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  • Tourism signs and symbols: a status report and handbook.

    Author(s) : Spain, World Tourism Organization

    Book : Tourism signs and symbols: a status report and handbook 2001 pp.231 pp.

    Abstract : This book is the compilation of tourism signs and symbols and visitor signage as a system of information developed by the World Tourism Organizationworld tourism organizationSubject Category: Institutions and Organisations
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    . The book has 3 objectives: (1) to inform readers of the status of visitor signage worldwide; (2) to give an aid to local and national tourism planners and communication managers in tourism businesses; and (3) to encourage tourism educators and trainers to include visitor signage into respective curricula. Four chapters examine: national experiences in the field of tourism signs and symbols; international cooperation in the field of public and tourism signage; selected signs and symbols standardized, recommended and used for public and visitor information; and graphic symbols used in tourism as logotypes.

    ISBN : 9284403782

    Record Number : 20013100812

    Publisher : World Tourism Organization (WTO)

    Location of publication : Madrid

    Country of publication : Spain

    Language of text : English

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    Descriptor(s) : guide booksguide booksSubject Category: Publications
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    , information servicesinformation servicesSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , tourismtourismSubject Category: Activities
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    , visitor interpretationvisitor interpretationSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , visitorsvisitorsSubject Category: People Groups
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    , World Tourism Organizationworld tourism organizationSubject Category: Institutions and Organisations
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    Identifier(s) : guests, information sources, signposts and signboards