Transport And Tourism (Themes in Tourism)

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Transport and Tourism provides a much-needed account of the key issues which transport providers, decision makers, managers and tourists face in the use, operation and management of tourist transport. It addresses all the key issues affecting transport and tourism in the new millennium, including: *Policy changes such as greater privatisation, low cost airlines and growth in the Asia-Pacific air market *The enhanced role of the car *The effect of crises on travel, safety and security Transport and Tourism provides a clear understanding of this shared relationship, examining what is meant by a tourist transport system and how the needs of the traveller are incorporated into management systems. The book includes updated case studies such as the Orient Express, coach tourism in National Parks and low cost airlines. It also includes website references which enable students to access key data sources.

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Transport and Tourism

Stephen Page

 

Transport and Tourism provides a much-needed account of the key issues that transport providers, decision-makers, managers and tourists face in the use, operation and management of tourist transport. It addresses all the key issues affecting transport and tourism in the new millennium.

 

Key features of the book include:

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¿ up-to-date, international case material addressing low-cost airlines, environmental impacts, coach tourism in national parks and biosecurity  

¿ topical coverage of the enhanced role of the car and the effect of crises on travel, safety and security

¿ chapter summaries and reflective questions focusing on the core material

¿ weblinks and further reading extending the reader to sources and data beyond the text

 

This new edition provides a clear understanding of the shared relationship between transport and tourism, examining what is meant by a tourist transport system and how the needs of the traveller are incorporated into management systems.

 

Transport and Tourism is an essential text for students on travel and tourism degrees and will be of key interest to students and practitioners in related fields also including strategic management and geography.

 

Stephen Page is the Scottish Enterprise Forth Valley Chair in Tourism in the Department of Marketing, School of Management, University of Stirling.

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