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Managing quality of life in tourism and hospitality.

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This book shares the work of various scholars under the umbrella of quality of life in tourism and hospitality, including case studies showing best practice. The main goal of this volume is to provide a portfolio of selected activities from tourism and hospitality settings as best practices and examine how these best practices play a role in the well-being of various stakeholder groups, including tourists, residents of the host community, and the providers of tourism services. The book has 11 chapters and a subject index.


Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Quality-of-life research in tourism and hospitality. Author(s): Uysal, M. Sirgy, M. J. Kruger, S.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 10) Flamenco, tourists' experiences and the meaningful life. Author(s): Matteucci, X.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 24) 'To mix with new people': the surprising day trips of mature Germans. Author(s): Mitas, O. Hohn, A. Nawijn, J.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 42) Creating moments of happiness on day trips. Author(s): Peperkamp, E. Mitas, O. Kadijk, H. Wenzel, J. Graaf, E. van der Maris, D. K.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 57) Social tourism as correlates of quality of life: the case of disadvantaged people. Author(s): Komppula, R. Ilves, R.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 70) How to make someone feel welcome somewhere, and mean it. L'accueil might be the answer. Author(s): Grandpré, F. de LeBlanc, M. Royer, C.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 87) Sightseeing tours' impact on well-being and eudaimonia. Author(s): Zátori, A. Beardsley, M.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 103) Thermal spas, well-being and tourism in Budapest. Author(s): Smith, M. K. Puczkó, L.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 119) Rural well-being tourism in Northern Europe - providing opportunities to enhance quality of life. Author(s): Konu, H. Pesonen, J.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 138) The bet is on: a case study of the Naudé-Potgieter model of casino employees' happiness in the workplace. Author(s): Naudé-Potgieter, R. A. Kruger, S.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 152) Quality-of-life research in tourism and hospitality: implications and future research. Author(s): Uysal, M. Sirgy, M. J. Kruger, S.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management, Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2018
  • ISBN
  • 9781786390455
  • Record Number
  • 20183332697