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This text is a revision and update of the sixth edition of Introduction to Commercial and Entrepreneurial Recreation and Tourism, and it continues the themes of that edition. As in all the previous editions, the "entrepreneurism theme" is a very key orientation of this text. We view this industry...

Author(s)
Crossley, J. C.; Rood, S.; Brayley, R. E.; Price-Howard, K.; Holdnak, A.
Publisher
Sagamore Publishing LLC, Urbana, USA
Citation
Introduction to commercial recreation and tourism: an entrepreneurial approach, 2018, Ed. 7, pp 392 pp.
Abstract

Tourism in India has emerged as a major catalyst for sustainable development because of its strong forward and backward connections with other prominent sectors of the economy. Tourism earned US$ 17,737 million foreign exchange in 2012 with a 7.1% annual growth rate (Government of India, 2012)....

Author(s)
Ranbir Singh
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2016, 17, pp 90-99
Abstract

We assessed outdoor recreation and tourism trends for Canaan Valley (hereafter, the Valley) and Tucker County, WV, from historical and contemporary perspectives. Using various primary and secondary sources, including academic research papers, agency reports, newspaper articles, and personal...

Author(s)
Selin, S. W.; Zepeda, N.
Publisher
Humboldt Field Research Institute, Steuben, USA
Citation
Southeastern Naturalist, 2015, 14, Special Issue 7, pp 455-465
Abstract

Recent changes in land use for tourism and recreation have been driven by socio-demographic shifts, increases in disposable time and incomes, technological changes, transport developments, and emerging systems of policy and governance. Combined with changes in consumption preferences, these have...

Author(s)
Williams, A. M.; Shaw, G.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Citation
Land Use Policy, 2009, 26, Supplement 1, pp S326-S335
Abstract

This chapter deals with those aspects of the commercial recreation and tourism industry that are chiefly for-profit operations. It (a) defines the types of commercial recreation; (b) describes the leisure industry model; (c) defines a tourist and identifies the different reasons for travel; (d)...

Author(s)
Jamieson, L. M.
Publisher
Human Kinetics, Leeds, UK
Citation
Introduction to recreation and leisure, 2006, pp 163-176
Abstract

Garden visiting is a popular activity in Great Britain. This paper identifies the historical antecedents and accompanying development of garden visiting as a form of tourism and recreation, focusing on the management of gardens open to the public in both time and space. Such an approach reveals...

Author(s)
Connell, J.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2005, 26, 2, pp 185-201
Abstract

This chapter examines the psychological and socio-cultural changes that have taken place in Japanese society and which have led to the rise in popularity of nostalgia. It explores the way in which this phenomenon has been marketed and integrated into the changing yet conservative Japanese society...

Author(s)
Graburn, N. H. H.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Change in tourism: people, places, processes., 1995, pp 47-70
Abstract

Ways in which the international tourist industry is being transformed into a new industry that promises flexibility, segmentation and diagonal integration are examined . The implications of this new best practice for companies within the tourist industry, as well as for Caribbean-type economies,...

Author(s)
Poon, A.
Publisher
Belhaven Press, London, UK
Citation
Progress in Tourism, Recreation and Hospitality Management, 1989, 1, pp 91-102
Abstract

This new annual publication, published in association with the University of Surrey, is designed to provide an international review of leading research and the major issues of current concern to both academic researchers and professionals in the fields of tourism, leisure, recreation, and hotel and ...

Publisher
Belhaven Press, London, UK
Citation
Progress in Tourism, Recreation and Hospitality Management, 1989, 1, pp 241pp.
Abstract

The outlook for rail travel in the USA (Prokopy, pp.233-235) is steady growth with passenger mile volume growth expected to be 3.7%, passenger revenue growth 6.8%, and revenue-to-cost at 67%. The outlook for recreation (Grandall, pp.236-240) predicts more Americans seeking excitement and adventure...

Author(s)
Prokopy, J.; Crandall, D. A.; Baker, P. R.; Godsman, J.; Tighe, A. J.
Publisher
US Travel Data Center, Washington, D.C., USA
Citation
1988 outlook for travel and tourism. Proceedings of the US Travel Data Center's thirteenth annual travel outlook forum, October 27, 1987, Reno, Nevada., 1988, pp 233-252

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