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Global Tourism

ISBN-10: 0750677899

ISBN-13: 9780750677899

Edition: 3rd 2005 (Revised)

Authors: William F. Theobald

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Description:

'Global Tourism' draws together current thinking and practice in the industry, in order to allow readers to examine critical issues and problems facing the tourism industry. New chapters include: tourism and indigenous Australia; difference in travel characteristics of travel segments; and the future of tourism.
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Book details

List price: $82.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 7/27/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 592
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

Contents
Foreward
Preface
List of Contributors
Clarification and Meaning: Issues of Understanding
The Meaning, Scope and Measurement of Travel and Tourism
What are Travel and Tourism: Are They Really an Industry?
Nostalgia in the Noughties
From Competition to Collaboration in the Tourism Industry
Results and Residuals: The Issue of Impacts
The Positive and Negative Impacts of Tourism
The Role of Relationships in the Tourist Experience
Alternative Tourism: A Comparative Analysis of Meaning and Impact
The New Pastoral Industry: Tourism in Indigenous Australia
Changing Directions: Planning and Development Issues
Tourism and Sustainable Development
Addressing Carrying Capacity Issues in Tourist Destinations Through Growth Management
Sustainable Tourism Standards in the Global Economy
Stakeholder Involvement in Sustainable Tourism: Balancing the Voices
Ethical Considerations in Sustainable Tourism
Places and Products: Marketing and Consumer Issues
Targeting Segments: More Important Then Ever in the Travel Industry
Travel Styles
Empirical Market Segmentation: What You See is What You Get
Developing Strategic Approaches to Tourism Destination Marketing: The Australian Experience
Quality and Sustainability in Established Destinations: Who Pays?
Bureaucracy and Procedure: Geopolitical and Policy Issues
The Role of Government Incentives
Social Identities, Globalization and the Cultural Politics of Tourism
Selecting Policy Instruments for Sustainable Tourism
Exploring the Political Role of Gender in Tourism Research
Crisis Management in Tourism Destinations
People, Places, Things: Alternative Issues
Tourism, Mobility and Global Communities: Approaches to Theorizing Tourism and Tourist Spaces
Globalization and Emerging Tourism Education Issues
Ageing Populations: Trends and the Emerging of the Nomad Tourist
Trends Underpinning Global Tourism in the Next Decade
Index
Foreword