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Trends and Issues in Global Tourism 2007

Conrady, Roland, Buck, Martin (Eds.)

2007, XX, 235 p.

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  • Latest trends in all relevant areas of global tourism, such as aviation, hospitality, business travel, destination management, travel technology, travel behavior
  • Results from the renowned ITB Convention Market Trends and Innovations

This book offers insight into important trends in the global travel and tourism industry and analyzes developments in the aviation and hospitality industry, destination management and general travel behavior. The most recent developments in marketing and sales as well as in travel technology and business travel are of key importance for managing companies involved in travel and tourism.

The articles are based on presentations and panel discussions presented at the world's largest tourism convention, the ITB Convention Market Trends and Innovations. This book collects convention highlights prepared by renowned professionals and scientists within the industry. It provides a comprehensive vision of the developments shaping the structure of the global travel and tourism industry. The book is indispensable for tourism professionals and scientists as well as students analyzing current global tourism trends.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Aviation Industry - Business Travel - Change - Destination - Destination Management - Global Tourism - Hospitality Industry - Import - Tourism - Travel - Travel Industry - business - innovation - management - planning

Related subjects » Business & Management for Professionals - Geography - Population Studies - Regional / Spatial Science

Table of contents 

Mega trends and their impact on the tourism industry.- Demographic change and its impact on the travel industry: Oldies — nothing but goldies?.- Eve-olution: Women’s rising power in travel decisions.- Polarization of markets: Luxury and budget hotels.- Smart shopping in the European low cost flight market.- Aviation management.- The global phenomenon of “low cost” carrier growth.- Consolidation in the airline business.- Effectively planning and managing European airport capacity.- Destination management.- FIFA World Cup 2006 and its legacy on tourism.- Traveling to a shopping adventure.- Alpine destination life cycles: Challenges and implications.- Marketing and sales management.- Commission systems in tourism.- New stationary distribution channels for tourism.- Travel technology.- Travel technology in the era of Web 2.0.- Website accessibility in the cruise market.- Business travel management.- Trends and issues in global business travel management.- Long-term perspectives in the tourism industry.- Space tourism.- The future of leisure travel.

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