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By Alan Lew, C. Michael Hall, Allan M. Williams

ISBN-10: 0631235647

ISBN-13: 9780631235644

This groundbreaking better half deals readers a chance to re-examine key issues in modern tourism reports within the mild of contemporary theoretical advancements in tourism reports and the social sciences, in addition to dramatic adjustments within the working atmosphere for tourism.

  • A serious evaluation of present study in tourism reports.
  • Offers readers a chance to re-examine key issues in tourism reviews within the mild of contemporary advancements, reminiscent of terrorist assaults, SARS and the monetary failure of airways.
  • Comprises forty eight especially commissioned essays, written by way of greater than 50 stated specialists from world wide.
  • Covers state-of-the-art views and subject matters, together with tourism’s function in globalization, sustainable tourism, and the state’s function in tourism improvement.
  • Sets an time table for destiny tourism examine.
  • Includes a wealth of bibliographic references.

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They wanted, in particular, to integrate tourism into the SNA. Measuring tourism’s contribution to a nation’s economy is a particular challenge because, for reasons noted earlier, tourism is not an industry in the SNA. French national accountants were the first to explore how to analyze aspects of a nation’s economy, such as tourism, that are not adequately represented within the SNA. To do this they developed a concept called comptes satellites (satellite accounts) (Sebbar 2001). The phrase refers to a subset of national accounts that contains data on an economic activity that is conceptually and technically linked to the SNA, but separate from them.

Tourism Satellite Account. Working Paper 3. Ottawa: Statistics Canada. National Task Force on Tourism Data (1989). National Task Force on Tourism Data Final Report. Ottawa, Canada: Ministry of Supply and Services Canada. OECD (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development) (1973). Tourism Policy and International Tourism in OECD Member Countries. Paris: OECD Tourism Committee. OECD, Statistical Office of the European Communities, United Nations, and World Tourism Organization (2001). Tourism Satellite Account: Recommended Methodological Framework.

London: Sage Publications. Urry, J. (2000). Sociology Beyond Societies: Mobilities for the Twenty-First Century. London: Routledge. Williams, A. , and Hall, C. M. (2000). Tourism and migration: New relationships between production and consumption. Tourism Geographies 2(1), 5–27. Williams, A. , and Hall, C. M. (2002). Tourism, migration, circulation and mobility: The contingencies of time and place. In C. M. Hall and A. M. Williams (eds), Tourism and CONCEPTUALIZATIONS, INSTITUTIONS, ISSUES 21 Migration: New Relationships Between Consumption and Production (pp.

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