1 Tourism today: Why is it a global phenomenon embracing all our lives?
2 Tourism: Its origins, growth and future
3 Demand: Why do people engage in tourism?
4 Transporting the tourist I: Surface transport
5 Transporting the tourist II: The aviation sector
6 Accommodation and hospitality services
7 Tour operating and travel retailing
8 Visitor attractions and events
9 The management of tourism
10 The public sector and tourism
11 Managing the visitor and their impacts
12 The future of tourism: Post tourism?
Stephen J. Page is Associate Dean (Research) and Professor of Business and Management at Hertfordshire Business School, University of Hertfordshire, UK. He holds an Honorary Doctorate from the University of West London, is an Honorary Professor at the University of Wales, and has worked as a Tourism Consultant with different organizations, including the United Nations World Tourism Organization, OECD, VisitScotland, Scottish Enterprise, Highlands and Islands Enterprise, Harrah's Casinos and Sky Tower, Auckland, New Zealand, among many other clients. He is the author and editor of 43 books on Tourism, Leisure and Events, as well as the Editor of the leading tourism journal, Tourism Management - a role he has held since 1996 - and the Editor of the Routledge Advances in Tourism book series.