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Business of Tourism

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ISBN-10: 0273717103

ISBN-13: 9780273717102

Edition: 8th 2009

Authors: Chris Holloway, R. Davidson, Claire Humphreys

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This book provides a basic understanding of the nature, structure and organisation of the tourist industry. This edition has been updated in line with recent developments within the industry.
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Book details

List price: $99.50
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Pearson Education, Limited
Publication date: 8/30/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 792
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.278
Language: English

Defining and Analysing Tourism and its Impacts
An introduction to tourism
The development and growth of tourism to the mid 20th century
The era of popular tourism: 1950 to the twenty-first century
The demand for tourism
The economic impact of tourism
The socio-cultural impact of tourism
The environmental impact of tourism
The Travel and Tourism Product
The structure and organisation of the travel and tourism industry
Tourist destinations
Visitor attractions
Business tourism
The hospitality sector: accommodation and catering services
Tourist transport by air
Tourist transport by water
Tourist transport on land
Intermediaries in the Provision of Travel and Tourism
Visitor management
The structure and role of the public sector in tourism
Tour operating
Selling and distributing travel
Ancillary tourism services
Case Studies
The activities of a travel management company - HRG
Brunel's SS Great Britain - conservation and interpretation - a potential conflict?
Marketing Belgrade as a conference destination
Eurostar's move to St Pancras station and its impact on cross-channel traffic
The pressure of visitors to Cambridge, England
Business tourism in Tanzania
Women managers in UK travel and tourism - a case of a glass ceiling?
Sustainable tourism in the townships, South Africa
Bournemouth's artificial surfing reef
A new Russian window to the West - the province of Kaliningrad