Tourism Management by Inkson, C.; Minnaert, L.An introductory text that gives its reader a strong understanding of the dimensions of tourism, the industries of which it is comprised, the issues that affect its success, and the management of its impact on destination economies, environments and communities. Now in a full colour design, the new edition features a clear focus on the issues affecting 21st century tourism, providing students with extensive coverage on the effects of globalisation and global conflict; sustainability and climate chan≥ developments in digital technology and the rise of the sharing economy. International case-studies and snapshots (mini-case studies) are used throughout and have been taken from around the globe, including the US, China, Russia, Gambia, Bhutan, Cuba, Singapore, New Zealand, Australia, Caribbean, Canada and the UK, and from companies including TUI, Airbnb and Marriot. The accompanying Online Resources include PowerPoint slides and an Instructor′s Manual for lecturers and additional case studies, useful video links, and web links for students. Suitable for students new to tourism studies.
Events Management, 2nd edn by Bladen, C., Kennell, J., Abson, E., Wilde, N.Contemporary events management is a diverse and challenging field. This introductory textbook fully explores the multidisciplinary nature of events management and provides the student with all the practical skills and professional knowledge they need in order to succeed in the events industry. It introduces every core functional area of events management, such as marketing, finance, project management, strategy, operations, event design and human resources, in a vast array of different event settings from sport to political events. This new edition has been updated to include: * New and updated content on developments in technology, risk management and event volunteering. * New and updated case studies that include emerging economies. * New industry voices by international practitioners. Every topic is brought to life through vivid case studies, personal biographies and examples of best practice from the real world of events management. Written by a team of authors with many years' experience of working in the events industry, Events Management: An Introduction is the essential course text for any events management programme.
Call Number: 394.2068 BLA + eBook
Publication Date: 2017
The Business of Tourism by Holloway, J.C.; Humphreys, C.The tourism industry is in a constant state of flux, where trends and attitudes are frequently susceptible to outside influences, including factors such as technological and economic change. The Business of Tourism by Chris Holloway and Claire Humphreys is the ideal textbook to help readers not only understand these new changes but look at them with a critical eye and predict future trends. This book is an essential text for students of tourism management or travel and tourism. The historical context is combined with background theory and research, plus up-to-date international case studies. It examines in detail the tourism product, its impacts and the nature of the tourist, to provide the reader with a comprehensive understanding of the management of this important global industry. The result is a practical and relevant text for any student wishing to work in one of the many diverse sectors of the tourism industry.
Call Number: 338.4791 HOL + eBook
Publication Date: 2016
Consumer behaviour in tourism Fourth edition. by Horner, S.; Swarbrooke, J."Now fully revised and updated, the fourth edition of this bestselling text provides students with a vital understanding of the nature of tourism and contemporary tourist behaviour. It also shows them how this knowledge can be used to manage and market tourism effectively in a variety of sectors of tourism including: tour operations, hospitality, visitor attractions, transport, retail travel, cruising and airlines. This fourth edition has been updated to include: New material on the impact of CT developments in tourism including social media, AR and VR, the links between climate change, sustainability and tourist behaviour, the impact of crises and natural disasters on tourism and the cruise industry Thirty brand new international case studies about topical issues such as: Airbnb, travel blogs, overtourism, COVID-19, the flight-shaming movement, wellness tourism, hunting and tourism, terrorism, dark tourism, the solo traveller, volunteer tourism, second home ownership, music festivals, pilgrimage tourism, film and tv induced tourism, and tourism in Antarctica New online resources including Power Point slides and a case archive Each chapter features conclusions, discussion points, essay questions and exercises to help tutors direct student-centred learning and allow the reader to check their understanding of what they have read. This book is an invaluable resource for students studying tourism"--
Events Project Management by Pielichaty, H., Els, G., Reed, I., Mawer, V.This book provides events management students with an accessible and essential introduction to project management. Written by both academics and industry experts, Events Project Management offers a unique blend of theory and practice to encourage and contextualise project management requirements within events settings. Key questions include: What is project management? How does it connect to events management? What is effective project management within the events sector? How does academic theory connect to practice? The book is coherently structured into 12 chapters covering crucial event management topics such as stakeholders, supply chain management, project management tools and techniques, and financial and legal issues. Guides, templates, case study examples, industry tips and activity tasks are integrated in the text and online to show practice and aid knowledge. Written in an engaging style, this text offers the reader a thorough understanding of how to successfully project manage an event from the creative idea to the concrete product. It is essential reading for all events management students. derstanding of how to successfully project manage an event from the creative idea to the concrete product. It is essential reading for all events management students.
Call Number: 394.2068 PIE + eBook
Publication Date: 2017
Tourism, 2nd edn by Robinson, P., Lück, M., Smith, S. LJFully revised, Tourism, 2nd edition covers aspects of tourism from a modern perspective, providing students with a range of theoretical and research-based explanations, supported by examples, case studies and unique insights from industry representatives. The many facets of tourism management are presented in a style that is as relevant for 1st year students as it is for postgraduates. The text offers introductory definitions and detailed discussions of contemporary issues that recognize current teaching practice around the world. Covering topics such as policy and planning, heritage management, leisure management, event management and hospitality management, the book tackles the practical elements of academic tourism such as infrastructure management and economic development, together with other important contemporary issues such as sustainable development and post-tourists. This new edition also features: · Updated and new contemporary case studies, including countries such as Egypt, Croatia and The Philippines · New material on · tourism and sustainability including the SDGs · Unions in the travel and tourism sectors · Gender issues in travel and tourism · Augmented reality and robots · Prosumption and co-creation · Contributions from professionals working in the tourism industry for a real-world perspective · A fresh new layout and full colour text and figures that make it easy to locate information and aid learning · Links to new video material throughout, which provide easy access to additional content for further study This will be an essential text for all students of travel and tourism at all levels of study.