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Travel Industry Economics
A Guide for Financial Analysis

2nd Edition

$89.99 (P)

  • Date Published: October 2012
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781107025622

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  • Each year, people around the world spend well over one trillion dollars on travel and tourism, making this sector the world's largest, with employment of 300 million people, one-tenth of the global workforce. In this book Harold L. Vogel examines the business economics and investment aspects of major industry components that include airlines, hotels, casinos, amusement and theme parks, and tourism. The result is a concise, up-to-date reference guide for financial analysts, economists, industry executives, legislators, regulators, and journalists interested in the economics, financing, and marketing of travel-related goods and services. The new edition expands coverage to airport management, Asian gaming, recreational resorts, restaurants, private jet services, and advertising. Sections on the pricing and availability of oil and public policy issues such as antitrust and predation have also been added. A glossary, timeline diagrams, and technical appendices enhance the book's appeal as a reference tool. Its fully integrated assessment of the business of travel makes the work unique in the marketplace.

    • Only up-to-date book covering the economics of both hotels and travel/tourism; and competitors handle these separately
    • New sections on airport management, private jets, Asian gaming, recreational resorts, virtual tourism, effects of oil availability and pricing
    • All 57 figures and 48 tables updated
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    Product details

    • Edition: 2nd Edition
    • Date Published: October 2012
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781107025622
    • length: 346 pages
    • dimensions: 235 x 157 x 20 mm
    • weight: 0.58kg
    • contains: 57 b/w illus. 48 tables
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Part I. Introduction:
    1. Economic perspectives
    Part II. Getting There:
    2. Wings
    3. Water and wheels
    Part III. Being There:
    4. Hotels
    Part IV. Doing Things There:
    5. Casinos
    6. Amusement/theme parks and resorts
    7. Tourism
    Part V. Roundup:
    8. Performance and policy
    Appendix A
    Appendix B
    Appendix C

  • Author

    Harold L. Vogel
    Harold L. Vogel is author of Financial Market Bubbles and Crashes (Cambridge University Press, 2010) and all editions of Entertainment Industry Economics: A Guide for Financial Analysis (Eighth Edition, Cambridge University Press, 2011), the latter of which is a companion to this volume. At Merrill Lynch & Co. for seventeen years, he was ranked by Institutional Investor magazine as top entertainment industry analyst for ten years and been inducted into its All-America Research Team Hall of Fame. A Ph.D. in financial economics, he writes and lectures on investment topics related to entertainment and media, travel, and market bubbles and crashes, while currently heading an independent investment and consulting firm in New York City.

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