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Contemporary destination governance: a case study approach

Contributor(s): Pechlaner, Harald [Editor] | Beritelli, Pietro [Editor] | Pichler, Sabine [Editor] | Peters, Mike [Editor] | Scott, Noel R [Editor].
Series: Bridging Tourism Theory and Practice; vol. 6. Publisher: London Emerald group publishing limited 2015Description: 280 p.ISBN: 9781783501120; 9781783501137.Subject(s): Tourism - Management - Case studies | Corporate governance - Case studies | Place marketing - Case studiesDDC classification: 910.68​4 Online resources: E-Book Summary: Governance is about managing networks". This quote from political scientist Rod A.W. Rhodes pioneered a whole series of governance studies in different disciplines. Accordingly, destination governance describes the collective management of tourism destinations. Promoting collective action in tourism destinations means dealing with a myriad of different actors and applying various instruments. Probably the most basic requirement is to take into account the peculiarities of every single destination. Therefore, this book approaches the issue of contemporary destination governance from a case study point of view focusing on 16 destinations. In contrast to other publications in the field of destination governance, the book concentrates on the discussion of cases and the peculiarities of destinations which influence the destination governance. It demonstrates how different theories from the fields of organizational studies, strategic management, tourism research and sociology can enlighten our understanding of particular real-world situations.Last but not least the bottom-up approach supports practitioners and students by making otherwise complex theories accessible to a broader audience. (http://emeraldinsight.com/doi/book/10.1108/S2042-144320156)
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Contents:

Part. I Switzerland / Pietro Beritelli
Case 1 Lenzerheide
Case 2 Toggenburg
Case 3 Saas-Fee/Saastal

Part. II Germany / Judith Jochmann
Case 4 Bodenmais
Case 5 Altmuhltal
Case 6 Bad Gogging

Part. III Austria / Mike Peters
Case 7 Stubaital
Case 8 Otztal
Case 9 Seefeld

Part. IV Italy / Marcus Herntrei
Case 10 Tisens/Tesimo
Case 11 Naturns/Naturno
Case 12 Passeiertal/Val Passiria

Part. V Australia / Lisa Ruhanen
Case 13 Tourism and events Queensland
Case 14 Gold Coast, Queensland
Case 15 Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast

Part. VI Canada / Valerie A. Sheppard
Case 16 The 2010 Olympic and paralympic Winter Games

Governance is about managing networks". This quote from political scientist Rod A.W. Rhodes pioneered a whole series of governance studies in different disciplines. Accordingly, destination governance describes the collective management of tourism destinations. Promoting collective action in tourism destinations means dealing with a myriad of different actors and applying various instruments. Probably the most basic requirement is to take into account the peculiarities of every single destination. Therefore, this book approaches the issue of contemporary destination governance from a case study point of view focusing on 16 destinations. In contrast to other publications in the field of destination governance, the book concentrates on the discussion of cases and the peculiarities of destinations which influence the destination governance. It demonstrates how different theories from the fields of organizational studies, strategic management, tourism research and sociology can enlighten our understanding of particular real-world situations.Last but not least the bottom-up approach supports practitioners and students by making otherwise complex theories accessible to a broader audience.

(http://emeraldinsight.com/doi/book/10.1108/S2042-144320156)

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