Introduction to Management in the Hospitality Industry
Readers seeking management careers in hospitality will enter a dynamic industry filled with opportunities. The rewards are many, but so are the challenges. Today's hospitality managers must deal with such complex factors as globalization, terrorism threats, ecotourism, internet commerce, new business and financial models, and rapidly...
Pro Apache, Third Edition (Expert's Voice)
"...a behemoth of a resource for everything you ever wanted to know about Apache." — Doug Schasteen, member, Kansas City's PHP User Group
"This is by far the best ‘know all, end all’ reference, bar none. My hat goes off to Peter Wainwright and Apress for opening up a whole new world to me."...
The Encyclopedia of Rural America: The Land and People (2 Volume Set) The Encyclopedia of Rural America is dedicated to the land and its people. Rural America is characterized by its vast expansiveness and its diversity. Of the nation's 1.9 billion acres, 1.8 billion acres are in rural areas or federal lands. It is a land of crop and pasture land, forests and wetlands, mountains and deserts, sea coasts and inland... Advances in Multimedia Information Processing - PCM 2005: 6th Pacific Rim Conference on Multimedia, Jeju Island, Korea, November 11-13, 2005
We are delighted to welcome readers to the proceedings of the 6th Pacific-Rim
Conference on Multimedia (PCM). The first PCM was held in Sydney, Australia, in
2000. Since then, it has been hosted successfully by Beijing, China, in 2001, Hsinchu,
Taiwan, in 2002, Singapore in 2003, and Tokyo, Japan, in 2004, and finally Jeju, one... International Project Management International Project Management provides specific guidelines for achieving greater project success. It is the result of 15 years of work on international projects by the authors across various project areas and industries. The authors address a need for modern techniques in project management geared and suited to international...
Technology Enhanced Learning: Best Practices (Knowledge and Learning Society Books) With the shift towards the knowledge society, the change of working conditions, and the high-speed evolution of information and communication technologies, peoples' knowledge and skills need continuous updating. Learning based on collaborative working, creativity, multidisciplinarity, adaptiveness, intercultural communication, and problem solving... Travel Medicine: Tales Behind the Science (Advances in Tourism Research)
Travel to exotic places is fascinating, and equally so are infections and other dangers of exotic travel. Moreover, one need not be traveling to suffer these maladies; sometimes they travel to you. The enormous global mobility demands a public health response. The result is the concept of ‘travel medicine’ as a separate...
Cultures of Mass Tourism (New Directions in Tourism Analysis)
With more than 230 million international tourists a year, the Mediterranean region is the largest tourist destination in the world. Indeed, it is now less united by olive, grain and vine cultivation than the fortnightly pulse of the package tour, the circulation of resort types and the shared culture of sun-seeking tourism. This book argues that...
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