Economics of Tourism Products

  • Neighborhood Branding, Identity and Tourism

    1st Edition

    By Staci M. Zavattaro

    This book delves into neighborhood branding by looking at the City of Orlando and the identities that set each neighborhood apart from others. Orlando is an international tourism capital, known for its abundant theme parks that allow for an escape from reality. The word "Orlando" is almost…

    Hardback – 2019-03-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus in Tourism

  • Hospitality in Asia

    A New Paradigm, 1st Edition

    By Kaye Chon

    In a rapidly advancing era, a fresh look at the concept of hospitality from socio-cultural perspectives is needed. This book proposes that a new paradigm in hospitality has been developed in Asia due to its unique culture, social values and traditions. Based on Kaye Chon’s extensive field research…

    Paperback – 2019-02-19
    Routledge

  • Tourism, Conflict and Contested Heritage in Former Yugoslavia

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge

  • Event Impact

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Armbrecht, Tommy D. Andersson

    Events are increasingly used instrumentally to achieve goals of society such as cultural development, destination branding or economic development. Event impacts are, however, routinely measured from a purely economic perspective. Event Impact fills an important niche and a void in the literature…

    Paperback – 2019-01-21
    Routledge

  • Ecotourism in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Thirty Years of Practice, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Tourism in South-East Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Hitchcock, Victor T. King, Michael J.G. Parnwell

    South-East Asia has developed rapidly as a tourist destination, but what are the effects of this growth upon the peoples of the region? How far is it possible to control the impact of tourism whilst also supporting the industry's role in the region's development? This book, first published in 1993,…

    Hardback – 2018-11-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Business and Economics in Asia

  • Gastronomy and Local Development

    The Quality of Products, Places and Experiences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicola Bellini, Cécile Clergeau, Olivier Etcheverria

    Gastronomy, particularly gourmet tourism, is widely acknowledged as having a powerful impact on local development. Public policies have developed in response to research, highlighting gastronomy as key in a successful tourism economy. However, research thus far has not fully explored the underlying…

    Hardback – 2018-10-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Instability and Tourism

    1st Edition

    Edited by María Santana-Gallego, ShiNa Li

    The rise of political instability and terrorism necessitates a reassessment of various tourism policy issues. This book focuses upon evaluating the impact of terrorist political conflicts and other types of instability on the tourism sector and considers the practical implications for countries…

    Hardback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Protected Areas, Sustainable Tourism and Neo-liberal Governance Policies

    Issues, management and research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hubert Job, Susanne Becken, Bernard Lane

    From its late nineteenth century origins, the concept of protected areas has increased in scope and complexity. It now has to come to terms with the twenty first century world of neo-liberal politics, performance metrics and the growing and complex demands of tourism. This international collection…

    Hardback – 2018-09-11
    Routledge

  • Migration, Micro-Business and Tourism in Thailand

    Highlanders in the City, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Trupp

    Visitors to Thailand’s urban and beach-sided tourist hotspots notice the presence of colourful and predominantly female vendors offering self-made and mass-manufactured products. A high percentage of these vendors are members of the highland ethnic minority group of Akha who have become…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Diasporas, Migrations and Mobilities

  • 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”…

    Paperback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge

  • New Moral Natures in Tourism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bryan S. R. Grimwood, Kellee Caton, Lisa Cooke

    How do we understand human-nature relationships in tourism, or determine the consequences of these relationships to be "good," "bad," "right," "wrong," "fair," or "just"? What theoretical and philosophical perspectives can usefully orient us in the production and consumption of tourism towards…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Ethics of Tourism Series

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