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Tourism: Concepts and Practices

Author(s): John Walker, Christopher John M. Walker

Tourism: Concepts and Practices was written to empower students and help them become future leaders in this great industry. It provides an overview of the world’s largest and fastest growing industry groupings. Each chapter contains information about the numerous tourism segments, the many different...

Service Management Principles for Hospitality and Tourism in the Age of Digital Technology

Author(s): Jay Kandampully, David Solnet, Anil Bilgihan

Service Management Principles for Hospitality & Tourism in the Age of Digital Technology was developed through many years of teaching service management mainly to hospitality and tourism management students. This edition ensures that the content of this book remains current and includes references a...

Event Planning and Management: Communicating Theory and Practice

Author(s): Leeanne McManus, Stephanie Verni, Mary Elizabeth Rouse

Event Planning: Communicating Theory & Practice, 3rd edition, offers a unique approach that connects concepts in communication to practical event planning ideas. Understanding the “why” behind successful events is fundamental to creating unique and successful experiences for companies, organizations...

Improv(e) Business: Developing Skills for Personal and Professional Success

Author(s): Gary Shields, Rico Bruce Wade, Kari Goetz

Being able to improvise and adapt to changing environments is an important skill. So important, in fact, that most people improvise something in their lives every single day, given the complexity of our lives and the ubiquitous nature of change in modern society. Despite the frequency of improvising...

Learning About Dance: Dance as an Art Form and Entertainment

Author(s): Nora Ambrosio

New Ninth Edition Now Available!Learning about Dance: Dance as an Art Form and Entertainment introduces students to the exciting, daring, ever-changing, and dynamic world of dance.Learning about Dance invites readers to experience the artistry and excitement of the dance world. The publication prese...

Discovering Answers: Research Methods for Public Relations

Author(s): Donnalyn Pompper

Welcome to the strategic and creative world of research methods for addressing organizational problems and maximizing opportunities with clear goals and objectives—and evaluating strategic public relations campaigns and projects. Curiosity drives the public relations engine as we seek to discover as...

Project Management for the Hospitality Industry

Author(s): Timothy Flohr, William Duncan, Catherine Curtis

Though Project Management consistently ranks as the one of the most sought-after certifications throughout multiple industries, many mistakenly think that Project Management is limited to the information technology, finance and insurance, manufacturing, and construction industries. Interestingly, th...

Communication Ethics Literacy: Dialogue and Difference

Author(s): Janie Fritz, Leeanne McManus, Michael Kearney

Communication ethics is imperative in the 21st century as the prevalence of conflicting opinions endangers successful, respectful communication. Utilizing a dialogic approach to ethical communication, Communication Ethics Literacy: Dialogue & Difference provides a timely review of classic communicat...

Global Enterprise: The Theory & Practice of International Business

Author(s): Eugene Paul Kim, Roger Philips, Stanley Klatka, Jonathan Opata, Virginia A Suveiu, Robert Austin

Global Enterprise – Theory and Practice is a multi-authored textbook on international business providing an alternative to the standard, bland, encyclopedic international business textbooks on the market today.  The emphasis here is on teaching students usable skills and knowledge in the context of ...

Cruise Ship Management and Leadership: Hospitality on the High Seas

Author(s): Frederick DeMicco, Ryan Wootten

Cruise Ship Management & Leadership provides students with an integrated approach to learning the basics of Cruise Ship Management and cruise career opportunities. Students will receive an overview of the cruise ship management environment, the functional areas of cruise ship management, including m...