Foundations of Tourism

Foundations of Tourism

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For introductory courses in Tourism, Hospitality Management, Travel, or Recreation in two and four year and proprietary schools.Unusually comprehensive in scope and depth, this introduction to tourism provides balanced coverage of the WHOLE range of components within the tourism industry. It explores all aspects of both the private and public businesses related to tourism - e.g., theories, planning, environmental concerns, operations, and the interrelationships among the many tourism businesses.
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  • Hardback | 332 pages
  • 182.9 x 242.8 x 21.3mm | 662.26g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0131081195
  • 9780131081192

Table of contents

I. COMPONENTS OF TOURISM. 1. Understanding Tourism. 2. Tourism Guests and Hosts. 3. Planning and Development. 4. Tourism and the Environment. II. PRIVATE TOURISM BUSINESSES. 5. Tourism's Transportation Systems: Airlines, Automobiles, and Recreational Vehicles. 6. Tourism's Transportation Systems: Rail, Bus, and Cruise Lines. 7. Tourism's Lodging Industry. 8. Tourism's Food and Beverage Industry. 9. Amusement Parks and Attractions. 10. Selling Travel: Wholesale, Retail, and Incentive Travel. III. PUBLIC TOURISM BUSINESSES. 11. The Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitor Bureaus. 12. Tourism Marketing Offices. 13. Public Lands and Tourism. Glossary. Index.
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