ISBN : 9781632405654
Publisher : mlbooksinternational
Language : English
Category : Business,Managment and Economics
Publication Year : 2016
Price : USD 143.95
Description : Tourism falls under the service industry and refers to the practice of travelling for pleasure. It is a rapidly growing industry and plays a significant role in the economy of a country. It involves stimulating interest, entertaining and accommodating tourists from all over the world. International tourism brings in foreign exchange and good reputation for a country. Destination management is an important part of tourism and includes business permits, zoning controls, business association initiatives and land use planning. This book covers in detail some existent theories and innovative concepts revolving around tourism development and destination management. It is a vital tool for all researching and studying this field. The extensive content of this book provides the readers with a thorough understanding of the subject. Different approaches, evaluations and advanced studies have been included in this text. It picks up individual branches and explains their need and contribution in the context of a growing economy. This book is a resource guide for experts as well as students.
Author's Description :
Donald Peterson received his MSc in tourism management from Bournemouth University, United Kingdom. He is a professor of tourism in a leading university in England. His academic interests lie in the study of sustainability, strategies, promotion and development of tourism. Peterson has authored and edited a number of articles, newspaper columns and book chapters in the field of tourism research and management.