The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is the United Nations agency responsible for the promotion of responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism. As the leading international organization in the field of tourism, UNWTO promotes tourism as a driver of economic growth, inclusive development and environmental sustainability and offers leadership and support to the sector in advancing knowledge and tourism policies worldwide. UNWTO generates market knowledge, promotes competitive and sustainable tourism policies and instruments, fosters tourism education and training, and works to make tourism an effective tool for development through technical assistance projects in over 100 countries around the world.
In support of its dual mission to end extreme poverty within a generation and boost shared prosperity, the World Bank Group conducts and publishes a large selection of research and knowledge products on a broad range of social and economic development issues with a focus on emerging economies. World Bank eLibrary is the World Bank’s official subscription-based publishing platform originally launched in 2003 and completely re-designed in 2013. Designed to meet the unique needs of researchers and librarians, it is focused on adding value to World Bank content through its enhanced functionality, ease of use, and many time-saving tools. eLibrary…
University of California Press (UC Press), one of the most distinguished university presses in the United States, enriches lives around the world by advancing scholarship in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. Its activities are supported by the UC Press Foundation and by philanthropic contributions from individuals and institutions.
Stone Bridge Press was established in 1989 by Peter Goodman in Berkeley, California. It publishes widely on Japan-related fiction, poetry, culture, anime & manga, guides on Japanese customs, culture, and aesthetics. More recently, Stone Bridge broadened its subjects to more of Asian context, and publish books on Korea and China as well.
Founded in 1949, Rowman & Littlefield is an independent press committed to an editorial mission increasingly sacrificed in a publishing era marked by corporate takeovers and university budget constraints. With the freedom to determine their own financial goals, Rowman & Littlefield devote their resources to cultivating superb scholarship and innovative teaching in the academic disciplines they serve. Rowman & Littlefield’s renowned publishing tradition demonstrates that the caliber of authors, bookmaking, distribution, and creative interaction with scholars brings success.
Reaktion Books is an independent book publisher founded in 1985 in Edinburgh, Scotland, moved to London in 1987, and has been located in Clerkenwell, UK since 1999. Reaktion’s founding aim was to publish high-quality books on art, architecture and design. Over subsequent years Reaktion’s list has broadened substantially, and now encompasses animal studies, Asian art and culture, biography, cultural studies, current events, fashion, film, food history, geography, general history, philosophy, photography, politics, sports history and writing about place, with around 45 new titles published each year. Series are also significant part of Reaktion’s publishing programme. The Animal series are short…
Established in 1905, Princeton University Press (PUP) is an independent publisher with close connections, both formal and informal, to Princeton University. As such it has overlapping responsibilities to the University, the academic community, and the reading public. Our fundamental mission is to disseminate scholarship (through print and digital media) both within academia and to society at large. PUP publish the innovative works of the greatest minds in academia, from the most respected senior scholar to the extraordinarily promising graduate student, in each of the disciplines in which we publish. The Press consciously acquires a collection of titles–a coherent “list” of…
Parkstone International, an international publishing house with an international focus offering high quality fine art books in print and digital formats. We currently have a catalogue of more than 900 books converted to digital formats by ourselves, subjects ranging from fine arts (main focus), to history, photography, fashion, architecture, religion and children subjects. We work mainly with content in English, but we also have books in French, German and Spanish.
Founded in 1986, National Book Network (NBN) is a dynamic, service-oriented sales, marketing, and distribution company servicing North American and overseas publishers of commercial fiction and nonfiction books and audio titles. National Book Network is a subsidiary of The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., one of North America’s largest academic publishers.
The press was founded in 1903. Manchester University Press (MUP) is the third largest University Press in the U.K. Manchester University Press distinctive brand is known globally for publishing excellent research in the humanities and social sciences. This research comes from leading names and up-and-coming scholars from around the world, publish over 170 books each year, as well as seven journals.