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- CABI 2009; US$ 110.00
The part of the tourism industry which covers events, conventions and meetings is a substantial part of the global economy. This book examines the role of people who work in events, meetings and conventions by looking at the context in which they work, and presenting theories, perspectives underlying trends of employment in this sector. more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 39.95
What economic rules govern sports? How does the sports business differ from other businesses? Playbooks and Checkbooks takes a fascinating step-by-step look at the fundamental economic relationships shaping modern sports. Focusing on the ways that the sports business does and does not overlap with economics, the book uncovers the core paradox at... more...
- Taylor & Francis 2002; US$ 54.95
Wine tourism is a rapidly growing field of industry and academic interest with changes in the consumer markets in recent years, showing an enormous interest in 'experiential' travel. Wine Tourism Around the World is therefore an invaluable text for both students and practitioners alike and provides: * The first comprehensive introduction to wine tourism... more...
- Random House Australia 2010; US$ 16.26
What is it really like to work in a restaurant? What do chefs do when they are running out of the night's most popular dish? Do they really serve food that is on the turn? And how do they make it seem fresh? What happens to a restaurant when it gets a bad review?Australians are renowned for our passion for eating out and our cities boast some of the... more...
- Penguin Group US 2001; US$ 16.00
In his second in-depth foray into the world of professional cooking, Michael Ruhlman journeys into the heart of the profession. Observing the rigorous Certified Master Chef exam at the Culinary Institute of America, the most influential cooking school in the country, Ruhlman enters the lives and kitchens of rising star Michael Symon and renowned Thomas... more...
- Hodder Education 2011; US$ 43.18
A new edition of the cornerstone textbook for all hospitality and catering students, The Theory of Hospitality and Catering, 12th edition, is the only book that provides a complete overview of the hospitality and catering industry from commodity and science through delivery from the supplier, storage, preparation, production and final service to the... more...
- Channel View Publications 2010; US$ 49.95
Zoos are important and popular tourist attractions. Spread around the world, they are typically located in major cities, with visitation levels comparable to other major attractions. Nature-based attractions constructed in artificial settings, they face the challenge of trying to balance potentially conflicting aims of conservation, education and entertainment.... more...
- Transworld 2011; US$ 10.02
How does it feel to live and work in the world's most beautiful and luxurious tropical island resort, surrounded by white sandy beaches and aquamarine seas? How does it feel to be in the lap of luxury when you're thousands of miles from anywhere else? And when the guests are some of the richest and most demanding people in the world, where do you... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 67.95
The gay tourism industry—a progressive social force or a pull towards an oppressive status quo? The pink tourism dollar is now recognized as a highly profitable niche of the tourism market. Gay Tourism: Culture and Context critically investigates the emergence of a commercial gay tourism industry for male clients, the way it is organized, and how... more...