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Tourism: Principles, Practices, Philosophies / Edition 12
     

Tourism: Principles, Practices, Philosophies / Edition 12

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by Charles R. Goeldner, J. R. Brent Ritchie
 

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ISBN-10: 1118071778

ISBN-13: 9781118071779

Pub. Date: 09/27/2011

Publisher: Wiley

Updated and expanded for the twenty-first century, this classic text remains the #1 introduction to tourism principles and practices
Now in its ninth edition, Tourism provides a comprehensive introduction to the world's most rapidly growing industry. Tens of thousands of hospitality and tourism students worldwide have used previous editions of this classic text

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Updated and expanded for the twenty-first century, this classic text remains the #1 introduction to tourism principles and practices
Now in its ninth edition, Tourism provides a comprehensive introduction to the world's most rapidly growing industry. Tens of thousands of hospitality and tourism students worldwide have used previous editions of this classic text to launch their professional careers. Written by two internationally recognized experts, this book looks at the travel and tourism industry from a global perspective, offering insights into the economic, political, and social forces that drive and shape tourism.
New material in this Ninth Edition includes:

• A look at the tourism industry in the twenty-first century

• Updated case problems

• A current list of Web sites at the end of each chapter

• A full-color insert of travel and tourism photographs
Completely revised and redesigned with a beautiful, new two-color interior, Tourism examines how different components of the industry work together to create a unified, successful travel experience. In six parts it covers: an overview of the industry; how tourism is organized; travel behavior; tourism supply, demand, policy, planning, and development; research and marketing; and future prospects.
Tourism: Principles, Practices, Philosophies, Ninth Edition is an invaluable book for students studying travel and tourism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118071779
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/27/2011
Pages:
544
Sales rank:
272,914
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Tourism in Perspective

Chapter 2 Tourism Through the Ages

Chapter 3 Career Opportunities

Chapter 4 World, National, Regional, and Other Organizations

Chapter 5 Passenger Transportation

Chapter 6 Hospitality and Related Services

Chapter 7 Organizations in the Distribution Process

Chapter 8 Attractions, Recreation, Entertainment, and Other

Chapter 9 Pleasure Travel Motivation

Chapter 10 Cultural and International Tourism for Life's Enrichment

Chapter 11 Sociology of Tourism

Chapter 12 Tourism Components and Supply

Chapter 13 Measuring and Forecasting Demand

Chapter 14 Tourism's Economic Impact

Chapter 15 Tourism Policy: Structure, Content, and Process

Chapter 16 Tourism Planning, Development, and Social Considerations

Chapter 17 Tourism and the Environment

Chapter 18 Travel and Tourism Research

Chapter 19 Tourism Marketing

Chapter 20 Tourism's Future

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