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Travel
  • Language: en

Travel

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1968
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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The pleasure paths of travel
  • Language: en

The pleasure paths of travel

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1857
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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A Dictionary of Travel and Tourism Terminology
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 409

A Dictionary of Travel and Tourism Terminology

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2005-01-01
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  • Publisher: CABI

This fully revised and updated second edition provides over 7,000 definitions of travel and tourism terminology used throughout the world, highlighting the many differences between US and European usage. It covers all aspects of the tourism industry, including hospitality, transport, and ancillary services. It explains the operating language of the travel industry, acronyms and abbreviations of organizations, associations and trade bodies, IT terms and brand names, and provides website addresses. Entries vary from one-line definitions to 500 word articles, and references are provided for further reading. This new edition contains over 500 new entries and the unique cross referencing system has been extended; for example accessing any entry about business travel leads to over 70 others. It is an essential reference tool for anyone involved in tourism research, and everyone in the travel industry.

Pathologies of Travel
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 338

Pathologies of Travel

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2000
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  • Publisher: Rodopi

The essays in this volume, which range across Europe, America and Africa, and from the 18th to the 20th centuries, argue that the experience of travel, and the business of representing that experience, involved an obligatory engagement with the disturbing perception that travel's pleasures were inseparable from its dangers and ennuis. Despite the confidence of some medical authorities in their recommendations of the therapeutic benefits to be derived from 'change of air' as a way of restoring a state of health, such opinions failed to establish a consensus, either amongst those who followed such peripatetic prescriptions, or amongst the medical professions in general. Mad doctors and climato...

Marketing in Travel and Tourism
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 502

Marketing in Travel and Tourism

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2009
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  • Publisher: Routledge

Marketing in Travel and Tourism aims to guide and support readers through the complexities of tourism marketing in the 21st C. It sets out clear explanations of marketing principles and concepts adapted from mainstream services marketing, and goes on to illustrate the range of applications currently practised in the modern visitor economy. Now in its fourth edition, and reprinted almost every year since 1988, each chapter of the book has been updated to include current evaluations of all the key developments in marketing, especially consumer centric marketing and the now focal role of the Internet in the marketing mix. The chapters on communicating with cutomers have been extensively rewritt...

Geography of Travel and Tourism
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 534

Geography of Travel and Tourism

The authors provide a basic geographic overview of the world and each major geographic region, providing insights about the geographic character of specific regions to show how they establish a setting for tourism.

Travel by Design
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 240

Travel by Design

Can transportation problems be fixed by the right neighborhood design? The tremendous popularity of the "new urbanism" and "livable communities" initiatives suggests that many persons think so. As a systematic assessment of attempts to solve transportation problems through urban design, this book asks and answers three questions: Can such efforts work? Will they be put into practice? Are they a good idea?

Travel in the Ancient World
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 391

Travel in the Ancient World

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1994-01-01
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  • Publisher: JHU Press

The only book of its kind in any language, Travel in the Ancient World offers a lively, comprehensive history of ancient travel, from the first Egyptian voyages recorded in Old Kingdom inscriptions through Greek and Roman times to the Christian pilgrimages of the fourth and sixth centuries. Rich in anecdote and colorful detail, it now returns to print in paperback with a new preface by the author.

Travel, Space, Architecture
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 346

Travel, Space, Architecture

Travel, Space, Architecture defines a new theoretical territory in architectural and urban scholarship that frames the processes of spatial production through the notion of travel.The book presents seventeen key case studies that range from interrogations of architectural travel and notions of belonging and nationhood to challenging established geopolitical hierarchies.

Islam and Travel in the Middle Ages
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 305

Islam and Travel in the Middle Ages

In the Middle Ages, Muslim travelers embarked on a rihla, or world tour, as surveyors, emissaries, and educators. On these journeys, voyagers not only interacted with foreign cultures—touring Greek civilization, exploring the Middle East and North Africa, and seeing parts of Europe—they also established both philosophical and geographic boundaries between the faithful and the heathen. These voyages thus gave the Islamic world, which at the time extended from the Maghreb to the Indus Valley, a coherent identity. Islam and Travel in the Middle Ages assesses both the religious and philosophical aspects of travel, as well as the economic and cultural conditions that made the rihla possible. ...