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The Practice Of Graduate Research In Hospitality And Tourism

Author : Kaye Sung Chon
ISBN : 9781135410902
Genre : Business & Economics
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Improve your hospitality and tourism research abilities with this impressive collection of research methods! The Practice of Graduate Research in Hospitality and Tourism assists you in gaining insight into different facets of research design, conceptual development, research methods, and conclusions drawn from research in hospitality and tourism. As a professional, researcher, or graduate student in the hospitality and tourism field, you will benefit from this collection of chapters that represent examples of research trials conducted by graduate students in hospitality and tourism and are selected on the basis of the originality of the students’concepts, research methods, and interest of the work to graduate students. This informative volume will provide you and your students with up-to-date and effective ideas for researching topics within the field of hospitality. The Practice of Graduate Research in Hospitality and Tourism is an excellent supplemental textbook for research methods classes in graduate hospitality and tourism programs. The wide variety of chapters will stimulate discussions on research in hospitality and tourism from conceptual, secondary data, and primary data approaches. Some of the research articles you will explore in The Practice of Graduate Research in Hospitality and Tourism are based on different statistical techniques, research designs, and trends of subjects. Topics include: selecting service-oriented employees based on person-organization fit measuring the effectiveness of advertising on the Internet examining factors that affect food expenditures of U.S. tourists when they are away from home explaining the competitive structure of Japanese travelers’overseas destination plans determining the motivational needs of managers in the on-site foodservice segment providing adequate education on HIV and AIDS in the workplace for hospitality managers identifying influential variables of employee turnover in the food and beverage industry The Practice of Graduate Research in Hospitality and Tourism serves as an important forum for initiating research and new ideas internationally. The carefully selected chapters of this essential text will provide you and your students with suggestions that will improve research competency as well as hospitality services to patrons.

Theory And Practice In Hospitality And Tourism Research

Author : Salleh Mohd Radzi
ISBN : 9781138027060
Genre : Business & Economics
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Theory and Practice in Hospitality and Tourism Research includes 111 contributions from the 2nd International Hospitality and Tourism Conference 2014 (Penang, Malaysia, 2-4 September 2014), and covers a comprehensive range of topics, including: - Hospitality management - Hospitality & tourism marketing - Tourism management - Technology & innovation in hospitality & tourism - Foodservice & food safety - Gastronomy The book will be of interest to postgraduate students, academics and professionals involved in the fields of hospitality and tourism.

The Tourism And Leisure Industry

Author : Kaye Sung Chon
ISBN : 9781136412950
Genre : Business & Economics
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Find out how the ways we live and work are changing the ways in which we play! As populations grow and urbanization increases, social class, income, and ethnicity are influencing where and when people travel. The Tourism and Leisure Industry: Shaping the Future gives you the knowledge and skills you need to keep your business on top of this competitive field. An essential read for all leisure and tourism experts, this book analyzes and explains demographics, global supply and demand, globalization, intercultural behavior, and mobility to help you forecast future consumer needs. This insightful book also predicts new markets and products to help you tailor your business to the tourism and leisure trends of the next generation. The Tourism and Leisure Industry: Shaping the Future evaluates traditional leisure time activities, such as theme parks and sporting events as well as the fastest growing activities, such as leisure-based wellness resorts. Find out what the populations of different countries are expecting from their free time in terms of temporal aspects, benefits, and location. Get up-to-date advice on information technology and see how it will be changing the way you do business. The Tourism and Leisure Industry: Shaping the Future focuses on a variety of factors impacting tourism today, including: changes in social values intercultural technology races changed economic market conditions changing lifestyle trends population growth networked economies the growing market for senior travelers The Tourism and Leisure Industry: Shaping the Future is your contemporary guide to the next steps in the evolution of tourism and leisure. Filled with tables and figures to help you organize and understand the information it presents, this book is easy to read yet suitable for any expert in the leisure field. With case studies, research reports, and extensive bibliographies, it is a vital resource for destination managers, consultants, and teachers alike.

Thailand Tourism

Author : Arthur Asa Berger
ISBN : 9781317824787
Genre : Business & Economics
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Understand Thailand’s important symbols, icons, and social practices Thailand’s culture is unlike any other. Travelers attempting to fully immerse themselves in all that this tourist destination has to offer find it essential to become culturally sensitive. Thailand Tourism provides readers with an indispensable overview of this remarkable land of contrasts. This invaluable text reveals the South East Asian country, its history, its culture, and its people’s fun-loving perspective of life. The importance of Thai symbols and their meaning, icons and social practices, its proud history of its constitutional monarchy, and its numerous religious temples are examined in detail. This book offers tourists and students of tourism an informative, realistic view of the people, food, entertainment, and scenery of one of the most exotic lands in the world. Thailand was never colonized by a foreign power. Because of the lack of outside influence, this South East Asian nation has fostered a culture thrillingly different from others. Thailand Tourism offers a rare, in-depth look at this unique country and provides the information travelers need to know to easily move about and make their trip memorable. The guide includes helpful typical tourist itineraries illustrating what to expect when booking plans. The Thai viewpoints on sexuality, marriage, and societal changes are analyzed in detail. The issue of violence is discussed, including its ingrained presence in everyday life. Helpful tables detail demographic information from several countries to shed light not only on where travelers originate, but also to study the contrasts with the Thai culture. The book also presents a primer on the semiotics of tourism, and then discusses significant signs and symbols infused in Thai culture including Thai smiles, the royal kingdom of Thailand, Buddhist monks, Buddha statues, and Wats (temples). The importance of elephants in modern Thailand is explored, as well as the importance of the nation’s ethnic tribes and the cultural significance of the Wai. Thai food, the Thai sex industry, and a comparison between Thailand and America are also examined. The final section presents author Arthur Asa Berger’s own notes of his travels throughout Thailand with cogent perspectives of the country as a ’monoculture’. Topics in Thailand Tourism include: a theoretical discussion of tourism statistical data on tourism in Thailand typical tourist itineraries in Thailand perceptions of Thailand in travel literature violence in Thai society analysis of Thai culture such as Thai smile, Wats, Buddha statues Discover an exotic, spiritual, sensual country like no other. Thailand Tourism is a must read for anyone planning to visit Thailand, students of tourism, and students of Thailand’s culture.

Hospitality And Tourism

Author : Norzuwana Sumarjan
ISBN : 9781138001510
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Hospitality and Tourism - Synergizing creativity and innovation in research contains 116 accepted papers from the International Hospitality and Tourism Postgraduate Conference 2013 (Shah Alam, Malaysia, 2–3 September 2013). The book presents trends and practical ideas in the area of hospitality and tourism, and is divided into the sections below: - Hospitality and tourism management - Hospitality and tourism marketing - Current trends in hospitality & tourism - Technology, advancement and innovation in hospitality and tourism - Green hospitality and tourism - Food service and food safety - Relevant areas in hospitality and tourism Hospitality and Tourism - Synergizing creativity and innovation in research will be useful to postgraduate students, academia and professionals involved in the area of hospitality and tourism.

Tourism And Hospitality Management

Author : Metin Kozak
ISBN : 9781786357137
Genre : Business & Economics
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The book addresses topics such as tourism education and its development in the latter part of the twentieth century, taking “tourism” to be a broader field than “hospitality.”

Handbook Of Teaching And Learning In Tourism

Author : Pierre Benckendorff
ISBN : 9781784714802
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This comprehensive Handbook provides an international perspective on contemporary issues and future directions in teaching and learning in tourism. Key topics include assurance of learning, development of skills, learning in the field, work integrated learning, sustainability and critical studies, internationalisation, technology enabled learning, links between teaching and research, and graduate student supervision. Within these topics attention is devoted to the discussion of curriculum, pedagogy, assessment, students, educators and trends and issues. The Handbook provides a valuable resource for understanding teaching and learning theory and practice in tourism.

Research Methods For Tourism Students

Author : Ramesh Durbarry
ISBN : 9781351336185
Genre : Business & Economics
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This introductory guide offers innovative ideas and strategies to students undertaking their first social science research work. Academically rigorous yet accessible, it uses a systematic step-by-step approach to illustrate the research process and its applications to the tourism industry. Students are presented with numerous examples and case studies, linking theory with practice. The textbook provides a balanced coverage of both qualitative and quantitative methods, accompanying students throughout the process of selecting a research topic and specifying research questions, aims and objectives. A range of pedagogical features such as discussion questions, practical tips and examples enable students to review the literature, understand models and methodologies, analyse and interpret data (quantitative and qualitative) and ultimately write up their findings. Featuring contributions by a group of academics with expertise in their respective fields, the book provides a comprehensive and engaging introduction to research methods. This is an essential resource to tourism students and will also be of interest to researchers in any social science subject.

Heritage Culture And Society

Author : Salleh Mohd Radzi
ISBN : 9781315386966
Genre : Business & Economics
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Heritage, Culture and Society contains the papers presented at the 3rd International Hospitality and Tourism Conference (IHTC2016) & 2nd International Seminar on Tourism (ISOT 2016), Bandung, Indonesia, 10—12 October 2016). The book covers 7 themes: i) Hospitality and tourism management ii) Hospitality and tourism marketing iii) Current trends in hospitality and tourism management iv) Technology and innovation in hospitality and tourism v) Sustainable tourism vi) Gastronomy, foodservice and food safety, and vii) Relevant areas in hospitality and tourism Heritage, Culture and Society is a significant contribution to the literature on Hospitality and Tourism, and will be of interest to professionals and academia in both areas.

Sustainability Social Responsibility And Innovations In The Hospitality Industry

Author : H. G. Parsa
ISBN : 9781482223323
Genre : Business & Economics
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A reference on sustainability, social responsibility, and green practices in hospitality and tourism, this book presents innovative research methods in sustainability, state-of-the-art research by leading internationally recognized scholars on this topic, providing an excellent source of quality research. Readers can expect to find several new ways to pursue research in sustainability.The book covers sustainability in the context of public policy and ethics, a popular topic with universal appeal to many disciplines beyond hospitality. It includes case studies and addresses sustainability issues from hotels, restaurants, tourism, travel, meetings, and others, with authors from all five continents.

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