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Hospitality, Travel & Tourism

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  • Safety and Security in Tourismby Noel Scott; Eric Laws; Bruce Prideaux

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Natural disasters, wars and conflicts, epidemics, and other major crises can devastate a tourism service or destination. Though there is extensive literature and research on preparation and coping with tourism crises, there is a gap in information on how to best market and recover from the destruction of caused to tourism businesses and destinations.... more...

  • Making Leisure Workby Brian Lonsway

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Contemporary architecture of theme-based design is examined in this book, leading to a new understanding of architecture's role in the increasingly diversified consumer environment. It explores the ?Experience Economy? to reveal how everyday environments strategically and opportunistically blur our leisure, work, and personal life experiences. Considering... more...

  • The Role of the Hospitality Industry in the Lives of Individuals and Familiesby Pamela R Cummings; Francis A Kwansa; Marvin B Sussman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 63.95

    The Role of the Hospitality Industry in the Lives of Individuals and Families explores the evolution of the hospitality industry and the relationships between hospitality providers, their families, and the guests they serve. Focusing on the human aspect of the business, this text will give hospitality providers a better understanding of the human relations... more...

  • Event Portfolio Planning and Managementby Vassilios Ziakas

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Cities and regions around the world increasingly capitalize on a series of events aimed at optimizing their reach and outcomes. How then can a series of different events be developed and harnessed? What are the conditions and the means by which synergies and collaboration among different events and their stakeholders can be fostered? This book for... more...

  • Tourism and the Millennium Development Goalsby Jarkko Saarinen; Christian M. Rogerson; Haretsebe Manwa

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    In 2000 United Nations adopted the Millennium Development Goals (UN MDGs), committing the member nations to a new global partnership to reduce extreme poverty and setting out a series of specific targets with a deadline of 2015. Related to the UN MDGs, tourism is increasingly seen as a promising tool for poverty reduction, ensuring environmental sustainability... more...

  • The Consuming Geographies of Foodby Hillary J. Shaw

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    The consumption and distribution of food, as well as its production, has become a major public policy issue over the past few decades; what we eat is no longer merely a private matter but carries significant externalities for wider society.  Its increasing significance within the public arena implies a dissonance regarding the boundaries of food;... more...

  • Tourism, Regional Development and Public Policyby Nese Kumral; A Özlem Önder

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    The tourism industry, as one of the main drivers of creative economy, gains more importance in growth policies both at national and regional levels. However traditional tourism destinations now face a more competitive environment, for an increased number of possible destinations have emerged. This environment is further deepened by an increase in... more...

  • Contemporary Perspectives on China Tourismby Honggen Xiao

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Contemporary Perspectives on China Tourism is an innovative and engaging collection which presents unique approaches and critical insights into the policy, development and management practices of tourism and hospitality in modern China. This volume consists of nine independent research reports overarching the consequences of tourism from economic,... more...

  • Tourism in Central Asiaby Kemal Kantarci; Muzaffer Uysal; Vincent P. Magnini

    Apple Academic Press 2014; US$ 149.95

    This book will be a major resource for all academic researchers and practitioners interested in issues dealing with the development of tourism, its potential and challenges, and policy and regulatory issues in the Central Asian countries of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan. These countries are gaining more attention... more...

  • Tourism and Cricketby Tom Baum; Richard Butler

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 25.00

    This book is the first to focus on the relationship between tourism and cricket. The pattern of cricket as a sport and as a tourist attraction is highly dynamic. This volume examines how cricket as a participant and spectator sport generates diverse tourism to both major and peripheral locations. It looks at the ways in which cricket's extended duration... more...