Education for tourism: a perspective article

David Airey (University of Surrey, Guildford, UK)

Tourism Review

ISSN: 1660-5373

Publication date: 19 June 2019

Abstract

Purpose

This paper aims to provide a short scholarly review on the development of tourism education that contributes to the celebration of 75 years of the Tourism Review.

Design/methodology/approach

The paper is based on selective literature on the topic.

Findings

Tourism education has developed into a major field of study in the period since the Second World War, but after a long period of growth, it now faces some important challenges.

Research limitations/implications

The paper is based on selective literature.

Practical implications

The review provides a brief overview of the development and challenges for tourism education.

Social implications

The review provides a brief overview of the development and challenges for tourism education.

Originality/value

The paper provides a brief overview of developments.

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Citation

Airey, D. (2019), "Education for tourism: a perspective article", Tourism Review, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print. https://doi.org/10.1108/TR-02-2019-0074

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