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Tourism economics : a practical perspective

Author: Metin Kozak; Nazmi Kozak
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book examines tourism economics in detail, providing a range of specific case studies of tourism operations in various countries across the world. The contributors to this volume are from diverse locations, with ten countries across four continents represented, namely Canada, China, Greece, India, Iran, Poland, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, and the USA. The book is systematic in structure and thorough in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Metin Kozak; Nazmi Kozak
ISBN: 9781443877558 1443877557
OCLC Number: 917136536
Notes: "Over the last few decades, it has become traditional to contribute to the existing body of tourism knowledge by selecting a group of papers presented at the Interdisciplinary Tourism Research Conference and the World Conference for Graduate Research in Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure series. These events take place bi-annually, in a different city in Turkey on each occasion. The fourth series of these two conferences was successfully held in Istanbul on 4-9 June 2014, and attracted the participation of over 260 scholars from across the world. The cluster of papers inculded in this book address the issue of tourism development"--Page 3.
Description: vi, 167 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction / Metin Kozak and Nazmi Kozak --
The Balearic Islands : economy and redistribution effects of tourism / Clemente Polo and Elisabeth Valle --
Investment profile of tourism enterprises in Portugal / Rui Costa, Carlos Costa and Zélia Breda --
The contribution of the tourism industry to the local economy / Selma Karuaihe, Nthabiseng Tsoanamatsie, Lebogang Mashile, Maria Molokomme and Charles Nhemachena --
The economic and political utility of national parks / Kathy Rettie --
The impact of tourism on income inequality / Ahmad Assadzadeh and Akbar Ghasemi Yalghouzaghaj --
Multi-professionalism and professional mobility in the hospitality industry / Georgia Despotaki, Paris Tsartas, Theodoros Stavrinoudis and Maria Doumi --
Chinese international travellers : who are they? / Vitor Rodrigues and Zélia Breda --
Troubling waters of otherness : implications for music, culture and tourism / Mtafiti Imara and Ranjeeta Basu --
Location-based determinants of accommodation prices / Tomasz Napierała and Katarzyna Leśniewska --
A US tourism demand forecasting study based on the performance of the stock markets / Ye Zhang and Nanxi Yan.
Responsibility: edited by Metin Kozak and Nazmi Kozak.

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