Designed for those studying or working in the tourism industry, this text considers such issues as the economic, ecological, social and cultural impacts of tourism, marketing matters, the tourist experience, the recreational tourist area, and how to determine the demand for tourism.
A textbook for students studying tourism that draws on economic, psychological, geographical, and sociological perspectives and techniques to assess the various impacts of tourism, and to discuss problems such as maintaining the quality of tourist experience while measuring and controlling the economic and environmental impact. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
The determinants of demand for tourism
the tourist experience
the tourist resort area
the economic impacts of tourism
the ecological impacts of tourism
the social and cultural impact of tourism
marketing issues in tourism.