Tourism and the Lodging Sector
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Description: 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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Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 5/28/2009
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
|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|
|Youth Hostels and Backpacker Accommodation|
|Novelty and Alternative Lodging|
|Critical Issues and the Future of Lodging|