|aTourism :|bprinciples, practices, philosophies /|cCharles R. Goeldner, J.R. Brent Ritchie.
|aHoboken, N.J. :|bJohn Wiley & Sons|cc2009.
|axix, 624 p.,  p. of plates :|bill. (some col.), maps, ports. ;|c25 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. -612) and index.
|aCh. 1 Tourism in perspective -- Ch. 2. Tourism through the ages -- Ch. 3. Career opportunities -- Ch. 4. World, national, regional, and other organizations -- Ch. 5. Passenger transportation -- Ch. 6. Hospitality and related services -- Ch. 7. Organizations in the distribution process -- Ch. 8. Attractions, entertainment, recreation, and other -- Ch. 9. Motivation for pleasure travel -- Ch. 10. Cultural and international tourism for life's enrichment -- Ch. 11. Sociology of tourism -- Ch. 12. Tourism components and supply -- Ch. 13. Measuring and forecasting demand -- Ch. 14. Tourism's economic impact -- Ch. 15. Tourism policy: structure, content, and process -- Ch. 16. Tourism planning, development, and social considerations -- Ch. 17. Tourism and the environment -- Ch. 18. travel and tourism research -- Ch. 19. Tourism marketing -- Ch. 20. Tourism's future -- Glossary.
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