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Tourism management : analysis, behaviour and strategy

Author: Arch G Woodside; Drew Martin
Publisher: Wallingford, UK ; Cambridge, MA : CABI, [2008] ©2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This book provides in-depth empirical reports on specific topics within five general areas of tourism management and marketing: (1) scanning and sense making; (2) planning; (3) implementing; (4) evaluating actions/process and performance outcomes; and (5) administering. Offering descriptions, tools and examples of tourism management decision making, the book is useful for students in tourism and management and for  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Ebook
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Arch G Woodside; Drew Martin
ISBN: 1845933230 9781845933234
OCLC Number: 137325159
Description: xi, 528 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Tourism management theory, research, and practice / Arch G. Woodside and Drew Martin --
Travel motivation theory and research: a critical review of the concept development / Cathy H.C. Hsu and Songshan Huang --
Culture's consequences on experiencing international tourism services and products / Arch G. Woodside and Inja Ahn --
Grounded theory of international tourism behavior: building systematic propositions from Emic interpretations of Japanese travelers visiting the United States / Drew Martin --
Tourist harassment and responses / Jerome L. McElroy, Peter Tarlow, and Karin Carlisle --
Deconstructing backpacking / Natan Uriely --
Tourism demand modeling and forecasting / Haiyan Song and Wei Guo --
Market segmentation in tourism / Sara Dolnicar --
Advanced topics in tourism market segmentation / Enrique Bigne, Juergen Gnoth, and Luisa Andreu --
When tourists desire an artificial culture: the bali syndrome in Hawaii / Mark S. Rosenbaum and Ipkin Anthony Wong --
Advertising travel services to the business traveler / Nancy D. Albers-Miller, Robert D. Straughan, and Penelope J. Prenshaw --
Interpreting and managing special events and festivals / Marian H. Wooten and William C. Norman --
Theme park tourism and management strategy / Ad Milman --
Tummy tucks and the Taj Mahal? Medical tourism and the globalization of health care / John Connell --
Wine tourism and consumers / Donald Getz [and others] --
Complexity at sea: managing brands within the cruise industry / Adam Weaver --
Internationalization and the hotel industry / Colin Johnson and Maurizio Vanetti --
Guests' meetings and hotel group room reservations / Rex Toh --
Sport events and strategic leverage: pushing towards the triple bottom line / Danny O'Brien and Laurence Chalip --
Deconstructing destination perceptions, experiences, stories and internet search: text analysis in tourism research / Ulrike Gretzel [and others] --
Importance performance analysis (IPA): confronting validity issues / Jay Beaman and Tzung-Cheng Huan --
Evaluating tourism management programs: advancing a paradigm shift for achieving highly effective tourism destination management programmes and strategy performance audits / Arch G. Woodside and Marcia Y. Sakai --
Tourist shopping village success and failures / Laurie Murphy [and others] --
Monitoring visitor satisfaction with destinations using the expectations, importance, and performance constructs / Paul Fallon --
Tourism's economic contribution vs economic impact assessment: differing roles for satellite accounts and economic modeling / Larry Dwyer [and others] --
Sustainability and tourism dynamics / Robert J. Johnston and Timothy J. Tyrrell --
Employee empowerment: a key to tourism success / John E. Timmerman and Richard S. Lytle.
Responsibility: edited by Arch G. Woodside, Boston College, and Drew Martin, University of Hawaii, Hilo.
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Recent advances in tourism theory and research on causal history and ecological systems are used to discuss how leisure and tourism occurs. This book offers useful descriptions, tools, and examples  Read more...


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