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Professional destination management trends and issues

Professional destination management trends and issues

Morrison, Alastair ORCID: 0000-0002-0754-1083 (2023) Professional destination management trends and issues. In: Morrison, Alastair ORCID: 0000-0002-0754-1083 and Buhalis, Dimitrios, (eds.) Routledge Handbook of Trends and Issues in Global Tourism Supply and Demand. Routledge - Taylor & Francis, Abington, Oxon; London; New York, pp. 301-316. ISBN 978-1032197739; 978-1032197746; 978-1003260790; 1032197730 (doi:

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Destination management is a profession that is gaining more recognition worldwide. The field is also becoming increasingly professional, and this is a significant trend in tourism. After an introductory review of destination management and its key events and influential publications, there is a discussion of recent trends. The chapter then articulates the roles and competencies in professional destination management and issues and challenges facing destination management are discussed. Various stakeholder interests and roles in destination management are elaborated. The conclusion is made that professional destination management can and should make a substantial contribution to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Future trends in professional destination management are projected. The chapter ends by suggesting how this work can contribute to the literature and professional practice.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: professional destination management
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Business
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