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Resort Destinations

1st Edition

By Bruce Prideaux


328 pages

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Paperback: 9780750657532
pub: 2009-04-29
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pub: 2009-06-04
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Destination management and resort development and planning are strong core areas in the final year of most undergraduate degrees and a popular area of study at postgraduate level.

Using original case studies based on his own research, Resort Destinations uses examples from Australia's Gold Coast, Britain's Brighton, USA's Las Vegas, as well as Hong Kong, New Zealand and the Caribbean.

Table of Contents

The resort destination setting - The historical setting; Definitions: exploring the literature; Geographical context; Economic perspectives; The human element; Resort destination dynamics - Planning issues; Sustainability; Resort destination marketing; Management; Infrastructure issues; Examples of resort destination types - Resort destination development in developing nations; Mountain resort destinations; Resort destinations in isolated locations; City resort destinations; Island resort destinations; The future of resort destinations - Threats; The future of resort destinations

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries / Hospitality, Travel & Tourism