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  1. Tourism and Innovation

    By Michael C. Hall, Williams Allan

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Tourism is often described as an industry with high growth rates, and it is subject to radical change in how it is produced and consumed. However, there is still a relatively poor understanding of how such changes are brought about – that is, through innovation. This book is the first to...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Tourism and the Consumption of Wildlife

    Hunting, Shooting and Sport Fishing

    Edited by Brent Lovelock

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Consumptive forms of wildlife tourism (hunting, shooting and fishing) have become a topic of interest – both to the tourism industry, in terms of destinations seeking to establish or grow this sector, and to other stakeholders such as environmental organisations, animal-rights groups, and the...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Green Growth and Travelism

    Concept, Policy and Practice for Sustainable Tourism

    Edited by Terry DeLacy, Min Jiang, Geoffrey Lipman, Shaun Vorster

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    The green growth paradigm emerged from evolving global strategies that coherently promote a more socially inclusive, low-carbon, resource-efficient, stable economy, with decreasing poverty. Opportunities and challenges associated with the paradigm shift are expected to transform the travel and...

    Published May 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. World Tourism Cities

    Developing Tourism Off the Beaten Track

    Edited by Robert Maitland, Peter Newman

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    This book presents new research on the capacity of big cities to generate new tourism areas as visitors discover and help create new urban experiences off the beaten track. It examines similarities and differences in these processes in a group of established world cities located in the global...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Tourism and Postcolonialism

    Contested Discourses, Identities and Representations

    Edited by Michael C. Hall, Hazel Tucker

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Due to its centrality to the processes of transnational mobilities, migration and globalization, tourism studies has the potential to make a significant contribution to understanding the postcolonial experience. Drawing together theoretical and applied research, this fascinating book illuminates...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Tourism, Diasporas and Space

    Edited by Tim Coles, Dallen J. Timothy

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Diasporas result from the scattering of populations and cultures across geographical space and time. Transnational in nature and unbounded by space, they cut across the static, territorial boundaries more usually deployed to govern tourism. In a vibrant inter-disciplinary collection of essays from...

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Understanding and Governing Sustainable Tourism Mobility

    Psychological and Behavioural Approaches

    Edited by Scott A. Cohen, James E.S. Higham, Stefan Gossling, Paul Peeters

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Despite a growing contribution to climate change, tourist and traveller behaviour is currently not acknowledged as an important sector within the development of climate policy. Whilst tourists may be increasingly aware of potential impacts on climate change there is evidence that most are...

    Published March 24th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Tourism and Citizenship

    Rights, Freedoms and Responsibilities in the Global Order

    By Raoul Bianchi, Marcus Stephenson

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    More than sixty years since the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights first enshrined the right to freedom of movement in an international charter of human rights, the issue of mobility and the right to tourism itself have become increasingly significant areas of scholarly interest and...

    Published February 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Contemporary Issues in Cultural Heritage Tourism

    Edited by Jamie Kaminski, Angela M Benson, David Arnold

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    The perceived quality of a destination’s cultural offering has long been a significant factor in determining tourist choices of destination. More recently, the need to present touristic offerings that include cultural experiences and heritage has become widely recognised, that this aspect of...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Routledge

  10. Contested Spatialities, Lifestyle Migration and Residential Tourism

    Edited by Michael Janoschka, Heiko Haas

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Lifestyle Migration and Residential Tourism represent a major trend in individualized societies worldwide, which is attracting a rapidly growing interest from the academic community. This volume for the first time, critically analyses the spatial, social and political consequences of such...

    Published August 13th 2013 by Routledge