Changing Trends In Japan S Employment And Leisure Activities

Author: Fred R. Schumann
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 981103608X
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This book reviews employment and leisure trends in Japan from the post-war era to the present. In addition, it also examines how these trends will affect tourism destinations and businesses that rely heavily on Japanese overseas tourism. Topics that are of particular interest to readers include the most current Japanese employment and leisure data and how the data compares with the earlier, postwar era that made up the boom-years of Japanese overseas travel. The latest data provides insight into how today’s working and living conditions in Japan impact overseas travel expenditures today. Readers, ranging from academics to business practitioners, will benefit from the book that provides the latest information that can be used in a practical manner to assist tourism-related businesses and organizations meet the current and future needs of the Japan overseas travel market.

Changes In Leisure Time

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Publisher: World Tourism Organization Publications
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Offers an overview on leisure time trends relevant to tourism in 18 major tourism-generating countries. The book is intended to be a reference for the many people involved in the tourism industry to help them find solutions for success in an ever more competitive world.

Japanese Tourism

Author: Carolin Funck
Publisher: Berghahn Books
ISBN: 1782380760
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The changing patterns of Japanese tourism and the views of the Japanese tourist since the Meiji Restoration, in 1868, are given an in-depth historical, geographical, economic and social analysis in this book. As well as providing a case study for the purpose of investigating the changing face of global tourism from the 19th to the 21st Century, this account of Japanese tourism explores both domestic social relations and international geographical, political and economic relations, especially in the northeast Asian context. Socio-cultural and geographical analysis form the research framework for the book, in three ways: first, there is an emphasis on scale as tourism phenomena and their implications are discussed both in a global context and at the national, regional and local levels; second, the discussion is informed by primary data sources such as censuses and surveys; and third, the incorporation of fieldwork and case studies adds concreteness to the overall picture of Japanese tourism. This book is a significant addition to an area of study currently under-represented in the literature.

Contemporary Tourism

Author: Chris Cooper
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0750663502
Size: 56.50 MB
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Presents a different approach to the study of tourism, considering issues such as the changing world order, destination marketing, tourism ethics and pro-poor tourism. This book highlights the ongoing threats from terrorism and health scares faced by the tourism industry, and discusses the related security and risk management strategies.

Future Of Leisure Tourism And Sport

Author: Geoffrey Godbey
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ISBN: 9781571678539
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You will live the rest of your life in the future, so it makes sense to think about it. In this book, we consider the near future and ways that all forms of leisure, particularly sport and tourism, will be affected by accelerating change. This may seem to be a fools errand, but ignoring the possibilities of the future is even more foolish. Leisure is of central importance in the future -- what will people do when they experience the absence of the necessity of being occupied? What will be worth doing when constraints are minimal? Two forms of leisure will receive special attention. Tourism can be a way of exploring the world and sport a way of exploring within playful rules. Both tourism and sport have emerged as expected parts of life, as huge components of the economy, and as the basis for careers. Some of the readers of this book are planning careers in parks, recreation, tourism, sport, fitness, and other forms of leisure. We discuss important trends and future projections in diverse areas such as population growth, immigration, crowding, climate change, and technology. Each of these factors is important in its own right. However, these forces will interact with one another in ways that are difficult to foresee. So the best that you and your colleagues in the field of recreation, park, sport, tourism and other leisure services can do is to keep scanning the horizon and to develop a variety of broad scenarios that the interplay of the above forces may create. Strategies and flexible plans for each scenario will have to be constructed, each based upon admittedly inadequate information and major assumptions.

The Impact Of Culture On Tourism

Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
ISBN: 9264040730
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The Impact of Culture on Tourism examines the growing relationship between tourism and culture, and the way in which they have together become major drivers of destination attractiveness and competitiveness.

Co Creation And Well Being In Tourism

Author: Antónia Correia
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319441086
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This book offers a wealth of new views and interpretations of well-being in tourism, emphasizing the role that co-creation – the creation or enhancement of value through tourist engagement with tourism providers and other tourists – is increasingly playing in enriching tourist experiences. A combination of theoretical and empirically based contributions relating to various tourism contexts shed light on existing and potential contributions of tourists and destination providers to tourist well-being. Readers will find novel and compelling insights into both the very nature of wellbeing as perceived by the tourist and the opportunities that are emerging as tourists become savvy decision-makers capable of activating their own networks and resources in order to shape their experiences. The book will be of interest for all who wish to learn more about the character and the construction of well-being within tourism, the relationship of well-being to a range of factors, and the ways in which tourism operators can assist tourists in creating high-value experiences.

Older Tourist Behavior And Marketing Tools

Author: Vania Vigolo
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319477358
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This book provides an in-depth analysis of the older-tourist market, and of the challenges and opportunities created by population ageing from a tourism marketing perspective, by combining a demand-side and a supply-side approach to older tourists. The book is divided into three parts, the first of which defines older tourists and presents a critical review of segmentation approaches. The second part then focuses on the behavior of older tourists in terms of the travel planning process, the use of information and communication technologies for travel purposes, and accommodation choices. The final part analyzes the marketing strategies and operative practices of three tourism companies that focus on the older-adult market. Practical implications for tourism suppliers willing to target older tourists are derived. The book is intended primarily for academics, researchers, and professionals in the tourism and hospitality industry. In addition, it will be useful for students attending advanced tourism and hospitality courses.