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Cover for Mass tourism and China.

This chapter describes mass tourism as it relates to China. As the first section of this chapter indicates, it is not solely the numbers of domestic, outbound and inbound tourists that are large, but also the rate of growth. The chapter then provides a brief background to that growth, noting in...

Ryan, C.
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Book chapter

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...

Pender, L.; Sharpley, R.
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
The management of tourism, 2005, pp xxiv + 347 pp.

This paper briefly traces the historical development of tourism. It considers the nature and meaning of tourism, and suggests how the concept, as a socially determined activity, has evolved into the mass phenomenon that it is today. The evolution of tourism is traced from its earliest origins, in...

Sharpley, R.
Elm Publications, Huntingdon, UK
Tourism, tourists and society., 1994, pp 33-62