E-books: Tourism, Hospitality and Events

  • Memory, Migration and Travel book cover

    Memory, Migration and Travel

    Edited by Sabine Marschall

    Migration and forcible displacement are growing and impactful dynamics of the current global age. These processes generate mobility flows, travel patterns and touristic behaviour driven by personal and collective memories. The chapters in this book highlight the importance of travel and tourism for…

    eBook – 2018-05-16
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Food, Wine and China: A Tourism Perspective book cover

    Food, Wine and China

    A Tourism Perspective

    Edited by Christof Pforr, Ian Phau

    The growth of the Chinese economy and the emergence of the Chinese middle class have fuelled the rapid expansion of China’s outbound tourism market, with many destinations around the world trying to capitalise on the opportunities created by the growing number of Chinese visitors. This book…

    eBook – 2018-05-15
    Routledge Studies of Gastronomy, Food and Drink

  • Managing Sport Business: An Introduction book cover

    Managing Sport Business

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    Edited by David Hassan

    Contemporary sport is both a sophisticated and complex international business and a mass participatory practice run largely by volunteers and community organisations. Now in a fully revised and expanded second edition, this authoritative and comprehensive introduction to the theory and practice of…

    eBook – 2018-05-11
    Foundations of Sport Management

  • Negotiating Hospitality: Ethics of Tourism Development in the Nicaraguan Highlands book cover

    Negotiating Hospitality

    Ethics of Tourism Development in the Nicaraguan Highlands

    By Emily Höckert

    How do hosts and guests welcome each other in responsible encounters? This book addresses the question in a longitudinal ethnographic study on tourism development in the coffee- cultivating communities in Nicaragua. The research follows the trail of development practitioners and researchers who…

    eBook – 2018-05-11
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Tourism, Tourists and Society book cover

    Tourism, Tourists and Society

    5th Edition

    By Richard Sharpley

    Tourism, Tourists and Society provides a broad introduction to the inter-relationship between tourism and society, making complex sociological concepts and themes accessible to readers from a non-sociological academic background. It provides a thorough exploration of how society influences or…

    eBook – 2018-05-01

  • The Routledge Handbook of Destination Marketing book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Destination Marketing

    Edited by Dogan Gursoy, Christina G. Chi

    This book examines key contemporary marketing concepts, issues and challenges that affect destinations within a multidisciplinary global perspective. Uniquely combining both the theoretical and practical approaches, this handbook discusses cutting edge marketing questions such as innovation in…

    eBook – 2018-04-27

  • Hosting the Olympic Games: The Real Costs for Cities book cover

    Hosting the Olympic Games

    The Real Costs for Cities

    By John Rennie Short

    Hosting the Olympic Games reveals the true costs involved for the cities that hold these large-scale sporting events. It uncovers the financing of the Games, reviewing existing studies to evaluate the costs and benefits, and draws on case study experiences of the Summer and Winter Games from the…

    eBook – 2018-04-24

  • Historicizing the Pan-American Games book cover

    Historicizing the Pan-American Games

    Edited by Bruce Kidd, Cesar Torres

    The Pan-American Games, begun officially in 1951 in Buenos Aires and held in every region of the western hemisphere, have become one of the largest multi-sport games in the world. 6,132 athletes from 41 countries competed in 48 sports in the 2015 Games in Toronto, Canada. The Games are…

    eBook – 2018-04-19
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

  • Rethinking Olympic Legacy book cover

    Rethinking Olympic Legacy

    By Vassil Girginov

    How do Olympic legacies come about? This book offers an alternative approach to the study of Olympic and mega-sport event legacy, challenging how legacy is conceptualised and practised. It shifts the focus from legacy as a retrospective concept concerned with what has been left behind after the…

    eBook – 2018-04-19
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • The Routledge Handbook of Second Home Tourism and Mobilities book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Second Home Tourism and Mobilities

    Edited by C. Michael Hall, Dieter Müller

    Second homes have become an increasingly important component of both tourism and housing studies. They can directly and indirectly contribute a significant number of domestic and international visitors to destinations and may be part of longer-term retirement, lifestyle and amenity migration that…

    eBook – 2018-04-17

  • New Moral Natures in Tourism book cover

    New Moral Natures in Tourism

    Edited by Bryan S. R. Grimwood, Kellee Caton, Lisa Cooke

    How do we understand human-nature relationships in tourism, or determine the consequences of these relationships to be "good," "bad," "right," "wrong," "fair," or "just"? What theoretical and philosophical perspectives can usefully orient us in the production and consumption of tourism towards…

    eBook – 2018-04-17
    Routledge Research in the Ethics of Tourism Series

  • Artistic Responses to Travel in the Western Tradition book cover

    Artistic Responses to Travel in the Western Tradition

    Edited by Sarah J. Lippert

    In an era when ease of travel is greater than ever, it is also easy to overlook the degree to which voyages of the body – and mind – have generated an outpouring of artistry and creativity throughout the ages. Exploration of new lands and sensations is a fundamental human experience. This…

    eBook – 2018-04-17
    Routledge Research in Art History

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