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Hospitality, Travel & Tourism

  • The Tourism Education Futures Initiativeby Darko Prebe?ac; Christian Schott; Pauline Sheldon

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    As the world faces many serious challenges informed, courageous and mindful leadership is needed for a better future. The Tourism Education Futures Initiative (TEFI) is the collective effort of a group of innovative, thoughtful and committed scholars and industry leaders seeking to provide vision, knowledge, and a framework for tourism education programs... more...

  • Mediating the Tourist Experienceby Caroline Scarles; Jo-Anne Lester

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Traditionally, tourism media has referred to the image of destinations constructed through media texts such as brochures and postcards, with increasing attention towards other mediascapes such as films and television. Yet, with prolific advancements in technologies of media communication, such traditional formats have experienced a shift in the productive... more...

  • Visitor Attractions and Eventsby Adi Weidenfeld; Richard Butler; Allan M. Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Both visitor attractions and events play pivotal roles in the appeal of tourism destination regions to visitors by virtue of being the main motivator of tourist trips and determining consumers? choices. However, more recently visitor attractions have become more multifaceted, have proliferated and fragmented in terms of form, location, scale and style,... more...

  • Consumer Behaviour in Tourismby Susan Horner; John Swarbrooke

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 63.95

    Now fully revised and updated, the third edition of this bestselling text provides students with a vital understanding of the nature of tourism and contemporary tourists behaviour in political, social and economic context and how this knowledge can be used to manage and market effectively in a variety of tourism sectors including: tourism operations,... more...

  • Reinventing the Local in Tourismby Antonio Paolo Russo; Greg Richards

    Channel View Publications 2016; US$ 40.00

    This book investigates the way localities are shaped and negotiated through tourism, and explores the emerging success of local peer-produced hospitality and tourism services which are transforming the tourist experience. It examines the rapidly developing field of peer-to-peer tourism and the way it is changing tourist destinations. more...

  • Narratives of Travel and Tourismby Tijana Rakic; Jacqueline Tivers

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Travel and tourism 'stories' have been told and recorded within every culture, in every period of oral and written history, and across the breadth of the fact/fiction continuum. Taking two broad themes as its starting point - travellers and their narratives, and place narratives in travel and tourism - the book has a deliberately wide scope, with different... more...

  • Design Leadershipby Raymond Turner

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 104.95

    The fundamental tenet of this Design Leadership book is that design is a commercial and social imperative and its management and leadership are integral parts of what can make business successful, government effective and society safer and more enjoyable for everyone. The text draws on Raymond Turner?s extensive experience and insights into the... more...

  • Places of the Imaginationby Stijn Reijnders

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Recent years have seen an explosive growth in the phenomenon of people visiting locations from popular novels, films or television series. Places of the Imagination presents a timely and insightful analysis of this form of media tourism, exploring the question of how best to explain the increasing popularity of media tourism within contemporary culture.... more...

  • Planning for Ethnic Tourismby Li Yang; Geoffrey Wall

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Ethnic tourism has emerged as a means that is employed by many countries to facilitate economic and cultural development and to assist in the preservation of ethnic heritage. However, while ethnic tourism has the potential to bring economic and social benefits it can also significantly impact traditional cultures, ways of life and the sense of identity... more...

  • Cruise Business Developmentby Alexis Papathanassis

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    Thisbook addresses innovation management and product development in the cruisetourism industry. It explains how experience management has evolved from astrictly company-level, product- or service-focused tactical task to anindustry-wide strategic challenge, and analyses the role of intangiblereputational aspects of cruise experiences, as well as peripheral... more...