Enterprises have the option to meet the former demand by offering authentic products and services while the latter could be achieved through standardization. Although it seems ideal to combine both concepts, they seemingly contradict each other leading to suppliers facing an authenticity-standardization paradox. The authors identify, analyze, and provide solutions for this authenticity-standardization paradox based on a series of case studies of restaurants in China. This book will be of interest to scholars, business owners, and consultants.
Includes more than 4000 entries, with over 1000 of them new to this edition Profiles 100 outstanding personalities connected with travel, tourism and hospitality Describes 300 international and national organisations, with data from over 200 countries
Heritage, Culture and Society contains the papers presented at the 3rd International Hospitality and Tourism Conference (IHTC2016) & 2nd International Seminar on Tourism (ISOT 2016), Bandung, Indonesia, 10―12 October 2016).
The engaging writing style and hundreds of updated industry examples make Tourism: The Business of Hospitality and Travel, 6/e, the perfect textbook for students taking their first hospitality or tourism class.