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Chapter 15 Planning for Seasons Value Chain Management and Digitization

DOI: 10.23912/9781911635840-5465

ISBN: 9781911635840

Published: June 2023

Component type: chapter

Published in: Tourism: A temporal analysis

Parent DOI: 10.23912/9781911635840-4702



The purpose of the 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, visitor attractions. The chapter demonstrates how value chain management supports planning for seasonal variations and how important the role of digitalization is.

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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 15 Planning for Seasons Value Chain Management and Digitization" In: Goulding, P. (ed) . Oxford: Goodfellow Publishers http://dx.doi.org/10.23912/9781911635840-5465


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