Tourism And Culture In The Age Of Innovation

Author: Vicky Katsoni
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319275283
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Tourism And Culture In The Age Of Innovation from the Author: Vicky Katsoni. This book focuses on cultural tourism as it develops into the second decade of the new millennium. It presents recent hospitality and tourism research findings from various sources, including academic researchers and scholars, industry professionals, government and quasi-government officials, and other key industry practitioners. It discusses the latest tourism industry trends and identifies gaps in the research from a pragmatic and applied perspective. It includes specific chapters on innovation in tourism, the virtual visitor, cross-cultural visions of digital collections, heritage and museum management in the digital era, cultural and digital tourism policy, marketing and governance, social media, emerging technologies and e-tourism and many other topics of contemporary significance in global hospitality and tourism. The book is edited in collaboration with the International Association of Cultural and Digital Tourism (IACuDiT) and includes the proceedings of the Second International Conference on Cultural and Digital Tourism.

Innovative Approaches To Tourism And Leisure

Author: Vicky Katsoni
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319676032
Size: 65.42 MB
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Innovative Approaches To Tourism And Leisure from the Author: Vicky Katsoni. This book examines the many ways in which innovative technologies represent a powerful development tool for the tourism and leisure sector and presents novel strategies based on these technologies that foster sustainable tourism management and promote sustainable destinations. The aim is to elucidate the ways in which ICTs can be used to create a high-quality experience for citizens and visitors while ensuring the wise, ecologically sound management of human and natural resources. Attention is also focused on the globalized environment in which these advances are occurring, and on the impacts of broader social, economic, and political forces in transforming our understanding of "tourism" in the era of online devices. The book is based on the proceedings of the Fourth International Conference of the International Association of Cultural and Digital Tourism (IACuDiT) and is edited in collaboration with IACuDiT. It will have broad appeal to professionals from academia, industry, government, and other organizations who wish to learn about the latest perspectives in the fields of tourism, travel, hospitality, culture and heritage, leisure, and sports within the context of a knowledge society and smart economy.

The Management Of Tourism

Author: Lesley Pender
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1848605277
Size: 77.20 MB
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The Management Of Tourism from the Author: Lesley Pender. The Management of Tourism considers and applies management concepts, philosophies and practices to the business of tourism. The book goes beyond a conceptual discussion of tourism, to cover management perspectives both in operational and strategic terms. It has been written to provide students with an understanding of the fundamental business management aspects of tourism, together with the specific techniques required for successful management of the variety of tourism businesses. The text places the management of tourism in a structured framework, ordered around four principal themes: - Managing the Tourism System - Managing Tourism Businesses - Managing Tourism in its Environment - Contemporary Issues in Tourism Management Each chapter is written by an acknowledged subject specialist, and highlights current challenges and appropriate management responses to its particular arena. At the same time, each chapter also includes an illustrative case study, and provides suggestions for further reading that offers a more general perspective.

Tourism Culture And Heritage In A Smart Economy

Author: Vicky Katsoni
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319477323
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Tourism Culture And Heritage In A Smart Economy from the Author: Vicky Katsoni. 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, film tourism, dark tourism, sports tourism, and wine tourism. Emphasis is placed on the importance of the smart destinations concept and a knowledge economy driven by innovation, creativity, and entrepreneurship. New modes of tourism management are described, and tourism products, services, and strategies for the stimulation of economic innovation and promotion of knowledge transfer are outlined. The potential of diverse emerging ICTs in this context is clearly explained, covering location-based services, internet of things, smart cities, mobile services, gamification, digital collections and the virtual visitor, social media, social networking, and augmented reality. The book is edited in collaboration with the International Association of Cultural and Digital Tourism (IACuDiT) and includes the proceedings of the Third International Conference on Cultural and Digital Tourism.

Der Weg Des K Nstlers

Author: Julia Cameron
Publisher: Knaur MensSana eBook
ISBN: 3426422220
Size: 10.62 MB
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Der Weg Des K Nstlers from the Author: Julia Cameron. Die eigene Kreativität mit dem völlig neu überarbeiteten Bestseller entdecken: Das 12-Wochen-Programm von Julia Cameron führt Sie auf eine Entdeckungsreise zur eigenen Kreativität. Lernen Sie alle Hindernisse wie Ängste und Abhängigkeiten beiseite zu räumen und befreien Sie so Ihr kreatives Potenzial. Gestalten Sie Ihr Leben reicher, lebendiger und erfüllter. Die Autorin besitzt die Weisheit und Authentizität derjenigen, die das, was sie lehren, selbst intensiv durchlebt haben.

City Tourism Culture

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Publisher: World Tourism Organization Publications
ISBN: 9789284407798
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City Tourism Culture from the Author: . This study, commissioned by the World Tourism Organization and the European Travel Commission, focuses on city and city-based cultural tourism which has become increasingly important for national city tourism organizations and institutions in Europe. The study itself, aims to increase knowledge on cultural city trips for the members of the ETC, (representing National Tourist Organizations in 33 European countries), city tourist offices, and WTO members. The study offers a conceptual framework that can be used for marketing, communication and product development purposes.

The General History Of Chinese Tourism Culture

Author: Yong Ma
Publisher: World Scientific
ISBN: 193836841X
Size: 70.62 MB
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The General History Of Chinese Tourism Culture from the Author: Yong Ma. This book is the first book on the history of Chinese traveling culture. It reviewed the history of Chinese traveling culture, and revealed the cultural significance of China's traveling phenomena and the underlying principles of its changing traveling culture.It has the following features: First, it divided the history of Chinese traveling culture into six periods to create a system to explain the phenomena and changes of traveling culture. Second, it emphasized the significance of travelers in traveling culture, and revealed the influence of zeitgeist on traveling culture. Third, it explained phenomena through investigations of the artifacts, institutions, behaviors and attitudes of traveling culture, and the dynamic interactions between the subjects, objects and media in traveling. Fourth, it expanded the theory of traveling by building upon extant ideas.Published by SCPG Publishing Corporation and distributed by World Scientific for all markets except China

Future Communication Information And Computer Science

Author: Dawei Zheng
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1315752298
Size: 64.20 MB
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Future Communication Information And Computer Science from the Author: Dawei Zheng. The 2014 International Conference on Future Communication, Information and Computer Science (FCICS 2014) was held May 22-23, 2014 in Beijing, China. The objective of FCICS 2014 was to provide a platform for researchers, engineers and academics as well as industrial professionals from all over the world to present their research results and development activities in Computer, Network and Information Technology and Communication Engineering. This conference provided opportunities for the delegates to exchange new ideas and application experiences face to face, to establish business or research relations and to find global partners for future collaboration. The program consisted of invited sessions, technical workshops and discussions with eminent speakers, and contributions to this proceedings volume cover a wide range of topics in Computer, Network and Information Technology and Communication Engineering.