Global Dynamics in Travel, Tourism, and Hospitality

Global Dynamics in Travel, Tourism, and Hospitality

Nikolaos Pappas (The University of West London, UK) and Ilenia Bregoli (University of Lincoln, UK)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: June, 2016|Copyright: © 2016 |Pages: 372
ISBN13: 9781522502012|ISBN10: 1522502017|EISBN13: 9781522502029|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-0201-2


Worldwide, tourism is the third largest economic activity in direct earnings after petroleum and automobile industries, and by far the largest one if indirect earnings are also taken into consideration. Taking into account the profound economic impact the tourism and hospitality industries can have on regions and cities around the world, further research in this area is critical.

Global Dynamics in Travel, Tourism, and Hospitality takes a holistic approach to tourism and hospitality operations, education, and research. Highlighting the latest research in the field, real-world examples of how these industries are shaping economic development as well as future outlooks and opportunities for growth, this publication is an essential reference source for researchers, professionals, and graduate-level students.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Consumer Behavior
  • Digital Tourism
  • Economic Impacts
  • Hotel management
  • International Tourism
  • Restaurant Industry
  • Tourism Marketing
  • Tourism Safety
  • Travel planning

Reviews and Testimonials

Erokhin presents a collection of academic and trade perspectives from a wide variety of global sources on the dynamics at play in transitional economies and the various disruptors that can hamper transitional progress. The selections that make up the main body of the text are devoted to sustainable rural development, the Russian food market, inward foreign investments, and many other related subjects. The editor is a faculty member of Moscow University of Finance and Law in Russia.

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Nikolaos Pappas is currently an associate professor in aviation and tourism at the University of West London. He holds a doctorate (PhD) in tourism development and planning, and a post-doctorate (PDoc) in risk and crisis management, both from the University of Aegean, Greece. His professional engagement with tourism and hospitality industry has started in 1990. Since 2001 he works as an academic in Greece and United Kingdom. From 1998 and on he has been involved in a series of internationally funded research projects, and he has more than 40 publications in internationally recognised scientific journals and conferences. He is also a reviewer in several esteemed journals of the field such as Annals of Tourism Research, Tourism Management, Journal of Sustainable Tourism, International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, and Current Issues in Tourism. His research interests and publication activity mainly include tourism development and planning, crisis management, hospitality management, and destination marketing.
Ilenia Bregoli is a Senior Lecturer in Marketing at the Lincoln Business School (UK). She was awarded her PhD at the Catholic University of Milan (Italy). Her research is focused on destination branding; destination governance; experiential marketing in multi-stakeholder environments; and wine tourism. She has published in the Journal of Travel Research, Tourism Analysis and the International Journal of Tourism Research.