Worldwide Destinations: The Geography of Travel and Tourism

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Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann, 2005 - Business & Economics - 518 pages
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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.

* Leading textbook in tourism field now in its fourth edition. Includes new cases (Sydney Olympics, satellite accounts, Athens Olympics, 9/11 and the Bali bombing) and new topics (security, terrorism, and selling destinations)
* 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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Noel Scott has extensive experience as a senior tourism manager and researcher and over 25 years in industry research positions. He holds a doctorate in tourism management and Master degrees in marketing and business administration and is a senior lecturer at The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. Rodolfo Baggio is a Lecturer at Bocconi University in Milan, Italy. He has a background in Physics and actively researches and teaches in the field of information technology and tourism. He is now applying quantitative network analysis methods to the study of tourism destinations. Chris Cooper has degrees in geography from University College London. He is joint editor of Channel Views Aspect of Tourism Series and co-editor of Current Issues in Tourism. His research interests lie in the area of destination management particularly focussing on network analysis and innovation. He is currently director of the Christel deHaan Tourism and Travel Research Centre at the University of Nottingham, UK.

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