Tourism Public Policy, and the Strategic Management of Failure

1st Edition

Editors: William Revill Kerr
Hardcover ISBN: 9780080442006
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 4th September 2003
Page Count: 312


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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements. Index. List of tables. List of figures. Appendix index. Introduction.

Part One. Aspects of tourism in the 21st century. Tourism and public policy approaches and theories. Tourism and public policy - the globalisation of tourism. The development, structure, and public policy of tourism in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Republic of Ireland. Part Two. The development, structure, and public policy of tourism in Scotland. The impact on devolution and Scottish tourism of reserved powers. The strategic management of failure of Scottish tourism. Approaches to Scottish tourism public policy. Initiatives, consultations, reviews, and strategies that evolved during first Scottish Parliament (1999-2003). Scottish tourism: where to now? Bibliography. Further reading. Appendix.


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"[P]rovides us with an excellent contribution to the tourism policy literature ... [T]he quality of the Scottish case study material makes it an invaluable addition to the tourism policy literature." - C. Michael Hall, Tourism Review International, Vol. 8, 2004. "[D]eserves a wide audience among those interested in tourism public policy" - Annals of Tourism Research, Vol. 32, No.2, 2005.

About the Editors

William Revill Kerr Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

The Glasgow Academy