publication . Part of book or chapter of book . 2017

The tourism industry : an overview

Mark Anthony Camilleri;
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  • Published: 30 Sep 2017
  • Publisher: Springer
  • Country: Malta
Abstract
This chapter introduces its readers to the concept of tourism. It sheds light on the rationale for tourism, as it explains the tourists’ inherent motivations to travel. It also describes different aspects that together make up the tourism industry. Tourists travel to destinations that are accessible to them. They require accommodation if they are visiting a place for more than twenty-four hours. Leisure and business travellers may also visit attractions, and engage themselves in recreational activities. Hence, the tourist destinations should have the right amenities and facilities. In this light, this chapter clarifies how destinations may offer different produc...
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free text keywords: Tourism, Tourism -- Marketing, Tourism -- Management, Airlines -- Management, Airlines -- Marketing, Travel -- Marketing, Hospitality, Place marketing, Culinary tourism, Medical tourism, Sports tourism, Rural tourism, Religious tourism, Business tourism, Business, Marketing, Tourism geography
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publication . Part of book or chapter of book . 2017

The tourism industry : an overview

Mark Anthony Camilleri;