H-Travel is a network for the academic discussion of the history of travel, transport, and tourism. It welcomes professionals in the field of history and also those in other fields, as well as non-professionals, interested in its subject. The focus is on the history of travel, transport, and tourism from the earliest beginnings through the present and future, throughout the world and beyond. The languages of communication for the list are English, French, German, and Spanish.

Recent Content

Call for Papers and Projects - REMOTE: Designing with Outlying Societies

REMOTE is a peer-reviewed publication of the MIT SA+P Press

Due: August 1st, 2015



REMOTE: Designing with Outlying Societies prompts us to investigate the ethical and ideological assumptions of contemporary humanitarian architecture in the contexts of isolated peoples.


Books on Tourism

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Ashgate Publishing is pleased to present our newest titles on Tourism. Our full catalogue may be viewed here: www.ashgate.com/pdf/catalogues/Tourism-2015.pdf

Please visit www.ashgate.com/tourism for more information.

Come and listen to the (oral) archive! « Voices of French railway workers. An oral history 1930-1950 », Exhibition at the French State Archive from April 9 to June 20 2015 and one-day conference on May, 28

Dear Colleagues,


We are glad to announce the opening of the Oral History exhibition Voix cheminotes. Une histoire orale des années 1930 à 1950 (Voices of French railway workers. An oral history 1930-1950) shown from April 8th, 2015 to June 20th, 2015  at the French State Archive / Archives nationales, in their brand new Pierrefitte center in the outskirts of Paris  (59, rue Guynemer - 93383 Pierrefitte-sur-Seine - by the metro : Line 13 - Saint-Denis Université).