This groundbreaking Companion offers readers an opportunity to reassess key themes in contemporary tourism studies in the light of recent theoretical developments in tourism studies and the social sciences, as well as dramatic changes in the operating environment for tourism. A critical overview of current research in tourism studies. Offers readers an opportunity to reassess key themes in tourism studies in the light of recent developments, such as terrorist attacks, SARS and the financial failure of airlines. Comprises 48 specially commissioned essays, written by more than 50 acknowledged experts from around the world. Covers cutting-edge perspectives and topics, including tourismas role in globalization, sustainable tourism, and the stateas role in tourism development. Sets an agenda for future tourism research. Includes a wealth of bibliographic references.Guidelines developed by WTO and OECD were presented at the Enzo Paci World Conference on the Measurement of the ... OECD, and Eurostat entitled Tourism Satellite Account: Recommended Methodological Framework (OECD Statisticalanbsp;...
|Title||:||A Companion to Tourism|
|Author||:||Alan A. Lew, C. Michael Hall, Allan M. Williams|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons - 2008-04-15|