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Tourism Management Managing for Change

ISBN-10: 0750682051

ISBN-13: 9780750682053

Edition: 2nd 2006

Authors: Stephen J. Page

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Tourism Management: managing for change is a complete synthesis of tourism, from its beginnings through to the major impacts it has on today's global community, the environment and economy. Provocative and stimulating, it challenges the conventional thinking and generates reflection, thought and debate. This bestselling book is now in its second edition and has been fully revised with updated statistics and a complete set of brand new case studies.Tourism Management covers the fundamentals of tourism, introducing the following key concepts:* The development of tourism* Tourism supply and demand* Sectors involved: transport, accommodation, government* The future of tourism: including forecasting and future issues affecting the global nature of tourismIn a user-friendly, handbook style, each chapter covers the material required for at least one lecture within a degree level course. Written in a jargon-free and engaging style, this is the ultimate student-friendly text, and a vital introduction to this exciting, ever-changing area of study.The text is also accompanied by a companion website packed with extra resources for both students and lecturers. Accredited lecturers can request access to download additional material by going to http://textbooks.elsevier.com to request access.A complete synthesis of the tourism industry.Second edition includes a complete set of new case studies including 2012 Olympics, Southwest airlines, and policies for tourism in South Africa, as well as updated statistics.Companion website packed with extra resources both for students and lecturers.
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Book details

List price: $46.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 10/26/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Introduction
Tourism Today why is it a global phenomenon embracing all our lives?
Tourism Its origins, growth and future
Demand for tourism Why do people engage in tourism?
The Supply of Tourism
Transporting the tourist I: Surface transport
Transporting the tourist II: The aviation sector
Accommodation and Hospitality Services
Tour operating and travel retailing
Visitor attractions
The management of tourism
The public sector in tourism
Managing the visitor and tourist sites
The future of tourism: Post tourism?
Index