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Tourism theory: concepts, models and systems.

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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 into 59 entries, which are divided into five sections. The first section presents concepts that are dir...

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Chapter 28 (Page no: 125)

The economics of tourism companies.

An introduction is presented to the economics of tourism companies. The concepts of costs, revenue, profit maximization, pricing and revenue management are discussed.

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Chapter: 1 (Page no: 3) General systems theory and tourism. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 8) Hospitality. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A. Spolon, A. P. G.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 12) Leisure. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A. Stoppa, E. A.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 18) Entertainment. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A. Trigo, L. G. G.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 22) Recreation. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A. Stoppa, E. A.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 26) Tourism and travel. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 30) Food and beverage. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A. Gimenes-Minasse, M. H. S. G.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 33) Events. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 36) Landscape. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 40) Authenticity in tourism. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A. Dalonso, Y. da S.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 45) Jafari's interdisciplinary model. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 49) Ethics in tourism. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A. Mello, C. M.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 54) The anthropology of tourism. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A. Neves, S. C.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 58) Culture and tourism. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A. Allis, T.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 66) Postmodernity and tourism. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 69) Psychology and tourism. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 75) The sociology of tourism. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A. Freire-Medeiros, B.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 79) Boullón's theory of touristic space. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 84) Nodal functions. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 88) Tourism public policy. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 93) Tourism planning. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 98) Tourism balance of payments. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A. Santos, G. E. de O.
Chapter: 23 (Page no: 101) Tourism Satellite Account. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A. Santos, G. E. de O.
Chapter: 24 (Page no: 105) The tourism multiplier effect. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A. Santos, G. E. de O.
Chapter: 25 (Page no: 108) Tourism administration. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A. Mondo, T. S.
Chapter: 26 (Page no: 116) Tourism clusters. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A.
Chapter: 27 (Page no: 121) Tourism marketing. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A. Leal, S. R.
Chapter: 29 (Page no: 132) Sustainability in tourism. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A. Raimundo, S.
Chapter: 30 (Page no: 141) Tourism demand. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A.
Chapter: 31 (Page no: 143) Tourist experience. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A. Bauer, R. C.
Chapter: 32 (Page no: 147) Determinant and motivational factors. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A.
Chapter: 33 (Page no: 150) Crompton's destination-choice model. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A.
Chapter: 34 (Page no: 153) Schmöll's tourism consumer choice model. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A.
Chapter: 35 (Page no: 155) Urry's theory of the 'tourist gaze'. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A.
Chapter: 36 (Page no: 157) Plog's psychographic model. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A.
Chapter: 37 (Page no: 161) Traveller typologies. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A.
Chapter: 38 (Page no: 168) Klenosky and Gitelson's conceptual model on the travel agent recommendation process. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A.
Chapter: 39 (Page no: 173) Tourism distribution channels. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A. Rodrigues, C. B.
Chapter: 40 (Page no: 178) Travel agencies. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A. Rodrigues, C. B.
Chapter: 41 (Page no: 182) Computer reservation system. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A. Rodrigues, C. B.
Chapter: 42 (Page no: 186) Mariot's model of tourist flows. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A.
Chapter: 43 (Page no: 187) Campbell's model of recreational and vacational travel. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A.
Chapter: 44 (Page no: 189) Multi-destination travel pattern models. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A.
Chapter: 45 (Page no: 193) Defert's tourist function index. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A.
Chapter: 46 (Page no: 195) Pearce and Elliott's trip index. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A.
Chapter: 47 (Page no: 197) Transport and tourism mobility. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A. Allis, T.
Chapter: 48 (Page no: 205) Tourism destinations. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A. Rodrigues, C. B.
Chapter: 49 (Page no: 208) Tourism organizations. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A. Rodrigues, C. B.
Chapter: 50 (Page no: 211) Tourism destination image. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A. Rodrigues, C. B.
Chapter: 51 (Page no: 214) Resorts. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A. Rodrigues, C. B.
Chapter: 52 (Page no: 217) Butler's model (tourism destination life cycle). Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A. Rodrigues, C. B.
Chapter: 53 (Page no: 220) Prideaux's resort-development spectrum. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A. Rodrigues, C. B.
Chapter: 54 (Page no: 223) Tourism supply. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A. Rodrigues, C. B.
Chapter: 55 (Page no: 226) Tourism services and facilities. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A. Rodrigues, C. B.
Chapter: 56 (Page no: 228) Tourism infrastructure. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A. Rodrigues, C. B.
Chapter: 57 (Page no: 231) Tourist attraction. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A. Rodrigues, C. B.
Chapter: 58 (Page no: 236) Lodging establishments. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A. Spolon, A. P. G. Rodrigues, C. B.
Chapter: 59 (Page no: 243) Seasonality. Author(s): Lohmann, G. Panosso Netto, A. Rodrigues, C. B.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • University of São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brazil.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2017
  • ISBN
  • 9781780647159
  • Record Number
  • 20163390599