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The competitive destination: a sustainable tourism perspective.

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Description

This book is primarily intended to provide destination managers with an overall understanding of the complex and multifaceted factors that affect destination competitiveness. Following an introductory chapter, chapter 2 reviews the literature on competition and sustainable tourism. Chapter 3 is the key chapter in the book, presenting and describing a basic model of destination competitiveness. The succeeding chapters discuss the key components of this framework, namely: the global macroenvironment (chapter 4); the competitive micro environment (chapter 5); core resources and attractors (chapter 6); supporting factors and resources (chapter 7); destination policy, planning and development (chapter 8); destination management (chapter 9); and qualifying and amplifying determinants (chapter 10). Chapter 11 intends to assist managers in translating the concepts and theory of the framework into practice. The book has a subject index.

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Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) The evolving nature of competition and sustainability. Author(s): Ritchie, J. R. B. Crouch, G. I.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 9) Conceptual and theoretical perspectives. Author(s): Ritchie, J. R. B. Crouch, G. I.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 60) A model of destination competitiveness. Author(s): Ritchie, J. R. B. Crouch, G. I.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 79) The macroenvironment: global forces shaping world tourism. Author(s): Ritchie, J. R. B. Crouch, G. I.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 95) The competitive (micro)environment: the destination and the tourism system. Author(s): Ritchie, J. R. B. Crouch, G. I.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 110) Core resources and attractors: the essence of destination appeal. Author(s): Ritchie, J. R. B. Crouch, G. I.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 130) Supporting factors and resources: elements that enhance destination appeal. Author(s): Ritchie, J. R. B. Crouch, G. I.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 145) Destination policy, planning and development. Author(s): Ritchie, J. R. B. Crouch, G. I.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 183) Destination management: the key to maintaining a sustainable competitive advantage. Author(s): Ritchie, J. R. B. Crouch, G. I.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 233) Qualifying and amplifying determinants: parameters that define destination potential. Author(s): Ritchie, J. R. B. Crouch, G. I.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 249) The destination audit: putting the model to work. Author(s): Ritchie, J. R. B. Crouch, G. I.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • World Tourism Education and Research Centre, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2003
  • ISBN
  • 0851996647
  • Record Number
  • 20033123622