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Thirteen contributions present examples of tourist behaviour and tourism marketing research that incorporates the global nature of tourism as an integral component. The globalization of tourism has resulted in more culturally diverse travellers with different preferences, motivations, expectations ...

Publisher
International Business Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Global tourist behavior., 1994, pp 271 pp.
Abstract

The publication provides an introduction to the key issues involved in developing and managing tourist destinations. Looking at such areas as tourist satisfaction and customer care, impacts of tourism, tourism policies, marketing and planning, it assesses the differing importance of tourism for...

Author(s)
Laws, E.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Tourist destination management: issues, analysis and policies., 1995, pp 224 pp.
Abstract

This book is about the relationship between safety, tranquillity and peace and successful tourism. More specifically it is about the effects of the absence of safety, security and peace on domestic and international tourism throughout the world. In part one of the book the seven chapters describe...

Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Tourism, crime and international security issues., 1996, pp viii + 321 pp.
Abstract

This book addresses many of the key themes that are seen as challenges to achieve sustainability and to mitigate climate change impacts in the near future, in the tourism sector. In particular it focuses on the economic drivers for growth in tourism as they relate to sustainable development,...

Author(s)
Reddy, V.; Wilkes, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, London, UK
Citation
Tourism, climate change and sustainability, 2012, pp 284 pp.
Abstract

The purpose of this publication is to help people concerned with the sustainability of tourism to work better together. Three main chapters in turn address: who should collaborate and why they should do so; the actions to deliver sustainability which most require a collaborative approach and at...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Joining forces: collaborative processes for sustainable and competitive tourism, 2010, pp xvi + 95 pp.
Abstract

This book deals with destinations marketing in specific crises events: war, terrorism, natural disasters, crime waves, and epidemics. First, a destination crisis is defined and the distinction between a destination crisis and a hazard is explained. Secondly, the readers is presented with a detailed ...

Author(s)
Beirman, D.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Restoring tourism destinations in crisis: a strategic marketing approach, 2003, pp xv + 288 pp.
Abstract

This book examines the problems and issues involved in human resource management in the hospitality and tourism industries. The book includes sections on employee resourcing, employee development and employee relations, which cover topics such as selection, labour turnover, staff training,...

Author(s)
D'Annunzio-Green, N.; Maxwell, G. A.; Watson, S.
Publisher
Continuum, London, UK
Citation
Human resource management: international perspectives in hospitality and tourism, 2002, pp xii + 247 pp.
Abstract

This study examines the prospects for leisure time in a sample of 18 important tourism generating countries, to establish what changes in the pattern of leisure time are taking place, how these are reshaping holiday taking, and how governments and the tourism industry should respond. The countries...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Changes in leisure time: the impact on tourism., 1999, pp 151 pp.
Abstract

This book with 19 chapters provides a varied collection of recent research relating to small businesses in tourism in some regions, viz., South Africa, Ghana, Israel, New Zealand, Finland, Australia, the UK, and Switzerland. Topics range from the potential contribution of small firms to achieving...

Author(s)
Thomas, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Small firms in tourism: international perspectives, 2004, pp ix + 325 pp.
Abstract

Containing a collection of papers which have been written within the context of a research project carried out by the Commission on the Coastal Environment of the International Geographical Union, the book offers a detailed examination of the environmental basis of coastal tourism. The first...

Publisher
Kluwer Academic Publishers Group, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism vs environment: the case for coastal areas., 1993, pp xvii + 225 pp.

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