Tourist Shopping Villages: forms and functions
Murphy, Laurie, Benckendorff, Pierre, Moscardo, Gianna, and Pearce, Philip L. (2011) Tourist Shopping Villages: forms and functions. Routledge Advances in Tourism . Routlege, New York, NY, USA.
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Shopping is perhaps the most universal of tourist activities. Tourists form a separate retailing segment from the general population and place importance on different products and product attributes, contributing billions of dollars each year for both the private and public sector by which retail areas, townscapes and streetscapes can be revitalised. This volume – based on a two year research program from a team of authors – examines the forms and functions of approximately fifty tourist shopping villages in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada and the United States. It will interest scholars of Tourism, Geography, Business, and Economics, as well as government officials, civic leaders, and individual entrepreneurs and retailers seeking to maximize their returns and local community residents.
|Item Type:||Book (Research - A1)|
|Keywords:||tourism, tourists, shopping, regional tourism, rural tourism|
|FoR Codes:||15 COMMERCE, MANAGEMENT, TOURISM AND SERVICES > 1506 Tourism > 150603 Tourism Management @ 50%|
15 COMMERCE, MANAGEMENT, TOURISM AND SERVICES > 1506 Tourism > 150606 Tourist Behaviour and Visitor Experience @ 50%
|SEO Codes:||90 COMMERCIAL SERVICES AND TOURISM > 9003 Tourism > 900302 Socio-Cultural Issues in Tourism @ 100%|
|Deposited On:||14 Jul 2011 09:10|
|Last Modified:||14 Jul 2011 18:01|
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