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The Practice Of Graduate Research In Hospitality And Tourism

Author : Kaye Sung Chon
ISBN : 9781135410971
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.

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.

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.

Handbook For Distance Learning In Tourism

Author : Gary Williams
ISBN : MINN:31951D02496070E
Genre : Business & Economics
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Deliver quality instruction to your students--on-campus or offThe Handbook for Distance Learning in Tourism is a practical, down-to-earth guide to developing and using print-based and Internet-based flexible learning resources for courses where students rarely, if ever, attend on-campus classes. Whether you're a teacher who needs to develop course notes into a flexible learning package, a Web site, or both, or you just want information about how to teach in a flexible environment, the book will provide the help you need-in language you can understand. Designed to guide you through the completion of a project--or a semester--this hands-on book offers strategies, suggestions, hints, and examples, and includes a hotel and tourism case study that illustrates effective concepts and strategies.Written by Gary Williams, co-editor of The Internet and Travel and Tourism Education (Haworth), this unique book will help you develop print-based and Internet-based learning resources instead of focusing only on one or the other, breaking down the barriers placed between learning environments. The strategies presented are timeless, with no comparisons of specific commercial or noncommercial products to become outdated and no Web site addresses to become useless. The book makes extensive use of tables, graphics, and illustrations and has its own Web site that's regularly updated, listing online resources arranged on a chapter-by-chapter basis.The Handbook for Distance Learning in Tourism examines: the roles and characteristics of a project manager developing and buying resources considerations before committing to a project maximizing project ownership ensuring quality content educational design guidelines media foundations production, design, and maintenance of print resources developing and using Web sites computer-mediated contact course management systems (CMS) and much more!The Handbook for Distance Learning in Tourism is an invaluable guidebook for educators working in the field of hotel and tourism management as well as academics, project managers, and educational designers who are interested in flexible learning developments.

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.

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.

Tourism

Author : Sampad Kumar Swain
ISBN : 0198072368
Genre : Business & Economics
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Tourism: Principles and Practices is a comprehensive textbook, designed especially for undergraduate and post graduate students of tourism studies. It focuses upon a wide array of concepts, principles, and practices that are supplemented with relevant examples and cases. The book has been divided into five parts. The first part is devoted to the basic concepts, history, motivation, and impacts of tourism. The second part discusses basic tourism services like passenger transport, hospitality, travel agency, tour operations, and ancillary tourism sector. The third part throws light on the demand and supply components of tourism business. Fourth part underlines the importance of policy and planning for striking a natural balance between economic development of tourism and policy formulation. The last part is devoted to modern tourism business with special emphasis on national and international tourism organizations, tourism market research, e-tourism, and contemporary trends and practices. The book will be highly useful for students of tourism studies, and also for practitioners like travel agents and tour operators.

Planning Research In Hospitality Tourism

Author : Levent Altinay
ISBN : 9781136373510
Genre : Business & Economics
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Planning Research in Hospitality and Tourism provides a concise and clear approach to planning research projects which are a necessity in most hospitality and tourism courses taught at degree level. The text considers the particular characteristics of the hospitality and tourism industry, whilst providing a balanced approach toward both quantitative and qualitative methods of research. The text also carefully considers the international aspect of the industry and the people it employees, which supports the books aims of: * Providing an excellent understanding of the basic principles of conducting research, in a straight forward “no nonsense” guide * Carefully considering the particular characteristics of the hospitality and tourism sectors in relation to embarking on a research project in the area * Including in each chapter an “International Dimension” section, as well as case studies, questions and reflections on the research process

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