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Cover for Digital marketing and virtual tourism to enhance destination accessibility.

This chapter discusses the opportunities offered by digital marketing in tourism as well as the rise of virtual tours which provides a fertile environment for potential visitors to explore virtual representations of tourism destinations.

Author(s)
Çınar, K.; Weiss, D.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Security issues and the image of tourist destination.

This chapter discusses (i) why the tourism industry is so attractive to terrorism and domestic crime; (ii) the formation of tourist destination image and its multiple facets; and (iii) the elements of tourism security.

Author(s)
Amorim, E.; Korstanje, M. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism routes and their identity.

This chapter introduces the fundamental nature of tourism routes. Sections discuss: the taking and following of routes and trails; routes as ways of describing and defining the movement of travellers; routes and trails as ways of structuring tourism; routes, trails and adventure; and the identity...

Author(s)
Ward-Perkins, D.; Beckmann, C.; Ellis, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394767)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism as employer.

This chapter provides an overview of the tourism industry as an employer and outlines the skills required to enter and progress within the industry. The chapter discusses the challenges and rewards of working in tourism, the various aspects of human resources management in tourism, as well as...

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Lück, M.; Smith, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241488)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Water-borne transport.

This chapter opens with a look at some of the significant inland waterways, particularly canals and rivers. Private watercraft are especially important on these waterways; they are owned by individuals and made available for hire by tourists. The importance of ferries and river taxis is also...

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Lück, M.; Smith, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241488)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Themes in tourism.

This chapter outlines the range and nature of the 'products' that exist in tourism. Twenty-eight common types of tourism are described, supported with examples and commentaries.

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Lück, M.; Smith, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241488)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Destination management.

This chapter provides an overview of destination management, supported by relevant theory and concepts. It covers the role of public and private sectors in destination management, planning for destination development, the formation of destination management organizations, as well as funding and...

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Lück, M.; Smith, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241488)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism and destination strategy.

This chapter explores the concept of a strategy in the tourism sector and introduces a range of methods that can be used to plan, manage and develop strategy for businesses of all shapes and sizes. The chapter demonstrates this through a structure that reflects the development of strategy in an...

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Lück, M.; Smith, S. L. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241488)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism research.

This chapter examines the nature and general functions of research in tourism. It describes the various contexts in which research might be done, such as in the workplace or as a consulting project. It also briefly describes some of the more basic types of paradigms used in tourism research, as...

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Lück, M.; Smith, S. L. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241488)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The future of tourism.

This chapter reviews the key issues and challenges that may shape the future of tourism. It considers the impact of postmodernism and asks what comes next. The role of technology and the impacts of social change are considered, and the role of tourism in the future is evaluated. Throughout this...

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Lück, M.; Smith, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241488)
Type
Book chapter

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