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Encyclopedia of Tourism

Jafari, Jafar, Xiao, Honggen (Eds.)

2016, 1200 p.

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  • Comprehensive treatment of all major concepts in largest industry worldwide
  • Provides authoritative definitions and explanations on all important tourism keywords
  • Collects the essence of the world's leading tourism research with its application in practice
This encyclopedia is the most comprehensive and updated source of reference in tourism research and practice. It covers both traditional and emerging concepts and terms and is fully international in its scope. More than 800 contributions of over 200 internationally renowned experts provide a definitive access to the knowledge in the field of tourism, hospitality, recreation and related fields. All actors in this field will find reliable and up to date definitions and explanations of the key terms of tourism in this reference work. Tourism is the largest industry worldwide and is the main source of income for many countries. With both, this practical impact of tourism and a rapidly developing academic field, with a growing number of university courses and degrees in tourism, and a flourishing research, this encyclopedia is the epicenter of this emerging and developing discipline.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Cruise Tourism - Ecotourism - Holiday - Hospitality - Tourism Industry - Travel

Related subjects » Business Information Systems - Geography - Marketing - Organization - Human Resource Management - Regional / Spatial Science - Social Sciences

Table of contents 

From the Content: Aborigine.- Accessibility.- Accommodation.- Acculturation.- Activity.- Actor-network theory.- Adaptation.- Adventure.- Advertisement.- Afghanistan.- Backpacker.- Bahamas.- Bahrain.- Balance of payments.- Bangladesh.- Barbados.- Beach.- Behavior, tourist.- Belarus.- Belgium.- Cambodia.- Cameroon.- Camping,.- Canada.- Cape Verde.- Car rental.- Career.-Caribbean.- Carrying capacity.- Case study. - Dark tourism.- Data envelopment analysis.- Decisionmaking, tourist.- Decision support system.- Decolonization.- Deficit.- Delphi technique.- Demand modeling.- Demography.- Demonstration effect.- Ecology.- e-commerce.- Economic development.- Economics.- Econometrics.- Ecotourism.- Ecuador.- Education.- Egypt.- Elasticity, demand and supply.- Facilitation.- Facilities management.- Factor analysis.- Family tourism.- Fantasmatics.- Feasibility study.- Feminism.- Festival and event.- Fieldwork.- Fiji.- Gabon.- Gambia.- Game theory.- Gaming.- Gaze.- Gender.- Geographical information system.- Geography of tourism.- Georgia.- Geotourism.- Haiti.- Hajj.- Handicraft.- Health.- Heritage.- Historica.- History.- Holiday.- Holistic approach.- Honduras.- Iceland.- Ideology.- Identity.- Image.- Imaginaries.- Immigration.- Impact.- Imperialism.- Importance-performance approach.- Import.- Jamaica.- Japan.- Jordan.- Journals, academic tourism.- Journals, travel trade.- Journalism.- Kazakhstan.- Kenya.- Kiribati.- Knowledge.- Korea (Democratic People’s Republic of).- Korea (Republic of).- Kuwait.- Kyrgyzstan.- Labor relations.- Landmark.- Landscape.- Language.- Laos.- Latvia.- Law.- Leadership.- Leakage, tourism economic.- Lebanon.- Macedonia.- Madagascar.- Malawi.- Malaysia.- Maldives.- Mali.- Malta.- Management.- Map.- Marginality.- Namibia.- Narrative.- National character.- National.- National tourism organizations and administrations.- Nationalism.- Nature tourism.- Nauru, tourism.- Nautical tourism.- Nearest neighbor analysis.- Olympic tourism.- Oman.- Optimal arousal.- Organizations and associations.- Organizational learning.- Orientalism.- Other.- Outbound tourism.- Package tourism.- Pakistan.- Palau.- Panama.- Papua New Guinea.- Paradigm.- Paradise.- Paraguay.- Park tourism.-Peace and international understanding.- Qatar.- Q-methodology.- Qualitative research.- Quality of life.- Quantitative research.- Quest.- Race.- Rail.- Ratio analysis.- Reciprocity.- Recreation.- Recycling.- Red tourism.- Region.- Regression.- Religion.- Sacred journey.- Safari tourism.- Safety and Security.- Saint Kitts and Nevis.- Saint Lucia.- Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.- Samoa.- San Marino.- Sao Tome and Principe.- Satellite account.- Tajikistan.- Tanzania.- Tax.- Technology.- Terrorism.- Thailand.- Theme park.- Theory.- Third World.- Time.- Uganda.- Ukraine.- United Arab Emirates.- United Kingdom.- United States.- Universities.- UNWTO.- Urban.- Uruguay.- Uzbekistan.-Vacation.- Value customer.- Vanuatu.- Venezuela.- Vietnam.- Village tourism.- Virtual reality.- Visa.- Visiting friends and relatives.- Visitor.- Warfare tourism.- Water consumption.- Wedding tourism.- Well-being.- Wilderness tourism. - Wildlife tourism.- Willingness to pay.-Wine tourism.- Worldmaking.- World heritage.- Work.- Xenophobia.- Yachting tourism.- Yemen.- Yoga tourism.- Youth tourism.- Zambia.- Zimbabwe.- Zoning.

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