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

Publication:
Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK ; Cambridge, MA : CABI, c2010.
Format/Description:
Book
xvii, 288 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Tourism.
Tourism -- Biography.
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 Willliams : chaos maker on the gold coast / Roslyn A. Russell
And standing in the shadows of these giants - or maybe on their shoulders? / Brian Wheeller.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Elizabeth Bowers Peck, 1929 Endowment Book Fund.
Contributor:
Butler, Richard, 1943-
Russell, Roslyn A.
Elizabeth Bowers Peck, 1929 Endowment Book Fund.
ISBN:
9781845936525 (alk. paper)
1845936523 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
553361089
Publisher no.:
99940144546
Web link:
The Elizabeth Bowers Peck, 1929 Endowment Book Fund Home Page
The Elizabeth Bowers Peck, 1929 Endowment Book Fund Home Page  Bookplate

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