Tourism has been the fastest growing industry of the last decade as disposable incomes grew throughout the world. This series highlights state of the art and cutting edge Tourism research in the following areas:
* the management and organization of tourism
* tourism and development
* the benefits and the disadvantages of the effects of tourism
Evaluating the Local Impacts of the Rio Olympics
Mountain Resort Marketing and Management
Encountering Nazi Tourism Sites
By Marcelo Neri
August 01, 2022
This book evaluates the local impacts and legacies of the Olympics in Rio by comparing Rio2016 with other Olympic experiences and evaluating the ways in which the Games served the city. The 2016 Rio Olympic Games took place in a scenario of enormous economic challenges and persistent inequalities. ...
By Young-Sook Lee
October 21, 2021
This book provides an in-depth examination of the growing Asian tourism market and consumption in Arctic destinations. Through five parts, the book covers Asian mobilities consumption as an extension of Arctic international politics, the transportation sector and green cruise tourism, and ...
By Armelle Solelhac
August 26, 2021
Mountain resort tourism is a competitive environment, experiencing increasing growth in new markets such as China, that require the knowledge and skills developed by mature markets. This book provides these insights by offering a critical and up-to-date examination of the mountain industry. This ...
By Joseph M. Cheer, Alan A. Lew
March 31, 2021
In a world increasingly faced with, and divided by, regional and global crises, resilience has emerged as a key concept with significant relevance for tourism. A paradigmatic shift is taking place in the long-term planning of tourism development, in which the prevailing focus on sustainability is ...
By Derek Dalton
August 08, 2019
Encountering Nazi Tourism Sites explores how the terrible legacy of Nazi criminality is experienced by tourists, bridging the gap between cultural criminology and tourism studies to make a significant contribution to our understanding of how Nazi criminality is evoked and invoked in the landscape ...
By Michael Clancy
March 05, 2019
Slow Food began in the late 1980s as a response to the spread of fast food establishments and as a larger statement against globalization and the perceived deterioration of modern life. Since then, slow practices have permeated into other areas, including cities and territories and travel and ...
By Metin Kozak, Nazmi Kozak
April 25, 2018
This book advances the current literature on destination marketing by using innovative up-to-date case studies from a wide geographical representation. The contributors examine new methods and marketing approaches used within the field through a combination of theoretical and practical approaches. ...
By Philip Long, Nigel D. Morpeth
April 25, 2018
This book focuses on the theoretical, policy and practice linkages and disjunctures between tourism and the creative industries. There are clear and strong intersections between the sectors, for example in the development and application of new and emerging media in tourism; festivals and cultural ...
By Alan A. Lew, Joseph M. Cheer
August 03, 2017
In recent years, resilience theory has come to occupy the core of our understanding and management of the adaptive capacity of people and places in complex social and environmental systems. Despite this, tourism scholars have been slow to adopt resilience concepts, at a time when the emergence of ...
By Michelle McLeod, Roger Vaughan
May 25, 2017
The receipt of knowledge is a key ingredient by which the tourism sector can adjust and adapt to its dynamic environment. However although its importance has long been recognised the fragmentation within the sector, largely as a result of it being comprised of small and medium sized ...
By David Hume
May 25, 2017
This book examines the relationship between art and tourism through the study of the material culture of tourism: tourist art and souvenirs. It thoroughly examines how to categorise the material culture of tourism within the discourses of contemporary art and cultural anthropology, and demonstrates...
By Cornelia Voigt, Christof Pforr
May 25, 2017
Core values of society, health and wellbeing impact today on all aspects of our lives, and have also increasingly influenced patterns of tourism consumption and production. In this context wellness has developed into a significant dimension of tourism in a number of new and long established ...