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.Über den Autor:
Peter Robinson is Principal Lecturer and Head of the Leisure Department at the University of Wolverhampton. Michael Lu?ck is Associate Professor and Head of Department (Tourism and Events) in the School of Hospitality and Tourism, and Associate Director for the coastal and marine tourism research programme area at the New Zealand Tourism Research Institute, both at the Auckland University of Technology. Stephen L. J. Smith is Professor of Tourism in the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies, University of Waterloo, Canada
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Buchbeschreibung CABI Publishing Mai 2013, 2013. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. 245x189x32 mm. Neuware - 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. Covering all aspects of contemporary tourism, this is a unique and fully comprehensive textbook for students. 544 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9781845939762