Databases for Research: Travel

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Big Guide to Living and Working OverseasCanadian content(Users must use their Seneca College email address to set up an account for themselves; non-Seneca email addresses will not work.)
(Intercultural Systems / Systemes Interculturels (ISSI), Inc.) Career and travel resources for those considering going abroad to study, volunteer, intern, teach, travel or work. Includes international career websites and directories, country guides, intercultural considerations, links to job boards, volunteer and intern listings, and job search advice.
(ProQuest) Contains reports on 202 countries and cultures, focusing on 25 categories including history, personal appearance, gestures, family, recipes, economy, and more.
Europa World
(Taylor and Francis / Routledge) Provides access to political and economic information on over 250 countries and territories.
Hospitality, Tourism, and Leisure Collection
(Gale) Provides coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism industry.
Powerspeak Languages
(Gale) Interactive language learning: Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian, Mandarin, Japanese, and Korean, as well as English as a Second Language (ESL) for speakers of Spanish and Mandarin.
Weissmann OnlineCanadian content
(Northstar Travel Media) Provides online travel information with coverage on every country in the world, including more than 200 cities and cruise ports in depth, a global network of correspondents, and and in-house staff of knowledgeable, well-traveled writers and editors.
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