Tourism Business Frontiers

Tourism Business Frontiers

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As the global tourism industry continues to expand and to become more complex, it is vital that those in the industry are equipped with a thorough knowledge of all topics involved. New Tourism Consumers Products and Industry: Present and Future Issues provides this comprehensive coverage and more. Written by a team of globally renowned thinkers and researchers, it not only provides a brief historical overview of tourism, but delves deeper, to discuss emerging trends, consumer types and looks at the way the industry itself is changing and developing. It provides the manager of tomorrow with the ability to look beyond normal planning horizons and identify potential opportunities from these changes. New Tourism Consumers Products and Industry: Present and Future Issues is part of a two part set with its companion text, Tourism Dynamics, Challenges and Tools: Present and Future Issues which takes the reader on a logical progression to look at issues relating to the external environment in which the tourism industry functions. Both texts thereby provide the reader with a complete set of tools and knowledge recognise the key areas of growth and change, and the ability to use the new tools and technologies available to develop them and maximise business potential.Indeed, the dividing line between private tour operator and conservationist NGO can be a fine one. ... as guides, cooks and lodge managers, and contributes to Conservation Internationala#39;s goal of rainforest preservation (CI, undated). ... The projects are focused on rainforest conservation, the construction of a jaguar research centre, work preserving coral reefs in Belize, and orang-utan conservation inanbsp;...

Title:Tourism Business Frontiers
Author:Dimitrios Buhalis, Carlos Costa, Francesca Ford
Publisher:Routledge - 2006-08-11


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