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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 General systems theory and tourism.

General systems theory is discussed, along with different models of tourism systems. The advantages and disadvantages of general systems theory are also highlighted.

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

Different perspectives on the concept of hospitality are discussed, highlighting how scholarship on this topic has evolved.

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

Different conceptions of leisure are discussed, including the classic discussion of the clash between leisure and work. International scientific research on leisure has progressed on different fronts which are highlighted in this chapter.

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

The concept of entertainment is discussed, highlighting the various activities that can be considered as entertainment as well as the various sectors of the entertainment industry.

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

Different conceptions of recreation are discussed, while highlighting the relationships among leisure, recreation and tourism. Recent advances in studies involving the topic of recreation are outlined.

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

Different theoretical works on tourism are discussed, highlighting how the term 'tourism' has evolved throughout the 20th century. The difference between 'travel' and 'tourism' is also explained, as well as the differences among travellers, tourists and visitors.

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

The food and beverage segment, its link to gastronomy, and the importance of gastronomy and its services in the context of tourism, are explained. Definitions of some of the concepts related to 'food and beverage' are also presented.

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.; Gimenes-Minasse, M. H. S. G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Events.

The different categories of events are described, including those events associated with business tourism. The role of events from the standpoint of tourism destinations is discussed.

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

The geographical concept of landscape is discussed, as well as its role in tourism. The basic elements and sensorial components of landscape are also outlined.

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

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