I: Preface II: About this Book PART ONE: TOURISM PERSPECTIVES 1: An Introduction to Tourism 2: The Economics of Tourism PART TWO: TOURISM PEOPLE 3: Tourism as Employer PART THREE: CONSUMING TOURISM 4: Air Transportation 5: Road and Rail Transportation 6: Water-borne Transport 7: Accommodation 8: Food and Beverage 9: Visitor Attractions 10: Themes in Tourism PART FOUR: TOURISM MANAGEMENT 11: Operations Management in Tourism 12: Destination Management 13: Tourism and Destination Strategy 14: Tourism and Destination Marketing PART FIVE: TOURISM DEVELOPMENT 15: Tourism Policy and Planning 16: Tourism and Sustainability PART SIX: TOURISM FUTURES 17: Tourism Research 18: The Future of Tourism
Peter Robinson is Principal Lecturer and Head of the Leisure Department at the University of Wolverhampton. His responsibilities also extend to the management of The Arena Theatre, a university owned arts venue. Peter has a background working in tourism and events management in the public, private and voluntary sectors, and his research interests include tourism management, events management, event motivation and community-based and slow tourism. Peter has published a number of edited textbooks, including Operations Management for The Travel Industry (CAB International), Events Management (CAB International) and Research Themes for Tourism (CAB International), together with journal articles, industry publications and presentations at international research and industry conferences. Peter is the West Midlands Representative for the Tourism Management Institute, a member of the Executive Committee for the Association for Event Management Education and is a member of the Education and Training Committee for The Institute of Travel and Tourism. Michael Luck is Associate Professor and Head of Department (Tourism and Events) in the School of Hospitality and Tourism, and Associate Director for the coastal and marine tourism research programme area at the New Zealand Tourism Research Institute, both at the Auckland University of Technology. He received his PhD from the University of Otago in Dunedin. Michael has more than ten years' work experience in the tourism industry and has taught at universities in Germany, New Zealand, Scotland, and Canada. Michael's research interests lie in the areas of ecotourism, sustainable tourism, the impacts of tourism, marine tourism, and aviation. He is co-chair of the International Coastal & Marine Tourism Society, has published in a number of international journals, is founding editor-in-chief of the academic journal Tourism in Marine Environments, and Associate Editor of the Journal of Ecotourism. Michael edited or co-edited two volumes on ecotourism, two on marine tourism, two on polar tourism, one each on events management and low cost airlines, and the Encyclopedia of Tourism and Recreation in Marine Environments (CABI). Stephen is a Professor of Tourism in the School of Hospitality, Food, and Tourism Management at the University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada. He is also Professor Emeritus, University of Waterloo, Canada. His research interests include tourism statistics and economics, tourism informatics, tourism policy, and culinary tourism. He advises graduate students who are doing research in these areas and teaches research methods. He works with empirical ("quantitative"), subjective ("qualitative"), and mixed research designs. Steve is the author of numerous articles in scholarly journals as well as several books. He is past-Chair of the Canadian Tourism Commission's Research Committee and past-Chair of the Canadian Tourism Human Resources Council's Research Committee. He is an Elected Fellow of the International Statistical institute, past-Chair of their Committee on Statistics in Travel and Tourism, an Elected Fellow of the International Academy for the Study of Tourism, and a member Travel and Tourism International Research Association, and Slow Food International. Stephen consults with various local provincial, national, and international government and not-for-profit agencies.