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Cover for Structure of urban destinations.

This chapter begins by reviewing the spatial structure of urban attractions and activities followed by accommodation. The focus switches next to research on tourist districts and precincts and then to consideration of broader network and relationship issues, a theme that has attracted relatively...

Author(s)
Pearce, D. G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245837)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Structure of coastal resorts.

The focus in this chapter is on those destinations where tourism is a dominant function and the beach and coastal waters are a prime attraction. Their morphology is considered first, i.e. the spatial arrangement of basic structural features which demonstrate a close relationship between...

Author(s)
Pearce, D. G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245837)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Accommodation.

This chapter provides an overview of the accommodation industry. It explains the structure of this sector and the various forms of accommodation. With the star system most used throughout the world, the difference between grading and classification of hotels is explained. The importance of planning ...

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Lück, M.; Smith, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241488)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism: 2nd edition.

Fully revised, this 2nd edition covers aspects of tourism from a modern perspective, providing students with a range of theoretical and research-based explanations, supported by examples, case studies and unique insights from industry representatives. This book is divided into five major parts....

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Lück, M.; Smith, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241488)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Inbound and outbound religious tourism in Turkey.

This chapter discusses and examines religious tourism development in Turkey. Data are presented on the number of inbound and outbound religious tourists, as well as the average cost of Hajj and Umrah accommodation for Turkish citizens.

Author(s)
Akbulut, O.; Ekİn, Y.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394163)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for In focus 1. Overtourism is invading Kyoto.

The case of the city of Kyoto (Japan) is presented to underline how dramatic increases in tourism over recent years are playing out. Like most destinations undergoing rapid growth, the development of supporting infrastructure and services has failed to keep pace with growing visitation. In Kyoto,...

Author(s)
Abe, D.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Short-term accommodation and overtourism in Portuguese urban centres.

This chapter (i) explores the connection between short-term accommodation growth and overtourism in two major Portuguese cities, Lisbon and Porto, where this growth has been most notable; and (ii) makes a comparison with the medium-sized city of Aveiro, where the tendency to be governed by...

Author(s)
Costa, C.; Stević, I.; Veríssimo, M.; Silva, M. F. da
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399823)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Hospitality information systems.

This chapter examines the use of information technology (IT) in the hospitality and foodservice sectors. The first section describes IT systems and applications used in the accommodations sector, including property management systems, hotel websites and apps, and electronic hotel reservation...

Author(s)
Benckendorff, P. J.; Xiang, Z.; Sheldon, P. J.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393432)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Private sector tourism in conservation areas in Africa.

This book deals with private sector tourism in conservation areas in sub-Saharan Africa and the various potential partnership models involving different combinations of stakeholders. The focus of this book is on accommodation, and the finance and operation of lodges in sub-Saharan Africa. The...

Author(s)
Snyman, S.; Spenceley, A.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393555)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Private sector partnership options.

This chapter provides an overview of options for private sector tourism partnerships in protected areas, with a range of for-profit and not-for-profit business models based on land owned by government, the private sector, communities and others. Institutional arrangements of varying degrees of...

Author(s)
Snyman, S.; Spenceley, A.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393555)
Type
Book chapter

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