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Health and wellness tourism : spas and hot springs

Author: Patricia Erfurt-Cooper; Malcolm Cooper
Publisher: Bristol, UK ; Buffalo, NY : Channel View Publications, ©2009.
Series: Aspects of tourism, 40.
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Explores health and wellness tourism from a range of perspectives including usage, heritage, management, technology, environmental and cultural features, and marketing.
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Erfurt-Cooper, Patricia.
Health and wellness tourism.
Bristol, UK ; Buffalo, NY : Channel View Publications, ©2009
(DLC) 2009017291
(OCoLC)319691075
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Erfurt-Cooper; Malcolm Cooper
ISBN: 9781845411138 1845411137
OCLC Number: 593239903
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 362 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Figures and Tables; Preface; Chapter 1 Introduction: Development of the Health and Wellness Spa Industry; Chapter 2 The Health and Wellness Concept: A Global Overview; Chapter 3 Use of Natural Hot and Mineral Springs Throughout History; Chapter 4 Cultural and Religious Use of Water; Chapter 5 Geological Background of Natural and Mineral Springs; Chapter 6 Health and Wellness Spa Tourism Environment; Chapter 7 Technology and Economics of Health and Wellness Spa Tourism; Chapter 8 Aspects of Management and Marketing in Health and Wellness Spa Tourism.
Series Title: Aspects of tourism, 40.
Responsibility: Patricia Erfurt-Cooper and Malcolm Cooper.
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