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- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 130.00
Travellers are now spoilt by choice of available holiday destinations. In today's crowded tourism market place, destination competitiveness demands an effective marketing organisation. Two themes underpin Destination Marketing Organisations . The first is the challenges associated with promoting multi-attributed destinations in dynamic and heterogeneous... more...
- International Monetary Fund 2014; US$ 9.00
The paper estimates the impact of macroeconomic supply- and demand-side determinants of tourism, one of the largest components of services exports globally, and the backbone of many smaller economies. It applies the gravity model to a large dataset comprising the full universe of bilateral tourism flows spanning over a decade. The results show that... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 110.00
This book aims to be a showcase for cutting edge research offering a high-edited selection of the best paper submitted to the 2006 tourism conference at the University of Surrey, which itself is a celebration of 40 years of tourism education at the University. The emphasis of the book is on contributions which offer new insights and approaches to tourism... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 134.95
This is a unique collection of personal histories of some of the worlds leading tourism economists, many of whom pioneered the field. It provides a culturally and geographically diverse set of autobiographies that reveal the wide range of personalities, passions, and peculiarities behind the authors choice of tourism as a specialization. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 47.95
Many countries have a rich tradition of domestic travel and holidaying which not only predates but exceeds mass international travel. This is particularly the case in Asia where recent economic prosperity and trends in globalization have not merely spurred, but continue to shape traditions in domestic tourism.This book is the first to address specifically... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95
For many in the West, Romania is synonymous with Count Dracula. Since the publication of Bram Stoker's famous novel in 1897 Transylvania (and by extension, Romania) has become inseparable in the Western imagination with Dracula, vampires and the supernatural. Moreover, since the late 1960s Western tourists have travelled to Transylvania on their own... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 40.00
Tourism is both a growth industry and the world's number one export earner. It is therefore no surprise that the role of tourism is increasingly gaining prominence in the debate over how we can move towards more sustainable patterns of development. An enormous literature has emerged on the three pillars of sustainable development - environment, culture... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 199.00
The topic of this ebook was particularly chosen because of the importance of ethical and sustainability issues and concerns related to the hospitality and tourism industry in China during the past 30 years. The authors from the worldwide locations such as the USA, UK, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, and Chinese mainland have contributed their... more...
- Wakefield Press 2011; US$ 13.99
Wheelchair traveller Ken Haley crosses the Continent the long way round - from Russia to Portugal via the Arctic - and finds that Europeans are an endangered species. At the stately pace of 2.4 km/h the author is not out to break too many speed records, and takes comfort in the self-delusion that the slower he goes, the more he sees. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95
The inherent mobility of tourists and consequent relative ephemerality of contact between the visitor and the visited tourism phenomenon have specific characteristics that challenge the usual fieldwork practices of the social and physical sciences. Such conditions create specific concerns for the tourism researcher in terms of their positionality,... more...