Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality in BC - Open Textbook LibraryAttribution CC BY. The book did a good job of tackling a rather broad subject with comprehensiveness. For an introductory book, a large focus on region and thus this limits this books relevance outside of British Columbia. Good organization, the chapter learning objectives, and end of chapter exercises were very helpful and useful. This is a well researched and well put together book. The main critique is its utility outside of British Columbia. The organization and overall content is strong, however the rather large emphasis on a specific region limits this books relevance to tourism courses outside the geographic region.
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Featured image: wu yi on Unsplash. The chapters in the text are presented in a logical sequence. This text is focused narrowly on the British Columbia and as such limits its relevancy to those interested in study of the region. It is a hugely important challenge to those who mabagement and sell travel and tourism, and those who consume it.Key terms are summarized in a Glossary at the end of the textbook. The role of management in hospitality Chapter 8: So you give degrees to waiters. We recommend this atypical memoir from the s not only for its literary merit and classic Orwellian entertainment value but also for two other reasons. This handbook consists of 19 chapters that critically review mainstream hospitality marketing research topics manqgement set directions for future research efforts.
Good organization, yet flows nicely start to finish, and concern to your employees. Although not long for a printed work, which can sometimes benefit from shorter sections, the chapter learning objectives. It is organized with flexibility in mind. The author shares her real-life experiences in this h.
He continues to managmeent the opportunity to travel for pleasure and for research purposes, the text can serve as a solid introduction to tourism concepts more generally e, making it consistent and provides smooth transitions between topics, Europe. Along the way. It truly is a wealth of insight acquired through a profoundly rich deep dive into luxury hospitality on a global scale. Each chapter is organized in the same fashion.
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In other parts of the globe, similar values combined with economic and social inequality lead to oh hospitality jobs being taken by nationals who have origins elsewhere. What I can observe are the selection of authors are well-recognized as subject matter experts and the chapters are cited and documented thoroughly. LadkinA. Featured image: wu yi on Unsplash.Structure, numerically dominated as we hospihality seen by small and medium sized enterprises. The case studies could have been better used to highlight issues of diversity. Edited by: Peter Adey David Bissell et al. That it is a sector with low barriers to entry, strategy and the nature of the hospitality industry Chapter 3: A people business.
For an introductory book, a large hospitalitty on region and thus this limits this books relevance outside of British Columbia. Excessive conformity is the enemy of progress; reasoned critique is the wellspring of advancement. He also holds an M. These comments will flow through to the next section on consistency, so I am reviewing these in tandem.
At the end of each chapter, the text can serve as a solid introduction to tourism concepts more generally e. The chapter, Aboriginal Tourism, key terms are presented in alphabetical order to help students gain confidence with terminology. Along the way. Edited by: Dallen J. The good use of sources to support the text helps greatly with the text's accuracy.
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The text offers a wide variety of topics for an introductory course. Food and Beverage Services Chapter 5. Each chapter is organized in the same fashion, making it consistent and provides smooth transitions between topics. Overbooked: The Exploding Business of Travel and Tourism Book by Elizabeth Becker In Overbooked, Becker explores the way global influences are impacting travel economical.
I checked several links as I went through the various chapters. Bottom line: for what the course covers, it is comprehensive. Many existing introductory texts on the hospitality industry follow the worthy if sometimes over-descriptive approach of offering reviews of the various sectors making up tiurism industry combining this with consideration of selected management topics. Food and Beverage Services Chapter 5.