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Cover for Computer reservation system.

This chapter discusses how computerized reservation systems (CRSs) for airlines evolved to become global distribution systems (GDSs), offering a wide range of touristic services such as hotel reservations and rental cars. The competitive advantages offered by CRSs, particularly for large airlines,...

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 Pearce and Elliott's trip index.

Pearce and Elliott's trip index (TI), which compares the amount of time spent at a destination with the total time of the tourist's trip, is explained. An application of the TI to two destinations on New Zealand's South Island is presented.

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Transport and tourism mobility.

This chapter defines a transport system and its four physical elements (way, vehicle, power, and terminal). Various criteria for classifying transport are also outlined. Also discussed are the environmental concerns about the growth of tourist mobility, and the growing necessity for transport...

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.; Allis, T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism destinations.

This chapter explains what constitutes a tourism destination, and outlines five elements that influence the attractiveness of destinations. Various models that have been proposed for the process of choosing a tourism destination or to explain the development of tourism destinations are briefly...

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 Tourism services and facilities.

This chapter presents an outline of the main tourism facilities and services, which consist of transport, lodging, food and beverages, recreation and entertainment, and others.

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 Lodging establishments.

This chapter offers an introduction to lodging establishments or tourist accommodation. It discusses different classifications of accommodation: according to structure, business format, star rating, and market segment. An overview of operations management in lodging establishments is also...

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.; Spolon, A. P. G.; Rodrigues, C. B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tourism theory: concepts, models and systems.

Developed from the Portuguese textbook Teoria do Turismo, the present book provides thorough coverage of all aspects of tourism theory for students and researchers of tourism. This work has an intermediate structure between that of an encyclopaedia and that of a traditional book. It is organized...

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The anthropology of tourism.

The anthropology of tourism has developed what may be classified as its own tradition, which does not coincide with the times and nexuses of the disciplinary traditions (anthropology and tourism) to which it is related. This tradition is described in this chapter, eventually reclaiming its...

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.; Neves, S. C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Culture and tourism.

Different conceptions of culture are discussed, as well as the efforts to understand tourism from the perspective of culture. Concepts concerning the cultural encounters between tourists and hosts are discussed, as well as the notion of cultural heritage and the cultural tourism segment.

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

This chapter explains the basic elements needed for the formation of local productive arrangements or clusters, and outlines various definitions and concepts of a cluster drawn from the existing literature. Potential benefits of local production systems in the tourist industry are also outlined....

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

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