This book is an edited selection of key research papers published in the field of tourism management during the past ten years. It seeks to take stock of some of the seminal developments in the literature and to examine the evolution of thinking and the development of the subject area, particularly in the emergence of research sub-areas.
The book is organized into a series of parts which reflect the development of new and established areas of research: decision-making and tourist behaviour, tourism demand forecasting, gender and sex in tourism, planning and communities, urban tourism, theme parks, sustainable tourism or eco-tourism, marketing and service quality, and tourism as it affects indigenous peoples. Each part is introduced by commentary that relates the articles to the wider literature and the current progress of knowledge in each area. Underlying the books is a view that only through a continuing dialogue between specific tourism journal articles and a wider social science literature can one consider the 'cutting edge' nature of tourism research and manner in which it is then developed and disseminated. This book is one way of allowing readers to assess the merits of each article and its wider contribution to the tourism literature.
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Ross K. Dowling
Ryan and Page's compilation of the best of Tourism Management over the last decade is an asset to tourism research and an inspirational read. It will be well-received and should find its way on to the shelves of all progressive tourism researchers and academics.
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Dr Dimitrio Buhalis, University of Surrey
Tourism Management: Towards the New Millennium is a collection of the most influential papers published in the Tourism Management Journal over the last decade. The articles address several important issues in Tourism and are themed and introduced by the Editors. ...The volume will be of great use to tourism researchers and students.
The editors do a good job of including both conceptual and practical information in their selection of papers, and the reader concerned with sustainable tourism development and management will find the case studies and theoretical frameworks particularly helpful. ...I found the book informative and a useful resource for tourism planners, researchers, and students interested in tourism management and the evolving landscapes of travel and leisure in the new millennium.
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Roy C. Wood
...has the virtues of clarity, honesty and realism.
Stephen Page is Senior Professor of Sustainable Tourism Management at London Metropolitan Business School. He has worked in the UK, New Zealand, Australia, Ireland and France and has written, edited or contributed to 33 leading books on tourism, a number of which have been sponsored by the tourism sector. He has worked with many private sector and public sector agencies on tourism consultancy in terms of tourism and leisure strategies, feasibility studies, problem-solving including high profile projects such as the Channel Tunnel and Auckland's Sky Tower in New Zealand. He is also an editor of the top Tourism journal, Tourism Management published by Elsevier and Series Editor of the Elsevier Advances in Tourism Research Series. He is a regular contributor to industry conferences and meetings as a speaker on industry-related topics and has been ranked as one of the top Tourism academics in the UK based on publications in the top three Tourism journals for the 5 year period 2003-2008.
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