Through concepts of vertical, horizontal and conglomerate growth, assess Preussag’s growth strategy during the period 1998–2002. Update the information by accessing details of the company’s operations through its website. Discuss implication of any changes observed to the organisation of tourism sectors and organisations.
‘Power is clearly a key element in understanding how decisions are made and why certain values are excluded from tourism policy. The challenge for many involved in tourism studies is to acknowledge the centrality of power in tourism policy . . .’ (Hall and Jenkins, 1995: 79). Discuss this statement with reference theories of the state and your perceptions of tourism policy in your local or regional area.