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The Economics of Recreation, Leisure and Tourism Paperback – 21 September 2015

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ISBN-13: 978-1138782310 ISBN-10: 1138782319 Edition: 5th

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  • Paperback: 474 pages
  • Publisher: Routledge; 5 edition (21 September 2015)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1138782319
  • ISBN-13: 978-1138782310
  • Product Dimensions: 18.4 x 2.5 x 24.1 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 998 g
  • Customer Reviews: 4.7 out of 5 stars5 customer ratings
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 192,475 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"This new edition of Economics of Leisure, Recreation and Tourism maintains its rigor and comprehensive coverage of the subject areas with plenty of real world examples. The author has done a great job in communicating complex economic concepts in a accessible language which benefits students greatly in understanding the theories of tourism and their applications to leisure, recreation and tourism practices." - Haiyan Song, Chair Professor of Tourism, School of Hotel and Tourism, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

"A must-read introduction to tourism for all involved in tourism. John Tribe's Economics of Leisure, Recreation and Tourism is understandable, compelling and deeply informed; a brilliant synthesis of tourism and its wider economic framework. Now in its sixth edition, it has become a tourism classic and will remain an easy guide to one of the main industries of contemporary times for many years to come." - Tanja Mihalič, Professor of Economics, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

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John Tribe is Professor of Tourism at Surrey University, UK. John is also Editor-in-Chief of Annals of Tourism Research and Chair of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism Education.

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