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  • Elinor Robertson
    Apologies for cross-posting TRENDS IN EUROPEAN TOURISM PLANNING AND ORGANISATION Edited by Carlos Costa (University of Aveiro), Emese Panyik (Catholic
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      Apologies for cross-posting



      Edited by Carlos Costa (University of Aveiro), Emese Panyik (Catholic University of Portugal) and Dimitrios Buhalis (Bournemouth University)


      This most interesting and timely book illuminates the complex destination of Europe and its need to adopt new structural approaches to tourism policy. World-renowned tourism experts provide multi-disciplinary knowledge to inform Europe's future tourism planning. It is essential reading for those wanting to understand the fascinating structural changes that EU tourism is undergoing.

      Pauline J. Sheldon, University of Hawaii, USA


      Costa, Panyik and Buhalis have provided a highly insightful edited exposition of European tourism planning in the context of the new global world order. From the impacts of the global financial crunch, the restructuring of European financial arrangements and the beginnings of a European tourism policy through the 2009 Lisbon Treaty, the book provides a holistic framework for understanding the complexity of developing and governing tourism across the European Union to create competitiveness for sustainable destination development.

      Simon Darcy, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia


      Written by leading international tourism researchers, this book examines the key trends in European tourism planning and organisation. It introduces a theoretical framework to tourism planning and organisation using a procedural and structural approach. It also identifies leading and emerging practices and offers a new vision for European tourism planning.



      Chapter 1.  Costa, C.; Panyik, E., Buhalis, D.: Towards a Conceptual Framework: An Introduction

      Section 1. Territory

      Chapter 2.  Jansen-Verbeke, M.: Mutation of Cultural Landscapes: The ‘Unplanned’ Tourism Map of Europe

      Chapter 3.  Antonioli Corigliano, M.; Mottironi, C.: Planning and Management of European Rural Peripheral Territories Through Multifunctionality

      Chapter 4.  Karyopouli, S.; Koutra, C.: Mature Coastal Mediterranean Destinations: Mitigating Seasonality

      Chapter 5.  Timothy, D. J.; Saarinen, J.: Cross-Border Cooperation and Tourism in Europe

      Section 2. Actors and Structures

      Chapter 6.  Spyriadis, T.; Fletcher, J.; Fyall, A.: Destination Management Organisational Structures

      Chapter 7.  Peters, M; Buhalis, D.: SMEs in Tourism Destinations

      Chapter 8.  Clarke, A.; Raffay, Á.: Benchmarking Tourism Partnerships

      Chapter 9.  Ladkin, A.: Tourism Human Resources

      Section 3. Economics

      Chapter 10. Wanhill, S.: Funding and Development Processes

      Chapter 11. Castro, E. A.; Santinha, G.: State or Market in Tourism: Why Not Something Else? … Club Goods

      Chapter 12. Breda, Z.; Costa, C: ‘Going International’: Challenges and Strategies for European Tourism Businesses

      Chapter 13. Stavrinoudis, T; Tsartas, P.; Papatheodorou, A.: Business Environment and Accommodation Policies in Europe

      Section 4. Policy

      Chapter 14. Panyik, E.; Anastasiadou, C.: Mapping the EU’s Evolving Role in Tourism: Implications of the New EU Tourism Competence

      Chapter 15. Manente M.; Minghetti, V.; Montaguti, F.: The Role of the European Union in Defining Tourism Policies for a Competitive Destination Governance

      Chapter 16. Halkier, H.: Tourism Policy and Knowledge Processes in European Tourism

      Chapter 17. Robbins, D. K.; Dickinson, J. E.: European Transport Policy and Tourism

      Section 5. Methods and Techniques

      Chapter 18. Carneiro, M. J.; Costa, C.; Crompton, J.: Strategies for Positioning Tourism Destinations: Trends’ Analysis

      Chapter 19. Smith, S. L. J.: Tourism Satellite Accounts:  An Overview

      Chapter 20. Baggio, R.; Scott, N.; Cooper, C.: Using Network Analysis to Improve Tourist Destination Management

      Chapter 21. Song, H.; Smeral, E.; Li, G.; Chen, J. L.: Tourism Forecasting Using Econometric Models

      Section 6. Vision

      Chapter 22. Moutinho, L.; Rate, S.;Ballantyne, R.: Futurecast: An Exploration of Key Emerging Megatrends in the Tourism Arena

      Chapter 23. Scherl, C; Cooper, C.: Perspectives and Trends on Knowledge Management: European Agencies and Initiatives

      Chapter 24. Buhalis, D.; Matloka, J.: Technology Enabled Tourism Destination Management and Marketing

      Chapter 25. Zaidan, E.; Wall, G.: Mobility, Migration and Tourism

      Chapter 26. Costa, C.; Panyik, E., Buhalis, D.: Towards a New Vision for European Tourism Policy: Conclusions


      Carlos Costa is Full Professor of Tourism at the University of Aveiro and Editor of the Journal of Tourism & Development (Revista de Turismo e Desenvolvimento). Carlos is the leader of the Tourism Research Unit and of the PhD Tourism Programme of the University of Aveiro. His main research interests are tourism planning and management, organisations, networks, gender in tourism and education.


      Emese Panyik is Assistant Professor of Tourism at the Catholic University of Portugal (UCP), Braga Regional Centre. Her research interests include strategic tourism planning and management, integrated rural tourism, EU tourism policy, rural governance, local policymaking and partnerships and host community impacts of tourism.


      Dimitrios Buhalis is Professor of eTourism and Director of eTourism Lab at Bournemouth University. His research focuses on strategic management and marketing, tourism marketing, technology and eTourism. He has written or co-edited a total of 18 books and published more than 100 articles in scholarly journals, books, conference proceedings and consultancy reports.


      Aspects of Tourism                October 2013  400pp

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