Tourism Planning: Policies, Processes and Relationships

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Prentice Hall, 2000 - 236 pages
Tourism and Planning provides a fresh and stimulating approach to a major area of tourism studies, examining the key concepts of tourism planning. It emphasises the primary themes of tourism planning, examining the forces (at a global, regional and local level) which drive planning, and how tourism is integrated into existing economic, social, natural, business and political environments.* provides an accessible and up-to-date resource for students tackling this complex subject for the first time* draws on examples from around the world, including USA, UK, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Europe, Southeast Asia and the Americas* discusses the relational nature of tourism planning from the international and national settings through to destination planning and then to individual sites* emphasises the critical role of collaboration, networking and trust in tourism planning* discusses the forces and processes at macro and micro level which drive tourism planning and development* tackles head on the issue of sustainabilityC.Michael Hall is based at the Centre for Tourism, University of otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. He also holds positions as Senior Research Fellow at the New Zealand Natu

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Hall is Head of the Department of Tourism at the University of Otago in New Zealand. He is Honorary Professor of the Department of Marketing, University of Stirling in Scotland and Honorary Visiting Professor in the School of Leisure and Food Management at Sheffield Hallam University in England. He is the Chairperson of the International Geographical Union Commission on Tourism, Leisure, and Global Change.

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