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Chapter 9 Planning for Seasons the Macro Level

DOI: 10.23912/9781911635840-5454

ISBN: 9781911635840

Published: June 2023

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Published in: Tourism: A temporal analysis

Parent DOI: 10.23912/9781911635840-4702



The purpose of this chapter is to provoke students to think about the wider implications of temporal variation as challenges for operational planning for tourism businesses. In order to achieve this, this chapter will provide holistic perspectives and case studies from a range of players within the tourism related industries, e.g. tour operators, cruise line operators, transport operators and visitor attractions. A framework of operational implications of temporal variation is used, including fleet planning, labour and supply chain contracting among others, against which case examples from different sectors are compared and contrasted.

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  • Jana Heimel, Hochschule der Medien Stuttgart (Author)

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  • Philip Goulding, Formerly Principal Lecturer in Tourism at Sheffield Business School, Sheffield Hallam University, UK (Editor)

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Heimel, J. (2023) "Chapter 9 Planning for Seasons the Macro Level" In: Goulding, P. (ed) . Oxford: Goodfellow Publishers http://dx.doi.org/10.23912/9781911635840-5454


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