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  • Carbon Management in Tourismby Gossling Stefan

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 63.95

    Climate change is one of the single most important global environmental issues facing the world today and is emerging as a major topic in tourism studies. Tourism is one of the world’s largest industries; it both contributes to, and will be notably affected by, climate change. Given the emerging global legal frameworks to reduce emissions of greenhouse... more...

  • Destination Brandsby Nigel Morgan; Annette Pritchard; Roger Pride

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 61.95

    This textbook shows how cities, regions and countries adopt branding strategies similar to those of leading household brand names in an effort to differentiate themselves and emotionally connect with potential tourists. It asks whether tourist destinations get the reputations they deserve and uses topical case studies to discuss brand concepts... more...

  • The Tourism Encounterby Florence Babb

    Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 21.95

    This book considers the recent growth of tourism in transitional societies in Latin America and the Caribbean. Research in Cuba, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Peru reveals that tourism often takes up where social transformation leaves off and may even benefit from the formerly off-limits status of nations that have undergone periods of conflict or rebellion. more...

  • The Discovery of Tourism Economicsby Larry Dwyer

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 141.99

    This is a unique collection of personal histories of some of the world’s 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...

  • Georgia Travel Adventuresby Blair Howard

    Hunter Publishing 2010; US$ 7.99

    This book covers all the attractions of the state in depth, with practical touring information, contacts, maps and descriptions of the sights. Places to stay and eat run the gamut from luxury lodges to campsites, from roadside BBQ pits to fine restaurants. Transporation, festivals and concerts, shopping, crafts - all are included. Among the topics... more...

  • How can the film-induced tourism phenomenon be sustainably managed?by Noëlle O'Connor

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 199.00

    Film-induced tourism is the collective term used for the study of tourist visits to a destination or attraction as a result of the destination being featured on the cinema screen, DVD, television or on video. The film-induced tourism phenomenon is a relatively new field of study, and so as yet, it is not fully understood nor explored, which means that... more...

  • Der Einfluss des Internets auf Intermediäre im Tourismusby Dirk Tietz

    Deutscher Universitätsverlag 2007; US$ 51.74

    Vorwort In meiner Jugend und während des Studiums hat sich mein großes Interesse für alles entwickelt, was im Zusammenhang mit dem Thema Reisen steht. Duch die spätere Beratungstätigkeit für einen der führenden deutschen Reiseveranstalter konnte ich meine Leidenschaft auch aus Sicht des Reiseanbieters vertiefen. Die berufliche Beschäftigung mit der... more...

  • Bilaterale Unternehmenskooperationen im Tourismussektorby Nicolai Scherle

    Gabler Verlag 2007; US$ 61.15

    Vor dem Hintergrund fortschreitender Internationalisierungsprozesse entwickelt sich interkulturelle Kompetenz zu einem zentralen Wettbewerbsvorteil. Im Fokus der vorliegenden Studie steht der interkulturelle Kooperationsalltag in Unternehmen der Tourismusbranche. Dabei erhält der Leser Einblicke in die Komplexität grenzüberschreitender Interaktionen... more...

  • The Long Tail of Tourismby Alexis Papathanassis

    Gabler Verlag 2011; US$ 67.17

    The ‘long tail’ of holiday offerings implies dramatic shifts in the sector’s concentration levels and its competitive dynamics. In order to examine the applicability and validity of this scenario, a number of key holiday niches are examined in terms of their demand development, supplier landscapes, operational challenges and future potential. more...

  • Tourism Economicsby Álvaro Matias; Peter Nijkamp; Manuela Sarmento

    Physica-Verlag HD 2011; US$ 111.96

    The assessment of local, regional or national impacts of an influx of tourists – of different kind and origin – has in recent years become a new challenge for economics research in the tourism sector. There is a clear need to develop solid methodologies through which the socio-economic impacts of tourism can be assessed. Tourism impact assessment... more...