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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...

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...

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...

Gangs

Author(s): Mario L. Hesse, Christopher J. Przemieniecki

Explore the gang phenomenon with respect to the core components of the criminal justice system: the police, the courts, and corrections.Gangs specifically and sufficiently covers essential gang topics as well as groundbreaking information on new topics. This text presents a traditional and brief ove...

So You Want to be a CSI?

Author(s): Susan Clutter, Leggie Boone, David McGill

Crime scene investigation isn't an academic, cut-and-dry process. There is no set of ideal procedures that universally applies to all crime scene processing. Isn't it time for a textbook that reflected that?So You Want to be a CSI? presents Crime Scene Investigation as students would encounter it in...

Essentials of Economics: A Fundamental View

Author(s): David A. Dieterle

Essentials of Economics: A Fundamental View provides essential economic concepts and serves as a primer on becoming an economically literate citizen. This publication gives the reader the tools necessary to analyze any economic situation and to be a more economically educated voter, citizen, produce...

Hospitality Information Technology: Learning How to Use It

Author(s): Galen R Collins, Cihan Cobanoglu, Anil Bilgihan, Katerina Berezina

New Ninth Edition Now Available!The hospitality industry is quickly becoming automated, leading to greater efficiency, better customer service, and ultimately, increased profits. As a result, it is imperative that a person wishing to enter the hospitality business be familiar with the technology pro...

Starting Your Career in Sport, Entertainment and Venue Management

Author(s): Steven Taylor, Matthew Garrett

Every organization in sport, entertainment, and venue management struggles to find employees that “get it.” Very few have any idea of what working in this industry is really like. Even fewer are willing to put in the effort required.Starting Your Career in Sport, Entertainment, & Venue Management he...

Integrated Marketing Communication: A Consumer-Centric Approach for the Digital Era

Author(s): THOMAS R. FLYNN, James R. Smith, Michael Walsh

The entire Integrated Marketing Communication ecosystem is alive 24/7 every day. Data skills and knowing metrics are more important than ever.Integrated Marketing Communication: A Consumer-Centric Approach for the Digital Era is a data-driven, consumer centric approach that’s in sync with today’s al...