Recreational Tourism: Demand and Impacts

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Channel View Publications, Jan 1, 2003 - Business & Economics - 358 pages
"A decade after the first edition of this book established itself as one of the major books that covered the nature of the demand for tourism, and the implications of that demand, this second edition represents a significant updating of material that reflects contemporary thinking."

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The Economic Determinants of Demand
The Social Determinants of Demand
The Psychological Determinants of Demand
The Tourist Experience
The Tourist Resort Zone
The Economic Impacts of Tourism
Tourism Impacts on the Environment
The Social Impacts of Tourism
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About the author (2003)

Chris Ryan is Professor of Tourism at the University of Waikato, New Zealand. He is editor of Tourism Management, a member of the International Academy for the Study of Tourism, and has taught in New Zealand, Australia, the United Kingdom and Canada. As an active researcher, his published material numbers over 200 papers, articles and books. In 1999 one of his papers was awarded an Anbar rating for excellence. At a governmental level Chris has worked on various committees and at the time of publication was a member of the New Zealand Ministry of Tourism's Special Project Committee on dissemination of research and statistics

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