In addition to the resources created by BEST EN over the years, other initiatives have also built up valuable knowledge compositories. Some of those can be found below. If you are aware of any other resources in the field and would like to share them please contact Anja Hergesell


INNOTOUR is a WEB 2.0 platform for education, research and business development in tourism. It is dedicated to innovation. INNOTOUR is an experimental meeting place for academics, students and enterprises. Launched in 2009, INNOTOUR is based on content created by the users.

Sustainable Tourism CRC

STCRC's bookshop holds over 400 research reports conducted by some of Australia’s leading researchers in the tourism industry. These reports are all available for free PDF download. All reports have a summary sheet overview of findings and outcomes, as well as a link to the full report.

WTTC Tourism For Tomorrow Awards

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Tourism for Tomorrow Awards are aimed at recognising best practice in sustainable tourism within the Travel & Tourism industry worldwide. The annual winners and finalists in the six categories are described on the website (incl. videos).

MODUL University Working Paper Series

The MODUL University Working Paper Series was created to promote a more unified dissemination of the research conducted at MODUL University Vienna and to add to the university’s research documentation. The Series aims to disseminate pre-publication research outputs from MODUL University faculty and affiliated researchers on a timely basis.  The working papers are also available for download from the online repository Social Sciences Research Network (SSRN, see

Ecotourism Australia Ecotourism Resource Hub

Ecotourism Australia's online platform aims to provide access to all the latest nature-based tourism information in Australia in one central location. It offers toolkits, case studies, the latest research statistics and trends on nature-based tourism as well as current state-based plans, protected area management plans and operator opportunities.