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Hospitality, Travel & Tourism

  • Selling the Serengetiby Benjamin Gardner

    University of Georgia Press 2016; US$ 25.95

    Situating safari tourism within the discourses and practices of development, Selling the Serengeti examines the relationship between the Maasai people of northern Tanzania and the extraordinary influence of foreign-owned ecotourism and biggame- hunting companies. It looks at two major discourses and policies surrounding biodiversity conservation, the... more...

  • Chinese Consumers in a New Eraby Kam Hung; Xiang (Robert) Li

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00

    As a newcomer to tourism, China has amazed the world with its rapid growth of inbound, outbound, and domestic tourism. Tourists from the Greater China area (Mainland, Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan) are well positioned to change the world?s tourism landscape. Influence of China in the global tourism arena will be even more significant with the realization... more...

  • Chinese Outbound Tourism 2.0by Xiang (Robert) Li

    Apple Academic Press 2016; US$ 179.95

    Booming Mainland Chinese outbound travel is one of the most exciting phenomena in the world tourism industry?s recent history. From 2000 to 2010, Chinese outbound travel increased at a compounded annual rate of 18.5 percent, and it is forecasted that by 2020 China will generate approximately 100 million outbound trips a year, making China the fourth... more...

  • Dancing at the Fountain: In Conversation with World-leading Hoteliersby Conor Kenny

    Oak Tree Press 2016; US$ 19.00

    Dancing at the Fountain: In Conversation with World-leading Hoteliers is a unique book of conversations and interviews by Conor Kenny, a leading hotel and hospitality learning and development expert. The hoteliers interviewed in the book include: Kiaran MacDonald, The Savoy Hotel, London; Philippe Leboeuf, Mandarin Oriental, Paris; Nathalie Seiler-Hayez,... more...

  • Information and Communication Technologies in Tourism 2016by Alessandro Inversini; Roland Schegg

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 229.00

    The papers presented in this volume advance thestate-of-the-art research on digital marketing and social media, mobile computingand responsive web design, semantic technologies and recommender systems,augmented and virtual reality, electronic distribution and online travelreviews, MOOC and eLearning, eGovernment and sharing economy. This book coversthe... more...

  • e-Consumers in the Era of New Tourismby Erkan Sezgin

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 99.00

    This book focuses on the role of e-consumers and e-marketing in the era of new tourism. It addresses themes such as the tourism "prosumer" at work, the evolution of tourism services, the collaboration and co-creation, as well as the e-complaint behavior of e-consumers in tourism. It also discusses topics such as mobile marketing, gamification as a... more...

  • Exploring the Use and Impact of Travel Guidebooksby Victoria Peel; Anders Sørensen

    Channel View Publications 2016; US$ 35.00

    This volume provides the first comprehensive examination of travel guidebooks and their conceptualisation, use and impact. It challenges the current limited tourism research approaches to the topic, including the routinely held assumption that the internet has all but destroyed the printed guidebook. more...

  • Marketing National Parks for Sustainable Tourismby Stephen L. Wearing; Stephen Schweinsberg

    Channel View Publications 2016; US$ 35.00

    This book offers a comprehensive overview of the key principles and challenges involved in tourism marketing in a national park context. It provides a framework to apply marketing principles to inform practices and guide the sustainable management of national parks and protected areas. more...

  • Political Ecology of Tourismby Mary Mostafanezhad; Roger Norum; Eric J. Shelton; Anna Thompson-Carr

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Why has political ecology been assigned so little attention in tourism studies, despite its broad and critical interrogation of environment and politics? As the first full-length treatment of a political ecology of tourism, the collection addresses this lacuna and calls for the further establishment of this emerging interdisciplinary subfield. Drawing... more...

  • Storytelling-Case Archetype Decoding and Assignment Manual (SCADAM)by Arch G. Woodside; Suresh C. Sood

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2016; US$ 114.95

    Storytelling-Case Archetype Decoding and Assignment Manual reviews tourism and hospitality applications of Jung's work on archetypes in shaping behavior and unconscious/conscious thought. This book provides tools for confirming relevancy and falsifying incorrect archetype assignments of stories consumers and brands tell. more...