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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 paper examines the causes, characteristics and consequences of a travel and tourism industry crisis. A case study methodology is employed and the focus is on the civil aviation sector of the UK and events there in the summer of 2006 when an alleged terrorist plot disrupted airline services....

Author(s)
Henderson, J. C.
Publisher
Palgrave MacMillan, Basingstoke, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2008, 8, 2, pp 125-136
Abstract

The tourism industry is prone to crisis and disaster which must be planned for and managed. The paper analyses the early reactions of Singapore Airlines to the crisis caused by the first fatal crash in the history of the main company within the context of crisis management theory. The accident is...

Author(s)
Henderson, J. C.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2003, 24, 3, pp 279-287
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Cover for Responding to the crises of 2001: the Australian experience.

This chapter reports on the findings of research undertaken in 2002 to investigate the impacts of three major crises on firms servicing Australia's tourism industry. These crises, which occurred in 2001, include the failure of the HIH Insurance Company, the World Trade Center terrorist attacks, and ...

Author(s)
Anderson, B.; Prideaux, B.; Brown, G.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930479)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

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.
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Improving tourism and hospitality service systems.

This chapter examines the service encounter i.e., those interactive aspects of services, where customers and contact staff consume and provide the service. The chapter also shows how crisis situations may be averted by skilled management and staff responses to difficulties experienced by clients. A ...

Author(s)
Laws, E.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851999956)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The purpose of this study is to analyse the impact of the September 11 terrorist attacks on the US air transport passenger demand. The article focuses on how soon and to what extent passenger traffic recovery will emerge from the September 11 terrorist attacks. After selecting ARIMA (0,1,1)(0,1,1)...

Author(s)
Lee, S. K.; Oh, C. O.; O'Leary, J. T.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2004, 9, 4, pp 355-361
Abstract

This paper looks at the Australian federal government's response to a series of disasters and crises that affected the Australian tourism industry in 2001 (the collapse of HIH Insurance, the September 11 terrorist attacks, and the collapse of Ansett airlines) and measures these impacts against the...

Author(s)
Prideaux, B.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2003, 15, 4, pp 281-298
Abstract

The case presented in this paper examines a decision-making dilemma faced by the chief executive of Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge (D&SNG) Railroad. The dilemma is whether or not to continue the operations of the coal-fired D&SNG trains connecting Durango and Silverton (Colorado, USA) ...

Author(s)
Leonard, E. C., Jr.; Cook, R. A.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Teaching in Travel & Tourism, 2003, 3, 3, pp 37-51
Abstract

This book is structured as a series of informed perspectives on tourist health and safety that synthesize current knowledge and provide a platform for management decisions. Its four sections cover traditional areas such as medical conditions and injuries (section 1), as well as the emerging...

Author(s)
Wilks, J.; Page, S J. .
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Managing tourist health and safety in the new millennium, 2003, pp xix + 247 pp.

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