Explaining essential economic concepts and how they can be applied to the leisure and tourism industries, this title identifies a range of common problems in both fields, then demonstrating how they can be overcome through the adoption of classic economic theories
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"This new edition of Economics of Leisure, Recreation and Tourismmaintains its rigor and comprehensive coverage of the subject areas with plenty of real world examples. The author has done a great job in communicating complex economic concepts in a accessible language which benefits students greatly in understanding the theories of tourism and their applications to leisure, recreation and tourism practices." -Haiyan Song, Chair Professor of Tourism, School of Hotel and Tourism, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
"A must-read introduction to tourism for all involved in tourism. John Tribe's Economics of Leisure, Recreation and Tourism is understandable, compelling and deeply informed; a brilliant synthesis of tourism and its wider economic framework. Now in its sixth edition, it has become a tourism classic and will remain an easy guide to one of the main industries of contemporary times for many years to come." - Tanja Mihalic, Professor of Economics, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia