Managing Urban Tourism
Themes in Tourism

By Stephen J. Page & C. Michael Hall
Prentice Hall / Pearson Education
May 2002
ISBN: 0130272868
432 Pages, Illustrated
$72.50 paper original


Synopsis: An holistic analysis of tourism as an urban phenomenon, examining the challenge of developing, harnessing and managing urban tourism. The material is presented from a theoretical perspective in relation to postmodernism and also, at a practical level, in relation to the development of urban studies and planning knowledge. The text develops concepts from outside tourism, providing a basis for students to undertake research outside traditional confines.

From the Back: Cover Managing Urban Tourism is a clear, straightforward text, groundbreaking in its original content. It offers a holistic analysis of tourism as an urban phenomenon and the challenge of developing, harnessing, and managing urban tourism. The book identifies critical linkages with all aspects of tourism and other subjects. Managing Urban Tourism makes theoretical developments in urban social theory very accessible. The material is presented from a theoretical perspective in relation to postmodernism. At the same time, the book looks at the practical level in relation to the development of urban studies and planning knowledge to help the reader understand what urban tourism is. features

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