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  • International Spa Managementby Sarah Rawlinson; Tim Heap

    Goodfellow Publishers Ltd 2017; US$ 56.00

    a sound and though guide for all future spa managers looking at all aspects on the successful running of a spa facility. Divided into four parts it discusses the following:?The spa industry?The spa consumer?The business of spas?Future directions more...

  • Tourism, Culture and Heritage in a Smart Economyby Vicky Katsoni; Amitabh Upadhya; Anastasia Stratigea

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 137.40

    This book explores the ways in which information and communication technologies (ICTs) offer a powerful tool for the development of smart tourism. Numerous examples are presented from across the entire spectrum of cultural and heritage tourism, including art, innovations in museum interpretation and collections management, cross-cultural visions, gastronomy,... more...

  • Sport, Events, Tourism and Regenerationby Nicholas Wise; John Harris

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Investments in sport, events and tourism in cities and wider regions are part of nascent regeneration strategies linked to transitioning economic bases and place images. While it is important to consider physical regeneration, there is a range of subsequent benefits and opportunities brought about through regeneration that considers social impacts,... more...

  • Changing Trends in Japan's Employment and Leisure Activitiesby Fred R. Schumann

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 73.98

    This book reviews employment and leisure trends in Japan from the post-war era to the present. In addition, it also examines how these trends will affect tourism destinations and businesses that rely heavily on Japanese overseas tourism. Topics that are of particular interest to readers include the most current Japanese employment and leisure data... more...

  • The Complexity Turnby Arch G. Woodside

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 105.69

    This book takes the reader beyond net effects and main and interaction effects thinking and methods. Complexity theory includes the tenet that recipes are more important than ingredients?any one antecedent (X) condition is insufficient for a consistent outcome (Y) (e.g., success or failure) even though the presence of certain antecedents may be necessary.... more...

  • Tourism Marketing for Cities and Townsby Bonita Kolb

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 59.95

    Understanding how places, particularly cities and towns, are marketed to and consumed by tourists, is vital to anyone working in the tourism industry. By creating and promoting a unique branded destination, the successful marketer can attract new visitors to their city or tourism attraction. With the rise of social media, there is even more scope... more...

  • Managing the Paralympicsby Simon Darcy; Stephen Frawley; Daryl Adair

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; Not Available

    This book critically examines the planning, management, and operations of the world?s premier event for Para sport athletes. Noting a lack of research into how these games are planned and managed, the authors of this contributed volume discuss how the Paralympics are essentially different to the Olympics and what this means for their management. ... more...

  • Plunkett's Entertainment & Media Industry Almanac 2017by Jack W. Plunkett

    Plunkett Research, Ltd. 2017; US$ 349.99

    PLUNKETT'S ENTERTAINMENT & MEDIA INDUSTRY ALMANAC 2017 Key Findings: •Plunkett Research lists top 400 companies in Entertainment & Media and names top trends changing the industry for the mid term. Key Features: •Industry trends analysis, market data and competitive intelligence •Market forecasts and Industry Statistics •Industry... more...

  • A Multi-Industrial Linkages Approach to Cluster Building in East Asiaby Akifumi Kuchiki; Tetsuo Mizobe; Toshitaka Gokan

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 105.69

    This book proposes measures to promote regional industrial development in East Asia from the perspective of three industries: agriculture, food, and tourism. The authors argue that for regional agriculture to develop, collaboration with the food industry is essential. Further, by linking tourism, economic collaboration between the three industries... more...

  • Handbook of Teaching and Learning in Tourismby Pierre Benckendorff; Anita Zehrer

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2017; US$ 60.00

    This comprehensive Handbook provides an international perspective on contemporary issues and future directions in teaching and learning in tourism. Key topics include assurance of learning, development of skills, learning in the field, work integrated learning, sustainability and critical studies, internationalisation, technology enabled learning,... more...