ISBN 9788171569779,An Introduction to Tourism

An Introduction to Tourism



Atlantic Publishers & Distributors Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2001

ISBN 9788171569779

ISBN-10 8171569773


Number of Pages 296 Pages
Language (English)


Now-a-days there is a heartfelt need to understand the Tourism and its development. The introductory chapter of the book provides an interesting study about Tourism. The study also provides a clear picture of concept of Tourism, history of travel, types of Tourism, Tourism in modern period, nature of Tourism, components and elements of Tourism, basic reasons and motivation for travel, the organization, measurement and planning of Tourism, marketing, promotion, the economic, social and cultural significance of Tourism in an excellent manner in the following chapters. Further, this book gives a graphic picture about Manila Declaration on World Tourism, religious, spiritual, cultural and holiday Tourism, International Organization and Tourism, accommodation, travel agency, documents and development of Tourism in India along with tourist centres in India in an exhaustive and lucid manner. The description is brief and accurate. The book is beautifully written to make the reading easy and interesting.
The book would be of great value for the students as well as the teachers. Even laymen would enjoy the book because of its simple style.

About Author:
Professor N. Jayapalan of Government Arts College, Karur (Tamil Nadu) did his post-graduation in History from Pachaiyappa?s College, Chennai (Madras University). Later, he did his post-graduation in Political Science from the same University. He got his M.Phil. from the Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirapalli.
He has participated in a number of seminars connected with Indian History and Political Science. He has written more than hundred books, both on History and Political Science. He is one of the most popular authors in Tamil Nadu.