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Covid-19 and the Hospitality and Tourism Industry

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Covid-19 and the Hospitality and Tourism Industry

A Research Companion

9781800376236 Edward Elgar Publishing
Edited by Dogan Gursoy, Taco Bell Distinguished Professor, School of Hospitality Business Management, Carson College of Business, Washington State University, US, Mehmet Sarıışık, Professor of Gastronomy and Culinary Arts, Tourism Faculty, Sakarya University of Applied Science, Turkey, Robin Nunkoo, Associate Professor of Management, University of Mauritius, Mauritius and Erhan Boğan, Associate Professor of Tourism Guiding, Tourism Faculty, Adiyaman University, Turkey
Publication Date: September 2021 ISBN: 978 1 80037 623 6 Extent: c 400 pp
Offering a comprehensive understanding of the implications of the Covid-19 pandemic for the tourism and hospitality industry, this book discusses the topic from economic, sociological and psychological perspectives. Critical case studies are used to explore both micro impacts on individuals involved in the industry and governmental and international responses to issues posed by the pandemic more broadly.

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Offering a comprehensive understanding of the implications of the Covid-19 pandemic for the tourism and hospitality industry, this book discusses the topic from economic, sociological and psychological perspectives. Critical case studies are used to explore both micro impacts on individuals involved in the industry and governmental and international responses to issues posed by the pandemic more broadly.

Chapters explore ways in which tourism and hospitality organizations will need to re-think their marketing strategies, including destination branding. The book also analyses the economic impacts of the pandemic, including insights on the impact of previous pandemics on the tourism sector, and how this may inform future practice. It highlights changes that may be necessary to tourism management, looking at how Covid-19 has affected the tourism workforce, tourism employees’ psychology, supply chains, and revenues.

This is a timely and critical read for tourism studies and business and management scholars. It will also be a helpful resource for management in the tourism and hospitality industry looking to better understand how to react to the Covid-19 pandemic.
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‘Filled with many great international examples, this book is a timely volume exploring Covid-19 effects on hospitality businesses and communities, crisis management and sustainability practices. This is a very useful book for researchers, practitioners and students of tourism and hospitality to be better equipped in a post pandemic world.’
– Haywantee Ramkissoon, University of Derby, UK

‘This post pandemic research companion offers one the most comprehensive reviews of the hospitality and tourism industry impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic. It's an all star collection of scholars from around the world. Their intellectual insights and research applications are hard-hitting and insightful. A must read for both students and industry practitioners seeking both anecdotal and empirical answers reflecting one of the most influential and historical economic impacts on the hospitality industry throughout the world.’
– Thomas A. Maier, University of San Francisco, US

‘This volume offers a set of authoritative discussion on the impacts of Covid-19 in the hospitality and tourism sector. It offers an insightful updating of the challenges and opportunities that the hospitality and tourism sectors will face in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic. This book is a must-read for all those interested in Covid-19 and its implications in these sectors.’
– Manuel Alector Ribeiro, University of Surrey, UK

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