The Critical Concepts in Tourism series gathers crucial research material on areas within the broad field of study that is Tourism. Focusing on areas of academic interest, works within this series will appeal to scholars and students of this subject.
Serious academic interest in Tourism is still comparatively recent. However, within a short space of time there has been high output in the number of research works emerging. Collections within this series collate the key materials, including works from less accessible sources, journals and other hard-to-find or out of print publications.
By Dallen Timothy
August 11, 2017
It has long been recognized that tourism unhindered and unrestricted can have extremely negative social, cultural, environmental, and economic consequences. As a result, new approaches to tourism development have emerged in recent decades to mitigate the worst of these effects. Tourism planning, ...
By Richard Sharpley
October 03, 2016
There is a long history of research into why and how individuals participate in and experience tourism, exploring the demand and motivation for tourism and the roles that tourists adopt—that is, how people perform tourism. At the same time, questions surrounding the significance and meaning of ...
By Fennell David
April 25, 2016
The promulgation of the Global Code of Ethics for Tourism by the General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization in 1999 underscored the growing importance of tourism ethics as a significant domain of research and study. Following the lead of other applied fields—like environmental ethics, ...
By Stephen J. Page, Joanne Connell
December 04, 2009
Edited by two leading scholars in the field, this is the first title in a new Routledge Major Works series, Critical Concepts in Tourism. It is a four-volume collection of canonical and cutting-edge research in event tourism. The origins of event tourism as a topic of serious academic interest are...