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See below for a selection of the latest books from Tourism industry category. Presented with a red border are the Tourism industry books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Tourism industry books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Tourism Development, Governance and Sustainability in The Bahamas

Tourism Development, Governance and Sustainability in The Bahamas

Author: Sophia Rolle Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/06/2020

This book focuses on the complex issues of tourism development, governance and sustainability in the long-standing popular island destination, The Bahamas, where tourism remains one of the primary fiscal industries. The book achieves this by looking at the impacts of mass tourism development from social, economic and environmental perspectives, panarchy and resilience, assessing sustainability, moving towards a blue economy, impacts of climate change and innovative alternative tourism offerings to ensure sustainable tourism - a welcomed but challenging essential contemporary focus of the tourism industry. It further looks at how development, governance and sustainability come together in the aftermath of a recent natural disaster, hurricane Dorian, which proved to be a strong catalyst for action, innovation and change in The Bahamas. Given the complexity of these key concepts and The Bahamas as an established popular tourism destination archipelago which relies so heavily on the industry, this book offers significant insight for other tourism regions and will therefore be essential reading for upper-level students and academics in the field of Tourism research.

The Routledge Handbook of Tourism Experience Management and Marketing

The Routledge Handbook of Tourism Experience Management and Marketing

Author: Saurabh Kumar (North Eastern Hill University, India) Dixit Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/06/2020

The Routledge Handbook of Tourism Experience Management and Marketing offers a comprehensive and thorough inquiry into both customary and emergent issues of tourism experience and co - creation. Drawing together contributions from 83 authors from 28 countries with varied backgrounds and interdisciplinary interests, the handbook highlights multiple representations and interpretations of the theme. It also integrates a selection of illustrative global case studies to effectively present its chapter contents. Tourism experience drives the contemporary tourist's behavior as they travel in pursuit of experiencing unique and unusual destinations and activities. Creating a memorable and enduring experience is therefore a prerequisite for the all tourism business organizations irrespective of the nature of their products or services. This handbook focuses on conceptualizing, designing, staging, managing and marketing paradigms of tourism experiences from both supply and demand perspectives. It sheds substantial light on the contemporary theories, practices and future developments in the arena of experiential tourism management and marketing. Encompassing the latest thinking and research themes, this will be an essential reference for upper-level students, researchers, academics and industry practitioners of hospitality as well as those of tourism, gastronomy, management, marketing, consumer behavior, cultural studies, development studies and international business, encouraging dialogue across disciplinary boundaries.

Tracking Tourist Movement and Migration

Tracking Tourist Movement and Migration

Unlike previous texts that have focussed on migratory patterns of tourists and new mobilities in tourism, Tracking Tourist Movement and Migration is the first text to address tourist movement in from a methodological angle in the post-digital era. It assesses how movement and migration has been recorded in the past, how it may be recorded and assessed now and the possibilities for exploring movement in the future. Using international case studies that are both current and historical, it explores the range of options that exist for assessing tourists' movement, along with the relative merits of each method. It will give a special focus to new technologies that facilitate our understanding of movement, such as the use of big data, hashtag scraping, Wi-Fi tracking, farming data from mobile phone towers and cutting-edge GPS tracking. It discusses the positive and negative consequences of the use of these new technologies and tackles issues such as ethical dilemmas and future trends and technology needs. Tracking Tourist Movement and Migration: * Serves as the definitive guide for understanding the methods involved in understanding tourist movements and tourist migration patterns' * Uses international case studies from around the world, both current and historical to explore the range of options that exist. * Gives a special focus to new technologies that facilitate our understanding of movement.

Tourism and Local Economic Development

Tourism and Local Economic Development

Author: Harold (Emeritus Professor) Goodwin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/05/2020

Tourism is claimed to represent 9% of global GDP so how can the positive economic impact of tourism be increased at the local level, whilst minimising negative impacts? Tourism and Local Economic Development is a groundbreaking text that critically addresses the theories which seek to explain the contribution which tourism can make to economic development, and then moves on to look at a wide range of initiatives and approaches to identify how the local economic benefits of tourism can be maximised. * How can tourism be harnessed to create thriving destinations and to improve the livelihoods of the communities who live with tourism? * How can we intervene to increase the contribution which tourism makes to creating better places for people to live in? * How can tourism be used to benefit the people who live in the destinations we visit? It discusses potential mechanisms: procurement and the supply chain for tourism businesses, employment, direct sales to tourists and pro-poor tourism and reviews some of the issues, such as all inclusives, second home ownership, disintermediation, tax, regulation and certification and slum tourism. The concluding part focuses on practice: how to structure an intervention to increase local economic benefit and to report impacts. Essential reading for all students of tourism and practitioners wishing to use tourism more effectively to create local economic development and improve livelihoods.

Cultural Tourism

Cultural Tourism

Cultural Tourism remains the only book to bridge the gap between cultural tourism and cultural and heritage management. The first edition illustrated how heritage and tourism goals can be integrated in a management and marketing framework to produce sustainable cultural tourism. The current edition takes this further to base the discussion of cultural tourism in the theory and practice of cultural and heritage management (CM and CHM), under the understanding that for tourism to thrive, a balanced approach to the resource base it uses must be maintained. An 'umbrella approach' to cultural tourism represents a unique feature of the book, proposing solutions to achieve an optimal outcome for all sectors. Reflecting the many important developments in the field this new edition has been completely revised and updated in the following ways: New content on increasingly relevant topics including; sustainability, climate change, the threat of de-globalisation, overtourism and social media New sections on experience creation, accessibility and inclusivity, as well as expanded material on creative industries and new management challenges New international case studies and tried-and-tested assignment exercises have been added to every chapter Written by experts in both tourism and cultural heritage management, this book will enable professionals and students to gain a better understanding of their own and each other's roles in achieving sustainable cultural tourism. It provides a blueprint for producing top-quality, long-term cultural tourism products.

Cultural Tourism

Cultural Tourism

Cultural Tourism remains the only book to bridge the gap between cultural tourism and cultural and heritage management. The first edition illustrated how heritage and tourism goals can be integrated in a management and marketing framework to produce sustainable cultural tourism. The current edition takes this further to base the discussion of cultural tourism in the theory and practice of cultural and heritage management (CM and CHM), under the understanding that for tourism to thrive, a balanced approach to the resource base it uses must be maintained. An 'umbrella approach' to cultural tourism represents a unique feature of the book, proposing solutions to achieve an optimal outcome for all sectors. Reflecting the many important developments in the field this new edition has been completely revised and updated in the following ways: New content on increasingly relevant topics including; sustainability, climate change, the threat of de-globalisation, overtourism and social media New sections on experience creation, accessibility and inclusivity, as well as expanded material on creative industries and new management challenges New international case studies and tried-and-tested assignment exercises have been added to every chapter Written by experts in both tourism and cultural heritage management, this book will enable professionals and students to gain a better understanding of their own and each other's roles in achieving sustainable cultural tourism. It provides a blueprint for producing top-quality, long-term cultural tourism products.

Tourism A Modern Synthesis

Tourism A Modern Synthesis

Author: Stephen J. (University of Hertfordshire, UK) Page, Joanne Connell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/05/2020

Tourism can be a challenging subject for students because it is both dynamic and susceptible to economic turbulence and shifts in trends. Tourism: A Modern Synthesis is an essential textbook for tourism students seeking a clear and comprehensive introduction to their studies that addresses these challenges. The authors apply a strong business approach to the subject reflecting developments in the teaching and content of university courses and the text covers both key principles and contemporary themes and issues at a global scale. Among the new features and topics included in this fifth edition are: New and fully updated case studies to reflect current trends and emerging markets including Africa and Asia. Up-to-date content on disruptive technologies such as Airbnb, low-cost airlines, the e-travel revolution and future developments. Current debates in sustainable tourism including the anti-tourism movement, plastic use and the Sustainable Development Goals. New content on evolving topics such as future employment, human resource management in tourism and generational marketing. Fully updated statistics and data. This is the ideal guide to Tourism for students across all levels, serving as a point of reference throughout a programme of study.

Inclusive Development of Society Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Management and Technology in Knowledge, Service, Tourism & Hospitality (SERVE 2018), October 6-7 and December 15-16,

Inclusive Development of Society Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Management and Technology in Knowledge, Service, Tourism & Hospitality (SERVE 2018), October 6-7 and December 15-16,

Author: Ford (Bina Nusantara University, Jakarta, Indonesia) Lumban Gaol Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/05/2020

Inclusive Development of Society contains papers that were originally presented at the 2018 International Congress on Management and Technology in Knowledge, Service, Tourism & Hospitality (SERVE 2018), held 6-7 October and 15-16 December 2018 in Kuta, Bali, Indonesia and 18-19 October, 2018 at The Southern Federal University, Rostov-on-don, Russia. The contributions deal with various interdisciplinary research topics, particularly in the fields of social sciences, economics and the arts. The papers focus especially on such topics as language, cultural studies, economics, behavior studies, political sciences, media and communication, psychology and human development. The theoretical research studies included here should provide a solid foundation for the development of new tools that explore the possibilities of developing tourism, hospitality, service industries in Knowledge Economic Era, and the empirical papers will advance our knowledge regarding the impact of information technologies in organizations' and institutions' practices. These proceedings should be of interest to academics and professionals in the wider field of social sciences, including disciplines such as education, psychology, tourism and knowledge management.

City Integration and Tourism Development in the Greater Bay Area, China

City Integration and Tourism Development in the Greater Bay Area, China

City Integration and Tourism Development in the Greater Bay Area, China explores the tourism development related issues of city integration in the Greater Bay Area. This book starts with a general introduction to the background of the Greater Bay Area in China. Chapter 2 is a historical review, focusing on tourism development in GBA. Chapter 3 introduces the concept of city integration and the profile of GBA. Chapter 4 discusses the effect of city integration on tourism development. Chapter 5 describes the trends of city integration and tourism. Lastly, Chapter 6 is a case study with recommendations for city destination management. This book is a valuable resource for social science researchers and those in related fields, such as city planners and tourism officers. This book is recommend reading for advanced undergraduate or postgraduate students of urban tourism, tourism economics, and tourism management.

The Business of Sustainable Tourism Development and Management

The Business of Sustainable Tourism Development and Management

Author: Susan L. Slocum, Abena Aidoo, Kelly (Alfred University, USA) McMahon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/04/2020

The Business of Sustainable Tourism Development and Management provides a comprehensive introduction to sustainable tourism, crucially combining both theoretical and practical approaches to equip students with the tools to successfully manage a sustainable tourism business or destination. Covering a range of crucial topics such as mass tourism, alternative tourism, human capital management and many more, this book incorporates a global curriculum that widens the sustainable tourism debate to include theoretical perspectives, applied research, best-practice frameworks, business tools, and case studies, facilitating a more comprehensive sustainable tourism educational strategy. Information on how to effectively implement strategies that can be applied to business environments, entrepreneurship, and job skills to enhance career preparation is at the forefront of this textbook. Highly illustrated and with an interactive companion website including bonus learning materials, this is the ideal textbook for students of tourism, hospitality, and events management at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

The Business of Sustainable Tourism Development and Management

The Business of Sustainable Tourism Development and Management

Author: Susan L. Slocum, Abena Aidoo, Kelly (Alfred University, USA) McMahon Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/04/2020

The Business of Sustainable Tourism Development and Management provides a comprehensive introduction to sustainable tourism, crucially combining both theoretical and practical approaches to equip students with the tools to successfully manage a sustainable tourism business or destination. Covering a range of crucial topics such as mass tourism, alternative tourism, human capital management and many more, this book incorporates a global curriculum that widens the sustainable tourism debate to include theoretical perspectives, applied research, best-practice frameworks, business tools, and case studies, facilitating a more comprehensive sustainable tourism educational strategy. Information on how to effectively implement strategies that can be applied to business environments, entrepreneurship, and job skills to enhance career preparation is at the forefront of this textbook. Highly illustrated and with an interactive companion website including bonus learning materials, this is the ideal textbook for students of tourism, hospitality, and events management at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.