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The Guide to Successful Destination Management

Pat Schaumann

ISBN: 978-0-471-22625-3 March 2004 288 Pages

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* The first complete book on the subject of destination management.
* Authored by the leading association of destination managers.
* Includes the Association of Destination Management Executives (ADME)'s Accepted Practices and Guidelines.

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Foreword ix

Preface xi

Chapter 1 Understanding Destination Management 1

Chapter 2 Program Planning 17

Chapter 3 Transportation Services 31

Chapter 4 Tours 49

Chapter 5 Child Care Programs 63

Chapter 6 E-Business and Registration 75

Chapter 7 Special Events 97

Chapter 8 Food and Beverage 113

Chapter 9 Additional Services 143

Chapter 10 Pricing Strategies 159

Chapter 11 Technology 175

Chapter 12 Risk Management 191

Chapter 13 Ethics 203

Appendix 1 Sample Letter of Intent 217

Appendix 2 Sample Contract for Services 219

Appendix 3 Sample Schedule of Services 223

Appendix 4 What to Look for When Chartering a Bus 227

Appendix 5 Bus Safety 231

Appendix 6 Excerpts from the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 237

Appendix 7 ADA Basics at a Glance 247

Appendix 8 Planning a Pre- or Post-Convention Tour 249

Appendix 9 Case Study: KiddieCorp, Inc. 251

Appendix 10 Meeting Contract Process Outline 255

Appendix 11 Ethics Quiz 259

Index 261

 

Corporations and associations must often plan meetings and events in geographic areas unknown to them. The Guide to Successful Destination Management, the eighth title in the Wiley Event Management Series, provides future event planners and future destination managers with the ability to organize these types of events effectively.
  • The first complete book on the subject of destination management.
  • Authored by the leading association of destination managers.
  • Includes the Association of Destination Management Executives (ADME)'s Accepted Practices and Guidelines.