Snapshots: An Introduction To Tourism, Sixth Canadian Edition by Norma Polovitz NickersonSnapshots: An Introduction To Tourism, Sixth Canadian Edition by Norma Polovitz Nickerson

Snapshots: An Introduction To Tourism, Sixth Canadian Edition

byNorma Polovitz Nickerson, Paula Kerr, William C. Murray

Paperback | February 15, 2013

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Snapshots: An Introduction to Tourism is a concise, easy-to-read overview of the Canadian tourism industry. Beginning with a history of the industry’s development, Snapshots proceeds to highlight the interrelation of the various components of the industry, as well as the impact of tourism on the Canadian economy, culture, and environment. The Sixth Canadian edition has been updated and reorganized to conform to the new North American Industrial Classification System’s five sectors of tourism and features a chapter devoted to each segment.

William C. Murray is a PhD candidate and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Business & Tourism at Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax, NS. His writing and presentations on service, tourism, technology, and change are all connected by his focus on human experiences. William incorporates a love of storytelling into his ap...
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Title:Snapshots: An Introduction To Tourism, Sixth Canadian EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.5 inPublished:February 15, 2013Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0132605163

ISBN - 13:9780132605168

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Table of Contents

PART ONE: INTRODUCTION TO TOURISM
1. Understanding Tourism
2. Tourism Guests and Hosts
3. Planning, Developing, and Marketing a Destination

PART TWO: COMPONENTS OF TOURISM
4. Transportation
5. Accommodations
6. Food and Beverage
7. Recreation
8. Adventure Tourism and Outdoor Recreation
9. Events
10. Travel Services
11. Tourism Services

PART THREE: THE FUTURE OF TOURISM
12. Challenges and the Future

Appendix: Tourism Education Councils
Glossary
Index

Editorial Reviews

“Yes I do think the author has done a wonderful job on current issues of Tourism and also addressing Tourism change. Our students that are entering into a Tourism career which is always changing need to be prepared for change and I am confident that this text has expressed that in quite a few ways.” —Jane Banks, Georgian College “I love the inclusion of the Footprint features ... they are excellent ways to get them [students] to see the connectedness of the state of our environment with the success of tourism.... After examining them [Case Studies], I do see some great value.... The questions at the end of the case study are good and really get the students to think about the tourism product. I also like how the case studies ask the students what they would do in the situation.” —Kim McLeod, Capilano University “I found this book to be extremely interesting. I found that the author’s writing style was very easy to follow and kept me wanting to read more. There were a number of different techniques used to maintain the reader’s interest and was very appropriate for a student taking an introductory course in Tourism. I was very pleased with the amount of Canadian content. One of the main challenges of being a professor in a Canadian College is the lack of textbooks with current Canadian content. I find that students learn best when an example can be given to help their understanding of a new concept. I found that this book provided a lot of helpful and appropriate examples.” —Kim Wilmink, Fanshawe College “The Canadian content of this text is excellent—again, making the content relevant and understandable to students instead of having them try to figure out the relevance of foreign examples. This text presents a lot of introductory information regarding tourism in an accessible and engaging fashion.” —Steve Yurkiw, Red River College