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  • Event Designby Greg Richards; LÚnia Marques; Karen Mein

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 136.00

    Events are becoming more complex as their range of functions grows, as meeting places, creative spaces, economic catalysts, social drivers, community builders, image makers, business forums and network nodes. Effective design can produce more successful business models that can help to sustain cultural and sporting activities even in difficult economic... more...

  • Human Resource Management for the Event Industryby Lynn Van Der Wagen; Lauren White

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 61.95

    Human Resource Management for Events still remains the only text to introduce students to the unique application of HR principles in the context of a highly complex event environment. Linking theory, research and application it looks at the purpose and processes of managing such a sizable & varied workforce in a highly pressured environment through... more...

  • A Hospitable World?by David Jordhus-Lier; Anders Underthun

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    The hospitality and tourism sector is a large and rapidly expanding industry worldwide, and can rightfully be described as a vehicle of globalisation. Hotels are among the cornerstones of the industry often drawing workers from the most vulnerable segments of multicultural labour markets, accommodating and entertaining tourists and business travelers... more...

  • Advances in Hospitality and Leisure, Volume 1by Joseph S Chen

    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...

  • Global Wine Tourismby J. Carlsen; S. Charters

    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...

  • The Family Business in Tourism and Hospitalityby D. Getz; J. Carlsen; A. Morrison

    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...

  • Studying hospitality - Beyond the Envelopeby Conrad Lashley

    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...

  • Risk Management for Meetings and Eventsby Julia Rutherford Silvers

    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...

  • The Business of Event Planningby Judy Allen

    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...

  • Event Planning Ethics and Etiquetteby Judy Allen

    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...