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

New Article of Interest in the Pacific Historical Review

The Pacific Historical Review recently published the following article that may interest H-TRAVEL list subscribers:


- “From Memory Making to Money Making? Japanese Travel Writers’ Impressions of Cross-Cultural Interaction in the Southwestern Pacific Islands Battle Sites, 1962-2007,” by Ryota Nishino


This article can be accessed via the following link: http://phr.ucpress.edu/content/86/3

Communicating World Heritage: International Conference

Dear all,

We are delighted to announce that tickets are now on sale for 'Communicating World Heritage' conference, themes of which relate to travel and tourism within World Heritage Sites. Full details below:

Communicating World Heritage Conference 

7-10 October 2017 

EnginuityIronbridge Gorge World Heritage Site, UK  

Booking open!