Tourism Impacts, Planning and Management

ISBN-10: 0750684925
ISBN-13: 9780750684927
Edition: 2nd 2008 (Revised)
Authors: Peter Mason
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List price: $58.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 5/6/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 316
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

Tourism Impacts, Planning and Management is a unique text, which links these three key areas of tourism: impacts, planning and management. Tourism impacts are multi-faceted and therefore are difficult to plan for and manage. This book looks at all the key players involved - be they tourists, host communities or industry members - and considers a number of approaches and techniques for managing tourism successfully. Now in a second edition this bestselling text has been fully updated to include updated statistics and case studies, including new cases on tourism planning in Dubai, Antarctic/Arctic visitor management, wilderness area management in Montana, 7/7 bombings in the UK and terrorism in Egypt. It also includes new material on governments and planning, the role of tour guides, interpretation, information technology, crisis management and terrorism. Divided into four parts, this text discusses: * The growth, development and impacts of tourism * Tourism planning and management: concepts, issues and key players * Tools and techniques in tourism planning and management: education, regulation and information technology * The future of tourism planning and management: issues of sustainability and the future Up-to-date, international case studies are used to illustrate and provide a real-life context for the theories discussed. Exercises are also included to consolidate learning. * Fully revised new editon of this bestselling text with new and updated case studies and new material on governments and planning, the role of tour guides, interpretation and crisis management amongst others * Links impacts, planning and management in tourism * Global coverage and perspective with cases and examples from the UK, Australia and USA * Takes an applied approach, using international case studies to explain and illustrate the theories discussed

Tom Jarrett was a local historian and lived all of his life in St Andrews. As a journalist, he reported on the town's community and golfing scene for 43 years, until his retirement in 1980.Peter Mason has lived in St Andrews since 1975. He began working for the Links Trust in 1990 and was heavily involved in running the links until his retirement in 2007.

List of figures
List of photos
List of tables
List of abbreviations
Preface to the Second Edition
Acknowledgements: Second Edition
Introduction
Tourism Growth, Development and Impacts
Social change and the growth of tourism
Introduction
Key perspectives
Summary
Student activities
Theoretical perspectives on tourism development
Introduction
Key perspectives
Summary
Student activities
An introduction to tourism impacts
Introduction
Key perspectives
Summary
Student activities
The economic impacts of tourism
Introduction
Key perspectives
Summary
Student activities
The socio-cultural impacts of tourism
Introduction
Key perspectives
Summary
Student activities
Environmental impacts of tourism
Introduction
Key perspectives
Summary
Student activities
Conclusions to part one
Tourism Planning and Management: Concepts, Issues and Players
Tourism planning and management: Concepts and issues
Introduction
Key perspectives
Summary
Student activities
The key players in tourism planning and management
Introduction
Key perspectives
Summary
Student activities
Visitor management
Introduction
Key perspectives
Summary
Student activities
Managing the natural resources for tourism
Introduction
Key perspectives
Summary
Student activities
Tourism planning and management and the host community
Introduction
Key perspectives
Summary
Student activities
Tourism planning and management and the tourism industry
Introduction
Key perspectives
Summary
Student activities
Partnerships and collaboration in tourism
Introduction
Key perspectives
Summary
Student activities
Tools and Techniques in Tourism Planning and Management
Education as a technique in tourism planning and management
Introduction
Key perspectives
Summary
Student activities
Self-regulation as a technique in tourism planning and management
Introduction
Key perspectives
Summary
Student activities
Information technology and tourism planning and management
Introduction
Key perspectives
Summary
Student activities
The Future of Tourism Planning and Management
Tourism planning and management and sustainability
Introduction
Key perspectives
Summary
Student activities
Conclusions and the future of tourism planning and management
Influences on the future of tourism
Student activities
References
Index

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