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Tourism Management Dynamics [electronic resource] : trends, management and tools.
Buhalis, Dimitrios.
Burlington : Elsevier, 2005.
1 online resource (305 p.)
As the global tourism industry continues to expand and to become more complex, it is vital that those in the industry identify trends early and design proactive strategies to gain competitive advantage. Tourism Futures: dynamics, challenges and tools provides the readers with a comprehensive insight of the changes in the external business environment, and equips them with new managerial techniques and tools in order to adapt and profit from these changes and into the future. Written by a team of globally renowned thinkers and researchers, it provides the manager of tomorrow with the ability t
Front Cover; Tourism Management Dynamics: Trends, Management and Tools; Copyright Page; Contents; List of figures; List of tables; List of case studies; Editors; Contributors; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1 Introduction; Part One: New Trends; Chapter 2 Demography; Chapter 3 Safety and security issues in tourism; Chapter 4 Crisis management in tourism; Chapter 5 Climate change and its implications for international tourism; Chapter 6 Monitoring as an approach to sustainable tourism; Chapter 7 Media and communications

Chapter 8 Liberalization and deregulation for tourism: implications for competitionChapter 9 New knowledge in tourism research; Part Two: New Management; Chapter 10 Organizations and management in the future; Chapter 11 Innovation, creativity and competitiveness; Chapter 12 Chaos theory and managerial approaches; Chapter 13 SMEs in tourism; Chapter 14 The future of work and employment in tourism; Chapter 15 Managing globalization; Chapter 16 Resource management: social, cultural, physical environment and the optimization of impacts; Chapter 17 Actors, networks and tourism policies

Chapter 18 Collaborative networks and partnerships for integrated destination managementPart Three: New Tools; Chapter 19 Consumer centric tourism marketing; Chapter 20 Cross-cultural tourism marketing; Chapter 21 Information communication technology – revolutionizing tourism; Chapter 22 Tourism marketing information system: decision support for the tourism manager; Chapter 23 Forecasting tourism demand using econometric models; Chapter 24 Managing economic impacts, tourism satellite accounts and observatories; Chapter 25 Tourism planning, development and the territory; Part Four: Conclusion

Chapter 26 Conclusion: tourism management dynamicsReferences; Index;
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