How to Research and Write a Thesis in Hospitality and Tourism
A comprehensive guide to academic research methods that focuses on two of the world's fastest growing industries. As tourism continues to play a larger role in economies all over the world, record numbers of students are flocking to college and university programs in this specialized field of study. Charged with writing a comprehensive thesis that relates to their special hospitality area of interest, many of these students--some of whom are preparing a thesis for the first time in their academic careers--experience difficulty in organizing a project on such a scale. Designed as a companion to the student who is writing such a thesis, How to Research and Write a Thesis in Hospitality and Tourism is a beginner's guide to basic research and writing specifically on this burgeoning field of study. This hands-on guide helps students pull together the various components of a thesis in an organized, coherent fashion--from the cover page to the bibliography--and all the chapters in between.
Students learn everything they need to know about developing, designing,and completing an original research study including: How to develop an original thesis How to conduct a thorough literature review How to write a knockout introduction How to write effective chapter summaries How to prepare footnotes and bibliography How to prepare a persuasive cover letter How to obtain, record, analyze, and interpret data And much more!