Managing tourism in South Africa

Paperback | October 15, 2015

EditorRichard GeorgebyTanya Barben, Richard Chivaka

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How has tourism evolved over the years in South Africa? What role does the government play in the tourism industry? How can you manage tourism responsibly to minimise its environmental and social impact? Managing Tourism in South Africa 2e equips students as well as practitioners with acombination of industry-specific knowledge and general managerial skills needed to succeed. It explores the fundamental business management aspects of tourism relating to large organisations and entrepreneurs. These aspects include financial planning, environmental and social impact, staging events,the opportunities of sport and niche tourism, as well as the importance of understanding future trends in the industry. This book is suitable for students taking Introduction to Tourism or Tourism Management courses as part of a B.Com, B.Com(Tourism), a National Diploma, or Certificate programme as well as industry practitioners.

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How has tourism evolved over the years in South Africa? What role does the government play in the tourism industry? How can you manage tourism responsibly to minimise its environmental and social impact? Managing Tourism in South Africa 2e equips students as well as practitioners with acombination of industry-specific knowledge and gen...

Richard George is a well-respected OUP author.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:496 pages, 9.45 × 6.61 × 0.01 inPublished:October 15, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199075875

ISBN - 13:9780199075874

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Table of Contents

Part 1 - Tourism overview1. Introduction to tourism2. The history of tourism3. The geography of tourismPart 2 - The tourism industry4. Managing visitor attractions5. Transport for tourists6. Managing accommodation for tourists7. Managing travel intermediaries8. Managing events9. The government and tourismPart 3 - Managing tourism businesses10. Managing tourism businesses11. Tourism and entrepreneurship12. Managing finance for tourism13. Marketing for tourismPart 4 - Issues in tourism management14. Managing the sociocultural and environmental impacts of tourism15. Managing the economic impacts of tourism16. Managing tourism responsibly17. Sport tourism18. The future of tourism and tourism trends