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  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge

  • Rural Tourism

    New Concepts, New Research, New Practice

    Edited by Bernard Lane, Elisabeth Kastenholz

    This book describes, analyses, celebrates and interrogates the rise of rural tourism in the developed world over the last thirty years, while explaining its need to enter a new, second generation of development if it is to remain sustainable in all senses of that word. Contributors include 29…

    Hardback – 2017-09-25 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Tourism and Indigenous Peoples

    Edited by Anna Carr, Lisa Ruhanen, Michelle Whitford, Bernard Lane

    This book provides a comprehensive, detailed and insight rich review of both the positive (capacity building, cultural conservation and economic opportunities) and negative (commodification, cultural change and possible loss of ownership and control) aspects of tourism development in indigenous…

    Hardback – 2017-09-13 
    Routledge

  • Tourism and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Current issues and local realities

    By Marina Novelli

    Over the past 20 years, the perception of tourism as an effective contributor to socio-economic development in the developing world has propagated, with many viewing tourism as a provider for poverty alleviation and towards other UN Millennium Development Goals. Over the same period, readers have…

    Paperback – 2017-08-20
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Tourism, Conflict and Contested Heritage in Former Yugoslavia

    Edited by Josef Ploner, Patrick Naef

    Described as ‘cultural crossroads’ or ‘mosaic’, ‘powder keg’, ‘border’, ‘bridge’ or Europe’s ‘Other’, the region comprising former Yugoslavia has, over time, conjured up ambiguous imaginaries associated with political unrest, national contest and ethnic divide. Since the disintegration of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01
    Routledge

  • Tourism Resilience and Adaptation to Environmental Change

    Definitions and Frameworks

    Edited by Alan A. Lew, Joseph M. Cheer

    In recent years, resilience theory has come to occupy the core of our understanding and management of the adaptive capacity of people and places in complex social and environmental systems. Despite this, tourism scholars have been slow to adopt resilience concepts, at a time when the emergence of…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Tourism

  • Ecotourism in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Thirty Years of Practice

    Edited by Kenneth Backman, Ian E. Munanura

    Since its first mention in the academic literature, ecotourism has been endorsed by NGOs and governments as the most environmentally sound and locally beneficial method of tourist development. Over the last thirty years sub-Saharan Africa has adopted ecotourism as the primary focus for tourism…

    Hardback – 2017-06-21
    Routledge

  • Regimes of Value in Tourism

    Edited by Emilie Crossley, David Picard

    Drawing from ethnographic work in five continents, this book demonstrates how different regimes of value in tourism can coexist, collide, and compete across a varied geographic terrain. Much theory in tourism economics defines ‘value’ as a measure of monetary worth, a concept governing commodity…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Second Homes and Leisure

    New perspectives on a forgotten relationship

    Edited by Trudie Walters, Tara Duncan

    Second homes (variously summer houses, shacks, baches, cottages, dacha) are a popular cultural phenomenon in many countries and an emerging trend in others. They are inextricably linked to tourism, recreation and leisure, and yet the fundamental relationship between second homes and leisure often…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Managing and Adapting to Global Change in Tourism Places

    Edited by Alan A. Lew

    Today, more than ever, communities need to develop resilience strategies to adapt to the varied and often unpredictable forces of global change. The focus of this collection of articles from Tourism Geographies is on global change in tourism places. Global change incorporates social and economic…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge

  • Tourism in Brazil

    Environment, Management and Segments

    Edited by Gui Lohmann, Dianne Dredge

    Since the 1990s, tourism has become a major driver of economic activity and community development in Brazil. New policies and approaches, growing expertise and investment in tourism have brought significant transformation in tourism products, destination development and community involvement. In…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Backpacker Tourism and Economic Development

    Perspectives from the Less Developed World

    By Mark P. Hampton

    There has been a phenomenal growth of backpacker tourism from the overland routes to India in the 1960s, to present-day backpacker tourism across the less developed world. As a result there has been significant economic development impacts of backpacker tourism upon local communities especially in…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

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