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International City Tourism Analysis and Strategy by Gunther Maier

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Published by International Thomson Publishing .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Business/Economics,
  • Industries - Hospitality, Travel & Tourism,
  • Business & Economics

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9491735M
ISBN 101844800504
ISBN 109781844800506
OCLC/WorldCa228088008

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