This comprehensive textbook has, at its core, the importance of linking strategic thinking with action in the management of tourism. It provides an analytical evaluation of the most important global trends, as well as an analysis of the impact of crucial environmental issues and their implications. Fully updated throughout, this new edition: -Covers forecasting, functional management and strategic planning; -Includes extra chapters to incorporate a wider spread of important topics such as sustainability, authenticity and crisis management; -Contains pedagogical features throughout, such as learning objectives, questions and case studies to aid understanding Now in its third edition, and reviewing the major factors affecting international tourism management, this well-established student resource provides an essential overview of strategic management for students and professionals in the tourism sector.
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(BA, MA, PhD, FCIM) was Professor of BioMarketing and Futures Research at DCU Business School, Dublin City University in Ireland. Previously, and for 20 years, he was appointed Foundation Chair of Marketing at the Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow, Scotland. In 2017 he received a degree of Professor Honoris Causa from the University of Tourism and Management Skopje, FY Republic of Macedonia. Professor Moutinho completed his PhD at the University of Sheffield in 1982. He has since held posts at Cardiff Business School, University of Wales College of Cardiff and in the USA (Cleveland State University, Northern Arizona University, California State University), as well as Visiting Professorship positions at numerous universities in China, Lithuania, Austria, New Zealand, Denmark, Slovenia, Portugal, Hungary, Taiwan, Brazil, Colombia and Cyprus. He is the Founding Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Modelling in Management (JM2), as well as associate editor for four other