Developments in Tourism Research: New directions, challenges by David Airey, John Tribe

By David Airey, John Tribe

This ebook goals to be a show off for leading edge study delivering a high-edited collection of the simplest paper submitted to the 2006 tourism convention on the collage of Surrey, which itself is a party of forty years of tourism schooling on the collage. The emphasis of the publication is on contributions which provide new insights and methods to tourism examine instead of case stories or purposes of latest examine how to new contexts, and this is often the place the publication is exclusive. *Originates from papers offered on the collage of Surrey's convention on 'Cutting side examine in Tourism', held as a party of forty years of tourism schooling on the University.*Include contributions from either high-profile, verified researchers within the box, and rising stars, all of with a purpose to provide new insights and methods to tourism research.*Chapters are rigorously themed and juxtaposed to show the major instructions and demanding situations that confront researchers in tourism.

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J. (2006a). The making of tourism research: Insights from a social sciences journal. Annals of Tourism Research, 33, 490–507. J. (2006b) Case studies in tourism research: A state of the art analysis. Tourism Management, 27(5), 738–749. qxd 7/5/2007 5:25 PM Page 17 Introduction The eight chapters in this section of the book deal with various aspects of tourism as a business both at the level of the individual firm or sector as well as in the context of the whole economy. Between them the chapters explore three different broad themes which together represent three of the main strands which have been pursued in tourism research since its early beginnings: namely the study of operations; economic impacts; and measurement.

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At the one end, farmers were keen to embrace diversification from farming towards tourism and saw it as a desirable and creative enterprise, whilst at the other end of the continuum farmers resented the need for change and hence the diversification. These farmers saw themselves primarily as farmers as opposed to managers of tourism enterprises, and this led to comments which appeared both disdainful of the tourism industry and resentful that farming had declined to such a point as to necessitate diversification.

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