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Tourism in Global Society

Place, Culture, Consumption

by Kevin Meethan

  • 324 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Business & Management,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Globalization,
  • Human Geography,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Tourism industry,
  • Social Science,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • USA,
  • Industries - General,
  • Business & Economics / Industries,
  • Social Science / Human Geography,
  • Social Science-Human Geography,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • General,
  • Social aspects,
  • Tourism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages226
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9413168M
    ISBN 100333760573
    ISBN 109780333760574

    Downloadable! Tourism is one of the most important components of the global economy. It generates billions of dollars in revenues and millions of jobs worldwide. It is considered by many communities, especially in emerging countries the only tool for development, and the only chance for increasing the quality of life. Thus the tourism industry has stretched from seaside to mountain resorts and.   Tourism, fast becoming the largest global business, employs one out of twelve persons and produces $ trillion of the world's economy. In a groundbreaking book, Elizabeth Becker uncovers how what was once a hobby has become a colossal enterprise with profound impact on countries, the environment, and cultural heritage.

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    Also discussed in the book is the role of consumer behavior in the hospitality and tourism market, the organizational strategy and marketing communication, the impact of marketing on the hospitality and tourism sector, management of the marketing tactics and the prospects of marketing in the hospitality and tourism sector, so as to provide. According to the World Tourism Organisation (), tourism is one of the world’s fastest growing industry and one of the global engines of development. One of the most popular issues of tourism is tourism impact studies toward the society. The understanding of community’s perceptions on tourism impacts is important.


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Contributors provide interdisciplinary, international perspectives on the critical questions, problems, and 1/5(1). Book Description. Tourism, Tourists and Society provides a broad introduction to the inter-relationship between tourism and society, making complex sociological concepts and themes accessible to readers from a non-sociological academic background.

It provides a thorough exploration of how society influences or shapes the behaviours, motivations, attitudes and consumption of tourists, as well. Get this from a library.

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in partnership with the Tourism Committee of the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Armenia (RA), RA Ministry of Environment, WWF Armenia and Transboundary Joint Secretariat funded by the KfW German state-owned development bank and The. This visualization shows how tourist arrivals have increased since shortly after the Second World War in The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) estimates that internationally there were just 25 million tourist arrivals in 68 years later this number has increased to billion international arrivals per year.

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This book addresses this problem by analysing tourism in light of contemporary social theory. By focusing on tourism in terms of consumption, commodification, and the political and cultural economy, the.

-- Francesco Frangialli, Secretary-General, World Tourism Organization Now in its third edition, Global Tourism draws on the insight of thirty-nine contributors to chronicle and foresee the effects of tourism on contemporary society.

Contributors provide interdisciplinary, international perspectives on the critical questions, problems, and. Roundtable Human Rights in Tourism May 5 at AM "With the magnitude of the COVID pandemic, there is an urgent need not to return to business-as-usual when the crisis over, rather than an opportunity to reconsider a transformation of the global tourism system more aligned to the SDGs."Followers: The International Ecotourism Society (TIES) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting d inTIES has been on the forefront of the development of ecotourism, providing guidelines and standards, training, technical assistance, and educational resources.

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Journal of Travel Research, 22(2), Munhurrun, P. R & Naidoo, P. Residents' attitude toward perceived tourism.

In a geographical tradition and using an integrated approach this book series addresses these issues by acknowledging the interrelationship of tourism to wider processes within society and environment. This is done at local, regional, national, and global scales demonstrating links between these scales as well as outcomes of global change for.Conferences and Conventions, A global industry second edition This book is aimed at both practitioners in the conference and convention industry and those wishing to study the industry.

It is written by one of the leading exponents of the industry, Tony Rogers, who shares his wealth of knowledge with his readers.Tourism is travel for pleasure or business; also the theory and practice of touring, the business of attracting, accommodating, and entertaining tourists, and the business of operating tours.

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