The Asia Pacific region’s enormous diversity of living cultures and preserved heritage sites has significant appeal to many tourists. However tourism has grown so rapidly that many issues associated with the incorporation of cultural and heritage experiences in tourist itineraries (such as...
Published February 19th 2009 by Routledge
An Experiential Approach to Making Decisions
Make sure your students are prepared for the difficult decisions they’ll face every day in the tourism industryCases in Sustainable Tourism is a groundbreaking teaching tool that places students in real-life situations where they’re faced with complex decisions on the economic, social,...
Published May 16th 2006 by Routledge
The practical, user-friendly guide to creating a sustainable future for destinations in developing economiesCommunity Destination Management in Developing Economies is a user-friendly guide that provides a comprehensive view of the issues facing planners, policymakers, and destination managers who...
Published May 15th 2006 by Routledge
Development, Operation, and Impact
This single volume gives you comprehensive information on Asia-Pacific gaming!Casino Industry in Asia Pacific: Development, Operation, and Impact is a one-of-a-kind comprehensive review of the gaming industry in various countries in the Asia-Pacific region. This valuable resource thoroughly details...
Published March 7th 2006 by Routledge
A Legacy for the Future
Intelligently designed tourism strategies for the twenty-first century!Successful tourism development and marketing are dependent on maintaining a delicate balance between economic growth and the protection of environments. Managing Sustainable Tourism: A Legacy for the Future tackles the tough...
Published February 26th 2006 by Routledge
Best Business Practices by Leading Companies
How did Accor, Cendant, Choice Hotels International, Marriott, and Hilton become the largest hotel chains in the worldand what strategies will they use to continue their growth?This first-of-its-kind textbook presents a balanced overview of the theory and practice of hotel chains’...
Published January 24th 2006 by Routledge
Deliver quality instruction to your studentson-campus or offThe Handbook for Distance Learning in Tourism is a practical, down-to-earth guide to developing and using print-based and Internet-based flexible learning resources for courses where students rarely, if ever, attend on-campus...
Published July 14th 2005 by Routledge
Explore the travel/tourism possibilities of this exotic yet tourist-friendly countryVietnam Tourism presents a unique ethnographic-semiotic analysis of some of the most important touristic icons in Vietnamese culture. In addition, it offers a firsthand analysis of many aspects of daily life in...
Published June 14th 2005 by Routledge
From Political to Economic Success
Examine the reasons for the rapid growth of China’s tourism industryTourism and Hotel Development in China: From Political to Economic Success is a comprehensive guide to the development of the tourism industry in Mainland China following the end of the Cultural Revolution. Conceived as a...
Published April 12th 2005 by Routledge
A Cultural Analysis
A one-of-a-kind analysis of ocean cruising! In Ocean Travel and Cruising: A Cultural Analysis, noted author Arthur Asa Berger turns his critical eye to the phenomenon of ocean cruising. This academically solid yet reader-friendly book brings a multidisciplinary cultural studies approach to the...
Published April 12th 2004 by Routledge