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Transport and tourism / Stephen J. Page.

By: Page, Stephen, 1963-Material type: TextTextPublication details: Harlow : Longman, 1999. ISBN: 0582320259Subject(s): Tourism | TransportationDDC classification: 338.4791
Contents:
1. Introduction -- 2. Analysing and managing tourist transport: multidisciplinary perspectives -- 3. The role of government policy and tourist transport: regulation versus privatisation -- 4. Analysing the demand for tourist travel -- 5. Analysing supply issues in tourist transport -- 6. Managing supply issues in tourist transport -- 7. Managing tourist transport infrastructure: the role of the airport -- 8. The human and environmental impact of tourist transport: towards sustainability? -- 9. Prospects and challenges for tourist transport systems: towards quality service provision -- App. 1. Guidelines for the carriage of elderly and disabled passengers by air -- App. 2. World Wide Web addresses for world airports and associated organisations -- App. 3. World Wide Web addresses for a selection of world airlines.
Summary: This book is a much-needed account of the key issues which transport providers, decision makers, managers and tourists face in the use, operation and management of tourist transport. It provides a clearer understanding of the interface and relationship between tourism and transport. A great deal of topical case material is included, as well as research from a wide variety of sources such as Travel and Tourism Intelligence, transport research journals and corporate information, which may not be easily accessible to undergraduate students. Transport and Tourism is a core text for 2nd and 3rd year students on Travel and Tourism degrees and final year students taking Strategic Management modules. It will also be useful background reading for 1st year undergraduate students on Travel and Tourism related courses and an important reference source for postgraduate students.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. Introduction -- 2. Analysing and managing tourist transport: multidisciplinary perspectives -- 3. The role of government policy and tourist transport: regulation versus privatisation -- 4. Analysing the demand for tourist travel -- 5. Analysing supply issues in tourist transport -- 6. Managing supply issues in tourist transport -- 7. Managing tourist transport infrastructure: the role of the airport -- 8. The human and environmental impact of tourist transport: towards sustainability? -- 9. Prospects and challenges for tourist transport systems: towards quality service provision -- App. 1. Guidelines for the carriage of elderly and disabled passengers by air -- App. 2. World Wide Web addresses for world airports and associated organisations -- App. 3. World Wide Web addresses for a selection of world airlines.

This book is a much-needed account of the key issues which transport providers, decision makers, managers and tourists face in the use, operation and management of tourist transport. It provides a clearer understanding of the interface and relationship between tourism and transport. A great deal of topical case material is included, as well as research from a wide variety of sources such as Travel and Tourism Intelligence, transport research journals and corporate information, which may not be easily accessible to undergraduate students. Transport and Tourism is a core text for 2nd and 3rd year students on Travel and Tourism degrees and final year students taking Strategic Management modules. It will also be useful background reading for 1st year undergraduate students on Travel and Tourism related courses and an important reference source for postgraduate students.

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