Tourism: Principles, Practices, Philosophies / Edition 12

Tourism: Principles, Practices, Philosophies / Edition 12

by Charles R. Goeldner, J. R. Brent Ritchie
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1118071778
ISBN-13:
9781118071779
Pub. Date:
09/27/2011
Publisher:
Wiley
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Tourism: Principles, Practices, Philosophies / Edition 12

The 12th Edition of Tourism: Principles, Practices, Philosophies explores major concepts in tourism, what makes tourism possible, and how tourism can become an important factor in the wealth of any nation. Written in global terms, it provides an overview of the principles, practices, and philosophies that affect the cultural, social, economic, psychological, and marketing aspects of human travel and the tourism industry. Among the topics given expanded coverage in this edition are: B&Bs, time shares, meetings and conventions, sustainable tourism, climate change, social media, and mobile marketing.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118071779
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 09/27/2011
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 544
Sales rank: 266,336
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, and Other Tourist Draws.

Chapter 9:  Motivation for Pleasure Travel.

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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