Trends and Issues in Global Tourism 2007

  • Roland Conrady
  • Martin Buck

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XX
  2. Mega trends and their impact on the tourism industry

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Maria Pütz-Willems
      Pages 33-40
    3. Gerhild Abler, Michael Ehlting
      Pages 41-49
  3. Aviation management

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 51-51
    2. Jens Flottau
      Pages 61-68
  4. Destination management

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 81-81
    2. Werner Friedrich
      Pages 103-119
    3. Markus Schuckert, Claudia Möller, Klaus Weiermair
      Pages 121-136
  5. Marketing and sales management

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 137-137
    2. Georg Tacke, Claudia Fichtner
      Pages 139-154
  6. Travel technology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 163-163
    2. Roland Conrady
      Pages 165-184
    3. Kerstin Markus, Rainer Hartmann
      Pages 185-200
  7. Business travel management

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 201-201
  8. Long-term perspectives in the tourism industry

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 211-211
    2. Robert A. Goehlich
      Pages 213-226
    3. Eva Ludwig
      Pages 227-235

About this book


As other industries, the global travel and tourism industry has been facing - mense challenges and highly visible upheaval since the beginning of the new m- lennium. The International Tourism Exchange ITB Berlin, the world’s leading travel trade fair, aims at pinpointing the most important challenges, identifying the trends and offering a platform to solve pressing problems. The ITB Convention Market Trends & Innovations has developed into a center of excellence and a driving force for the global travel and tourism industry, generating a much needed information platform. This compilation unites the highlights of the convention in articles prepared by renowned professionals and scientists from the industry. Readers may benefit from this comprehensive vision of the developments which are shaping the str- ture of the global tourism industry today and in the future. This book is indisp- sable for tourism and travel professionals and well as for academics and students analyzing current global tourism and travel trends. The first chapter takes up the issue of mega trends in society and in the ec- omy and analyzes their effects on the tourism industry. In highly developed co- tries, overwhelming demographical change is underway. Schröder and Widmann demonstrate how tourism businesses should adapt to the aging customer base.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Roland Conrady
    • 1
  • Martin Buck
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Applied SciencesWormsGermany
  2. 2.ITBBerlinGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2007
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Business and Economics
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-70831-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-70905-3
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