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Advances in Tourism

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Tourism has been the fastest growing industry of the last two decades as disposable incomes grow throughout the world.  This series highlights central and topical issues relating to tourism including:
the management and organization of tourism
tourism and development
the benefits and disadvantages of the effects of tourism.

21 Series Titles

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Chinese Outbound Tourist Behaviour An International Perspective

Chinese Outbound Tourist Behaviour: An International Perspective

1st Edition

Edited By Jun Wen, Metin Kozak
June 23, 2022

Assuming an international perspective, Chinese Tourist Outbound Behaviour presents an insightful exploration of the evolution of China’s tourism market, explores Chinese tourists’ behaviour, and considers how the country’s tourism landscape will expand in the future. Featuring 16 chapters ...

Ageing and the Visitor Economy Global Challenges and Opportunities

Ageing and the Visitor Economy: Global Challenges and Opportunities

1st Edition

By Stephen J. Page, Joanne Connell
March 30, 2022

This significant volume is the first to use primary research evidence to examine tourism, ageing and the implications of an ageing population for the visitor economy. Adopting a multidisciplinary approach, this book offers insights into the new opportunities, threats and challenges that the growing...

Tourism and Foreign Direct Investment Issues, Challenges and Prospects

Tourism and Foreign Direct Investment: Issues, Challenges and Prospects

1st Edition

Edited By H. Cristina Jönsson
March 03, 2022

This is the first volume to examine and shed significant light on the issues, challenges and prospects presented by foreign direct investment (FDI) in tourism – a topic of increasing relevance in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and economic consequences. This book addresses the need to examine the ...

Hosting the Olympic Games Uncertainty, Debates and Controversy

Hosting the Olympic Games: Uncertainty, Debates and Controversy

1st Edition

Edited By Marie Delaplace, Pierre-Olaf Schut
August 19, 2019

Hosting the Olympic Games: Uncertainty, Debates and Controversy provides a broad and comprehensive analysis of past Olympic and Paralympic events, shedding critical light on the future of the Games with a specific look at the upcoming Paris 2024 Olympics. It draws attention to the debates and ...

Lifelong Learning for Tourism Concepts, Policy and Implementation

Lifelong Learning for Tourism: Concepts, Policy and Implementation

1st Edition

Edited By Violet V. Cuffy, David Airey, Georgios C. Papageorgiou
September 15, 2017

Since the middle of the last century tourism has demonstrated almost continual growth, with international tourist arrivals now recorded in excess of one billion per annum. Given the global socio-economic significance of tourism, it is imperative to develop educational opportunities for those ...

Contemporary Tourist Experience Concepts and Consequences

Contemporary Tourist Experience: Concepts and Consequences

1st Edition

Edited By Richard Sharpley, Philip Stone
May 25, 2017

This significant and timely volume aims to provide a focused analysis into tourist experiences that reflect their ever-increasing diversity and complexity, and their significance and meaning to tourists themselves. Written by leading international scholars, it offers new insight into emergent ...

Future Tourism Political, Social and Economic Challenges

Future Tourism: Political, Social and Economic Challenges

1st Edition

Edited By James Leigh, Craig Webster, Stanislav Ivanov
May 25, 2017

This book investigates and considers the urgent political, social, and economic challenges that confront society and tourism. It attempts to look at what is threatening society, and makes suggestions on what the impact will be and how tourism will be changed to integrate with the new ...

Tourist Experience and Fulfilment Insights from Positive Psychology

Tourist Experience and Fulfilment: Insights from Positive Psychology

1st Edition

Edited By Sebastian Filep, Philip Pearce
May 25, 2017

What makes life worth living? Many people would argue that it is fulfilling experiences. These experiences are characterised by feelings of joy and pleasure, positive relationships and a sense of engagement, meaning and achievement. Tourism is arguably one of the largest self-initiated commercial ...

Dark Tourism and Crime

Dark Tourism and Crime

1st Edition

By Derek Dalton
May 24, 2017

Dark tourism has become widespread and diverse.   It has passed into popular culture vernacular, deployed in guide books as a short hand descriptor for sites that are associated with death, suffering and trauma.  However, whilst  books have been devoted to dark tourism as a ...

Information and Communication Technologies for Sustainable Tourism

Information and Communication Technologies for Sustainable Tourism

1st Edition

By Alisha Ali, Andrew Frew
May 24, 2017

Sustainable development is a highly topical issue and is of critical importance to tourism as the environment is of utmost importance for the continued development and prosperity of the industry. There have been numerous texts written on sustainable tourism and the measures to mitigate and manage ...

Responsible Tourist Behaviour

Responsible Tourist Behaviour

1st Edition

By Clare Weeden
May 24, 2017

What is important to ethical consumers when thinking about going on holiday and how do they incorporate their lifestyle choices into these holidays? What values inform their lifestyles and how do they satisfy these values on holiday? Do ethical consumers automatically become ethical tourists or is ...

International Sports Events Impacts, Experiences and Identities

International Sports Events: Impacts, Experiences and Identities

1st Edition

Edited By Richard Shipway, Alan Fyall
May 18, 2017

This book offers new insight into International Sports Events (ISEs), examining the relationship between sport, tourism and events. It assesses sports events through the lens of both sports participants and spectators, based on three primary themes: impacts, experiences and identities. The first ...

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