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The Business of Tourism
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This book is an essential text for students of tourism management or travel and tourism. The historical context is combined with background theory and research, plus up-to-date international case studies. It examines in detail the tourism product, its impacts and the nature of the tourist, to provide the reader with a comprehensive understanding of the management of this important global industry. The result is a practical and relevant text for any student wishing to work in one of the many diverse sectors of the tourism industry.
Throughout the text, the 'Future Issues' are considered to offer some predictions of how things may change in the industry.
In-depth case studies drawing together experiences of the industry from around the world are used to explore key tourism issues.
Completely updated to cover some key and emerging industry topics including sex tourism, sports tourism, travel technology and events tourism.
Chris Holloway is former Professor of Tourism Management at Bristol Business School, University of West of England. Previously, he held management positions in passenger shipping, tour operating and retail travel in both the USA and the UK.
Claire Humphreys is a Principal Lecturer at the University of Westminster. She has experience working in and researching different aspects of the tourism industry and is particularly interested in tourist consumer behaviour.
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Preface to the tenth edition xii
List of abbreviations xiii
Defining and analysing tourism and its impacts 1
1 An introduction to tourism 2
2 The development and growth of tourism up to the mid-twentieth century 21
3 The era of popular tourism: 1950 to the twenty-first century 51
4 The demand for tourism 71
5 The economic impacts of tourism 103
6 The socio-cultural impacts of tourism 133
7 The environmental impacts of tourism 157
The travel and tourism product 191
8 The structure and organisation of the travel and tourism industry 192
9 Tourist destinations 211
10 Tourist attractions 265
11 Business tourism 318
12 The hospitality sector: accommodation and catering services 346
13 Tourist transport by air 390
14 Tourist transport by water 449
15 Tourist transport on land 498
Intermediaries in the provision of travel and tourism services 533
16 The management of visitors 534
17 The structure and role of the public sector in tourism 558
18 Tour operating 592
19 Selling and distributing travel and tourism 649
20 Ancillary tourism services 686
Case studies 707
1 Sightseeing and river cruises 708
2 Golf tourism and Myrtle Beach, USA 716
3 European Tourism Association 721
4 Sex tourism 727
5 Coaching holidays: Cooks Coaches 731
6 ExCeL Exhibition Centre and London International Convention Centre 739
7 Mobile technology 746
8 The Canterbury Tales 753