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Encyclopedia of tourism

Author: Jafar Jafari
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In fewer than three hundred years tourism has become a global service industry of great economic, cultural and political importance. Published to critical acclaim, the Encyclopedia of Tourism - now available as a Routledge World Reference title - is the definitive one-volume reference source to this challenging multisectoral industry and multi disciplinary field of study.Comprising over one thousand entries, this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
Encyclopedieën (vorm)
Encyclopédies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Encyclopedia of tourism.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2000
(DLC) 99052878
(OCoLC)42690103
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jafar Jafari
ISBN: 0203195671 9780203195673 0415154057 9780415154055
OCLC Number: 51395738
Description: 1 online resource (xxxv, 683 pages)
Contents: 1. General Issues and Concepts Specific to Tourism: Accommodation, Consumerism, Gambling, Globalization, Policy, Seasonality 2. Definition of Key Terms and Acronyms: Ecoresort, Professional Native, Room Nights 3. Significant Institutions, Associations and Journals: Caribbean Tourism Organization, Centre des Hautes Etudes Touristiques, WTO, Journal of Leisure Research, Journal of Tourism Studies 4. Country Specific Tourism Profiles: Greece, Hungary, Japan, Kenya, Mexico, Peru, Singapore, South Africa 5. Trends and Patterns of Tourism Development and Growth: Community Development, Demography, Ecologically Sustainable Tourism, Forecasting, Zoning 6. Tourism as an Industry with Many Businesses: Adventure Tourism, Business Travel, Convention Bureaux, Hospitality, Marketing, Public Relations
Responsibility: chief editor, Jafar Jafari.
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