Managing Tourist Health and Safety in the New Millennium / Edition 1

Managing Tourist Health and Safety in the New Millennium / Edition 1

by Jeff Wilks
     
 

ISBN-10: 0080440002

ISBN-13: 9780080440002

Pub. Date: 06/04/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Managing Tourist Health is a seminal study which combines a range of state of the art reviews of the issues facing tourism managers and professionals in the fast growing area of tourist health and safety.  See more details below

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Managing Tourist Health is a seminal study which combines a range of state of the art reviews of the issues facing tourism managers and professionals in the fast growing area of tourist health and safety.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780080440002
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/04/2003
Series:
Advances in Tourism Research Series
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
268
Product dimensions:
0.63(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Table of Contents

Contents
List of figures. List of tables. Contributors. Dedication. Foreword (F. Moore). Acknowledgments. Introduction. Current status of tourist Health and Safety (J. Wilks, S.J. Page).

Medical Conditions and Injuries.
Travellers' health - an epidemiological overview (J. Cossar). Evaluating the nature, scope and extent of tourist accidents: the New Zealand experience (S.J. Page et al.).

Adventure Tourism.
Risk acceptance in adventure tourism - paradox and context (C. Ryan).Current status and future directions in the adventure tourism industry (A. Ewert, L. Jamieson). Managing tourist safety: the experience of the adventure tourism industry (T. Bentley et al.).

Advice and Best Practice.
Current issues in travel and tourism law (Trudie Atherton, Trevor Atherton). Travel agents' health and safety advice (J. Wilks et al.). Safety and security for destinations: WTO case studies (J. Wilks).

Selected Issues.
International tourists and transport safety (B. Prideaux). Towards a framework for tourism disaster management (B. Faulkner). Biting midges and tourism in Scotland (A. Blackwell, S.J. Page). Tourist safety and the urban environment (M. Barker et al.).

Conclusions.
Risks, rights and responsibilities in tourist well-being: who should manage visitor well-being at destination? (L. Walker, S.J. Page). Subject index. Author index. List of figures.

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