Tourism Development: Issues for a Vulnerable Industry

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Julio Aramberri, Richard Butler
Channel View Publications, Jan 1, 2005 - Business & Economics - 308 pages
This book takes a multidisciplinary look at various hot issues in present day tourism development, including studying how global the industry has become; new forms of travel like space tourism; new trends in marketing and promotion.
 

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Contents

A Synthesis of Tourism Trends
3
Applications
25
Is a Picture Worth a Thousand Words? Snapshots from
44
The Ownership and Evaluation of Visitor Attractions
89
How Global Is Tourism?
127
The Geographical Structure of Canadian Tourism
153
Impacts on
215
After Tito Where To From Here? Marketing Issues in
243
Mutagenecity of Cultural Events in Urban Tourist
257
The New War
275
Vulnerability and Resilience
293
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Julio Aramberri is Professor of Tourism at Drexel University, USA. He is a member of the editorial boards of Annals of Tourism Research, Tourism Recreation Research, and the Journal of Sustainable Tourism. He has authored five books on tourism and other related sociological matters. Between 1987 and 1990 he was General Director of the Tourist Authority of Spain.

Richard Butler is Professor of Tourism at the University of Surrey, joining that institution after thirty years at the University of Western Ontario, Canada. His research interests have been in the process of destination development, the impacts of tourism on destinations, and literary and historical relationships between tourism and islands.

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