Filling a gap in the market, this new title approaches the field through a uniquely international angle, with increased emphasis on the impact of digital technology and supported by international case-studies.
An introductory text that gives its reader a strong understanding of the dimensions of tourism, the industries of which it is comprised, the issues that affect its success, and the management of its impact on destination economies, environments and communities.
This book offers a critical account of the historical evolution of tourism through the identification and discussion of key turning points. Based on these considerations, future turning points are identified and evaluated. The core findings of the book provide the first perspective on how the history of tourism will shape its future.
Over the years there has been a considerable interest in the cultural aspects of tourism such as the impacts of culture on tourism planning, development, management, and marketing. This title gives a coverage of cross-cultural issues and behavior in tourism. It illustrates how international cultural differences influence travel decision-making.
Suitable for students on higher education courses, this title examines the hospitality industry and the ways in which it operates. It examines the accommodation industry: hotels of all shapes and sizes, guesthouses, hospital services, residential care, hostels, and halls of residence. It also focuses on the foodservice industry.
A city of Canterbury, Kent is the county's greatest treasure, and its glorious cathedral is the first mature example of Gothic architecture in England. This book covers the exceptionally rich architecture of eastern Kent.
Informed tourism policies and plans require a critical appreciation of the historically complex and dynamic contexts in which public policy is developed and implemented, and of the impacts of public policy.
Walks students through the selection and application of research methods within Tourism. This title introduces the relevant language and theory of key methodologies and develops them using strategic literature review and the inclusion of international examples which relate directly to tourism.
This book offers information about how to promote and market tourism attractions for maximum results. It looks at different approaches, strategies, tools, and techniques marketers can use when promoting their organizations to the public.
From the most luxurious and historic - aboard the Orient Express - to the most futuristic - on the driverless trains of London's Docklands Light Railway - this title celebrates the treasures of Britain's railway heritage.
Finally there is a key concepts book in hospitality management available on the market! Tailored to your course structure and written with your needs in mind, as well as being international in its core (contributors from around the globe), this makes out for an excellent companion throughout your hospitality degree.
The only way to truly discover a city, they say, is on foot. Taking this to extremes, the author sets out to walk the entire length of the London Underground - overground - passing every station on the way. This title celebrates the sights, sounds and soul of the greatest city on earth.
How can Usain Bolt break his world record without running any faster? Why do high-jumpers use the Fosbury Flop? What's the best strategy for taking penalties in football? What statistical advantage do left-handed boxers have over their right-handed opponents? The author shows how maths can give us surprising insights into the world of sports.
Are contemporary art theorists and critics speaking a language that has lost its meaning? This book takes a linguistic approach to the key issues and shows that what have been considered problems of aesthetics and artistic justification often have their source in underlying linguistic assumptions.
Tourism as we know it is a surprisingly modern concept, both a product of modernity and a force helping to shape it. From the British Grand Tour in the sixteenth century to the onset of contemporary mass tourism, travel has played a crucial role in the rise of globalization and the development of the modern world.