A Modern Guide to Tourism Economics

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A Modern Guide to Tourism Economics

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This Modern Guide captures the evolution of foundational tenets, theories, frameworks and models that buttressed tourism economics into an evolving discipline, shining light on both new and old approaches. It systematically examines current and future trends and issues related to new economic perspectives, consolidating the notion of tourism economics as a discipline.



Chapters delve into the theoretical underpinnings of specific topics within the field, providing a range of examples of how to leverage economic theories to better understand, manage, and promote tourism activities to different stakeholders. Offering a kaleidoscope of economic perspectives, the Modern Guide looks at tourism economics from trade theory, choice theory, behavioural economics, public choice, institutional economics, environmental economics, developmental economics, cultural economics and more, with each chapter ending with insights into future research and directions.



Written in an accessible style, this will be an invigorating read for hospitality and tourism management scholars, as well as tourism geographies, tourism marketing and sustainable tourism students. It will also be a useful tool for tourism economists and applied economists looking for a wide range of perspectives on the topic.

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