Transport and Tourism

Transport and Tourism : global perspectives

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Transport and Tourism provides a much-needed account of the key issues which transport providers, decision makers, managers and tourists face in the use, operation and management of tourist transport. It addresses all the key issues affecting transport and tourism in the new millennium, including: *Policy changes such as greater privatisation, low cost airlines and growth in the Asia-Pacific air market *The enhanced role of the car *The effect of crises on travel, safety and security Transport and Tourism provides a clear understanding of this shared relationship, examining what is meant by a tourist transport system and how the needs of the traveller are incorporated into management systems. The book includes updated case studies such as the Orient Express, coach tourism in National Parks and low cost airlines. It also includes website references which enable students to access key data sources.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 480 pages
  • 156 x 230 x 28mm | 721.22g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0131249452
  • 9780131249455
  • 1,993,815

Table of contents

Section 1: Understanding tourist transport: Concepts and methods of analysis Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Approaches to the analysis of tourist transport: Multidisciplinary perspectives Chapter 3: The role of government policy and tourist transport regulation versus privatisation Section 2: The analysis, use and provision of tourist transport Chapter 4: Analysing the demand for tourist travel Chapter 5: Analysing supply issues in tourist transport Section 3: Managing tourist transport provision Chapter 6: Managing supply issues in tourist transport Chapter 7: Managing tourist infrastructure: teh role of the airport Chapter 8: The human and environmental impact of tourist travel: Towards sustainability Section 4: The future Chapter 9: Prospects and chellenges for tourist transport provision: Global, national and local issuesshow more

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