E-books: Tourism, Hospitality and Events

  • Controlling Urban Events: Law, Ethics and the Material book cover

    Controlling Urban Events

    Law, Ethics and the Material, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Pavoni

    How does order emerge out of the multiplicity of bodies, objects, ideas and practices that constitute the urban? This book explores the relation between space, law and control in the contemporary city – and particularly in the context of urban ‘mega events’ – through a combined geographical and…

    eBook – 2017-12-06
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • City Branding: The Ghostly Politics of Representation in Globalising Cities book cover

    City Branding

    The Ghostly Politics of Representation in Globalising Cities, 1st Edition

    By Alberto Vanolo

    Since the 1990s, city branding has become a key factor in urban development policies. Cities all over the world take specific actions to manipulate the imagery and the perceptions of places, both in the eyes of the inhabitants and in those of potential tourists, investors, users and consumers. City…

    eBook – 2017-02-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • The Rise of Thana-Capitalism and Tourism book cover

    The Rise of Thana-Capitalism and Tourism

    1st Edition

    By Maximiliano E. Korstanje

    We live in a society that is bombarded by news of accidents, disasters and terrorist attacks. We are obsessed by the presence of death. It is commodified in newspapers, the media, entertainment and in our cultural consumption. This book explores the notion of an emergent class of “death-seekers”…

    eBook – 2016-11-25
    Routledge

  • World Heritage Sites and Tourism: Global and Local Relations book cover

    World Heritage Sites and Tourism

    Global and Local Relations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laurent Bourdeau, Maria Gravari-Barbas, Mike Robinson

    Not all World Heritage Sites have people living within or close by their boundaries, but many do. The designation of World Heritage status brings a new dimension to the functioning of local communities and particularly through tourism. Too many tourists accentuated by the World Heritage label,…

    eBook – 2016-11-10
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Island Geographies: Essays and conversations book cover

    Island Geographies

    Essays and conversations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elaine Stratford

    Islands and their environs – aerial, terrestrial, aquatic – may be understood as intensifiers, their particular and distinctive geographies enabling concentrated study of many kinds of challenges and opportunities. This edited collection brings together several emerging and established…

    eBook – 2016-11-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Waterfronts Revisited: European ports in a historic and global perspective book cover

    Waterfronts Revisited

    European ports in a historic and global perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Heleni Porfyriou, Marichela Sepe

    Waterfronts Revisited addresses the historical evolution of the relationship between port and city and re-examines waterfront development by looking at the urban territory and historical city in their complexity and entirety. By identifying guiding values, urban patterns and typologies, and local…

    eBook – 2016-08-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Rainforest Tourism, Conservation and Management: Challenges for Sustainable Development book cover

    Rainforest Tourism, Conservation and Management

    Challenges for Sustainable Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bruce Prideaux

    Globally rainforests are under threat on numerous fronts, including clearing for agriculture, harvesting for timber and urban expansion. Yet they have a crucial role in biodiversity conservation, climate change mitigation and providing other ecosystem services. As the term is used in this book,…

    eBook – 2014-09-19
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

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