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Cover for Tourism theory: concepts, models and systems.

Developed from the Portuguese textbook Teoria do Turismo, the present book provides thorough coverage of all aspects of tourism theory for students and researchers of tourism. This work has an intermediate structure between that of an encyclopaedia and that of a traditional book. It is organized...

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book
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Cover for Visitor management in tourism destinations.

This book considers visitor management (VM) as a component of destination management at all levels of a destination and involving a wide range of stakeholders. It aims to demonstrate current knowledge on VM and to provide insights into conceptual issues rather than providing merely descriptive case ...

Author(s)
Albrecht, J. N.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647357)
Type
Book
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Cover for Pilgrimage and tourism to holy cities: ideological and management perspectives.

This book covers the ideological motives and religious perceptions behind travel to sites prescribed with sanctity in Judaism, Christianity and Islam, and puts emphasis on a practical application of religious tourism and pilgrimage management. Part I of the book, 'Western Pilgrimage to Holy Cities...

Author(s)
Leppäkari, M.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647388)
Type
Book
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Cover for Tourism and geopolitics: issues and concepts from Central and Eastern Europe.

This book examines the many relationships between tourism and geopolitics, with a focus on experiences drawn from Central and Eastern Europe. The main sections of the book pursue the overlapping and interrelated themes of: (1) reconfiguring conceptions and reality, where tourism is set within...

Author(s)
Hall, D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647616)
Type
Book
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Cover for Destination competitiveness, the environment and sustainability: challenges and cases.

This book provides insights on the topic of tourism destination management, focusing on the analysis of three main issues: (1) the factors influencing destination competitiveness, (2) the environmental dimension of tourism (including climate change issues); and (3) destination sustainability. The...

Author(s)
Artal-Tur, A.; Kozak, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646978)
Type
Book
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Cover for Sustainable island tourism: competitiveness and quality of life.

This book highlights the characteristics of island tourism development, specifically outlining different impacts on the natural environment and local economy, including its effect on employment, quality of life, culture and traditions, with a set of strategic indicators suggested to plan, monitor...

Author(s)
Modica, P.; Uysal, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645421)
Type
Book
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Cover for Tourist behaviour: an international perspective.

This book aims to review and to stimulate interest in a number of emerging and fresh topics in tourist behaviour and experience from a distinctively contemporary perspective. It has been designed to follow a systematic order, following the major stages of the consumer behaviour model. The book has...

Author(s)
Kozak, M.; Kozak, N.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648125)
Type
Book
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Cover for Heritage tourism destinations: preservation, communication and development.

This book on heritage tourism utilizes a three-part structure. Part I (chapters 1-3) deals with the conservation and revitalization of heritage destinations, as well as the role local communities have in supporting an attraction. Part II (chapters 4-6) discusses the development of heritage tourism...

Author(s)
Alvarez, M. D.; Go, F. M.; Yüksel, A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646770)
Type
Book
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Cover for Mountain tourism: experiences, communities, environments and sustainable futures.

This book aims to broaden the discussion on the diversity of perspectives, interactions and roles of mountain tourism, through an interdisciplinary and management context. The book contains five thematic areas, each with an overview and relevant case studies. These themes include: (i) the creation...

Author(s)
Richins, H.; Hull, J. S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book
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Cover for Transformative travel in a mobile world.

This book presents an exploration of the process of travel and transformation in a modern, mobile world. It probes the often unquestioned assumption that travel is simply transformative, and observes the complexities of the phenomenon and how it is interpreted and re-interpreted by those who...

Author(s)
Lean, G.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643991)
Type
Book

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