Handbook of Research on Global Hospitality and Tourism Management, 1st Edition

  • Angelo A. Camillo
  • Published By: Business Science Reference
  • ISBN-10: 1466686073
  • ISBN-13: 9781466686076
  • DDC: 910.68
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 566 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released March 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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The tourism industry is a multi-billion dollar enterprise, with more people from all cultures and nationalities choosing to spend their leisure time traveling and visiting new locations. To exploit this burgeoning market, tourism agencies must carefully consider the desires and goals of travelers from around the world. This book contributes to the body of knowledge on travel and tourism by presenting a global view of the hospitality industry, including theoretical research into industry trends as well as case studies from around the world. This handbook provides travel agents, owner-operators, and students and researchers in the hospitality industry with the latest research, findings, and developments in the field. Within this handbook of cutting-edge research, readers will find chapters and cases on topics such as travel and tourism in a global economy; local, glocal, and international hospitality; challenges in environmental management; cultural cuisine; and destination management, among others.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Hospitality, Tourism, and the Services Industry (AHTSI) Book Series.
Titles in this Series.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Reviewers.
List of Contributors.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: An Analysis of the Characteristics and Dynamic Development of an Emergent Sustainable Hotel Business Model in Italy: “Albergo Diffuso” (Diffused Hotel).
2: ISO14001: The Challenges in Establishing Environmental Management Systems in Tourism and Hospitality Establishments.
3: An Investigation on Cultural Cuisine of Mainland China: Management Implications for Restaurant Operators.
4: Advancing the Global Perspective of Tourism by Examining Core and Peripheral Destinations.
5: The Role of Destination Management Organizations in Exploiting Global Opportunities of Tourism Destinations.
6: The Influence of National Culture and Organizational Culture on the Success of an Expatriate Overseas Assignment.
7: The Impact of Exchange Rate on Tourism Industry: The Case of Turkey.
8: Local Resources to Compete in the Global Business: The Case of Sextantio Hotels.
9: Role of Social Media in Tourism.
10: Organizational Citizenship Behavior: A Field Study in the Italian Hospitality Industry.
11: Marketing Global Luxury Spa and Wellness Trends, Experiences, and Challenges.
12: The Influence of National Culture on Customer Service Experience: Case of China.
13: Tourism Development in Least Developed Countries: Challenges and Opportunities.
14: Diversity in Hotel Industry: Satisfaction, Teamwork.
15: The Impact of Food Trends on Menu Innovation.
16: Risk Management Strategies and Management Implication of Cultural Difference for a P2P Virtual Enterprise.
17: Lesotho, a Tourism Destination: An Analysis of Lesotho's Current Tourism Products and Potential for Growth.
18: How Do Pre-Alliance Motives and Strategies Affect Post Alliance Performance in the Airline Industry? A Future Research Agenda.
19: An Analysis of Hospitality and Tourism Research: Learning Organization's (LO) Influence on Sustainability Practices.
20: Privileges and Problems of Female Sex Tourism: Exploring Intersections of Culture, Commodification, and Consumption of Foreign Romance.
21: Global Perspective in Tourism Development: Positioning Malaysia as a Culinary Destination.
22: The Impact of Integrated Marketing Communications on Hotel Brand Equity: Does National Culture Matter?.
23: Expatriate Selection and Retention: Identifying and Assessing the Other Characteristics beyond Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities.
24: Best “Experience” Practices in Medical Tourism.
25: Explaining Consumer Behavior in the Hospitality Industry: CSR Associations and Corporate Image.
26: Staff Turnover at the Crossboarder Hotel Company: A Strategic-Longitudinal Investigation, Part A.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.