Lecture Tourism: Principles, practices, philosophies (12th edition): Chapter 12 - Charles R. Goeldner, J. R. Brent Ritchie

Chapter 12 - Tourism components and supply. The purpose of this chapter is to look at just one segment of the tourism phenomenon by examining the physical supply side of tourism. It is important for a tourist area to identify and categorize its supply components and compare them with the competition because the quality and quantity of supply components are a critical factor in determining tourism’s success.