Trends In European Tourism Planning And Organisation

Author: Carlos Costa
Publisher: Channel View Publications
ISBN: 184541411X
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Trends In European Tourism Planning And Organisation from the Author: Carlos Costa. Written by leading international tourism researchers, this book examines the key trends in European tourism planning and organisation. It introduces a theoretical framework to tourism planning and organisation using a procedural and structural approach. It also identifies leading and emerging practices and offers a new vision for European tourism planning.

European Tourism Planning And Organisation Systems

Author: Carlos Costa
Publisher: Channel View Publications
ISBN: 1845414330
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European Tourism Planning And Organisation Systems from the Author: Carlos Costa. This book provides a systematic, country-by-country analysis of tourism policy, planning and organisation in the EU. It applies a conceptual framework to offer a new critical approach to comparative policy analysis in tourism in the EU.

Tourism In The New Europe

Author: Derek R. Hall
Publisher: CABI
ISBN: 1845931173
Size: 49.24 MB
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Tourism In The New Europe from the Author: Derek R. Hall. This book examines the implications of EU enlargement for tourism in the region. It provides a country-by-country examination of each of the new member states, in terms of their current patterns and trends of tourism development and the impacts of EU accession on them. Topics include: historical trajectories of the European tourism development process, new structural and geographical patterns of European tourism, the politics of EU enlargement and implications for tourism policy, regional, national and local economic development trends, social and cultural implications of transition and accession, tourism education in the new Europe, and the marketing and re-branding of accession countries.

Strategic Management For Tourism Communities

Author: Prof. Peter E. Murphy
Publisher: Channel View Publications
ISBN: 1845413229
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Strategic Management For Tourism Communities from the Author: Prof. Peter E. Murphy. Tourism, with its wide-ranging impact, needs to be managed effectively – but how? This book advocates taking a business approach to tourism that encourages greater collaboration between stakeholders in the practical assessment of tourism options. The approach places key business management functions and stakeholders at the forefront of tourism initiatives. The business management functions of planning, organising, leadership and control are the filters through which tourism opportunities are viewed, while the stakeholder groups of customers, residents, industry and government set the agenda for appropriate tourism development. Tourist destinations must engage in realistic assessments of their abilities to meet the needs and expectations of tourism stakeholders and then act on these assessments so their goals and objectives can be achieved. A new model for bridging stakeholder gaps is presented as a template for how communities can understand and make the most of their tourism resources. The Bridging Tourism Gaps Model is a practical tool to help destinations focus on the important factors in developing and maintaining tourism as a beneficial and vital part of their communities. This book builds on the success of Tourism: A Community Approach and the subsequent tourism planning experiences of both authors to advance strategic planning in tourism.

New Challenges In Recreation And Tourism Planning

Author: H. N. van Lier
Publisher: Elsevier Science Limited
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New Challenges In Recreation And Tourism Planning from the Author: H. N. van Lier. This book puts forth new challenges and new methods for the planning of outdoor recreation and tourism. The first two chapters offer a description of the problems which the public and the private sectors are facing. Following chapters deal with several aspects of the problems, including trends and changes in outdoor recreation and tourism, previous policies of planning for recreation and tourism, shortcomings in policies and actions, and new approaches in several countries, such as the United States, France, Switzerland and The Netherlands. Finally, the book gives examples of new methods and approaches for the planning of outdoor recreation and tourism. These methods are demonstrated with specific areas or projects from the aforementioned countries. This book will be invaluable to all those who bear the responsibility of providing human beings with possibilities and facilities to spend their free time in their own desired way, namely landscape and urban planners, conservationists, and landscape ecologists.

Tourism And Politics

Author: Peter M. Burns
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 008045075X
Size: 75.66 MB
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Tourism And Politics from the Author: Peter M. Burns. Tourism and Politics aims to disseminate ideas on the critical discourse of tourism and tourists as they relate to politics, through a series of case studies from around the world written by specialists with an emphasis on linking theory to practice. That tourism is a profoundly important economic sector for most countries and regions of the world is widely accepted, even if some of the detail remains controversial. However, as tourism matures as a subject, the theories underpinning it necessarily need to be more sophisticated; tourism cannot be simply 'read' as a business proposition with a series of impacts. Wider questions of politics, power and identity need to be articulated, investigated and answered. While the making and consuming of tourism takes place within complex political milieux with multiple stakeholders competing for benefit, the implications are not fully understood. Literature on tourism and politics is surprisingly limited. This book will make a substantial contribution to the theoretical framework of tourism. *Examines the intersection between tourism, tourists, and politics *Uses international case studies to link theory to practice *Adopts a critical perspective and contributes to the theoretical framework of tourism

Cross Cultural Behaviour In Tourism

Author: Yvette Reisinger
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0750656689
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Cross Cultural Behaviour In Tourism from the Author: Yvette Reisinger. Cross-Cultural Behaviour in Tourism: Concepts and Analysis is important reading for those in the following areas of industry: * Tourism: illustrates the importance of cultural background in the tourist experience and how it is a major determinant in repeat visitation * Marketing: provides an understanding of the cultural background of a destination that is vital when formulating successful marketing strategies * Management: provides valuable examples on how cultures influence tourist behaviour and decision-making, helping managers to develop cross-cultural skills and deal with tourists from diverse cultural backgrounds Tourism is a service industry where people from different nationalities meet. In today's international marketplace it is imperative that those in the industry understand the influence of national cultures on their consumers in order to compete successfully for a market share. The book is accompanied by online resources which can be found at www.bh.com/companions/0750656689. These resources include an account of Hypothesis Testing, together with a detailed glossary and a comprehensive reference list of relevant materials. * Illustrates the importance of cultural background in the tourist experience. * Shows how to understand this background to achieve successful marketing and increased. profits * Provides statistical and analytical tools and explains how to use them to analyse this vital cross cultural behaviour.

Network Analysis And Tourism

Author: Noel Scott
Publisher: Channel View Publications
ISBN: 1845413105
Size: 80.84 MB
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Network Analysis And Tourism from the Author: Noel Scott. This book aims to provide a comprehensive review of the contribution of network analysis to the understanding of tourism destinations and organizations. Theoretical and methodological aspects are discussed along with a series of applications. While this is a relatively new approach in the tourism literature, in other social and natural sciences network analysis has a long tradition and has provided important insights for the knowledge of the structure and the dynamics of many complex systems. The study of network structures, both from a quantitative and qualitative point of view, can deliver a number of useful outcomes also for the analysis of tourism destinations and organizations.