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Sustainable Tourism Practices in the Mediterranean

Sustainable Tourism Practices in the Mediterranean
 

Sustainable Tourism Practices in the Mediterranean showcases and examines the current and future trends in sustainable tourism in this popular region where tourism is one of the leading determinants of economic development. This volume examines the effects of specific recent even... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781138097377
Barcode 9781138097377
Published 29 August 2019 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format Hardback
Author(s) Edited by Tuzun, Ipek Kalemci
Edited by Ergul, Mehmet
Edited by Johnson, Colin
Series Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility
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ISBN-13 9781138097377
ISBN-10 1138097373
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Status Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint Routledge
Publication Date 29 August 2019
International Publication Date 1 September 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) Edited by Tuzun, Ipek Kalemci
Edited by Ergul, Mehmet
Edited by Johnson, Colin
Series Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility
Category Tourism Industry
Sustainability
Number of Pages 188
Dimensions Width: 159mm
Height: 235mm
Weight 531g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
Library of Congress Sustainable tourism - Mediterranean Region, Sustainable tourism - Case studies - Mediterranean Region
NBS Text Industrial Studies: General
ONIX Text College/higher education
Dewey Code 910.68/4
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

Sustainable Tourism Practices in the Mediterranean showcases and examines the current and future trends in sustainable tourism in this popular region where tourism is one of the leading determinants of economic development. This volume examines the effects of specific recent events including terrorism, financial crises and various political changes in the Mediterranean region. Looking at a range of destinations; island and mainland, urban and rural, summer and winter and emergent and declining zones, it provides a comprehensive overview of this area. It also draws on a number of wide-ranging themes such as gastronomy, (corporate) social responsibility, entrepreneurship, ethical issues, service quality, health and the slow city, offering an insightful study of the challenges the Mediterranean region faces and the sustainable practices that can be implemented in order to overcome them. Written by leading academics in the field, this book will be of great interest to upper-level students, researchers and academics in Tourism, Development Studies and Geography.

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Author's Bio

Ipek Kalemci Tuzun is the director of the Institute of Social Sciences and the head of the Tourism and Hotel Management Department at the Faculty of Commercial Sciences of Baskent University, Ankara, Turkey. Her areas of research interest include developments in human resource management, social exchange practices tourism in organizations and HRM applications, employee attitudes and behavior, and social identification in hospitality operations. Her teaching portfolio includes Introduction to Hospitality Management, Human Resource Management in Hospitality Operations and Organizational Behavior. Mehmet Ergul has been a faculty member at San Francisco State University, College of Business Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management since 2006. His teaching portfolio includes, Restaurant and Catering Management, Introduction to Hospitality Management, Food and Culture, Tourism Management and International Tourism. He has a wide variety of research interests including food tourism, children's and elderly populations eating habits and their impact on the hospitality industry, new food products development / sensory evaluation, medical tourism and social entrepreneurship in the hospitality industry. Colin Johnson has taught in seven colleges and Universities in the UK, Switzerland and the US. He has served as the department chair at San Jose and San Francisco State Universities, and also as deputy director at the International Travel and Tourism Institute, Neuchatel, dean of the Domino Carlton International Hotel Management Centre in Lucerne, and the dean and director of research at the Ecole hoteliere de Lausanne in Switzerland. Colin earned his doctorate in economic and social sciences from Fribourg University, Switzerland; an MBA from Manchester Business School and a BA from the Open University in the UK. His research interests include internationalization in the hospitality industry, sustainability and social entrepreneurship and gastronomy and gastronomic tourism. He has published widely in leading hospitality, tourism and management journals and has been a keynote speaker for the OECD and travel and tourism conferences in Korea and Europe. He has been a visiting scholar and professor at Macerata University in Italy and at Chemnitz University in Germany.

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