The terms travel and tourism are often used interchangeably in tourism literature. This comprehensive textbook provides students with essential knowledge of the intricate relationship existing between travel, transport and tourism. The book analyses the structure, functions, activities, strategies and practices of each of the sectors in the travel industry, such as airlines, airports, tour operators, travel agencies and cruises. It is structured into six parts, covering all modes of transport (air, land and water), travel intermediation, the tour operation business and impacts and prospects for the future. International case studies are integrated throughout to showcase practical realities and challenges in the travel industry and to aid students’ learning and understanding. Written in an accessible and engaging style, this is an invaluable resource for students of tourism, hospitality, transport and travel management courses.
Section I: Tourism and Transport Chapter 1: Travel and Tourism: An Introduction Chapter 2: Transport and Tourism Section II: Air Transport Chapter 3: Introduction to Air Transportation Chapter 4: Airport Chapter 5: Airport Operations Chapter 6: Airline Management Section III: Land and Water Transportation Chapter 7: Land Transport and Tourism Chapter 8: Cruise Tourism Section IV: Travel Intermediation Chapter 9: Travel Intermediaries Chapter 10: Travel Agency Management Chapter 11: Travel Distribution Systems Section V: Tour Operation Business Chapter 12: The Business of Tour Operation Chapter 13: Package Tour Chapter 14: Tour Marketing Chapter 15: Pre-Tour Preparations Chapter 16: Managing the Tour Section VI: Impacts and Prospects Chapter 17: Impacts of Travel And Tourism Chapter 18: The Prospects
M. R. Dileep is a noted tourism academic, author and columnist. His qualifications include M.T.A., MPhil, PhD and IATA diplomas. He has worked for the Ministry of Higher Education, in the Faculty of Tourism, CAS Salalah, Sultanate of Oman; and as Head of Tourism at Kerala Institute of Tourism and Travel Studies (KITTS) and at Pazhassiraja College (Calicut University), Kerala, India.
Dimensioni: 9.75 x 6.75 in
Illustration Notes:37 b/w images, 60 tables, 11 halftones and 26 line drawings
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