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This volume contains nine full papers and one research note that cover contemporary topics in hospitality and leisure, including: destination image; the use of social networking sites in tourism; the safety of swimming as a holiday activity in the tropics; visitor behaviour; the choice of exchange...

Author(s)
Chen, J. S.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Advances in hospitality and leisure, 2015, pp 224 pp.
Abstract

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

This fourth edition of The Geography of Tourism and Recreation provides students with a comprehensive introduction to the interrelationship between tourism, leisure and recreation from geographical and social science perspectives. It systematically compares and contrasts in a spatial context,...

Author(s)
Hall, C. M.; Page, S. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
The geography of tourism and recreation: environment, place and space, 2014, 4, pp 458 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

Bringing together case studies from Europe, the USA and Southern Africa, this book on cross-border tourism discusses current issues and policies, destination marketing and management, communication and information, and planning in cross-border areas. Included is a structured overview of the...

Author(s)
Wachowiak, H.
Publisher
Ashgate Publishing Ltd., Aldershot, UK
Citation
Tourism and borders: contemporary issues, policies and international research, 2006, pp xix + 275 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

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 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.

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