Published March 2004
by International Thomson Publishing .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
The contributors to International Tourism reconceptualize the local and the global, avoiding such crude oppositions as centre v periphery, modern v traditional, macro v micro and North v South. Instead, they demonstrate that the local cannot be understood without the global, and that the global can never be isolated from the regional setting. A qualification in International Tourism can help you find your first job in the tourism industry or move on in your travel career. Your qualification will be recognised in a wide range of countries. These qualifications are versatile - you can develop a broad range of basic tourism skills, or choose specialised advanced options to help you. Throughout the world, cities vie for tourist dollars in a competition so intense that they sometimes totally reconstruct their downtowns and waterfronts to attract tourists. Growing at an astonishing pace, urban tourism now plays a pivotal role in the economic development strategies of urban governments around the globe. In this book, distinguished urban experts from a variety of . ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvi, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm. Contents: Information requirements for the strategic management of city tourism / Josef A. Mazanec --Local tourism organizations in European cities / Karl Wöber --An urban tourism database.A database on the travel demand for European urban tourism .
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