Worldwide Destinations: The Geography of Travel and Tourism

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Butterworth-Heinemann, 2001 - Business & Economics - 389 pages
'Worldwide Destinations: the geography of travel and tourism' provides comprehensive coverage of worldwide tourism destinations, examining the basic principles underlying the geography of tourist demand, supply and transportation, together with a broad survey of world tourism generating and destination regions.

This third edition takes a more thorough approach to worldwide tourism than previous editions and looks at the market categories of tourism as well as demand; physical attractions; organization of tourism; types of destinations and their place in the tourist area life cycle.

Case studies from around the world are used to illustrate the issues involved with these particular categories, including those from the UK, Europe, USA, Australasia, Asia and the Caribbean.

'Worldwide Destinations' is an invaluable resource for students on degree and diploma courses in tourism, hospitality and business studies as well as those undertaking vocational training for a career in the travel industry.

The new edition is also accompanied with companion website and password proctected tutor resource material. Access the site at www.bh.com/companions/0750642319. Tutors adopting the textbook should email the Butterworth Heinemann Marketing Department at bhmarketing@repp.co.uk for further details on accessing the password protected information on the site.



Leading textbook in tourism field now in its third edition
Provides a comprehensive examination of the basic principles underlying the geography of tourist demand, supply and transportation
Presents a broad survey of world tourism generating and destination regions.

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