The importance of political boundaries in the development, function and flow of tourism cannot be overemphasized. In light of today's political transformations and processes of globalization, this book provides a systematic examination of the relationships between boundaries and tourism, and offers a basis upon which tourism can be better managed and researched in a geo-political context.
Table of Contents
1. Borders and tourism
2. Borders and barriers
3. Borderlands tourism
4. Landscapes of borders and tourism
5. Global transformations
6. Tourism planning in the borderlands
7. Conclusion: the future
'This book gives a bird's-eye view of the world's geographical, historical and political boundaries which is illuminating.' - Joaquina Pires-O'Brien, Contemporary Review.