Snapshots: Intro To Tourism (P)

Item Information
Item#: 9780132605168
Author Nickerson
Publisher Prentice Hall Canada Inc
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Main Description
Snapshots: An Introduction to Tourismis a concise, easy-to-read overview of the Canadian tourism industry. Beginning with a history of the industry's development,Snapshotsproceeds to highlight the interrelation of the various components of the industry, as well as the impact of tourism on the Canadian economy, culture, and environment. The Sixth Canadian edition has been updated and reorganized to conform to the new North American Industrial Classification System's five sectors of tourism and features a chapter devoted to each segment.

Short Description
Providing students with concise Snapshots of each sector of the tourism industry!

Snapshots: An Introduction to Tourismis a concise, easy-to-read overview of the Canadian tourism industry. Beginning with a history of the industry's development,Snapshotsproceeds to highlight the interrelation of the various components of the industry, as well as the impact of tourism on the Canadian economy, culture, and environment. The Sixth Canadian edition has been updated and reorganized to conform to the new North American Industrial Classification System's five sectors of tourism and features a chapter devoted to each segment.

Teaching & Learning Experience Engage Students -Interactive boxed features encourage students to think about how they would act in real-life situations, keeping students interested in each chapter's content.Online Learning -An open-access companion website featuring chapter objectives, multiple-choice and short answer quizzes, and weblinks.Improve Student Learning -Pedagogical features such as learning objectives and key terms at the start of each chapter, as well as chapter summaries and review questions assist student learning.Support Instructors -An Instructor's Manual, Test Bank, and PowerPoint presentations are just some of the resources available that provide instructors with the ultimate supplements package.

Contributors
By (author): Norma Polovitz Nickerson By (author): Paula Kerr By (author): William C. Murray

Table of Contents
PART ONE: INTRODUCTION TO TOURISM
1. Understanding Tourism
2. Tourism Guests and Hosts
3. Planning, Developing, and Marketing a Destination

PART TWO: COMPONENTS OF TOURISM
4. Transportation
5. Accommodations
6. Food and Beverage
7. Recreation
8. Adventure Tourism and Outdoor Recreation
9. Events
10. Travel Services
11. Tourism Services

PART THREE: THE FUTURE OF TOURISM
12. Challenges and the Future

Appendix: Tourism Education Councils
Glossary
Index


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