This issue of the Journal of Tourism and Services is designed to reflect upon a number key emergent issues associated with recent tourism and is partly devoted to the papers presented at II International Workshop “Tourism in Global World”.
The contributions to this special issue are authored by researchers and scholars from Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Kazakhstan, Latvia, and Slovenia. Scientific papers discuss Latvian rural tourism directions and safety aspects, focusing on Jordan as a tourist destination by evaluating the position of Jordan in the World and the importance of tourism to its economy and social development, deal with the causes of security and safety crises with direct or indirect impact on tourist industry using descriptive and causal-no-experimental research methods and presents a study based on an empirical research concerning self-organized travelling and identity.
Research notes presented in the second part of the Journal are focusing on Expected, Checked, Spread Image; Immense Changes in Society and Their Impact on Marketing Philosophy; Impact of the Political Transitions on the Tourism of Lake Balaton; Peculiarities of Internal Marketing in the Hospitality Industry in Kazakhstan; The Role of Tourism in the Development of Hotel Business; Tourist Information Centre from the Point of View of the National System of Quality in Tourism of the Czech Republic; and The Layout of Tourism Promotion in and for Belgium.
Industry news covers a period from the last issue of the Journal and newly press releases of UNWTO complement the current issue.