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Tourism: The Key Concepts

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Tourism: The Key Concepts offers a comprehensive collection of the most frequently used and studied concepts in the subject of tourism. Within the text key terms, concepts, typologies and frameworks are examined in the context of the broader social sciences, blending together theory and practice to explore the scope of the subject. Terms covered include: Ethical Tourism LGBT Tourism Hospitality Mobility Authenticity Quality Management Destination Management Geographies of Tourism Planning Sociology in Tourism Society and Culture Tourism Strategy Each entry contextualises, defines and debates the concept discussed, providing an excellent starting point for those studying tourism for the first time, and a quick reference for those who are more experienced. With case studies, examples and further reading throughout, this text will be invaluable for all undergraduate and postgraduate tourism students.

Author Biography

Peter Robinson is Principal Lecturer and Head of Leisure at the University of Wolverhampton. He has previously worked in senior management positions in the tourism industry, and has published internationally on the subjects of tourism and events management.
Release date NZ
July 30th, 2012
Contributor
Edited by Peter Robinson
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
10 Line drawings, black and white; 16 Tables, black and white
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
336
Dimensions
138x216x28
ISBN-13
9780415677936
Product ID
25604665

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