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The SAGE Handbook of Tourism Management is a critical, state-of-the-art and authoritative review of tourism management, written by leading international thinkers and academics in the field. With a strong focus on applications of theories and concepts to tourism, the chapters in this volume are framed as critical synoptic pieces covering key developments, current issues and debates, and emerging trends and future considerations for the field. Part One: Approaching Tourism Part Two: Destination Applications Part Three: Marketing Applications Part Four: Tourism Product Markets Part Five: Technological Applications Part Six: Environmental Applications This handbook offers a fresh, contemporary and definitive look at tourism management, making it an essential resource for academics, researchers and students.

Tourism in Emerging Markets
Tourism in Emerging Markets
Rui Song
Introduction

Since the late 1990s, Emerging Markets (EMs) have played increasingly important roles in the global economic, political and social landscapes. Significant economy growth, burgeoning middle classes and associated consumer markets have given EMs faster growth potential compared to developed markets. In the global tourism arena too, EMs have experienced faster growth than that of developed economies, both as tourist generators and as destinations. This trend has been reported by international tourism organizations such as Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), World Economic Forum (WEF), World Tourism Cities Federation (WTCF), Euromonitor International, Tourism Intelligence International, as well as by ...

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