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Cover for The sociology of tourism.

The development of the field of sociology of tourism is discussed, highlighting some important theoretical contributions in this field.

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.; Freire-Medeiros, B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Boullón's theory of touristic space.

Boullón's conception of touristic space, which is determined by observing the territorial distribution of tourist attractions and infrastructure, is discussed. Various components of touristic space (zone, area, complex, centre, unit, nucleus, cluster, corridor, transit corridor or visiting...

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nodal functions.

A plethora of transport networks combine various modes of transport of different geographical scales to interconnect the various tourist destinations and origins. These networks are interconnected by terminals or nodes that, in many cases, may fulfill special functions within the network....

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism public policy.

The term 'tourism public policy' is explained, and a number of studies on this topic are reviewed. Also presented is a diagram that illustrates the complexity of public-sector tourism management.

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism planning.

Tourism planning is explained, outlining some of its basic steps and the essential factors that it should take into consideration. The differences between tourism planning and tourism policy are also explained.

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism administration.

This chapter discusses the administrative functions and administrative areas in tourism, as well as service quality management, innovation management, and strategic management in tourism.

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.; Mondo, T. S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism marketing.

This chapter discusses the basics of marketing and how some authors have suggested expanding the '4Ps' approach to marketing considering that it is inadequate for the service sector in which tourism is located. Marketing in the tourism sector is discussed, including the use of market segmentation.

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.; Leal, S. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sustainability in tourism.

The concept of sustainable tourism is discussed, highlighting its various social, economic and environmental dimensions and the indicators for assessing sustainability. The primary strategies/tools for pursuing sustainable tourism are also discussed, namely: (i) participatory planning and...

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.; Raimundo, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism distribution channels.

Several tourism distribution channels, particularly for airlines, are discussed: the consolidator; virtual travel agencies; airline websites; sales offices and airport counters; self-service kiosk; internet-accessible mobile phones, equipment and locations; and booths.

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.; Rodrigues, C. B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Travel agencies.

The functions of travel agents, the different types of travel agencies, and the respective roles of different travel agency departments are discussed. Also described are four possible scenarios in which consumers may or may not be influenced by travel agents in their purchasing decisions.

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.; Rodrigues, C. B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter

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