Richly illustrated, Holiday Business encompasses history, geography, environmental history, sociology, and cultural studies, and makes fascinating reading for anyone interested in tourism and travel. This is an important book for all tourism operators, travel companies and agents.
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Jim Davidson is an associate professor in the department of Asian and international studies at Victoria University of Technology and author of Lyrebird Rising, which won the Nettie Palmer Prize for Non-Fiction and the Age Non-Fiction Book of the Year Award. Peter Spearritt is a research professor and director of the National Centre for Australian Studies at Monash University and the author of The Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Since the Twenties.
"Holiday Business: an account that delivers all the pleasures which you would expect from a well-organized jaunt. The trip is entertaining because Jim Davidson and Peter Spearritt have keen eyes for quirky exemplars and amusing asides. The journey is scenic and colourful in the sense of being well-illustrated and nicely put together." —Australian Book Review
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Book Description Melbourne University Publishing, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0522848842