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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 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 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 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
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