Tourism

Author: Peter Robinson
Editor: CABI
ISBN: 1780642970
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Tourism is becoming an increasingly important component of the global economy, and is subsequently a growing area of university study and research around the world. This unique new textbook covers all aspects of tourism from a contemporary perspective. It includes a range of theoretical and research-based topics supported by examples, case studies and comment boxes from industry representatives. The book is written to complement current teaching practices around the world, offering full coverage of all aspects of tourism management. These include infrastructure management, economic development, types of tourism, marketing, destination management and the pure theory aspects of tourism as seen through sociology and tourist behavior. As tourism is often studied alongside events, hospitality and leisure, these subjects are also included and used to draw together the major themes within tourism.

Key Concepts In Tourism Research

Author: David Botterill
Editor: SAGE
ISBN: 1446268934
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This book walks students through the selection and application of research methods within Tourism. Experienced authors introduce the relevant language and theory of key methodologies and then develop them using strategic literature review and the inclusion of international examples which relate directly to tourism. Each concept sets the historical and philosophical context of a method alongside the practical application of the technique and provides: • authoritative and reliable data • informative cross-referencing • detailed discussion of theories and their critics • suggestions for further reading The book is a vital resource for all students of tourism, leisure and management.

Key Concepts In Tourist Studies

Author: Melanie Smith
Editor: SAGE
ISBN: 144620006X
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Electronic Inspection Copy available for instructors here Tourism is the fourth biggest industry in the world. What are the key concepts in Tourist Studies? This essential resource for students of tourism contains concise and authoritative entries on: • Planning Tourism • Sustainable Tourism • Festivals and Events • Cultural Tourism • Economics of Tourism • Regeneration • The Experience Economy • Urban Tourism • Sex Tourism Shrewdly judged to suit the needs of the modern student, the book offers the basic materials, tools and guidance for making sense of tourism and gaining the best results in essays and exams.

Key Concepts In Tourism

Author: Loykie Lominé
Editor: Palgrave
ISBN: 9781403985026
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This book provides an accessible and comprehensive guide to the major themes, concepts, terms and theorists encountered by students of Tourism. Concepts are listed alphabetically and cross-referenced for ease of use. Tables and figures complement the text, and to help explain complex terminology.

Key Concepts In Hospitality Management

Author: Roy C Wood
Editor: SAGE
ISBN: 1446290727
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"Accessibly written and thoughtfully edited, making it essential reading for those studying hospitality and embarking on a career in the industry." - Peter Lugosi, Oxford School of Hospitality Management "This text is a fascinating read... Roy Wood has spent 25 years teaching, researching and writing on the hospitality industry - much of that learning is here in this book." - Erwin Losekoot, Auckland University of Technology "All different aspects of the hospitality industry are elaborated on... All in all a wonderful course book for for our students!" - Claudia Rothwangl, ITM College This book covers the major concepts students are likely to encounter throughout their study within the hospitality management, giving a comprehensive and up-to-date overview as well as providing engaging everyday examples from around the world. A leading figure in the field, Roy Wood has successfully gathered international contributors with direct experience of hospitality management and the hospitality industry as a whole, ensuring the academic, geographical and practical integrity of the book. Key Concepts in Hospitality Management is written for undergraduate students and those studying short postgraduate or executive education courses in hospitality management, events management, tourism management and leisure management.

Key Concepts In Event Management

Author: Bernadette Quinn
Editor: SAGE
ISBN: 1446291006
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"I found this text to be exactly what we were looking for to give our students a good understanding of the contemporary issues that affect the Events industry. I have recommended this as essential reading. It is well written and the format makes it an easy read raising key issues and challenging theory." - Tanya Bellingham, School of Tourism & Hospitality, University of Plymouth "An essential events managment reference handbook which addresses a number of key issues within the industry. A very interesting read!" - Thomas Fletcher, Liverpool John Moores University In recent years we have seen an enormous growth of festivals and event activity and the literature within the field is consequently huge. In order to make sense of this rapid and dynamic development, students are dependent on a book that can lead them through the myriad of theoretical frameworks offered. This book naturally situates itself in the middle of this need, offering a comprehensive and illuminating account of the festival and event field. Written with academic rigour yet accessible at the same time, Quinn proves herself to be an outstanding communicator and stimulator of knowledge. International in content and timely in its up to date coverage of key topics, this will be an invaluable reference source for students from of Event Management, Hospitality Management, Tourism Management, and Sport and Leisure Management.

Key Concepts In Renaissance Literature

Author: Malcolm Hebron
Editor: Red Globe Press
ISBN:
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The volume provides readers with a clear introduction to English Renaissance literary texts. Concise but detailed entries are alphabetically arranged, providing a coherent overview of central issues in the study of writings of the Renaissance era. Cross-referencing and suggestions for further reading indicate connections between topics.

Key Concepts In Leisure

Author: Jonathan Sutherland
Editor: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 113703985X
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Leisure studies encompasses the broadest range of leisure and sports pursuits and marries management, administration and sports, as well as customer service. Key Concepts in Leisure presents an indispensable guide to the key themes and concepts in this rapidly developing, fast-paced and demanding industry.

Tourism

Author: Dillip Kumar Das
Editor: SAGE Publications Pvt. Limited
ISBN: 9789353285876
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This textbook provides a thorough understanding of the conceptual framework of tourism. It offers a comprehensive overview of the key concepts and terms used in the tourism industry, various agencies involved, tourism-related laws, demand and supply dimensions and the economic, socio-cultural and environmental effects of tourism activities. Tourism: Concepts, Issues and Impacts provides insight into various international and national organizations working in the tourism sector, their functions and roles in managing tourism and its related aspects. By using rich pedagogical features, examples and cases from across the world, this book will prove to be a staple read for all students of hospitality and tourism management. Key Feature: • Student-friendly, interactive and relatable content • Covers the entire gamut of basic tourism concepts to help beginners build a strong groundwork of the fundamentals • Text aided by tables, figures, photographs and boxed examples • Chapter-end review exercises and project ideas to help students in gaining practical knowledge

An Introduction To The Geography Of Tourism

Author: Velvet Nelson
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442210710
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This clear and engaging text introduces undergraduate students to the vast and diverse subject of tourism through the lens of geography. Indeed, geography and tourism have always been interconnected, and Velvet Nelson draws on human and physical geography to interpret all facets of tourism—economic, social, and environmental. She shows how geography provides the tools and concepts to consider both the positive and negative factors that affect tourists and destinations, as well as the effects tourism has on both peoples and places. Her thematic approach uses real-world case studies, based on research and on the experiences of tourists themselves, to vividly illustrate key issues. This comprehensive introduction will enhance students' understanding of geographic concepts and how they can be used as a way of viewing and understanding the world.

Marketing Tourism Hospitality And Leisure In Europe

Author: Susan Horner
Editor: Arden Shakespeare
ISBN:
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This text looks at marketing from a European perspective. In addition to case studies, it considers differences in consumer behaviour between European countries. The text is supported by student exercises and adopts a student-centered learning approach.

Tourism Theories Concepts And Models

Author: Bob McKercher
Editor:
ISBN: 9781911635352
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Tourism Theories, Concepts and Models: * Explains why we think about tourism the way we do; * Explores key theories, concepts and models that explain how tourism works; * Is a comprehensive and cohesive text that develops a series of key ideas that deepens understanding and encourages critical thinking. This important text provides a critical overview of the core theories, concepts and ideas that have shaped the way we think about tourism. Divided into six parts, it takes the reader through the following areas to ensure thorough and coherent knowledge, looking at the important key theories, models and concepts, ensuring clear understanding and the ability for critical thinking: * Setting the stage: looking at the interdisciplinary nature of tourism and its' structure (5 core aspects of generation region, industry, destination region, transit route and tourist) * How tourism works: explores the three core dimensions of tourism factors, attractions, access and government policy * The evolution of tourism: examines the main models that have depicted the evolution of tourism destinations, economies and geographies. * The tourist: motivations and influences of the tourist as an individual, covering typology, social demographic factors and constraints. * Planning models: destination planning, scenarios and forecasting, including responses to current challenges Current issues: examines the theoretical and conceptual foundations for a range of contemporary issues that will affect tourism well into the future, including climate change, overtourism, crisis management and political change. Additional resources consist of web links, online videos and teaching reference materials. These can be found at www.goodfellowpublishers.com/TTCM from Academy fellows and other academic links explaining the ideas in the book. A must-have text for post graduate tourism and hospitality studies, as well as a key resource text for those teaching and studying tourism subjects at the later stages of undergraduate level.

Key Concepts In Philosophy

Author: Paddy McQueen
Editor: Red Globe Press
ISBN:
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Key Concepts in Philosophy is an accessible account of philosophical concepts, theories and key thinkers with an emphasis on recent developments in the field. Containing over 300 entries, the terms are ordered alphabetically and cross referenced for ease of use. Suggestions for further reading follow the explanations, encouraging further reflection and independent learning.

Key Concepts In Cultural Studies

Author: Maja Mikula
Editor: Palgrave
ISBN:
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This is a student friendly resource for the rapidly developing field of cultural studies. Organized alphabetically, it provides a comprehensive selection of accessible definitions of key cultural studies terms, guides readers to critical reference for further reading and places cultural studies in disciplinary and interdisciplinary contexts.

Hospitality Travel And Tourism Concepts Methodologies Tools And Applications

Author: Management Association, Information Resources
Editor: IGI Global
ISBN: 1466665440
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Over generations, human society has woven a rich tapestry of culture, art, architecture, and history, personified in artifacts, monuments, and landmarks arrayed across the globe. Individual communities are looking to exploit these local treasures for the benefit of the travelers who come to see them. Hospitality, Travel, and Tourism: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications considers the effect of cultural heritage and destinations of interest on the global economy from the viewpoints of both visitor and host. This broadly-focused, multi-volume reference will provide unique insights for travelers, business leaders, sightseers, cultural preservationists, and others interested in the unique variety of human ingenuity and innovation around the world.

Key Concepts In Critical Management Studies

Author: Mark Tadajewski
Editor: SAGE
ISBN: 1849205698
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Ideal as an introduction and as a quick reference, Key Concepts in Critical Management Studies explores the essential concepts used within the field today. Specially edited and written by a range of international experts, key ideas are succinctly explained and illustrated beyond a simple definition. Further reading suggestions and cross-referencing provide the reader with means to develop their knowledge further. With over 50 entries, from Actor Network Theory to Utopianism, readers have instant access and explanation of the most influential concepts in CMS literature.

Tourism Management

Author: Stephen Page
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1136000739
File Size: 10,63 MB
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Tourism Management: managing change covers the fundamentals of tourism, introducing the following key concepts: * The development of tourism * Tourism supply and demand * Sectors involved: transport, accommodation, government * The future of tourism: including forecasting and future issues affecting the global nature of tourism In a user-friendly, handbook style, each chapter covers the material required for at least one lecture within an HND / degree level course. Global examples are used, and the companion website contains further resources, including questions to link the case study to the discussion in the text and sample chapters from related texts. Written in a jargon-free and engaging style, this is the ultimate student-friendly text, and a vital introduction to this exciting, ever-changing area of study. The text is also accompanied by a companion website packed with extra resources for both students and lecturers. It includes: * Sample chapters from leading tourism textbooks * Learning outcomes for each chapter * Exploring further - links to sample chapters from leading tourism textbooks and journal articles * A multiple choice exercise to text knowledge and understanding * Links to websites for further study * Additional case studies on Adventure tourism industry in New Zealand and the responsiblilties of managing visitor well being at destination * Powerpoint slides for lectures and presentations

Tourism

Author: Robert Woodrow McIntosh
Editor: Grid Incorporated
ISBN:
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Key Concepts In Ethnography

Author: Karen O'Reilly
Editor: SAGE
ISBN: 1412928648
File Size: 16,11 MB
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At last, an accessible, authoritative, no-nonsense guide to the key concepts in one of the most widely used methodologies in social science: Ethnography. This is not quite an encyclopedia but far more than a dictionary. This outstanding teaching and research resource is comprehensive yet brief. It is small and neat, easy to hold and flick through, and it is exactly what students and researchers have been waiting for.

Tourism New Directions And Alternative Tourism

Author: Stephen Williams
Editor: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780415243766
File Size: 80,32 MB
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This collection of key articles from the most influential journals and books in the field examines what social scientists mean by the term tourism, and what it means to be a tourist. Carefully selected and introduced by the editor, this material charts the sociological changes that have occurred in tourism, and the change from the upper-class grand tours of the late nineteenth-century to the mass tourism of the present day. The collection also assesses the economic impacts of tourism on local economies, environmental considerations, and whether the growth of tourism is sustainable in a post-September 11th world. "Tourism: Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences" is an accessible and comprehensive resource designed for academics and scholars researching in tourism, globalization, and human geography.