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The Tourism System

The Tourism System

Morrison, Alastair ORCID: 0000-0002-0754-1083, Lehto, Xinran and Day, Jonathon (2018) The Tourism System. Kendall Hunt Publsihing, Dubuque, Iowa, USA. ISBN 9781792420825

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Abstract

Tourism System: a set of interrelated parts working together toward shared outcomes and goals.

The Tourism System, under the guidance of a new authoring team, have made this new 8th edition more global in scope through examples, cases, and approximately 120 Quick Trips.

The Tourism System:

has been revised with learners in mind; it is written in a much more student-friendly tone.
is visually appealing - the improved illustration program includes several new contributions from the authors themselves.
features expanded and enhanced Quick Trips illustrating important practical issues, applications of management concepts, or significant trends in tourism that engage the reader and stimulate class discussion.
includes new Quick Trips that have been more closely integrated with the contents of each chapter.
The Tourism System includes 17 chapters, divided among four part topics:

Destination – chapters 1-6 better represent the new realities of destination management and give a greater emphasis on sustainable tourism and visitor experiences.
Marketing – chapters 7-9 give a concise but comprehensive introduction to tourism marketing functions. Chapter 9, Tourism Products and Experience Development, is new to this edition.
Demand – chapters 10-14 reflect rapidly changing aspects of contemporary visitor behavior including the changing role and impact of technology (mobile devices, websites, and virtual reality on traveler mobility, diaspora, and behavior). Chapter 11, Tourism Experience, is new.
Travel – chapters 15-17 explore mobility and the organizations that facilitate travel through the Tourism System.

Item Type: Book
Uncontrolled Keywords: The tourism system; Planning, Developing, and Controlling Tourism; Strategy, Planning, Branding, and Promotion; Strategy, Planning, Branding, and Promotion; Travel Flows, Distribution, and Transportation
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Faculty / School / Research Group: Faculty of Business
Faculty of Business > Department of Marketing, Events & Tourism
Faculty of Business > Tourism Research Centre
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2021 09:26
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
Selected for GREAT 2019: None
Selected for REF2021: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/33854

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