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Electronic distribution technology in the tourism and hospitality industries

by Peter O"Connor

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Published by CABI Pub. in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hospitality industry -- Data processing,
  • Tourism -- Information services,
  • Computer network resources,
  • Internet

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-167) and index.

    StatementP. O"Connor.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTX911.3.E4 O2797 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 173 p. :
    Number of Pages173
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL371831M
    ISBN 100851992838
    LC Control Number98033432

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