The book provides a comprehensive discussion of the latest knowledge in the field of tourism and climate change. It is aimed at tourism practitioners and those with an academic interest in the fields of tourism management and climate change mitigation, adaptation and policy.
David Seabrook takes the reader on an exploration of the coast towns of Thanet and the Medway. He fuses his observation of these depressing landscapes with literary and historical associations that seem through his eyes more like bad dreams than heritage advertisements for the local tourist board.
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.
This work examines key concepts and emphasises primary themes of tourism planning. It examines the forces which drive planning, and how tourism is integrated into existing social, economic, natural, business and political environments.
Inspired by a temple astrologer (who had accurately predicted his marriage and the birth of his two daughters), the author travelled on a magical journey through south-east India. This title is a mixture of history and travelogue, and a portrait of India - past, present and future.
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.
A collection of travel writing, which will act as a focus for the Oxfam Bookfest in 2011. It features stories from twenty-five travel writers, including Michael Palin, Paul Theroux, Sara Wheeler, William Dalrymple, Patrick Leigh Fermor, Lloyd Jones, Rory Stewart, Jan Morris, Dervla Murphy, Rory MacLean, and others.
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.