Tourism; Principles, Practices, Philosophies / Edition 7

Tourism; Principles, Practices, Philosophies / Edition 7

by Robert W. McIntosh, Charles R. Goeldner, J. R. Brent Ritchie, J. R. Ritchie
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471015571

ISBN-13: 9780471015574

Pub. Date: 12/28/1994

Publisher: Wiley

Explores major concepts in tourism, what makes tourism possible and how tourism can become a major factor in the wealth of any nation. Explains the social, cultural, economic and psychological aspects of travel and tourism. The appendices contain pertinent material concerning key travel industry contacts as well as travel and tourism information sources.

Overview

Explores major concepts in tourism, what makes tourism possible and how tourism can become a major factor in the wealth of any nation. Explains the social, cultural, economic and psychological aspects of travel and tourism. The appendices contain pertinent material concerning key travel industry contacts as well as travel and tourism information sources.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471015574
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/28/1994
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
7.75(w) x 9.57(h) x 1.27(d)

Table of Contents

TOURISM OVERVIEW.

Tourism in Perspective.

Tourism Through the Ages.

Career Opportunities.

HOW TOURISM IS ORGANIZED.

World, National, Regional, and Other Organizations.

Passenger Transportation.

Hospitality and Related Services.

Organizations in the Distribution Process.

Attractions, Recreation, Entertainment, and Other.

UNDERSTANDING TRAVEL BEHAVIOR.

Pleasure Travel Motivation.

Cultural and International Tourism for Life's Enrichment.

Sociology of Tourism.

TOURISM SUPPLY, DEMAND, PLANNING, AND DEVELOPMENT.

Tourism Components and Supply.

Measuring and Forecasting Demand.

Tourism's Economic Impact.

Tourism Planning, Development, and Social Considerations.

Tourism and the Environment.

ESSENTIALS OF TOURISM RESEARCH AND MARKETING.

Travel and Tourism Research.

Tourism Marketing.

TOURISM PROSPECTS.

Tourism's Future.

Appendices.

Glossary.

Index.

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