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The Guide to Successful Destination Management

The Guide to Successful Destination Management

Pat Schaumann

ISBN: 978-1-119-05318-7

Sep 2014

288 pages

$48.00

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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.

Preface.

Chapter 1. Understanding Destination Management.

Chapter 2. Program Planning.

Chapter 3. Transportation Services.

Chapter 4. Tours.

Chapter 5. Child Care/Children's Programs.

Chapter 6. E-business and Registration.

Chapter 7. Special Events.

Chapter 8. Food and Beverage.

Chapter 9. Additional Services.

Chapter 10. Pricing Strategies.

Chapter 11. Technology.

Chapter 12. Risk Management.

Chapter 13. Ethics.

Appendix 1: Sample Letter of Intent.

Appendix 2: Sample Contract for Services.

Appendix 3: Sample Schedules of Services.

Appendix 4: What to Look for when Chartering a Bus.

Appendix 5: Bus Safety.

Appendix 6: Excerpts from The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Appendix 7:  ADA Basics At-a-Glance.

Appendix 8: Planning a Pre-or Post-Convention Tour.

Appendix 9: Case Study: KiddieCorp, Inc.

Appendix 10: Meeting Contract Process Outline.

Appendix 11: Ethics Quiz.

Index.

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.