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THE BUSINESS OF TOURISM

HUMPHREYS, CLAIRE , HOLLOWAY, J. CHRISTOPHER

2012

BOOK
Category

TOURISM

Abstract THE TOURISM INDUSTRY IS IN A CONSTANT STATE OF FLUX, WHERE TRENDS AND ATTITUDES ARE FREQUENTLY SUSCEPTIBLE TO OUTSIDE INFLUENCES INCLUDING FACTORS SUCH AS TECHNOLOGICAL AND ECONOMIC CHANGE THE BUSINESS OF TOURISM BY CHRIS HOLLOWAY AND CLAIRE HUMPHREYS IS THE IDEAL TEXTBOOK TO HELP YOU NOT ONLY UNDERSTAND THESE NEW CHANGES BUT LOOK AT THEM WITH A CRITICAL EYE AND PREDICT FUTURE TRENDS. THIS BOOK IS THE IDEAL FOUNDATION TEXT FOR STUDENTS OF TOURISM MANAGEMENT OR TRAVEL AND TOURISM. THE HISTORICAL CONTEXT IS COMBINED WITH BACKGROUND THEORY AND RESEARCH, PLUS UP-TO-DATE INTERNATIONAL CASE STUDIES. IT EXAMINES IN DETAIL THE TOURISM PRODUCT, ITS IMPACTS AND THE TOURIST TO PROVIDE THE READER WITH A COMPREHENSIVE UNDERSTANDING OF THE MANAGEMENT OF THIS IMPORTANT GLOBAL INDUSTRY. THE RESULT IS A PRACTICAL AND RELEVANT TEXT FOR ANY STUDENT WISHING TO WORK IN ONE OF THE MANY DIVERSE SECTORS OF THE TOURISM INDUSTRY. KEY FEATURES · THROUGHOUT THE TEXT, THE 'FUTURE ISSUES' ARE CONSIDERED TO OFFER SOME PREDICTIONS OF HOW THINGS MAY CHANGE IN THE INDUSTRY. · IN-DEPTH CASE STUDIES DRAWING TOGETHER EXPERIENCES OF THE INDUSTRY FROM AROUND THE WORLD ARE USED TO EXPLORE KEY TOURISM ISSUES. · COMPLETELY UPDATED TO COVER SOME OF THE NEW AND EMERGING TOPICS INCLUDING THE VOLATILITY OF OIL PRICES, DARK TOURISM, MEDICAL TOURISM, EDUCATIONAL TRAVEL AND EVENTS TOURISM.

ISBN 9780273755142
Author(s) HUMPHREYS, CLAIRE , HOLLOWAY, J. CHRISTOPHER
Credits
Edition 9TH ED.
Year 2012
Publisher PEARSON
Type BOOK
Keywords TOURISM
Language English
Collation 778 P., 27 CM

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