Introduction to Tourism: Dimensions and Issues

Introduction to Tourism: Dimensions and Issues Book

  • Author(s): Hall, C. M.
  • Published: 2003
  • Publisher: Hospitality Press
  • Edition: 4th
  • ISBN: 1862505233

Abstract: This title draws together many of the contemporary issues and themes in Australian and international tourism in a manner that is easy to understand and useful to students of tourism, hospitality, leisure, recreation, geography, environmental studies and resource management. Contents The scope of tourism studies 2. Historical dimensions of tourism 3. Why do we travel? Tourist motivations and markets 4. Imaging and branding the destination 5. Government and tourism: the national level 6. State, regional, and local government approaches to tourism 7. Industry and labour 8. The economic dimensions and impacts of tourism 9. The social and cultural dimensions of tourism 10. The environmental dimensions and impacts of tourism 11. Tourism planning and destination development 12. Special interest tourism in rural and perpheral areas: farm, wine, adventure and nature-based tourism 13. Urban tourism development: retailing, culture, heritage, events, and the city as product 14. The future direction of tourism.

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