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

[Feb. 27] Colloquium on competing experiences of place, consumption, inequality, and tourism (S. Steward)

The Tourism Studies Working Group is pleased to announce


EXPLORING PORTLAND'S THRIFT STORES: Symbolic Meanings of Consumption and their Implications for Inequality


Shelly Steward (PhD Student, Sociology, UC Berkeley)


Friday, Feb. 27, 5:00 PM - 7:00PM

Gifford Room, 221 Kroeber Hall

University of California, Berkeley



The Uses of History in Tourism - ICHS/ICHTT Sessions - Jinan, China, August 2015


On behalf of the International Commission for the History of Travel and Tourism (ICHTT), I am pleased to announce the following three sessions that will take place at the 2015 Meeting of the International Committee of the Historical Sciences in Jinan, China. Those interested who would like more information are welcome to consult the ICHS website (information below) or me (bmgordon@mills.edu).

--B. Gordon, General Secretary, ICHS (and Co-Editor, H-Travel)