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Global Tourism

Pressure on national and local governments to rapidly develop their tourism potential to meet demand and produce benefits, makes it more essential than ever to plan carefully and consider the human and environmental impacts of tourism development. That is why, as Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization, I am pleased to see the serious analysis of the problems and prospects of the tourism sector as presented in this third edition.-- Francesco Frangialli, Secretary-General, World Tourism OrganizationNow in its third edition, Global Tourism draws on the insight of thirty-nine contributors to chronicle and foresee the effects of tourism on contemporary society. Contributors provide interdisciplinary, international perspectives on the critical questions, problems, and opportunities facing the tourism industry. Invaluable to academics and professionals alike, Global Tourism offers a comprehensive exploration of the key issues in tourism. Authors draw on their individual insights to assess and critique contemporary tourism and take a view of the future. Fully revised and re-developed, new chapters examine: * The future of tourism * Difference in travel characteristics of significant travel segments * Sustainability standards in the global economy * Crisis management in tourist destinations * Tourism and social identities * Tourism, mobility, and global communities CONTRIBUTORS INCLUDE: Brian Archer (University of Surrey), Gurhan Aktas (T.C. Dokuz Eylul University), Bill Bramwell (Sheffield Hallam University), Peter M Burns (University of Brighton), Nancy E. Chesworth (Mount St. Vincent University), Tim Coles (University of Exeter), Chris Cooper (The University of Queensland), Graham M.S. Dann (University of Luton), Thomas Lea Davidson (Davidson-Peterson Associates, Inc.), Sara Dolnicar (University of Wollongong), David Timothy Duval (University of Otago), Larry Dwyer (University of New South Wales), Xavier Font (Leeds Metropolitan University), Alan Fyall (Bournemouth University), Brian Garrod (University of Wales, Aberystwyth), Donald Getz (University of Calgary), Alison Gill (Simon Fraser University), Frank Go (Erasmus University), Ebru Gunlu (T.C. Dokuz Eylul University), Michael Hall (University of Otago), Simon Hudson (University of Calgary), Donald Macleod (University of Glasgow), David Mercer (RMIT University), Graham Miller (University of Surrey), Michael Morgan (Bournemouth University), Peter Murphy (La Trobe University), Philip Pearce (James Cook University), Stanley C. Plog (Plog Research and SPC Group), Garry Price (La Trobe University), Linda K. Richter (Kansas State University), Lisa Ruhanen (University of Queensland), Chris Ryan (University of Waikato), Gordon D. Taylor (Tourism Canada, retired)), William F. Theobald (Purdue University), Seldjan Timur (University of Calgary), Birgit Trauer (University of Queensland), Stephen Wanhill (Bournemouth University), Peter W. Williams (Simon Fraser University)

Audience
Advanced undergraduates, postgraduates, and educators in tourism; National, state, regional & local authorities dealing with travel & tourism planning, marketing and management.

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Published: July 2004

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-0-7506-7789-9

Reviews

  • "Pressure on national and local governments to rapidly develop their tourism potential to meet demand and produce benefits, makes it more essential than ever to plan carefully and consider the human and environmental impacts of tourism development. That is why, as Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization, I am pleased to see the serious analysis of the problems and prospects of the tourism sector as presented in this third edition." Francesco Frangialli, Secretary-General, World Tourism Organization

Contents

  • CONTENTSForewardPrefaceList of ContributorsPart One Clarification and Meaning: Issues of Understanding1. The Meaning, Scope and Measurement of Travel and TourismWilliam F. Theobald2. What are Travel and Tourism: Are They Really an Industry?Thomas Lea Davidson3. Nostalgia in the NoughtiesGraham Dann 4. From Competition to Collaboration in the Tourism IndustryAlan Fyall and Brian GarrodPart Two Results and Residuals: The Issue of Impacts5. The Positive and Negative Impacts of TourismBrian Archer, Chris Cooper and Lisa Ruhanen6. The Role of Relationships in the Tourist ExperiencePhilip Pearce 7. Alternative Tourism: A Comparative Analysis of Meaning and ImpactDonald Macleod 8. The New Pastoral Industry: Tourism in Indigenous AustraliaDavid MercerPart Three Changing Directions: Planning and Development Issues9. Tourism and Sustainable DevelopmentPeter Murphy and Garry Price10. Addressing Carrying Capacity Issues in Tourist Destinations Through Growth ManagementPeter Williams and Alison Gill 11. Sustainable Tourism Standards in the Global EconomyXavier Font12. Stakeholder Involvement in Sustainable Tourism: Balancing the VoicesDonald Getz and Seldjan Timur 13. Ethical Considerations in Sustainable TourismSimon Hudson and Graham Miller Part Four Places and Products: Marketing and Consumer Issues14. Targeting Segments: More Important Then Ever in the Travel IndustryStanley Plog15. Travel StylesGordon Taylor and Nancy Chesworth 16. Empirical Market Segmentation: What You See is What You GetSara Dolnicar17. Developing Strategic Approaches to Tourism Destination Marketing: The Australian Experience Bill Faulkner18. Quality and Sustainability in Established Destinations: Who Pays?Michael Morgan Part Five Bureaucracy and Procedure: Geopolitical and Policy Issues 19. The Role of Government Incentives Steven Wanhill20. Social Identities, Globalization and the Cultural Politics of TourismPeter Burns21. Selecting Policy Instruments for Sustainable TourismBill Bramwell22. Exploring the Political Role of Gender in Tourism ResearchLinda Richter23. Crisis Management in Tourism DestinationsGurhan Aktas and Ebru GunluPart Six People, Places, Things: Alternative Issues24. Tourism, Mobility and Global Communities: Approaches to Theorizing Tourism and Tourist SpacesTim Coles, David Duval and C. Michael Hall 25. Globalization and Emerging Tourism Education Issues Frank Go 26. Ageing Populations: Trends and the Emerging of the Nomad TouristChris Ryan and Birgit Trauer27. Trends Underpinning Global Tourism in the Next DecadeLarry Dwyer IndexForeword

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