Tourism and Transport: Modes, Networks and Flows

Author: David Timothy Duval

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The global growth of tourism has been matched by the significant growth in transport networks. In many ways, transport and tourism can be considered mutually dependent. Understanding the dimensions of tourism requires an understanding of how transport is governed, regulated and operated and how it subsequently facilitates tourism development. This book provides an overview of the relationships between various modes and types of transport and tourism. It views transport through various lenses, including inter-governmental regulations, national government regulation, the scope of transport networks and how this influences the shape of tourism, and the marketing and management of transport operations. The book ends with some considerations for the future of transport and tourism, including the management of environmental consequences and new forms of tourism-related transport.

David Duval is one of the world's leading experts in aviation networks. This comprehensive textbook, also including a review of the role of marine and ground transport for tourism, is an insightful and very welcome addition to the scarce course literature in the field.

Stefan Gössling, Department of Service Management, Lund University, Sweden

This book provides an excellent overview of the key issues facing tourism and transport today at the global level, without losing sight of local impacts. It should appeal to those students who see transport as a key driver in international tourism.

Paul Peeters, Professor of Sustainable Transport and Tourism, Breda University, The Netherlands

David Timothy Duval is Senior Lecturer and Director of the International Business Programme at the University of Otago's School of Business in Dunedin, New Zealand. He has written on aviation management, marketing and international regulatory environments and has consulted with several airlines in the Asia Pacific region. He is Editor of Tourism in the Caribbean (2004, Routledge) and Safety and Security in Tourism (with Dallen Timothy and C. Michael Hall, 2003, Haworth). David holds a PhD in Environmental Studies from York University.

Chapter 1: Introduction – Manifestations of Transport and Tourism
Chapter 2: Tourism/Transport Relationships
Chapter 3: Transport Networks and Flows
Chapter 4: Ground Transport
Chapter 5: Marine Transport
Chapter 6: Air Transport
Chapter 7: Management of Transport Flows
Chapter 8: Transport and Tourism Marketing
Chapter 9: Future Trends in Tourism and Transport

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