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Author Weaver, David B. (David Bruce)

Title Tourism management / David Weaver, Laura Lawton.

Published Milton, Qld. : John Wiley & Sons, 2002.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bund  338.479194 WEAV {Bund81 20190820}    AVAILABLE
Edition 2nd ed.
Physical description 1 volume
Notes Previous ed.: Jacaranda Wiley, 2000.
Includes index.
Bibliography Bibliography.
Contents 1.2 Phenomenon of tourism 2 -- 1.3 Tourism as an academic field of study 4 -- 1.4 Themes, outline and structure 14 -- Chapter 2 Tourism system 21 -- 2.2 A systems approach to tourism 22 -- 2.3 Tourist 25 -- 2.4 Origin region 37 -- 2.5 Transit region 39 -- 2.6 Destination region 43 -- 2.7 Tourism industry 47 -- Chapter 3 Evolution and growth of tourism 55 -- 3.2 Pre-modern tourism 56 -- 3.3 Early modern tourism (1500-1950 62 -- 3.4 Contemporary tourism (1950 onwards) 68 -- 3.5 Factors associated with increased tourism demand 70 -- 3.6 Australian tourism participation 82 -- 3.7 Future growth prospects 84 -- Chapter 4 Destinations 92 -- 4.2 Global destination patterns: MDCs and LDCs 93 -- 4.3 Pull factors influencing a destination 97 -- 4.4 Regional destination patterns 107 -- 4.5 Internal destination patterns 118 -- Chapter 5 Tourism product 129 -- 5.2 Tourist attractions 130 -- 5.3 Tourism industry 151 -- Chapter 6 Tourist markets 171 -- 6.2 Tourist market trends 172 -- 6.3 Destination selection process 174 -- 6.4 Tourist market segmentation 176 -- Chapter 7 Tourism marketing 204 -- 7.2 Nature of marketing 205 -- 7.3 Services marketing 206 -- 7.4 Managing supply and demand 209 -- 7.5 Market failure 216 -- 7.6 Strategic tourism marketing 220 -- 7.7 Marketing mix 222 -- Chapter 8 Economic impacts of tourism 239 -- 8.2 Economic benefits 240 -- 8.3 Economic costs 254 -- Chapter 9 Sociocultural and environmental impacts of tourism 272 -- 9.2 Sociocultural benefits 273 -- 9.3 Sociocultural costs 277 -- 9.4 Environmental benefits 289 -- 9.5 Environmental costs 289 -- Chapter 10 Destination development 307 -- 10.2 Destination life cycle 308 -- 10.3 Factors that change the destination life cycle 324 -- 10.4 National tourism development 328 -- Chapter 11 Sustainable tourism 340 -- 11.2 A paradigm shift? 341 -- 11.3 Sustainable tourism 346 -- 11.4 Sustainability and mass tourism 349 -- 11.5 Sustainability and small-scale tourism 359 -- 11.6 Extending the Butler sequence 369 -- Chapter 12 Tourism research 382 -- 12.2 Types of research 383 -- 12.3 Research process 398 -- Appendix 1 Selected international and Australian tourism organisations 413 -- Appendix 2 Refereed English language tourism journals (2000) 415 -- Appendix 3 Inbound and outbound tourism data 417 -- Appendix 4 Groupe Developpement Candidate Sustainable Tourism Indicators 426.
Summary Tourism Management 2nd Edition introduces students to the complexities of the tourism system so that they will be better positioned to eventually assume the managerial challenges and responsibilities in a diverse and challenging industry. As with the first edition, the emphasis is on Australia, but numerous regional and global case studies and examples are included to provide an appropriately broad geographic context. The new edition has been updated to reflect the latest available advancements in tourism theory and thinking, retaining the thoroughness of content and diversity of applications and include more regional and international issues, economic significance, tourism operators and the role of technology in the tourism industry. New to this edition: * New "Technology in Tourism" features highlights the increasing role of technology tools and systems in the tourism industry* Up-to-date Australian and international statistics* Increased coverage of regional tourism issues and initiatives* More coverage of the key tourism players - government, industry and individuals Features: * A thorough discussion of the economic, sociocultural and environmental impacts of tourism* A chapter on sustainable tourism including ecotourism, sustainable mass tourism and industry responses and practives* A chapter on tourism research which introduces students to the function and scope of research in this area* Four practical features in each chapter to illustrate and reinforce the theory: -- Managing tourism: illustrates how a tourism-related process or company has been managed and the issues involved in doing so -- Contemporary issue: a brief case studywhich discusses a contemporary tourism issue such as the formation of strategic airline alliances, sex tourism, and the importance of international students as a component of Australian tourism -- Breakthrough tourism: discusses a leading edge company, destination or development in the tourism sector -- Technology in tourism: highlights the increasing role of technology tools and systems in the tourism industry* A chapter review which summarises the key points of each chapter and contains a summary of key concepts arranged to show the links between concepts and their subconcepts* Discussion questions, practical exercises and a case study in each chapter
Other author Lawton, Laura.
Subject Tourism -- Australia -- Marketing.
Tourism -- Australia -- Management.
Ecotourism -- Australia.
ISBN 0470800666 $76.95