E-books: Tourism, Hospitality and Events

  • Tourism and Economic Development: Case Studies from the Indian Ocean Region book cover

    Tourism and Economic Development

    Case Studies from the Indian Ocean Region

    Edited by R.N. Ghosh, M.A.B. Siddique

    Tourism has increasingly become a vital element in the economic development of the Indian Ocean region. This volume brings together leading tourism and economics experts from the region to discuss the wide range of problems and issues raised by the increasing significance of tourism such as:…

    eBook – 2017-09-08
    New Directions in Tourism Analysis

  • Maritime Clusters and the Ocean Economy: An Integrated Approach to Managing Coastal and Marine Space book cover

    Maritime Clusters and the Ocean Economy

    An Integrated Approach to Managing Coastal and Marine Space

    By Peter B. Myles

    Over the last decade the concept of clustering has become a central idea for analyzing the competitiveness of nations, industries and firms. This book shows how the cluster concept can be usefully applied to the study of maritime activities.  Such activities, including shipping,…

    eBook – 2017-09-07
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Risk and Hazard Management for Festivals and Events book cover

    Risk and Hazard Management for Festivals and Events

    By Peter Wynn-Moylan

    Events of all types are produced every day for all manner of purposes, attracting all sorts of people. To provide a safe and secure setting in which people gather is imperative. Event risk and hazard management must be fully integrated into all event plans and throughout the event management…

    eBook – 2017-09-07

  • Lifelong Learning for Tourism: Concepts, Policy and Implementation book cover

    Lifelong Learning for Tourism

    Concepts, Policy and Implementation

    Edited by Violet V. Cuffy, David Airey, Georgios C. Papageorgiou

    Since the middle of the last century tourism has demonstrated almost continual growth, with international tourist arrivals now recorded in excess of one billion per annum. Given the global socio-economic significance of tourism, it is imperative to develop educational opportunities for those…

    eBook – 2017-09-07
    Advances in Tourism

  • Authentic and Inauthentic Places in Tourism: From Heritage Sites to Theme Parks book cover

    Authentic and Inauthentic Places in Tourism

    From Heritage Sites to Theme Parks

    By Jane Lovell, Chris Bull

    With the rise of post-truth and fake news, a thorough examination of authenticity has never been so relevant. This book explores the geography of authenticity, investigating a wide variety of places used by tourists. Not only does it assess what might be described as the more traditional objects…

    eBook – 2017-09-05
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Tourism Marketing: A Strategic Approach book cover

    Tourism Marketing

    A Strategic Approach

    Edited by Nilanjan Ray, Dilip Kumar Das, Raj Kumar

    Tourism Marketing: A Strategic Approach presents a variety of practical application tools, skills, practices, models, approaches, and strategies that are proving themselves effective in tourism marketing. The volume considers overall infrastructure, socioeconomic conditions, and modern tourism…

    eBook – 2017-09-01
    Apple Academic Press

  • Corporate Finance: The Basics book cover

    Corporate Finance: The Basics

    By Terence C.M. Tse

    Corporate Finance: The Basics is a concise introduction to the inner workings of finance at the company level. It aims to take the fear out of corporate finance and add the fun in, presenting the subject in a way that is simple to grasp and easy to digest. Its aim is to explain – and demystify –…

    eBook – 2017-08-31
    The Basics

  • The Indian Hospitality Industry: Dynamics and Future Trends book cover

    The Indian Hospitality Industry

    Dynamics and Future Trends

    Edited by Sandeep Munjal, Sudhanshu Bhushan

    India has been in transition for the last two decades, moving from a mixed economy toward a market economy model, and the Indian hospitality industry is metamorphosing into a mature industry. It is time that the story of the Indian hospitality industry is told. The Indian Hospitality Industry:…

    eBook – 2017-08-30
    Apple Academic Press
    Advances in Hospitality and Tourism

  • Anglo-American Travelers and the Hotel Experience in Nineteenth-Century Literature: Nation, Hospitality, Travel Writing book cover

    Anglo-American Travelers and the Hotel Experience in Nineteenth-Century Literature

    Nation, Hospitality, Travel Writing

    Edited by Monika M Elbert, Susanne Schmid

    This volume examines the hotel experience of Anglo-American travelers in the nineteenth century from the viewpoint of literary and cultural studies as well as spatiality theory. Focusing on the social and imaginary space of the hotel in fiction, periodicals, diaries, and travel accounts, the essays…

    eBook – 2017-08-24
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • Slow Tourism, Food and Cities: Pace and the Search for the

    Slow Tourism, Food and Cities

    Pace and the Search for the "Good Life"

    Edited by Michael Clancy

    Slow Food began in the late 1980s as a response to the spread of fast food establishments and as a larger statement against globalization and the perceived deterioration of modern life. Since then, slow practices have permeated into other areas, including cities and territories and travel and…

    eBook – 2017-08-23
    Routledge Advances in Tourism

  • Event Bidding: Politics, Persuasion and Resistance book cover

    Event Bidding

    Politics, Persuasion and Resistance

    By David McGillivray, Daniel Turner

    Bidding contests for sporting and cultural events are attracting increasing media and public attention. Yet, despite the cost, size and scale of these bidding contests, relatively little academic attention has been paid to the strategies and tactics used to develop successful bids. Event Bidding:…

    eBook – 2017-08-23

  • Social Sustainability for Business book cover

    Social Sustainability for Business

    By Jerry A. Carbo, Viet T. Dao, Steven J. Haase, M. Blake Hargrove, Ian M. Langella

    Social Sustainability for Business demonstrates the need for a transformational change to the way businesses across the globe operate. What has become the standard, accepted "business model," with a focus on corporate profit, shareholder wealth maximization, and GDP growth, is no longer a…

    eBook – 2017-08-16

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