For courses in Tourism.
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
PART V: OPERATING SECTIONS 2
13. Distribution Organizations
15. Lodging and Restaurants
16. Tourism in the Future
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$49.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-508531-8