By Muzaffer Uysal, Richard Perdue, M. Joseph Sirgy
Quality of existence (QOL) learn in tourism has received a lot momentum during the last twenty years. teachers operating during this sector study concerns on the topic of travelers and host groups. Practitioners have gotten more and more drawn to knowing the technological know-how that enables them to increase larger advertising and managerial courses designed to augment the standard of lifetime of travelers. Tourism bureaus and govt companies are more and more attracted to problems with sustainable tourism, particularly in figuring out and measuring the effect of tourism at the caliber of lifetime of the citizens of the host groups. This guide covers all appropriate subject matters and is split into elements: learn in terms of travelers/tourists, and examine in relation to the citizens of host groups. it's the in simple terms state of the art reference publication in its box and should turn out valuable to lecturers drawn to QOL learn, in addition to tourism practitioners attracted to employing the technology of QOL within the tourism industry.
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His active research focuses on destination competitiveness, destination branding, destination management, the environmental impacts of visitor behaviors, and the tourism experience. l Contributor Bios Amir Shani Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Eilat Campus, Israel Amir Shani is a lecturer in the Department of Hotel and Tourism Management in Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Eilat Campus, where he teaches courses in ecotourism, tourism ethics, and marketing research. D. at the Rosen College of Hospitality Management, University of Central Florida, where he also served as an instructor for undergraduate courses in tourism management and guest services.
His research examining the impact of globalization on the meanings of tourist landscapes has appeared in the Journal of Environmental Psychology, Journal of Leisure Research, Norwegian Journal of Geography, and Journal of Sustainable Tourism. He recently co-edited (with McIntyre) Multiple Dwelling and Tourism: Negotiating Place, Home and Identity, published by CABI. His current research examines community vulnerability to landscape change to identify the adaptive capacities that make them more resilient in the face of such change.
His articles have appeared in Journal of Travel Research, Journal of Sustainable Tourism, Cornell Hospitality Quarterly, International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, as well as other tourism and hospitality journals. Contributor Bios li Manisha Singal Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Dr. Manisha Singal is assistant professor of strategy in the department of hospitality and tourism management in the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech University. D. in strategic management at Virginia Tech in 2008.