The Resource Giants of tourism, edited by Richard W. Butler and Roslyn A. Russell

Giants of tourism, edited by Richard W. Butler and Roslyn A. Russell

Label
Giants of tourism
Title
Giants of tourism
Statement of responsibility
edited by Richard W. Butler and Roslyn A. Russell
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
338.7/61910922
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
G155.A1
LC item number
G46 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Butler, Richard
  • Russell, Roslyn A
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tourism
  • Tourism
Label
Giants of tourism, edited by Richard W. Butler and Roslyn A. Russell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Historical giants : forefathers of modern hospitality and tourism / Kevin D. O'Gorman -- The master of ceremonies : Beau Nash and the rise of Bath, 1700-1750 / John Towner -- Sir William Edmund Heygate Colbourne (Billy) Butlin, 1899-1980 / Victor T.C. Middleton -- Conrad 'Connie' Nicholson Hilton, 1887-1979 : the consummate hotelier / John Cousins -- The DeHaan family and RCI : the development of the timeshare industry / Beverley Sparks and Jo-Anne Smith -- Thomas Cook : image and reality / John K. Walton -- Baedeker : the perceived 'inventor' of the formal guidebook - a Bible for travellers in the 19th century / David M. Bruce -- Freddie Laker : first giant of low-cost air travel / Hugh Somerville -- Sir Stelios : the easy-going entrepreneur / Andreas Papatheodorou, Konstantinos Polychroniadis and Ioulia Poulaki -- Richard Branson : 'Screw it, let's do it' / Richard W. Butler -- Walt Disney's world of entertainment attractions / Amir Shani and Ronald Logan -- Stanley Ho Hung-sun the 'king of gambling' / Glenn McCartney -- Kerry Packer : World Series Cricket (WSC) and the (R)evolution of modern sports-related tourism / James E.S. Higham and Scott Cohen -- AJ Hackett - a giant of tourism / Pamm Kellett -- A.P. Cockburn : Canadian transportation and resort pioneer / Geoffrey Shifflett and Geoffrey Wall -- John Muir : pioneer of nature preservation / C. Michael Hall -- Keith Williams : chaos maker on the gold coast / Roslyn A. Russell -- And standing in the shadows of these giants - or maybe on their shoulders? / Brian Wheeller
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvii, 288 p.
Isbn
9781845936525
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2010006652
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2513986-01umb_inst
  • 2526284
  • (Sirsi) i9781845936525
  • (OCoLC)553361089
Label
Giants of tourism, edited by Richard W. Butler and Roslyn A. Russell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Historical giants : forefathers of modern hospitality and tourism / Kevin D. O'Gorman -- The master of ceremonies : Beau Nash and the rise of Bath, 1700-1750 / John Towner -- Sir William Edmund Heygate Colbourne (Billy) Butlin, 1899-1980 / Victor T.C. Middleton -- Conrad 'Connie' Nicholson Hilton, 1887-1979 : the consummate hotelier / John Cousins -- The DeHaan family and RCI : the development of the timeshare industry / Beverley Sparks and Jo-Anne Smith -- Thomas Cook : image and reality / John K. Walton -- Baedeker : the perceived 'inventor' of the formal guidebook - a Bible for travellers in the 19th century / David M. Bruce -- Freddie Laker : first giant of low-cost air travel / Hugh Somerville -- Sir Stelios : the easy-going entrepreneur / Andreas Papatheodorou, Konstantinos Polychroniadis and Ioulia Poulaki -- Richard Branson : 'Screw it, let's do it' / Richard W. Butler -- Walt Disney's world of entertainment attractions / Amir Shani and Ronald Logan -- Stanley Ho Hung-sun the 'king of gambling' / Glenn McCartney -- Kerry Packer : World Series Cricket (WSC) and the (R)evolution of modern sports-related tourism / James E.S. Higham and Scott Cohen -- AJ Hackett - a giant of tourism / Pamm Kellett -- A.P. Cockburn : Canadian transportation and resort pioneer / Geoffrey Shifflett and Geoffrey Wall -- John Muir : pioneer of nature preservation / C. Michael Hall -- Keith Williams : chaos maker on the gold coast / Roslyn A. Russell -- And standing in the shadows of these giants - or maybe on their shoulders? / Brian Wheeller
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvii, 288 p.
Isbn
9781845936525
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2010006652
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2513986-01umb_inst
  • 2526284
  • (Sirsi) i9781845936525
  • (OCoLC)553361089

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