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Cover for Prospects for polar tourism.

This book examines polar tourism in its environmental, economic and cultural settings and explores the potential for growth as well as essential management for sustainability. It has 17 chapters organized in 4 parts under the following headings: (i) tourism and the polar environment; (ii) economic...

Author(s)
Snyder, J. M.; Stonehouse, B.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932473)
Type
Book
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Cover for The global theme park industry.

This book provides an understanding of the nature and function of theme parks as spaces of entertainment, with an analysis of their operation and management strategies. It also portrays the impacts of theme parks as global competitive actors, agents of global development and cultural symbols,...

Author(s)
Clavé, S. A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932084)
Type
Book
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Cover for Crisis management in tourism.

With examples drawn from the UK, Europe, the USA, Australia, and Asia, this book brings together a range of expert academic analysis of theory and practice concerning crisis management in tourism. Part I (chapters 2-11) deals with theoretical foundations of crisis management. Part II (chapters...

Author(s)
Laws, E.; Prideaux, B.; Chon, K.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930479)
Type
Book
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Cover for Managing tourism and hospitality services: theory and international applications.

This book aims to enhance theoretical and practical understanding of quality management in tourism and hospitality. Part I (chapters 1-5) deals with the core issue of managing customer satisfaction. Part II (chapters 6-8) focuses on structural issues, particularly competition and collaboration,...

Author(s)
Prideaux, B.; Moscardo, G.; Laws, E.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930127)
Type
Book
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Cover for Indigenous ecotourism: sustainable development and management.

This volume reviews indigenous ecotourism as a special type of nature-based tourism and examines the key principles of conservation and community benefits from indigenous-owned and operated ecotourism businesses and joint ventures. It compares indigenous tourism in developed and developing...

Author(s)
Zeppel, H. D.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931247)
Type
Book
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Cover for The amenity migrants: seeking and sustaining mountains and their cultures.

This book describes and analyses the challenges and opportunities of amenity migration to mountain areas and its management, and offers related recommendations. The book's chapters cover the subject through case studies at international, regional and local levels, along with overarching themes such ...

Author(s)
Moss, L. A. G.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990842)
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
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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 Service quality in leisure and tourism.

This book aims to develop knowledge and understanding of the theories and principles of service quality within the context of leisure and tourism. Suitable for students, researchers, leisure and tourism professionals, it relates the nature of the consumer experience to the planning, design and...

Author(s)
Williams, C.; Buswell, J.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995410)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tourism in destination communities.

This book describes both the positive and negative effects of tourism on the destination community. It examines together many of the issues and critical concepts that pertain to the relationship between destination communities and tourism. These issues include economics, society and culture,...

Author(s)
Singh, S.; Timothy, D. J.; Dowling, R. K.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996110)
Type
Book

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