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  • Benchmarking in Tourism and Hospitality Industriesby K.W. Wober

    CABI 2002; US$ 120.00

    Benchmarking is a buzzword of the 1990s that desribes a method for comparing different companies, by measuring various data, performance and goals. This book focuses on the methodological aspects of the right selection of benchmarking partners. more...

  • Tourism in Western Europeby R. Voase

    CABI 2001; US$ 80.00

    The 1980s and 1990s have seen a proliferation of the term ''tourist'' destination. There is a shift from ''old'' to ''new'' tourism. These case histories examine these issues. The book is divided into three sections, dealing with political, economic and sociocultural reasons for change. more...

  • Monitoring for a Sustainable Tourism Transitionby G. Miller and L. Twining Ward

    CABI 2005; US$ 50.00

    Sustainable tourism is not a static target, but a dynamic process of change, a transition. This book considers how monitoring using indicators can assist tourism to make such a sustainability transition. It encourages the reader to view tourism from a broad, interdisciplinary perspective and draws on material from a wide range of sources including... more...

  • Tourism Behaviourby R. March; A.G. Woodside

    CABI 2005; US$ 100.00

    Consumers' planned behavior is often very different to what is actually consumed. Consumer plans can relate to four behaviors: planned and done (deliberate strategies); and unplanned and not done (unused strategies). This book examines alternative theories and the empirical testing of trade-offs we make in life among work, travel, and personal maintenance... more...

  • Tourism, Consumption and Representationby K. Meethan; A. Anderson; S. Miles

    CABI 2006; US$ 100.00

    This book addresses the practices of consumption in tourism, a major theme in the sociology of tourism. To date, most tourism analysis has tended to concentrate on the production of tourist space, and assume that tourism consumption simply mirrors the intentions of the producers. more...

  • Prospects for Polar Tourismby J. Snyder; B. Stonehouse

    CABI 2007; US$ 120.00

    This is one of the first books to account for the emergence of transfrontier conservation in Africa against international experiences in bioregional planning. more...

  • Understanding Western Tourists in Developing Countriesby T. van Egmond

    CABI 2007; US$ 99.90

    Developing countries are increasingly reliant on tourism to generate income. To do this successfully it is critical for them to have an understanding of the tourist phenomenon. This book provides an overview of 'West-South' tourism, reviewing and evaluating theoretical perspectives as well as empirical studies of organized tours, and backpackers. more...

  • Vacation Decision-Makingby A. Decrop

    CABI 2006; US$ 90.00

    This book explores the complex decision-making processes involved in choosing and buying tourism products and services. It combines a theoretical overview of the basics of tourist behavior and decision-making, with the results of an in-depth qualitative study of vacationers. more...

  • Growing Olderby I. Patterson

    CABI 2006; US$ 100.00

    Drawing on the latest research this book examines the tourism and leisure needs of older people. Chapters review the particular behaviors, characteristics and special requirements of the senior market and provide examples of good practice and service provision. more...

  • Tourism in the New Europeby D. Hall; B. Marcciszewska; M. Smith

    CABI 2006; US$ 70.00

    This book examines the implications of EU enlargement for tourism in the region. It provides a country-by-country examination of each of the new member states, in terms of their current patterns and trends of tourism development and the impacts of EU accession on them. more...