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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.
Abstract

Japan is scheduled to host several major international sporting events in the next four years including the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Its sport tourism sector is therefore well positioned for expansion but the issue of sustainability needs to be addressed. This research note sets out to clarify what...

Author(s)
Hinch, T.; Ito, E.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2018, 15, 1, pp 96-101
Abstract

This chapter explores the means of effectively managing and marketing urban tourism in order to optimize its long-term contribution to wider development objectives (i.e. urban development/regeneration). Following a review of the dominant themes/issues in the study of urban tourism, a systematic and ...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.; Roberts, L.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
The management of tourism, 2005, pp 161-174
Abstract

This chapter considers the causes and nature of crises in international tourism and suggests a potential framework for the management of crisis at the level of tourism destination.

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
The management of tourism, 2005, pp 275-287
Abstract

This concluding chapter highlights the various concepts, themes, and issues raised regarding the role of tourism in development. It concludes by considering four concepts: the nature of development; the nature of the tourism industry; the nature of tourists; and the nature of the destination.

Author(s)
Telfer, D. J.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Tourism and development: concepts and issues, 2002, pp 338-348
Abstract

This paper explores a number of issues that may point towards some answers to the question of whether consumerism, in encouraging the consumption of (mass) tourism, promotes 'bad' tourism. First and foremost among these issues is the distinction between 'consumerism' and 'consumer culture' and...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Centre for Tourism Research & Development, Lucknow, India
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2011, 36, 3, pp 293-297
Abstract

Addressing the question of whether tourism is vulnerable, this paper argues that tourism is no more or less vulnerable than any other economic or social activity or institution. It argues that to describe tourism as vulnerable is to be pessimistic because, more often than not, it is the tourism...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Centre for Tourism Research & Development, Lucknow, India
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2012, 37, 3, pp 257-260
Abstract

Over the last three decades, information and communication technologies have advanced rapidly and continue to do so. Nowadays, the popularity and spread of socalled Smart Media Technologies (SMT) is not only transforming the lives of tourists around the world in general, but is impacting on the...

Author(s)
Qurashi, J.; Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin, Irish Republic
Citation
International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage, 2018, 6, 3, pp 37-48
Abstract

This chapter examines tourism marketing management in the context of services marketing. It first addresses the topic of consumer behaviour before moving on to examine the problem of handling day-to-day tactics without losing sight of the strategic direction (a marketing dilemma typical throughout...

Author(s)
Clarke, J.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
The management of tourism, 2005, pp 102-118
Abstract

This chapter explores the need for appropriate quality management policies as a principal management challenge within the accommodation sector of the tourism industry. Sections discuss: the range of management challenges relevant to the accommodation sector; the importance of quality management to...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
The management of tourism, 2005, pp 14-27

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