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The book aims to provide underpinning geography knowledge and skills appropriate to a variety of courses and qualifications in the UK travel and tourism industry. It gives a comprehensive overview of European and worldwide destinations that are popular with UK tourists, both those that have been...

Author(s)
Horner, P.
Publisher
Stanley Thornes (Publishers) Ltd, Cheltenham, UK
Citation
Travel geography for tourism. Part 2: Europe and worldwide., 1993, pp vi + 160pp.
Abstract

This primary series of open learning modules is designed to provide students on open learning courses in the UK with an understanding of the travel and tourism market and the basic fundamentals of travel agency operations. It is a personal training programme which encourages active involvement and...

Publisher
The Travel Training Company, Woking, UK
Citation
Gateways to travel: modules 1-10., 1995, pp 70 pp.
Abstract

This is an extensive dictionary of tourist and hospitality industry terms, encompassing general management and marketing terminology, as well as concepts drawn from psychology, economics, geography, and social sciences. The book is divided into four parts: the first part offers a comprehensive...

Author(s)
Harris, R.; Howard, J.
Publisher
Hospitality Press Pty Ltd., Elsternwick, Australia
Citation
Dictionary of travel, tourism and hospitality terms., 1996, pp xiv + 223 pp.
Abstract

This paper describes the Manhattan TV Tour, a tour of New York City, USA, according to television locations. Rather than offering a simulated, seamless entry into the fictive, the tour shows representational, cultural and historical files into each site and thus performs the spatial incongruities...

Author(s)
Torchin, L.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourist Studies, 2002, 2, 3, pp 247-266
Abstract

The notion that Gypsies, in an idealized form, have a place in the rural idyll has been sufficiently influential within Geography that it currently features in our undergraduate texts concerned with the meaning of place. The position of real Gypsy-Travellers in the countryside is of course more...

Author(s)
Holloway, S. L.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Rural Studies, 2004, 20, 2, pp 143-156
Abstract

Tourism is one of the world's largest legal industries. At the same time that tourism has grown so has its study, to the extent that there is debate as to whether it may constitute a discipline in its own right. Geographers have long contributed to the study of tourism. However, there is...

Author(s)
Hall, C. M.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Geographical Research, 2005, 43, 2, pp 125-139
Abstract

This book provides a comprehensive coverage of worldwide tourism destinations, examining the basic principles underlying the geography of tourist demand, supply and transportation, together with a broad survey of world tourism generating and destination regions. This fourth edition takes a more...

Author(s)
Boniface, B. G.; Cooper, C.
Publisher
Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Worldwide destinations: the geography of travel and tourism, 2005, Ed.4, pp x + 518 pp.
Abstract

As learning is identified as a main motive for family travel, this study explores the link between children's demographic characteristics, travel experience and their geographical knowledge. Interviews were conducted with 261 children, aged 6-13 years, in nineteen schools in England. To validate...

Author(s)
Poria, Y.; Atzaba-Poria, N.; Barrett, M.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2005, 7, 4, pp 389-397
Abstract

This special issue on border tourism consists of 5 papers. The first paper introduces many of the concepts relating to borderlands in general as well as the relationship of tourism to such regions. The second paper deals with transboundary cooperation in tourism in the case of the Bothnian Arc on...

Author(s)
Ioannides, D.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2006, 8, 2, pp 99-204
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Cover for Round-the-world cruising: a geography created by geography?

This chapter begins with an overview of how world cruises, especially round-the-world (RTW) ones, fit into the overall cruise industry in terms of seasonality and ships dedicated to it. The RTW season of 2003-04 is examined to develop the theme that the ships operating RTW cruises define...

Author(s)
McCalla, R. J.; Charlier, J. J.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter

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