Accessible Tourism: Concepts and Issues

December 23, 2010|
Accessible Tourism: Concepts and Issues by Dimitrios Buhalis
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Inclusion, disability, an ageing population and tourism are increasingly important areas of study due to their implications for both tourism demand and supply. This book therefore sets out to explore and document the current theoretical approaches, foundations and issues in the study of accessible tourism. In drawing together the contributions to this volume the editors have applied broader social constructionist approaches to understanding the accessible tourism phenomena. Accessible tourism, as with any area of academic study is an evolving field of academic research and industry practice. As with other areas of tourism, the field is multidisciplinary, and is influenced by various disciplines including geography, disability studies, economics, public policy, psychology and marketing.
Dimitrios Buhalis is Professor of eTourism and Director of eTourism Lab at Bournemouth University. His research focuses on strategic management and marketing, tourism marketing, technology and eTourism. Dr Simon Darcy is an Associate Professor and Research Director in the School of Leisure, Sport and Tourism at the University of Tech...
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Title:Accessible Tourism: Concepts and IssuesFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:336 pages, 9.24 X 6.11 X 0.7 inShipping dimensions:336 pages, 9.24 X 6.11 X 0.7 inPublished:December 23, 2010Publisher:Channel View PublicationsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1845411609

ISBN - 13:9781845411602

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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