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Health & Wellness Tourism: A Focus on the Global Spa Experience is a FreeBook brought to you by Routledge and features curated content from some of our leading books.

Health and Wellness Tourism FreeBookThis unique FreeBook examines the spa industry across geographical borders and throughout history, exploring questions relating to socio-economics, national identity, psychology, and more. It is both an overview of health and wellness scholarship and a set of case studies that take a closer look at specific trends in the industry.  Health & Wellness Tourism is your guide to the business of rest and relaxation.

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  • Health, Tourism and Hospitality

    Spas, Wellness and Medical Travel, 2nd Edition

    By Melanie Smith, Laszlo Puczko

    Health, Tourism and Hospitality: Spas, Wellness and Medical Travel, 2nd Edition takes an in-depth and comprehensive look at the growing health, wellness and medical tourism sectors in a global context. The book analyses the history and development of the industries, the way in which they are…

    Paperback – 2013-12-10

  • Wellness Tourism

    A Destination Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cornelia Voigt, Christof Pforr

    Core values of society, health and wellbeing impact today on all aspects of our lives, and have also increasingly influenced patterns of tourism consumption and production. In this context wellness has developed into a significant dimension of tourism in a number of new and long established…

    Hardback – 2013-10-24
    Routledge Advances in Tourism

  • Tourist Experience and Fulfilment

    Insights from Positive Psychology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sebastian Filep, Philip Pearce

    What makes life worth living? Many people would argue that it is fulfilling experiences. These experiences are characterised by feelings of joy and pleasure, positive relationships and a sense of engagement, meaning and achievement. Tourism is arguably one of the largest self-initiated commercial…

    Hardback – 2013-07-29
    Advances in Tourism

  • Mineral Springs Resorts in Global Perspective

    Spa Histories, 1st Edition

    Edited by John K. Walton

    Spa resorts were a favoured destination for affluent seekers after health and comfortable leisure in opulent surroundings from the seventeenth to the twentieth century, although in the railway age they began to suffer from competition from new fashions in leisure and tourism, especially the seaside…

    Hardback – 2013-07-03

  • Tourists, Tourism and the Good Life

    1st Edition

    By Philip Pearce, Sebastian Filep, Glenn Ross

    Tourism is arguably one of the largest self-initiated commercial interventions to create well-being and happiness on the entire planet. Yet there is a lack of specific attention to the ways in which we can better understand and evaluate the relationship between well-being and travel. The recent…

    Paperback – 2012-09-05
    Routledge Advances in Tourism

  • Medical Tourism

    The Ethics, Regulation, and Marketing of Health Mobility, 1st Edition

    Edited by C. Michael Hall

    Medical and health tourism is a significant area of growth in the export of medical, health and tourism services. Although spas and improved well-being have long been part of the tourist experience, health tourism now includes travel for medical purposes ranging from cosmetic and dental surgery…

    Hardback – 2012-07-13
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

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