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Rosen Research Guides
This guide is designed to help you begin researching topics related to the timeshare and vacation ownership industry. For more assistance, please Ask a Rosen Librarian.
A printable version of this guide is also
Timeshare PDF (42 KB).
It is often a good idea to begin your research in the following types of sources, which are designed to be consulted for topic overview or for authoritative information. In many cases, they contain vital information that cannot be found anywhere else.
|Directory of Hotel and Lodging Companies||Rosen REF TX907 .D5|
|Economic Impact of the Timeshare Industry on the Florida Economy||Rosen REF HD7287.67 .U5 F63 2006|
|Economic Impact of the Timeshare Industry on the U.S. Economy||Rosen REF HD7287.67 .U5 U55 2006|
|Future Timeshare Buyers: Market Profile||Rosen REF HD7289.2 .F88|
|International Encyclopedia of Hospitality Management||Rosen REF TX905 .I68 2005|
|Outlook for Travel & Tourism||Rosen REF G155 .U6 M273|
|Perspectives on Timesharing: The Consumer View||Rosen REF HD7287.67 .U5 P47 2007|
|Plunkett's Airline, Hotel, & Travel Industry Almanac||Rosen REF TX907.2 .P58|
|State of the Vacation Timeshare Industry: United States Study||Rosen REF HD7287.67 .U5 S73 2008|
|Timeshare Vacation Ownership Resort Directory||Rosen REF HD7287.65 .T564|
|Travel & Leisure Market Research Handbook||Rosen REF G155 .U6 T74|
|U.S. Membership Profile||Rosen REF HD7289.2 .M46|
|Vacation Timeshare Owners Report||Rosen REF HD7287.67 .U5 V33 2008|
Circulating books relating to the timeshare and vacation ownership industry are generally found in the following call number ranges:
For more information about the location of books, consult the library catalog.
Through the UCF Library Catalog, you can locate books, journals, audiovisuals, government documents, and other types of materials. You can search the catalog by Keyword, Author, Title, Subject, and many other ways.
The following periodicals may contain helpful information about the timeshare and vacation ownership industry. General hospitality/tourism periodicals may also have relevant material on the industry. To find articles on a specific topic, you may need to use one of our databases. A denotes a scholarly (peer-reviewed) source.
|Cornell Hospitality Quarterly (online - UCF patrons only)||Journal of Retail & Leisure Property (online - UCF patrons only)|
|Developments: The Voice of the Vacation Ownership Industry||Resort Trades|
|Hotel & Motel Management||Resort Trades Management & Operations|
|Hotel Business||Vacation Industry Review|
To find articles from journals, magazines, and newspapers about your topic, you may need to use one of UCF's many databases. (Note: if you are off campus, click here to find out how to access library databases using your UCF ID card.)
To find databases that are typically most useful for the study of hospitality, click on the Database Locator tab on our homepage, and then choose the subject Hospitality. Some useful databases for timeshare research include:
For a more detailed overview of how to use our databases, see the Rosen Research Guide titled Finding Articles.
The Internet is generally not a good place to find scholarly information on the timeshare industry. However, you may find helpful information on the American Resort Development Associationís (ARDA) webpage. You may also wish to explore the websites listed on our Helpful Websites page.
Questions? Ask a Rosen Librarian!
A printable version of this guide is also available: Timeshare PDF (42 KB)
Rosen Research Guides | Hospitality Research: Timeshare Industry
Last updated February 03, 2012 1:12:28 PM