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Visions for Global Tourism Industry

Creating and Sustaining Competitive Strategies

We have been witnessing huge competition among the organisations in the business world. Companies, NGO's and governments are looking for innovative ways to compete in the global tourism market. In the classical literature of business the main purpose is to make a profit. However, if purpose only focus on the profit it will not to be easy for them to achieve. Nowadays, it is more important for organisations to discover how to create a strong strategy in order to be more competitive in the marketplace. Increasingly, organisations have been using innovative approaches to strengthen their position. Innovative working enables organisations to make their position much more competitive and being much more value-orientated in the global tourism industry. In this book, we are pleased to present many papers from all over the world that discuss the impact of tourism business strategies from innovative perspectives. This book also will help practitioners and academician to extend their vision in the light of scientific approaches.

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Visions for Global Tourism IndustryCreating and Sustaining Competitive StrategiesEdited by Murat Kasimoglu

Published: April 18th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2278

ISBN: 978-953-51-0520-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5120-3

Copyright year: 2012

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120571 Total Chapter Downloads

71 Crossref Citations

89 Web of Science Citations

139 Dimensions Citations


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1. Sustainable Tourism – A Model Approach

By Leszek Butowski


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2. Knowledge-Based Decisions in Tourism

By Diana Târnăveanu


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3. Introduction to Input-Output Framework for Analysis of Tourism as an Industry

By Tadayuki (Tad) Hara


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4. Golden Age of Mass Tourism: Its History and Development

By Erkan Sezgin and Medet Yolal


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5. Recent Developments in Research and Future Directions of Culinary Tourism: A Review

By Ching-Shu Su and Jeou-Shyan Horng


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6. Enterprise Proportionalities in the Tourism Sector of South African Towns

By Daan Toerien


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7. New Opportunities for the Tourism Market: Senior Tourism and Accessible Tourism

By Elisa Alén, Trinidad Domínguez and Nieves Losada


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8. The Role of Time in the Global Tourism Market - A Demand Perspective

By Grzegorz Gołembski and Agnieszka Niezgoda


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9. Mature Tourist Destination: A New Tool to Forecast Internal Composition of Its Demand

By Montserrat Hernández-López


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10. Security Measures on the International Tourism

By Jesús E. Martínez Marín


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11. Heritages and Transformations of Agrarian Structures and the Rural Tourism Dynamic in the Czech Republic

By Pascal Chevalier


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12. Using Weather-Related Derivative Products for Tourism and Hospitality Businesses

By M. Fuat Beyazit and Erdogan Koc


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13. Tourism Life Cycle Assessment (LCA): Proposal of a New Methodological Framework for Sustainable Consumption and Production

By Camillo De Camillis, Paul Peeters, Luigia Petti and Andrea Raggi


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14. Economic Impact of Tourism - A Review of Literatures on Methodologies and Their Uses: 1969-2011

By Mohammad Nurul Huda Mazumder, Abdullah Al-Mamun, Abul Quasem Al-Amin and Muhammad Mohiuddin


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15. Carrying Capacity of Tourism System: Assessment of Environmental and Management Constraints Towards Sustainability

By Valentina Castellani and Serenella Sala


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16. Reputational Damage to Tourism Industry from Earthquakes - Impact and Analysis of Mass Media Information

By Mitsuyoshi Nagao and Azuma Ohuchi


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17. The Tourist Potential of the Minho-Lima Region (Portugal)

By José Cadima Ribeiro and Laurentina Cruz Vareiro


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18. Long-Term Impacts of Non-Sustainable Tourism and Urban Development in Small Tropical Islands Coastal Habitats in a Changing Climate: Lessons Learned from Puerto Rico

By Edwin A. Hernández- Delgado, Carlos E. Ramos-Scharrón, Carmen R. Guerrero-Pérez, Mary Ann Lucking, Ricardo Laureano, Pablo A. Méndez-Lázaro and Joel O. Meléndez-Díaz


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19. Nautical Tourism and Its Function in the Economic Development of Europe

By Tihomir Luković


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20. Sustainability in the Management of World Cultural Heritage

By Devi Roza Kausar


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21. Tourism in Rural Areas: Foundation, Quality and Experience

By Sandra Maria Correia Loureiro


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22. Islands and Tourism Development: A Viewpoint of Tourism Stakeholders of Lesvos Island

By Kostas Rontos, Eleni Kitrinou, Dimitrios Lagos and Mihail Diakomihalis


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