Resort Destinations Evolution, Management and Development, by B. Prideaux discusses the threats to resort locations and presents new evaluation strategies and planning tools for analysis. Destinations and resorts are key constructing blocks within the development and operation of the worldwide tourism system.
Their viability, sustainability and long term management are important to a wholesome international tourism system. Whereas much has been written on aspects of destinations and resorts, together with their improvement, management, sustainability, advertising, historical past and so forth major gaps remain.
The Resort Destinations Evolution, Management and Development examines some of these gaps with a selected emphasis on future sustainability in its broadest sense in a quickly altering world the place the longer term might be redefined in ways that aren’t but obvious but which must be speculated on and deliberate for.
Vacation spot management and resort development and planning are strong core areas in the last year of most undergraduate levels and a popular area of research at postgraduate level. Using authentic case research based on the creator’s own analysis, this book uses examples from Australia’s Gold Coast, Britain’s Brighton, USA’s Las Vegas, as well as Hong Kong, New Zealand and the Caribbean.
It appears on the impact and role of people as visionaries, investors, marketers and planners. Case examine examples add practical insight and illustrate how principle is utilized to the practical situations. All of those forces and many extra discussed in this book will create a new world wherein tourism will proceed to thrive however inside constraints that bear in mind the influence of local weather change and the need to obtain a new degree of sustainability that acknowledges there are limits to growth.
Resort Destinations: Evolution, Management and Development [Paperback]