Handbook on Tourism Development and Management


Kerri Hayden Collins (Editor)

Series: Tourism and Hospitality Development and Management
BISAC: BUS081000

The fast growth of the tourism industry over the past decades is one of the most remarkable economic phenomena of our time. This handbook discusses several topics on the development of tourism and management. Some of the topics discussed include managing heritage and culture; the challenges climate change arises for tourism destinations; sustainability; barriers and drivers to sustainable tourism development; and the role of tourism in the formation of environmental outlook. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1 – Managing Heritage and Culture: The Goal of Sustainable Tourism in a Yucatec Maya Village (pp. 1-20)
Stephanie J. Litka (University of Dayton)

Chapter 2 – Tourism and Climate Change: Challenges for Tourism Destinations (pp. 21-38)
Vivian Cárdenas and Jaume Rosselló (Universitat de les Illes Balears, Carretera Valldemossa, Palma de Mallorca, Illes Balears, Spain)

Chapter 3 – Sustainability: A Competitive Advantage in the Tourism Industry (pp. 39-58)
Patricia Martínez Garcia de Leaniz and Ignacio Rodríguez del Bosque (University of Cantabria, Spain)

Chapter 4 – Psychological Carrying Capacity: Measuring the Tolerance Levels of the Visitors to the Destination through Tourism Satisfaction (pp. 59-72)
Jesús Manuel López-Bonilla and Luis Miguel López-Bonilla (Department of Business Administration and Marketing, University of Seville, Spain)

Chapter 5 – Cruise Tourism Development in the Mediterranean Sea: A Cross Comparison (pp. 73-88)
Marta Meleddu and Manuela Pulina (University of Sassari & CRENoS, Via Torre Tonda, Sassari, Italy)

Chapter 6 – Rural Development through Tourism: The Case of Cave Paintings in “La Canal De Navarrés” (Spain) (pp. 89-104)
David B. López Lluch, Francisco J. Del Campo Gomis and Javier Martinez Bausá (Department of Agrienvironmental Economics, Universidad Miguel Hernández, Spain)

Chapter 7 – Tourism Market Research in Spanish Higher Education: Etymological Issues (pp. 105-114)
Jesús Manuel López-Bonilla and Luis Miguel López-Bonilla (Department of Business Administration and Marketing, University of Seville, Spain)

Chapter 8 – Determinants of Admission Fees for Tourist Attractions: Evidence from Online Reviews by Travelers (pp. 115-126)
Qi Yan, York (School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nanjing Forestry University, Nanjing, China)

Chapter 9 – The Management of Natural World Heritage Sites as an Essential Component of Cultural Tourism and Sustainable Development- The Tokaj-Hollókö Case Study in Northeastern Hungary: From a National/Local Past towards an International/Global Future (pp. 127-164)
Evgenia Bitsani and Eleftheriou Aliki (Department of Business Adminstration, Technological Educational Institute of Peloponnese, Greece, and others)

Chapter 10 – e-Hospitality Strategies Enhancing Competitiveness: Evidence from China and Central Macedonia, Greece (pp. 165-190)
Soultana Tania Kapiki and Jing Fu (Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki, Greece, and others)

Chapter 11 – Land Planning As a Support for Sustainable Development Based on Tourism: A Case Study of Slovak Rural Region (pp. 191-208)
Michal Klaučo, Bohuslava Gregorová, Uglješa Stankov, Vladimir Marković and Polina Lemenkova (Matej Bel University, Faculty of Science, Department of Geography, Geology and Landscape Ecolo-gy, Tajovského, Banská Bystirca, Slovakia, and others)

Chapter 12 – Brunei Tourism at a Standstill (pp. 209-220)
Azman Ahmad (Universiti Brunei Darussalam)

Chapter 13 – Barriers and Drivers to Sustainable Tourism Development: Evidence from Greece (pp. 221-228)
E. Sardianou, I. Kostakis, R. Mitoula, M. Karamba and E. Theodoropoulou (Harokopio University, Department of Home Economics and Ecology, Athens, Greece)

Chapter 14 – The Role of Tourism in the Formation of Environmental Outlook (pp. 229-234)
Z. G. Mirzekhanova (Institute of Water and Ecology problems FEB RAS)


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