Tourism Principles, Practices, Philosophies

ISBN-10: 1118071778
ISBN-13: 9781118071779
Edition: 12th 2012
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Book details

List price: $127.95
Edition: 12th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/27/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 512
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.784
Language: English

The 12th Edition of Tourism: Principles, Practices, Philosophies explores major concepts in tourism, what makes tourism possible, and how tourism can become an important factor in the wealth of any nation. It is written in global terms, making it appropriate not only in the US but also for our subsidiary markets. It provides an overview of the principles, practices, and philosophies that affect the cultural, social, economic, psychological, and marketing aspects of human travel and the tourism industry. It looks at all aspects of the industry that serves travelers. The 12th Edition is an overall update of this leading comprehensive tourism text.#xA0; Because the tourism industry changes so rapidly, the revision involves adding new developments, updating data, updating profiles, expanding some sectors, adding new web sites, adding selected references, and expanding the glossary.#xA0; B&Bs, time share, meetings and conventions, sustainable tourism, climate change, social media, mobile marketing are some topics given expanded coverage in this new 12th Edition.

Tourism in Perspective
Tourism Through the Ages
Career Opportunities
World, National, Regional and Other Organizations
Passenger Transportation
Hospitality and Related Services
Organizations in the Distribution Process
Attractions, Recreation, and Other Tourist Draws
Motivation for Pleasure Travel
Cultural and International Tourism for Life's Enrichment
Sociology of Tourism
Tourism Components and Supply
Measuring and Forecasting Demand
Tourism's Economic Impact
Tourism Policy: Structure, Content, and Process
Tourism Planning, Development, and Social Considerations
Tourism and the Environment
Travel and Tourism Research
Tourism Marketing
Tourism's Future

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