This series reports on research developments and advances in the rapidly growing area of hospitality and tourism. Each publication in this series presents state-of-the-art information on specialized topics of current interest. Experts in respective field author/edit publications in the series. These one-of-a-kind publications are valuable resources for academia as well as for professionals in the industrial sector. Based on the demand for information, Apple Academic Press has taken the responsibility to provide this valuable research information. Each book under the series focus es on a single specialized topic, which should serve as an independent encyclopedia of information.
Labor in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry: Skills, Ethics, Issues, and Rights
Evolving Paradigms in Tourism and Hospitality in Developing Countries: A Case Study of India
Wilderness of Wildlife Tourism
Poverty Alleviation through Tourism Development: A Comprehensive and Integrated Approach
Chinese Outbound Tourism 2.0
October 30, 2019
This new book, Sustainable Tourism Development: Futuristic Approaches, explores the importance of destination branding and destination marketing as well as their implications on sustainability in tourism. The book approaches this through the lens of destination image, taking into account the large...
Abdallah M. Elshaer, Asmaa M. Marzouk
May 31, 2019
An organization’s workforce is arguably the greatest asset of any organization, and tourism and hospitality is an extremely labor-intensive industry. This volume takes an in-depth look at workforce issues in the tourism and hospitality industry, focusing on labor skills, ethics, rights, and more....
September 27, 2018
This volume highlights a broad selection of valuable research work by renowned professionals and scientists from academia and the travel industry, bridging academic perspectives and research with practical applications. It provides a wide-ranging vision of a multitude of trends in the global travel...
June 18, 2018
Here is an insightful look into the great changes in the hospitality and tourism industry in China in recent years. The steady growth of the GDP in China, the increasing middle-income population, lifestyle changes of the Chinese people, and fast infrastructure development (speed trains, airports,...
Sandeep Munjal, Sudhanshu Bhushan
August 15, 2017
India has been in transition for the last two decades, moving from a mixed economy toward a market economy model, and the Indian hospitality industry is metamorphosing into a mature industry. It is time that the story of the Indian hospitality industry is told. The Indian Hospitality Industry:...
July 17, 2017
Written by an expert of the ins and outs of viticulture in Burgundy and many other areas of the world, this new volume showcases the wine-growing culture of Burgundy. Sustainable Viticulture: The Vines and Wines of Burgundy covers the rich history and culture of the wine growing tradition of the...
June 19, 2017
Creating memories and joyous experiences for consumers is a key dimension affecting the profitability and growth of a hospitality firm. Drawing on global experiences, this new book looks at the diverse factors that create these positive experiences and provides insight into marketing and consumer...
Johra Kayeser Fatima
May 02, 2017
Wildlife tourism is a growing multimillion-dollar industry within the hospitality and tourism industry. Wildlife tourism, in its simplest sense, is the creation of tour packages for watching wild animals in their natural habitats, and is particularly important in African and South American...
Catheryn Khoo-Lattimore, Erica Wilson
April 03, 2017
Women and Travel: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives is a fascinating look at the behavior, motivations, experiences, and needs of women as tourists and travellers, drawing on both historic and contemporary eras. Surprisingly little research has explored key issues, experiences, and...
Muzaffer Uysal, Zvi Schwartz, Ercan Sirakaya-Turk
July 06, 2016
Management Science in Hospitality and Tourism is a timely and unique book focusing on management science applications. The first section of the book introduces the concept of management science application in hospitality and tourism and related issues to set the stage for subsequent sections....
Robertico Croes, Manuel Rivera
December 24, 2015
The book offers a comprehensive and integrated approach to the topic of tourism development and its contribution to the fight against poverty. Tourism development is credited to be a powerful source of regional development and improvement in developing countries, and the focus of the book is on the...
Xiang (Robert) Li
December 15, 2015
Booming Mainland Chinese outbound travel is one of the most exciting phenomena in the world tourism industry’s recent history. From 2000 to 2010, Chinese outbound travel increased at a compounded annual rate of 18.5 percent, and it is forecasted that by 2020 China will generate approximately 100...