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The Resource Convention tourism : international research and industry perspectives, Karin Weber, Kye-Sung Chon, editors

Convention tourism : international research and industry perspectives, Karin Weber, Kye-Sung Chon, editors

Label
Convention tourism : international research and industry perspectives
Title
Convention tourism
Title remainder
international research and industry perspectives
Statement of responsibility
Karin Weber, Kye-Sung Chon, editors
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Stay up to date on international trends in convention tourism! Convention Tourism: International Research and Industry Perspectives is a thorough analysis of the industry's key markets, combining insightful articles with detailed case studies. Equally valuable as a professional handbook, research reference guide, and textbook, this comprehensive book includes an account of the history of convention tourism and its economic contributions, marketing and human resources analyses, global and regional developments, and research issues and challenges. Convention Tourism addresses
Dewey number
338.4/791
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Weber, Karin,
  • Chon, K. S.,
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  • Tourism
  • Congresses and conventions
  • Sales meetings
Label
Convention tourism : international research and industry perspectives, Karin Weber, Kye-Sung Chon, editors
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; About the Editors; Contributors; Preface; Part I: Topical Overview; Chapter 1. History of Convention Tourism; Introduction; Origins of the Convention Industry; Impact of Economic Cycles; Global Developments; Regional Developments; Conclusion; Chapter 2. Economic Contribution of Convention Tourism: Conceptual and Empirical Issues; Introduction; Estimating the Economic Contribution of Conventions; Convention Impact Assessment Framework; Other Economic Impacts; Conclusion
  • Chapter 3. Planning and Development Issues for the Convention IndustryIntroduction; Planning and Development Issues for the Convention Industry; Global Factors Impacting Planning and Development; Regional Planning and Development Initiatives; Conclusion; Chapter 4. Marketing of Convention Tourism; Introduction; Convention Tourism Markets; Convention Destination Marketing Mix; Convention Site Selection; Convention Marketing Organizations; Convention Destination Marketing-Regional Insights; Conclusion; Chapter 5. Human Resource Issues for the Convention Industry; Introduction
  • Employment Opportunities and Skill RequirementsIndustry Trends and Issues; Education and Training Programs for the Convention Industry; Conclusion; Chapter 6. Research Issues and Challenges for the Convention Industry; Introduction; Global Research Issues and Challenges; Research Sources: Industry Associations; Research Sources: Trade Publications; Research Sources: Academic Research; Conclusion; Chapter 7. International Meeting Management; Introduction; Definitions; Reasons for Staging International Meetings; Considerations in International Meeting Management; Conclusion
  • Part II: Case StudiesChapter 8. Convention Center Ownership and Management: The Case of the United States; Introduction; Impact of Convention Centers; Convention Center Ownership; Convention Center Management; Which Type of Management Is Best?; Conclusion; Chapter 9. Mediterranean Convention Bureaus: The Case of Italy; Introduction; Challenges in the Mediterranean Region; European Convention Bureaus; Management of Southern European Convention Bureaus; Convention Destination Management in Italy; Conclusion; Chapter 10. The Convention Industry in South Korea; Introduction
  • Background on South Korea's Tourism IndustryGrowth Factors for the South Korean Convention Industry; Target Markets; Industry Priorities; Conclusion; Chapter 11. Convention Hotels in Australia: Trends and Issues; Introduction; Spatial Distribution; Historical Perspective; Range of Convention Hotels in Australia; Current Trends and Issues; Conclusion; Part III: The Future; Chapter 12. Trends and Key Issues for the Convention Industry in the Twenty-First Century; Introduction; Business Trends; Technology Trends; Social Trends; Political Trends; Key Issues; Conclusion; Addendum; Appendix
Control code
ocn882231301
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (280 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203826362
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)882231301
Label
Convention tourism : international research and industry perspectives, Karin Weber, Kye-Sung Chon, editors
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; About the Editors; Contributors; Preface; Part I: Topical Overview; Chapter 1. History of Convention Tourism; Introduction; Origins of the Convention Industry; Impact of Economic Cycles; Global Developments; Regional Developments; Conclusion; Chapter 2. Economic Contribution of Convention Tourism: Conceptual and Empirical Issues; Introduction; Estimating the Economic Contribution of Conventions; Convention Impact Assessment Framework; Other Economic Impacts; Conclusion
  • Chapter 3. Planning and Development Issues for the Convention IndustryIntroduction; Planning and Development Issues for the Convention Industry; Global Factors Impacting Planning and Development; Regional Planning and Development Initiatives; Conclusion; Chapter 4. Marketing of Convention Tourism; Introduction; Convention Tourism Markets; Convention Destination Marketing Mix; Convention Site Selection; Convention Marketing Organizations; Convention Destination Marketing-Regional Insights; Conclusion; Chapter 5. Human Resource Issues for the Convention Industry; Introduction
  • Employment Opportunities and Skill RequirementsIndustry Trends and Issues; Education and Training Programs for the Convention Industry; Conclusion; Chapter 6. Research Issues and Challenges for the Convention Industry; Introduction; Global Research Issues and Challenges; Research Sources: Industry Associations; Research Sources: Trade Publications; Research Sources: Academic Research; Conclusion; Chapter 7. International Meeting Management; Introduction; Definitions; Reasons for Staging International Meetings; Considerations in International Meeting Management; Conclusion
  • Part II: Case StudiesChapter 8. Convention Center Ownership and Management: The Case of the United States; Introduction; Impact of Convention Centers; Convention Center Ownership; Convention Center Management; Which Type of Management Is Best?; Conclusion; Chapter 9. Mediterranean Convention Bureaus: The Case of Italy; Introduction; Challenges in the Mediterranean Region; European Convention Bureaus; Management of Southern European Convention Bureaus; Convention Destination Management in Italy; Conclusion; Chapter 10. The Convention Industry in South Korea; Introduction
  • Background on South Korea's Tourism IndustryGrowth Factors for the South Korean Convention Industry; Target Markets; Industry Priorities; Conclusion; Chapter 11. Convention Hotels in Australia: Trends and Issues; Introduction; Spatial Distribution; Historical Perspective; Range of Convention Hotels in Australia; Current Trends and Issues; Conclusion; Part III: The Future; Chapter 12. Trends and Key Issues for the Convention Industry in the Twenty-First Century; Introduction; Business Trends; Technology Trends; Social Trends; Political Trends; Key Issues; Conclusion; Addendum; Appendix
Control code
ocn882231301
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (280 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203826362
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)882231301

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