E-books: Tourism, Hospitality and Events

  • Power, Construction and Meaning in Festivals book cover

    Power, Construction and Meaning in Festivals

    By Allan Jepson, Alan Clarke

    Whether through education, sport or festivity, events form the basis on which we attribute cultural meaning, significance and value to our lives. In this light, community events have the potential to create positive and negative social, cultural, economic and environmental impacts within the…

    eBook – 2017-11-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

  • Being and Dwelling through Tourism: An anthropological perspective book cover

    Being and Dwelling through Tourism

    An anthropological perspective

    By Catherine Palmer

    Much of the existing literature seeks to make sense of tourism based on singular approaches such as visuality, identity, mobility, performance and globalised consumption. What is missing, however, is an overarching framework within which these valuable approaches can be located. This book offers…

    eBook – 2017-11-06
    Routledge
    New Directions in Tourism Analysis

  • Entertainment Tourism book cover

    Entertainment Tourism

    By Jian Ming Luo, Chi Fung Lam

    Entertainment tourism has recently become more popular. Entertainment attractions encourage tourists to travel around the world to have fun and are an important part of many gaming destinations. This book explores the tourist experience in entertainment destinations. It introduces and outlines the…

    eBook – 2017-11-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus in Tourism

  • Citizen Science for Coastal and Marine Conservation book cover

    Citizen Science for Coastal and Marine Conservation

    Edited by John A. Cigliano, Heidi L. Ballard

    In recent years, citizen science has emerged as a powerful new concept to enable the general public, students, and volunteers to become involved in scientific research. A prime example is in biodiversity conservation, where data collection and monitoring can be greatly enhanced through citizen…

    eBook – 2017-10-31
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Events Management: An Introduction book cover

    Events Management

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Charles Bladen, James Kennell, Emma Abson, Nick Wilde

    Contemporary events management is a diverse and challenging field. This introductory textbook fully explores the multidisciplinary nature of events management and provides the student with all the practical skills and professional knowledge they need in order to succeed in the events industry. It…

    eBook – 2017-10-30
    Routledge

  • World Heritage Conservation: The World Heritage Convention, Linking Culture and Nature for Sustainable Development book cover

    World Heritage Conservation

    The World Heritage Convention, Linking Culture and Nature for Sustainable Development

    By Claire Cave, Elene Negussie

    The UNESCO World Heritage Convention has become one of the most successful UN instruments for promoting cultural diplomacy and dialogue on conservation of cultural and natural heritage. This book provides an overview of the convention through an interdisciplinary approach to conservation. It shows…

    eBook – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Food and Agricultural Tourism: Theory and Best Practice book cover

    Food and Agricultural Tourism

    Theory and Best Practice

    By Susan L. Slocum, Kynda R. Curtis

    This book fills a gap in the growing academic discipline of food and agricultural tourism, offering the first multidisciplinary approach to food tourism and the role it plays in economic development, destination marketing, and gastronomic exploration. It provides a comprehensive introduction to the…

    eBook – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Hotel Accommodation Management book cover

    Hotel Accommodation Management

    Edited by Roy C. Wood

    This book offers students a uniquely concise, accessible and comprehensive introduction to hotel accommodation management that covers the range of managerial subjects and disciplines in the sector. The book focuses on enduring aspects of the accommodation management function (front office…

    eBook – 2017-10-10
    Routledge
    Hospitality Essentials Series

  • Mega-Events as Economies of the Imagination: Creating Atmospheres for Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020 book cover

    Mega-Events as Economies of the Imagination

    Creating Atmospheres for Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020

    By Rodanthi Tzanelli

    Atmosphere, the elusive ambiance of a place, enables or hinders its mobility in global consumption contexts. Atmosphere connects to social imaginaries, utopian representational frames producing the culture of a city or country. But who resolves atmospheric contradictions in a place’s social and…

    eBook – 2017-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Designing with Smell: Practices, Techniques and Challenges book cover

    Designing with Smell

    Practices, Techniques and Challenges

    Edited by Victoria Henshaw, Kate McLean, Dominic Medway, Chris Perkins, Gary Warnaby

    Designing with Smell aims to inspire readers to actively consider smell in their work through the inclusion of case studies from around the world, highlighting the current use of smell in different cutting-edge design and artistic practices. This book provides practical guidance regarding different…

    eBook – 2017-10-05
    Routledge

  • Green Supply Chain Management: A Concise Introduction book cover

    Green Supply Chain Management

    A Concise Introduction

    By Joseph Sarkis, Yijie Dou

    This book gives students a thorough overview of the environmental issues that impact the supply chain and details strategic methods of addressing the political, social, technological, market, and economic concerns that have caused organizations to reconsider their impact. Readers will learn how to…

    eBook – 2017-10-05
    Routledge

  • Travel Marketing and Popular Photography in Britain, 1888–1939: Reading the Travel Image book cover

    Travel Marketing and Popular Photography in Britain, 1888–1939

    Reading the Travel Image

    By Sara Dominici

    This book explores how popular photography influenced the representation of travel in Britain in the period from the Kodak-led emergence of compact cameras in 1888, to 1939. The book examines the implications of people’s increasing familiarity with the language and possibilities of photography on…

    eBook – 2017-10-05
    Routledge
    Routledge History of Photography

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