Tourism and the Lodging Sector

ISBN-10: 0750686596

ISBN-13: 9780750686594

Edition: 2009

Authors: Dallen J. Timothy, Victor B. Teye

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Despite the extreme importance of the lodging sector in tourism as a major income generator and essential part of the travel experience, there remains a scarcity of consolidated works that examine it from a tourism perspective. This book looks thoroughly and carefully at the lodging/accommodation sector from a tourism industry and tourism social science perspective. It examines critically this segment of tourism from and highlights the issues, concepts, and management concerns facing a wide range of lodging establishments. * Takes a comprehensive look at accomodation from a tourism social science perspective. * Looks at emerging trends in accomodation operations and management * Draws parallels and distinctions between various forms of lodging
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Book details

Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 5/28/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 296
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

List of Figure and Tables
Tourism and Tourist Accommodations
Contemporary Issues in the Lodging Sector
Demand for Lodging and Tourism
Current Issues in Human Resources, Structural Change, and e-Commerce in the Global Lodging Sector
The Socio-Economic Implications in the Destination
Globalization and Inclusiveness in the Lodging Sector
Accommodations and the Green Movement
Safety and Security Issues in a Globalizing World
Food and Beverage Services, Gaming and Conferences
Tourist Lodging Types and Forms
Hotels, Motels and Resorts
Second Homes and Timeshares
Small-Scale Boutique Accommodations: Inns, Bed & Breakfasts, Lodges, Farm Stays and Pensions
Mobile Lodging
Youth Hostels and Backpacker Accommodation
Novelty and Alternative Lodging
Critical Issues and the Future of Lodging
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