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Tourism in Central Asia : cultural potential and challenges / edited by Kemal Kantarci, Muzaffer Uysal, Vincent P. Magnini ; contributors, Kemal Kantarci [and fifteen others].

Author/Creator:
Kantarci, Kemal, author.
Edition:
1st edition
Publication:
Oakville, Ontario ; Boca Raton, Florida : Apple Academic Press : CRC Press, 2015.
Series:
Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Book Series
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (377 p.)
Subjects:
Tourism -- Asia, Central.
Asia, Central -- Tours.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
System Details:
text file
Summary:
This book will be a major resource for all academic researchers and practitioners interested in issues dealing with the development of tourism, its potential and challenges, and policy and regulatory issues in the Central Asian countries of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan. These countries are gaining more attention as emerging destinations. There is limited research that focuses on these countries with respect to their potential and characteristics as tourism destinations. This book aims to be an invaluable source for both practitioners and academicians who are
Contents:
Front Cover; ABOUT THE EDITORS; CONTENTS; LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS; LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS; PREFACE; CHAPTER 1: EXPLORING TOURISM POTENTIAL IN CENTRAL ASIA; CHAPTER 2: COMPETITIVENESS OF TOURISM INDUSTRY IN KAZAKHSTAN; CHAPTER 3: AUTHENTICITY AND ECOCULTURAL TOURISM DEVELOPMENT IN KAZAKHSTAN: POTENTIAL AND CHALLENGES; CHAPTER 4: BUKHARA: THE PRINCESS OF CITIES; CHAPTER 5: KHIVA: A CONSERVED HERITAGE WITHIN THE SANDS; CHAPTER 6: MERV: AN OASIS CAPITAL IN THE ANCIENT PARADISE; CHAPTER 7: SAMARKAND: QUEEN OF ALL CITIES; CHAPTER 8: CINEMA AS BRANDING
CHAPTER 9: CLUSTERING SILK ROAD COUNTRIES BASED ON COMPETITIVENESS FACTORS IN TOURISM INDUSTRYCHAPTER 10: VISA REGIMES AND REGULATORY DOCUMENTS AS AN OBSTACLE FOR TOURISM DEVELOPMENT IN CENTRAL ASIA; CHAPTER 11: TOURISM IN KYRGYZSTAN; CHAPTER 12: ICT DIFFUSION AND THE DIGITAL DIVIDE IN TOURISM: KAZAKHSTAN PERSPECTIVE; CHAPTER 13: PERCEPTIONS OF FOREIGN INVESTORS ON THE TOURISM MARKET IN CENTRAL ASIA; CHAPTER 14: A CHRONOLOGY OF CENTRAL ASIA; Back Cover
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Kantarci, Kemal, editor, contributor.
Uysal, Muzaffer, editor.
Magnini, Vincent P., editor.
ISBN:
0-429-15376-7
1-4822-6214-2
OCLC:
889674309
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