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Tourism Management
An Introduction

Third Edition
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September 2022 | 480 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

This introductory text provides readers with a robust understanding of tourism and its industries, including how destinations are developed, marketed and managed, and how tourism impacts communities, environments and economies. The authors discuss the critical issues affecting 21st century tourism, such as sustainability, the climate crisis, globalisation, community, technology, the environment and the sharing economy. The text has been fully updated in light of the Covid-19 pandemic and its notable, and in some cases lasting, impacts on the tourism industry.

The text features new mini-case studies (snapshots) and international case studies from countries around the globe including USA, Saudi Arabia, India, China, New Zealand, Australia, Namibia and the UK. It discusses the latest trends in transport, hospitality, attractions and the travel trade and includes examples from major tourism companies including Trip.com, TUI and Airbnb.

The book is suitable for students who are starting their tourism studies as part of their college or university education.

Clare Inkson is a Senior Lecturer in Tourism and Course Leader of BA Tourism with Business at the University of Westminster, London.

Lynn Minnaert is the Academic Director and Clinical Associate Professor at New York University’s Jonathan M. Tisch Center for Hospitality and Tourism.

 
Tourism Overview
 
Introduction
 
Understanding Tourism
 
Tourism Supply and Demand
 
Tourist Generating Regions
 
Tourism Demand
 
Tourism Suppliers
 
Intermediaries in the Tourism System
 
Impacts of TourismImpacts of Tourism
 
Tourism Destinations
 
The Economic Impacts of Tourism
 
The Social and Cultural Impacts of Tourism
 
Tourism Management and Marketing
 
The Environmental Impacts of Tourism
 
Tourism Marketing
 
The Management of Visitors
 
Public Sector Involvement in Tourism
 
Tourism Ahead
 
Tourism and the Future

The book is well put together. Very easy to understand, read, and teach. Very helpful resources came along with the book. My students really learned a lot.

Sarala Morrow
Hospitality & Tourism Mgmt Dept, Purdue University Northwest
January 19, 2023

Clare Inkson

Clare Inkson is a Senior Lecturer in Tourism at the University of Westminster in London. She has extensive experience of working in tourism in operational and marketing roles in the UK and overseas, for tour operators, wholesalers and travel agencies. Her research interests include tourism distribution channels, destination marketing and the tourism sharing economy. More About Author

Lynn Minnaert

Professor Lynn Minnaert is the Head of Subject, Tourism and Languages, at Edinburgh Napier University's Business School. Her research specialism is social inclusion and social sustainability in tourism and events: she has conducted research projects into social tourism, the social impacts of the Olympics and social legacy initiatives in the meetings industry. She has lectured in tourism and events management at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in the UK, the US and in a range of different countries – this international perspective is reflected in this book.    More About Author

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