'Tourism and Hospitality in the 21st Century' is a collection of essays which consider the future of tourism and hospitality. The international team of contributors represent a wide range of interests involved in tourism and hospitality.

Divided into three parts, this book analyses:

· Global dimensions, patterns and trends -demographic, social, economic and technical
· Regional development of such areas as Africa, Asia, Europe and America, among others
· The future of various sectors within the industries - such as transport, tourist attractions, coastal resorts and timesharing.

'Tourism and Hospitality in the 21st Century' is suitable for: senior personnel in private and public sector tourism and hospitality operations; international and national official tourism bodies and other organizations; universities and other higher education institutions; universitties and other higher education institutions; consultancy; finance, construction and supply industries; and as a reference point for students.

part |118 pages

Global Views

chapter |15 pages

World travel and tourism today

ByGraham Todd

chapter |11 pages

The world of today and tomorrow: the global view

ByMarvin Cetron

chapter |10 pages

The world of today and tomorrow: the European picture

ByMichael Willmott, Sarah Graham

chapter |10 pages

Tourism and hospitality into the 21st century

ByHansruedi Müller

chapter |11 pages

The future of leisure time

ByColin Clark

chapter |12 pages

Tourism research and theories: a review

ByBetty Weiler

chapter |12 pages

Hospitality research and theories: a review

ByMichael Olsen

chapter |13 pages

Forecasting future tourism flows

ByStephen Witt, Haiyan Song

part |73 pages

Global Regions' Futures

chapter |13 pages


ByVictor Teye

chapter |9 pages

Asia Pacific

ByKenneth Chamberlain

chapter |11 pages

The Caribbean

ByAuliana Poon

chapter |9 pages


ByRobert Cleverdon

chapter |9 pages

Middle East

BySalah Wahab

chapter |9 pages

North America

BySuzanne Cook

chapter |11 pages

South America

ByRegina Schlüter

part |117 pages

Sectoral Futures

chapter |11 pages

Which way for tourist attractions?

ByVictor Middleton

chapter |10 pages

Hospitality and the tourist of the future

ByMichael Olsen

chapter |6 pages

The future of cruising

ByBryony Coulson

chapter |8 pages

Transport: the tail that wags the dog

ByJohn Seekings

chapter |10 pages

The future of timesharing

ByNelson Hitchcock

chapter |6 pages

The tourism marketplace: new challenges

ByDaniel Affolter

chapter |9 pages

Travel distribution systems: one-to-one marketing

ByMaggie Bergsma

chapter |10 pages

Perspectives and thoughts on tour guiding

ByBetty Weiler, Sam Ham

chapter |8 pages

National tourist offices

ByWalter Leu

chapter |11 pages

Public–private sector partnerships in tourism

ByJohn Heeley

chapter |12 pages

Coastal resorts and climate change

ByMartin Lohmann

chapter |14 pages

Conclusions – problems, challenges and solutions

ByRichard Butler, Peter Jones