Robert E. Pfister, PhD, is a professor in the departmentof recreation and tourism management at Vancouver Island University in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada. For over 20 years, Pfister has instructed courses in entrepreneurial recreation and tourism to university students in the United States and Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
Patrick T. Tierney, PhD, is a professor in the department of recreation, parks, and tourism at San Francisco State University. As a business owner, instructor, and researcher, Tierney has more than 30 years of experience in theories and applications of the recreation, event, and tourism industry. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
Recreation, Event, and Tourism Businesses: Start-Up and Sustainable Operations
Human Kinetics, 2009
...After reading this chapter you will be able todiscuss how goods, services, and experiences are created and consumed as the result of decisions by the service provider and the consumer;identify and examine stages of the recreation or tourism...
Sheri R. Colberg, PhD, FACSM, is an author, exercise physiologist, lecturer, consultant, and professor emerita of exercise science (Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia). In 2016, she was the recipient of the American Diabetes Association's Outstanding Educator in Diabetes award. A respected researcher and lecturer, she has authored more than 400 articles on exercise, diabetes, and health; 28 book chapters; and over a dozen books, including Diabetes-Free Kids, The 7 Step Diabetes Fitness Plan, Diabetic Athlete's Handbook, The Diabetes Breakthrough, and Diabetes & Keeping Fit for Dummies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
...Have you ever dreamed of walking or cycling across mountains and deserts, backpacking for weeks, scuba diving in crystal blue waters, or rafting down a dangerous river? Maybe you have watched the Winter Olympics and dreamed about being one...
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