Tourism Management: Managing for Change

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Elsevier/Butterworth-Heinemann, 2009 - Business & Economics - 578 pages
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Tourism Management: managing for change is a complete synthesis of tourism, from its beginnings through to the major impacts it has on today's global community, the environment and economy. Provocative and stimulating, it challenges the conventional thinking and generates reflection, thought and debate. This bestselling book is now in its third edition and has been fully revised and updated to include complete set of brand new case studies, a new four colour page design to enhance learning and improved online companion resources packed with must have information to assist in learning and teaching.
Tourism Management covers the fundamentals of tourism, introducing the following key concepts:
* The development of tourism
* Tourism supply and demand
* Sectors involved: transport, accommodation, government
* The future of tourism: including forecasting and future issues affecting the global nature of tourism

In a user-friendly, handbook style, each chapter covers the material required for at least one lecture within a degree level course. Written in a jargon-free and engaging style, this is the ultimate student-friendly text, and a vital introduction to this exciting, ever-changing area of study. The text is also accompanied by a companion website packed with extra resources for both students and lecturers, including learning outcomes for each chapter, multiple choice questions, links to sample chapters of related titles and journal articles for further reading, as well as downloadable PowerPoint materials ad illustrations from the text. Accredited lecturers can request access to download additional material by going to http://textbooks.elsevier.com to request access.


* A complete synthesis of the tourism industry, a vital all-in-one guide to all the key issues for those new to Tourism Studies
* Fully revised and improved third edition includes a complete set of new case studies (including Virgin Galactic and space tourism, e-travel, resort development in Eastern Europe (the new Mediterranean?), global warming and climate change), updated statistics and improved four colour page design to enhance learning.
* Updated companion website packed with extra resources both for students and lecturers including test banks, links to related Elsevier texts and journal articles

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About the author (2009)

Stephen Page is Senior Professor of Sustainable Tourism Management at London Metropolitan Business School. He has worked in the UK, New Zealand, Australia, Ireland and France and has written, edited or contributed to 33 leading books on tourism, a number of which have been sponsored by the tourism sector. He has worked with many private sector and public sector agencies on tourism consultancy in terms of tourism and leisure strategies, feasibility studies, problem-solving including high profile projects such as the Channel Tunnel and Auckland's Sky Tower in New Zealand. He is also an editor of the top Tourism journal, Tourism Management published by Elsevier and Series Editor of the Elsevier Advances in Tourism Research Series. He is a regular contributor to industry conferences and meetings as a speaker on industry-related topics and has been ranked as one of the top Tourism academics in the UK based on publications in the top three Tourism journals for the 5 year period 2003-2008.

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