Tourism: Principles, Practices, Philosophies / Edition 11

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Overview

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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470084595
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/6/2008
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 11
  • Pages: 648
  • Product dimensions: 7.70 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 1.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Charles R. Goeldner, PhD, is Professor Emeritus of Marketing and Tourism at the Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado at Boulder. He is also the founding editor of the Journal of Travel Research.

J. R. Brent Ritchie, PhD, the founding Chair of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Tourism Education Council, holds the Professorship in Tourism Management and is Chair of the World Tourism Education and Research Centre at the University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1 Tourism in Perspective 3
Ch. 2 Tourism Through the Ages 41
Ch. 3 Career Opportunities 71
Ch. 4 World, National, Regional, and Other Organizations 95
Ch. 5 Passenger Transportation 121
Ch. 6 Hospitality and Related Services 153
Ch. 7 Organizations in the Distribution Process 177
Ch. 8 Attractions, Entertainment, Recreation, and Other 203
Ch. 9 Motivation for Pleasure Travel 241
Ch. 10 Cultural and International Tourism for Life's Enrichment 261
Ch. 11 Sociology of Tourism 299
Ch. 12 Tourism Components and Supply 331
Ch. 13 Measuring and Forecasting Demand 363
Ch. 14 Tourism's Economic Impact 379
Ch. 15 Tourism Policy: Structure, Content, and Process 411
Ch. 16 Tourism Planning, Development, and Social Considerations 437
Ch. 17 Tourism and the Environment 461
Ch. 18 Travel and Tourism Research 499
Ch. 19 Tourism Marketing 525
Ch. 20 Tourism's Future 557
Glossary 589
Index 595
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