expertise to those in the travel industry.
The Best Designs logoThe Best Designs: A collection of beautiful travel and tourism websites. All the best blogs in one place!
Dan Flying Solo logoDan is a travel photographer and writer. He writes blogs about destinations in Asia, Europe and Australia.
Drew Binksy logoDrew is a travel videographer who is on a mission to visit every country!
Euan's Guide logoEuan's Guide: A blog dedicated to finding and reviewing accessible travel destinations.
Global Travel & Tourism Partnership logoThe Global Travel and Tourism Partnership: Although this is a website designed for teachers, there is a huge list of websites related to travel and tourism.
Google Maps logoGoogle Maps has road maps, satellite maps and the Street View feature, which is particularly useful for getting to know an unfamiliar area.
Holiday Truths logoHoliday Truths is the UK's largest travel forum. For honest discussions and reviews, look no further!
Lonely Planet logoLonely Planet: Discover and plan with expert advice, travel guides, destination information and inspiration.
National Geographic logoCheck out National Geographic for photos and articles about countries around the world.
Smarter Travel logoSmarter Travel contains reviews, advice and money-saving tips for travellers.
Travel Weekly logoTravel Weekly is the UK’s market-leading publication for the travel industry.
Visit Britain logoVisit Britain: Discover everything you need to know about visiting England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland with the official tourism website of Great Britain.
Wiki Voyage logoWiki Voyage is like Wikipedia, but for travel! Find information and statistics for a wide range of different places.

Planet eStream Videos

Planet eStream is an amazing video-on-demand service that holds thousands of film, TV and radio resources for use with your studies. Click below to search  videos you may find useful for your course.

To log in:

  1. Go to Planet eStream
  2. Enter your College login details and password then click Log in

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Information and Study skills

The Library can offer support within any of the following areas. Click on any of the topics below to go to the Information and Study Skills Moodle page which includes Study Smart courses for each topic as well as activities, PowerPoint presentations and useful information leaflets.

The Library's Learning Facilitators are available to support you in developing your writing, computer, information and study skills. They are here to help you on your path to independent learning. If you need help with any of the areas listed above please talk to a Learning Facilitator.

Please note that access to Learning Facilitators this year is via appointment only. Please email library@northamptoncollege.ac.uk with information on which areas or topics you would like help with. We will then arrange an appointment with you as soon as possible.