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Cover for Tourism and transition: governance, transformation and development.

This book presents current research on the roles and importance of tourism and its interrelationships with governance and development in transition economies and those adjusting to the accession requirements of the enlarged EU. The geographical coverage ranges across Central and Eastern Europe, the ...

Author(s)
Hall, D. R.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997483)
Type
Book
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Cover for Environmental impacts of ecotourism.

This book with 25 chapters considers the environmental impacts of particular activities, viz., hiking and camping, off road vehicles and recreational boats, as well as impacts specific to certain ecosystems, e.g., marine environments, polar coasts, and mountain environments. It incorporates reviews ...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998107)
Type
Book
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Cover for New horizons in tourism: strange experiences and stranger practices.

This book illustrates the tremendous outreach of tourism in search of extraordinary, spectacular and bizarre experiences. It covers tourism in out-of-the-ordinary environments (space tourism, Antarctic tourism, and adventure/heritage tourism in remote areas); dark tourism; other unconventional...

Author(s)
Singh, T. V.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998633)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Improving tourism and hospitality services.

This book analyses the nature and quality of service experiences for the tourism and hospitality industry's clients, its staff and others affected by its operations. It draws together several approaches for the study of tourist satisfaction, equating this with quality in tourism and hospitality...

Author(s)
Laws, E.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999951)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Free time and leisure participation: international perspectives.

This book is an expanded and updated edition of a previous work entitled World Leisure Participation: Free Time in the Global Village, by the same editors (CABI, 1996). It brings together the results of national leisure participation surveys from 15 economically developed countries (3 of which were ...

Author(s)
Cushman, G.; Veal, A. J.; Zuzanek, J.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996202)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tourism SMEs, service quality and destination competitiveness.

This book is a collection of papers drawn from academic and practitioner research presented at the Tourism Research 2002 conference held in Cardiff. It comments on a range of issues concerning small and medium-sized tourism enterprises (tourism SMEs) in diverse destinations worldwide, and explores...

Author(s)
Jones, E.; Haven-Tang, C.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990118)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tourism research methods: integrating theory with practice.

This book (i) moves beyond the business/social phenomenon divide of tourism research; (ii) provides a discussion of theory but integrates this theory with specific tourism examples and case studies to assist student learning and application of approaches and techniques; (iii) outlines alternative...

Author(s)
Ritchie, B. W.; Burns, P.; Palmer, C.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999968)
Type
Book
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Cover for Monitoring for a sustainable tourism transition: the challenge of developing and using indicators.

This book considers how monitoring using indicators can assist tourism to develop sustainably. It encourages the reader to view tourism from a broad, interdisciplinary perspective and draws on material from a wide range of sources including ecology, global change and the new and emerging field of...

Author(s)
Miller, G.; Twining-Ward, L.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990514)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tourism behaviour: travellers' decisions and actions.

This book focuses on individuals' and households' thinking and behaviour relating to discretionary travel. Part I (chapters 1-3) covers new theories of tourism behaviour and offers examples of empirical examinations of these theories in three settings: Australia, Hawaii (USA), and Prince Edward...

Author(s)
March, R. S.; Woodside, A. G.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990217)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Vacation decision making.

The focus of this book is on holiday planning and decision making, which is the cornerstone of tourist behaviour and tourism marketing. The first three chapters deal with the basics, including an overview of decision-making paradigms and variables (chapter 1), a critical review of existing tourist...

Author(s)
Decrop, A.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930400)
Type
Book

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