E-books: Tourism, Hospitality and Events

  • Tourism Ethnographies: Ethics, Methods, Application and Reflexivity book cover

    Tourism Ethnographies

    Ethics, Methods, Application and Reflexivity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hazel Andrews, Takamitsu Jimura, Laura Dixon

    How is ethnography practiced in the context of tourism? As a multi- and interdisciplinary area of academic enquiry, the use of ethnography to study tourism is found in an increasingly diverse number of settings.  This book is a collection of essays that discuss the practice of ethnography in…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge

  • Bicycle Utopias: Imagining Fast and Slow Cycling Futures book cover

    Bicycle Utopias

    Imagining Fast and Slow Cycling Futures, 1st Edition

    By Cosmin Popan

    Bicycle Utopias investigates the future of urban mobilities and post-car societies, arguing that the bicycle can become the nexus around which most human movement will revolve. Drawing on literature on post-car futures (Urry 2007; Dennis and Urry 2009), transition theory (Geels et al. 2012) and…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    Changing Mobilities

  • Museum Activism book cover

    Museum Activism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert R. Janes, Richard Sandell

    Only a decade ago, the notion that museums, galleries and heritage organisations might engage in activist practice, with explicit intent to act upon inequalities, injustices and environmental crises, was met with scepticism and often derision. Seeking to purposefully bring about social change was…

    eBook – 2019-01-10
    Routledge
    Museum Meanings

  • Marginalisation and Events book cover

    Marginalisation and Events

    1st Edition

    Edited by Trudie Walters, Allan Stewart Jepson

    This book is the first to take an in-depth examination of marginalisation and events. Marginalisation has been the subject of academic research for some time now. For example, marginalisation and exclusion have been identified as problematic in fields as diverse as geography, public health,…

    eBook – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

  • Resilient Destinations and Tourism: Governance Strategies in the Transition towards Sustainability in Tourism book cover

    Resilient Destinations and Tourism

    Governance Strategies in the Transition towards Sustainability in Tourism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jarkko Saarinen, Alison M. Gill

    Sustainability is one of the most important issues currently facing the tourism sector. Recently, the role of resilience thinking has been highlighted in sustainable development discussions as an alternative perspective. This book approaches these concepts as interwoven processes and looks at…

    eBook – 2018-12-21
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Crisis and Coloniality at Europe's Margins: Creating Exotic Iceland book cover

    Crisis and Coloniality at Europe's Margins

    Creating Exotic Iceland, 1st Edition

    By Kristín Loftsdóttir

    Crisis and Coloniality at Europe’s Margins: Creating Exotic Iceland provides a fresh look at the current politics of identity in Europe, using a crisis at the margins of Europe to shed light on the continued embeddedness of coloniality in everyday aspirations and identities. Examining Iceland’s…

    eBook – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • Managing People in the Hospitality Industry book cover

    Managing People in the Hospitality Industry

    1st Edition

    By Michael Riley

    This is a book about being a successful manager in the complex hospitality industry. Approaching the subject in the context of personal development, it offers future managers essential knowledge and insight into the opportunities, the constraints, the problems and the solutions that face management…

    eBook – 2018-12-12
    Routledge
    Hospitality Essentials Series

  • Routledge Handbook on Tourism in the Middle East and North Africa book cover

    Routledge Handbook on Tourism in the Middle East and North Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dallen J. Timothy

    The Routledge Handbook on Tourism in the Middle East and North Africa examines the importance of tourism as a historical, economic, social, environmental, religious and political force in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). It highlights the ecological and resource challenges related to water,…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Business Events book cover

    Business Events

    2nd Edition

    By Rob Davidson

    The dynamic and fast-expanding business events sector plays a vital role in the professional lives of hundreds of millions of people worldwide by providing settings in which they can meet for the purposes of negotiation, deliberation, motivation, the dissemination of knowledge, and the celebration…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Alternative Food Politics: From the Margins to the Mainstream book cover

    Alternative Food Politics

    From the Margins to the Mainstream, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michelle Phillipov, Katherine Kirkwood

    Media interest in food has intensified in recent years, leading to a contemporary food landscape where ‘alternative’ food practices are increasingly visible. Concerns that were once exclusively the domain of activist movements motivated by environmental, animal rights, health and anti-corporate…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Critical Food Studies

  • Tourism Events in Asia: Marketing and Development book cover

    Tourism Events in Asia

    Marketing and Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Azizul Hassan, Anukrati Sharma

    The roles and impacts of planned events within tourism are of increasing importance for destination competitiveness. Tourism Events in Asia is a unique contribution to the understanding of the impacts of events in the development planning, promotion and marketing of destinations in the rapidly…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

  • Gender, Companionship, and Travel: Discourses in Pre-modern and Modern Travel Literature book cover

    Gender, Companionship, and Travel

    Discourses in Pre-modern and Modern Travel Literature, 1st Edition

    Edited by Floris Meens, Tom Sintobin

    Over the last couple of decades there has been a strong academic interest in how individuals interact with each other while en route. Yet, even if various studies have informed us about present-day realities of travel companionships, we know little about the influence of gender both on these…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

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