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- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 59.95
Now in its third successful edition, The Economics of Leisure and Tourism has been fully revised and updated to cover all the latest issues and changes, and more. Essentially a real world text in applied economics, it explains the necessary economic theories from first principles and applies them to a range of leisure and tourism problems and issues... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 94.95
Presenting insights in the domains of hospitality, leisure, and tourism, this book provides a platform to galvanize thoughts on issues essential to professional practices from a global perspective. It also seeks to address the needs of those having interests in disseminating ideas, concepts and theories derived from scholarly investigations. more...
- CABI 2006; US$ 110.00
Wine regions are attracting increasing numbers of tourists through tours, wine festivals and winery, restaurant and cellar door experiences. Presenting applied research in wine tourism from Europe, North America, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand this book reviews the latest management and marketing strategies. more...
- CABI 2004; US$ 90.00
The family business is a global phenomenon, and is particularly prominent in tourism and hospitality. In many cases, the family business was developed for the purpose of facilitating personal and family goals. For example, in rural areas, farmers can use tourism as a way to generate additional income, thereby remaining in the area and retaining family... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00
An emerging hospitality studies focus among academics prioritizes the study of host and guest transactions as a key feature of hospitality research and publications. The papers in this e-book, guest edited by a leading researcher in the field, provide a flavor of some of the research themes that social science perspectives suggest. The study of host... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 64.95
Events of all types are produced every day for all manner of purposes, attracting all sorts of people. Creating and managing the environment in which these people will gather carries with it awesome responsibilities ? legal, ethical, and financial. To provide a safe and secure setting and to operate in a manner that ensures the hosting organizations... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 58.95
Providing a comprehensive, in-depth analysis of the international conference industry, Conferences and Conventions: a global industry second edition examines the industry's origins, structure, economics, career opportunities, and future development. It also explains its links with the wider tourism industry. Now in its second edition, it is packed... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 50.00
Practical tools and expert advice for professional event planners Before planning an event, there is much that must be done behind the scenes to make the event successful. Before any thought is even given to timing or location of the event, before the menus are selected and the decor designed, there are proposals to be written, fees and contracts... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 45.00
The world of event planning can be alluring and dangerous at once-exotic locales, wining and dining, and people traveling without their spouses. In such situations the line between business and pleasure blurs and the nature of relationships gets cloudy. With a thoughtless act or a less-than-tactful word, long-lasting business relationships can be ruined... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 45.00
Practical, prescriptive advice on successfully marketing your event planning business Recent years have been tough on the event planning industry. The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, economic downturns, wars, and SARS have all negatively impacted the business. There are fewer corporate dollars dedicated to travel budgets and special events,... more...