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HMGT3502 Hospitality Research Seminar

Workshop-related materials including student homework

What are trade publications?

Trade publications are specialized magazines for industry. Trade publications

  • keep you informed on news and trends in industry
  • can be general but also
  • can be very, very specific. For example, there is a trade publication just related to the business of pizza.
  • found in Hospitality and Tourism Complete
  • have websites that feature some of the same articles in print magazines
    • may have important professional information
      • trade shows
      • learning opportunities
      • internships and jobs
  • have a social media presence
  • useful advertising

Examples of trade publications