TOURISM AND RECREATION STUDY GROUP

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The following list is a selection of academic and research associations, government agencies, and non-governmental organizations with links to geography, tourism, recreation, parks and leisure. To suggest an addition to this list, please contact us.

 

Academic/Research Associations – Canada

Canadian Association of Geographers
www.cag-acg.ca

Canadian Association for Leisure Studies
www.eas.ualberta.ca/elj/cals/home.htm

Travel and Tourism Research Association – Canada Chapter
www.tiac-aitc.ca

 

Academic/Research Associations – International

International Geographical Union, Commission on the Geography of Tourism, Leisure and Global Change (IGUST)
www.igu-net.org/uk/igu.htmlwww.geog.nau.edu/igust

Royal Geographical Society
www.rgs.orgm

The American Association of Geographers
www.aag.org

The International Association for Society & Natural Resources
www.iasnr.org

The Society of Women Geographers
www.iswg.org/

Travel and Tourism Research Association (TTRA)
www.ttra.com

 

Governmental Agencies – Canada

Canadian Heritage
www.pch.gc.ca

Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC)
www.corporate.canada.travel/en/ca

Parks Canada
www.pc.gc.ca

 

Non-Governmental Organizations – Canada

Canadian Parks and Recreation Association
www.cpra.ca

Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society
www.cpaws.org

Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance
www.canadiansporttourism.com

Lifestyle Information Network
www.lin.ca

Sierra Club of Canada
www.sierraclub.ca

Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC)
www.tiac-aitc.ca

 

International Organizations

United Nations Division for Sustainable Tourism
www.un.org/esa/sustdev/sdissues/tourism/tourism.htm

United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
www.unesco.org

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) www.unep.org

World Leisure Organization
www.worldleisure.org

World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)
www.unwto.org