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The economics of tourism

by M. Thea Sinclair

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Published by Routledge in London, [England] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Tourism -- Great Britain -- Marketing,
    • Tourism -- Economic aspects,
    • Leisure -- Economic aspects

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-249) and indexes.

      StatementM. Thea Sinclair and Mike Stabler.
      SeriesRoutledge advances in tourism ;, 3
      ContributionsStabler, Mike.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsG155.G7 S56 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 264 p. :
      Number of Pages264
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL415442M
      ISBN 100415170761
      LC Control Number98118534
      OCLC/WorldCa38041513

      "This new edition of Economics of Leisure, Recreation and Tourism maintains its rigor and comprehensive coverage of the subject areas with plenty of real world examples. The author has done a great job in communicating complex economic concepts in a accessible language which benefits students greatly in understanding the theories of tourism and.   Handbook of Tourism Economics: Analysis, New Applications and Case Studies provides an up-to-date, concise and readable coverage of the most important topics in tourism economics. It pays attention to relevant traditional topics in tourism economics as well as exciting emerging topics in this field — topics which are expected to be of continuing importance.

      For purposes of this book, tourism is an economic activity involving billions of dollars exchanged each month, a social science to be analyzed, trends to be identified, and costs/benefits to be computed."--from Tourism Economics The past two decades have been a time of fast and furious growth for world tourism, accounting for more than 6% of. Yet, despite the fact that tourism has become the world's largest industry, until now, there were no textbooks devoted to the economics of tourism. A book whose time has finally come, Tourism Economics arms students and industry professionals with a solid working knowledge of economic concepts and analytical techniques as they apply to tourism.

      The Economics of Tourism Destinations provides a succinct guide to the economic aspects of tourism for students and practitioners alike to decipher the methods of /5(3). Longman, - Business & Economics - pages 1 Review This book examines the economic, physical and social impacts of tourism. Following a brief discussion of the nature of tourism and 5/5(1).


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