Information systems in UK tourism and leisure.



Publisher: M.A.C.E. in Ansty

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Subjects:

  • Tourism -- Great Britain -- Computer network resources.,
  • Leisure industry -- Great Britain -- Computer network resources.,
  • Market surveys -- Great Britain.,
  • Information technology -- Great Britain.

Edition Notes

Previous ed.: 1994.

ContributionsManagement Accountancy Computer Education (Firm)
The Physical Object
Paginationxi,146p. :
Number of Pages146
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18200114M
ISBN 101874691916
OCLC/WorldCa42309423

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