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This book provides students with an understanding of the fundamental business management aspects of tourism, together with specific techniques required for successful management of the variety of tourism businesses. Part 1 (chapters 1-5) is concerned with 'managing the tourism system' and covers...

Author(s)
Pender, L.; Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
The management of tourism, 2005, pp xxiv + 347 pp.
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This chapter addresses the links between transport and tourism, highlighting the continued tension between consumer and commercial interests, between the desire for national sovereignty and free movement, especially in air travel, and the role of international regulation, designed to control and...

Author(s)
Duval, D. T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This chapter explores how the main contemporary, competitive strategies and management challenges faced by the international airline industry and airport authorities can impinge on tourism development processes. First, a brief description of the critical role that international air transport plays...

Author(s)
Debbage, K. G.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
The management of tourism, 2005, pp 28-46
Abstract

This chapter examines the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in tourism, concentrating on their use in the private sector to support key business functions including marketing. Applications of ICTs in airlines, the lodging industry, tour operators, travel agencies and ...

Author(s)
Buhalis, D.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
The management of tourism, 2005, pp 232-245
Abstract

This chapter examines the main issues confronting managers in relation to tourism distribution in a highly competitive environment. Sections discuss: the importance of successful tourism distribution; problems in relation to the distribution of tourism services; the role of information in tourism...

Author(s)
Pender, L.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
The management of tourism, 2005, pp 67-83