The Resource Encyclopedia of tourism, chief editor, Jafar Jafari

Encyclopedia of tourism, chief editor, Jafar Jafari

Label
Encyclopedia of tourism
Title
Encyclopedia of tourism
Statement of responsibility
chief editor, Jafar Jafari
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "In recent years tourism has expanded rapidly into a global phenomenon. It is now a major service industry of great economic importance having a significant impact on a wide range of issues such as the environment, leisure and transportation. This text is a reference source comprising over 1000 entries and written by an international team of more than 300 contributors. It provides a comprehensive guide to the wide range of basic definitions, concepts, perspectives and institutions embraced by tourism and consolidates research carried out in the field to the end of the 1990s. The entries reflect the multidisciplinary nature of academic exploration within tourism; including articles from the areas of anthropology, economics, education, geography, history, management, marketing, political science, psychology and more
  • Coverage includes: general issues and concepts specific to tourism - accommodation, consumerism, gaming, globalization, policy, seasonality; definition of key terms and acronyms - ecoresort, professional native, room nights; significant institutions, associations and journals - Caribbean Tourism Organization, Centre des Hautes Etudes Touristiques, WTO, Journal of Leisure Research, Journal of Tourism Studies; country specific tourism profiles - Greece, Hungary, Japan, Kenya, Mexico, Peru, Singapore, South Africa; trends and patterns of tourism development and growth - community development, demography, ecologically sustainable tourism, forecasting, zoning; and tourism as an industry with many businesses - adventure tourism, business travel, convention bureaux, hospitality, marketing, public relations. Cross-referencing helps readers to make links between diverse aspects of tourism studies."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 338.4/791
  • 338.4791
  • 338.4791
Index
index present
LC call number
G155 .A1
LC item number
E4295 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • encyclopedias
Label
Encyclopedia of tourism, chief editor, Jafar Jafari
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • zbnus
  • glg
Control code
000021674511
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xxxv, 683 p.
Isbn
9780415308908
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
99052878
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b20651661
System control number
  • 21105388dw
  • (OCoLC)42690103

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