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Urban Tourism (Tourism, Leisure and Recreation) by Chris Law

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Published by Int. Cengage Business Press .
Written in English


  • Tourism industry,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Reference - Guides (General),
  • Travel - General,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Sociology - Urban,
  • Business & Economics / Hospitality, Travel & Tourism,
  • Industries - Hospitality, Travel & Tourism

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9440538M
ISBN 100826449263
ISBN 109780826449269

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