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Tourism

Concepts and Practices

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Tourism: Concepts and Practices by John R Walker
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Capturing the taste of the industry, Tourism: Concepts and Practices explores this exciting field using a systems approach. Building on the author's experience, it looks at the characteristics of tourism and the demand side first, then organizing tourism, followed by the operating sectors. Full-color photographs, industry profiles, and a career emphasis reveal the opportunities tourism holds for both consumers and professionals. Special geography spotlights examine the reasons people travel and the places people go.

Table of Contents

PART I: THE CHARACTERISTICS OF TOURISM 1. Tourism Introduction, Past and Present Tourism 2. Motivation for Leisure Travel 3. Tourism Marketing 4. Tourism Economics PART II: ORGANIZING TOURISM 5. Tourism Organizations and Policy 6. Tourism Planning and Sustainable Development 7. Tourism Research PART III: OPERATING SECTORS 1 8. Attractions and Entertainment 9. Conventions, meetings and Expositions PART IV: SOCIAL, CULTURAL, HERITAGE AND ECOTOURISM 10. Tourism Sociology 11. Cultural and Heritage Tourism 12. Ecotourism PART V: OPERATING SECTIONS 2 13. Distribution Organizations 14. Transportation 15. Lodging and Restaurants 16. Tourism in the Future
Release date Australia
January 21st, 2010
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
Illustrations, maps
Imprint
Prentice Hall
Pages
576
Dimensions
209x254x26
ISBN-13
9780138142452
Product ID
3963989

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