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Cover for Tourism in peripheries: perspectives from the far north and south.

This book reviews the theory of the role of peripheries in tourism, identifies the core obstacles to tourism in high latitudes, and presents recent case studies from North America, Scandinavia, Scotland, New Zealand and the polar areas. The book's 14 chapters are presented under five headings: (i)...

Author(s)
Müller, D. K.; Jansson, B.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931773)
Type
Book
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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 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 Adventure tourism.

This volume provides an introduction and review of adventure tourism from both theoretical and practical perspectives. It includes technical analyses of over 100 real-life retail adventure tourism products from around the globe, in a wide variety of outdoor activity sectors, including: river...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book
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Cover for Growing older: tourism and leisure behaviour of older adults.

This book explores the characteristics, tourist/leisure behaviours and tourism/leisure needs of older people, and how to effectively market to this expanding group in the future. The book's chapters examine: the motivations and constraints to tourism and leisure for older adults; sociodemographic...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930653)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
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 Tourism in the new Europe: the challenges and opportunities of EU enlargement.

This book addresses European tourism within the framework of an enlarged European Union of 25 members. It looks at the substantial reorientation of the organizational framework of European tourism and its profound implications for future structural and geographical patterns of development....

Author(s)
Hall, D.; Smith, M.; Marciszewska, B.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931179)
Type
Book
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Cover for Tourism consumption and representation: narratives of place and self.

This book addresses some new developments in approaches towards tourism analysis that focus on the interface between the production and consumption of tourist space, the narratives that are created around specific sites and specific forms of tourist activity, and the ways in which these are...

Author(s)
Meethan, K.; Anderson, A.; Miles, S.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851996783)
Type
Book
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Cover for Tourism and welfare: ethics, responsibility and sustained well-being.

This book provides an explanation, definition and critique of welfare in tourism with regard to issues such as ethics, tourist safety, human rights, ethnocentrism, cultural sensitivity, behaviour codes, green consumerism and perceptions of sustainability. Chapters cover the welfare of tourists,...

Author(s)
Hall, D.; Brown, F.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930660)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Pink tourism: holidays of gay men and lesbians.

This book is a study of gay and lesbian tourism from, primarily, a marketing perspective, but it also examines how marketing activity engages with and affects social issues relating to homosexuality. The book covers: the nature of homosexuality and some features of gay and lesbian life that bear...

Author(s)
Hughes, H. L.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930769)
Type
Book

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