Travel Industry Economics: A Guide for Financial Analysis

Travel Industry Economics: A Guide for Financial Analysis

by Harold L. Vogel
     
 

People around the world spend at least one trillion dollars on travel each year. Travel and tourism comprises he world's largest industrial sector and employ over 300 million people, nearly one-tenth of the global work force. In this path-breaking book Harold L. Vogel examines the business economics of each of the segments of the travel industry, comprised of airlines… See more details below

Overview

People around the world spend at least one trillion dollars on travel each year. Travel and tourism comprises he world's largest industrial sector and employ over 300 million people, nearly one-tenth of the global work force. In this path-breaking book Harold L. Vogel examines the business economics of each of the segments of the travel industry, comprised of airlines, cruises, railroads, buses, automobiles, hotels, casinos, amusement and theme parks, and tourism. The result is a concise, up-to-date reference guide for financial analysts, economists, industry executives, and teachers and students interested in the economics, finance, and marketing of travel-related goods and services in the United States and overseas. A glossary, "time-line" diagrams, and technical appendices enhance the book's appeal as a reference tool. Its fully integrated assessment of the business of travel makes the work unique in the marketplace.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521781633
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Introduction: 1. Economic perspectives; Part II. Getting There: 2. Wings; 3. Water and wheels; Part III. Being There: 4. Hotels; Part IV. Doing Things There: 5. Casinos; 6. Amusement/theme parks and resorts; 7. Tourism; Part V. Roundup: 8. Performance and policy; Appendix A; Appendix B; Appendix C; Glossary; References; Notes.

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