Niche Tourism Products

  • Scientific Tourism

    Researchers as Travellers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Slocum, Carol Kline, Andrew Holden

    As researchers in emerging economies, scientists are often the first foreign visitors to stay in remote rural areas and, on occasion, form joint venture ecotourism and community tourism projects or poverty alleviation schemes between local agencies or NGOs, the local community, and their home…

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

  • Imagining the American West through Film and Tourism

    1st Edition

    By Warwick Frost, Jennifer Laing

    The West is one of the strongest and most enduring place images in the world and its myth is firmly rooted in popular culture – whether novels, film, television, music, clothing and even video games. The West combines myth and history, rugged natural scenery and wide open spaces, popular culture…

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

  • Tourism in the Green Economy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maharaj Vijay Reddy, Keith Wilkes

    The concept of the green economy has now entered mainstream policy debates and been endorsed by a range of United Nations and other organizations. The Rio+20 UN conference specifically drew attention to the green economy approach in the context of sustainable development to move away from…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge

  • Dark Tourism and Crime

    1st Edition

    By Derek Dalton

    Dark tourism has become widespread and diverse.   It has passed into popular culture vernacular, deployed in guide books as a short hand descriptor for sites that are associated with death, suffering and trauma.  However, whilst  books have been devoted to dark tourism as a…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Advances in Tourism

  • Volunteer Tourism

    The lifestyle politics of international development, 1st Edition

    By Jim Butcher, Peter Smith

    Just a generation ago the notion that holidays should be invested with ethical and political significance would have sounded odd. Today it is part of the lifestyle political landscape. Volunteer tourism is indicative of the growth of lifestyle strategies intended to exhibit care and responsibility…

    Paperback – 2017-05-15
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • New Research Paradigms in Tourism Geography

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alan A. Lew

    This collection of papers from Tourism Geographies emphasizes new and emerging research paradigms in the geographic study of tourism. The papers included in this collection follow one of two threads: explicitly supporting specific research frameworks, or implicitly presenting new and emerging…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Thanatourism and Cinematic Representations of Risk

    Screening the End of Tourism, 1st Edition

    By Rodanthi Tzanelli

    In today’s world, the need to eliminate natural and human-made disasters has been at the forefront of national and international socio-political agendas. The management of risks such as terrorism, labour strikes, protests and environmental degradation has become pivotal for countries that depend on…

    Hardback – 2016-04-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Pilgrimage in the Marketplace

    1st Edition

    By Ian Reader

    The study of pilgrimage often centres itself around miracles and spontaneous populist activities. While some of these activities and stories may play an important role in the emergence of potential pilgrimage sites and in helping create wider interest in them, this book demonstrates that the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Pilgrimage, Religious Travel and Tourism

  • Tourism and Geographies of Inequality

    The New Global Slumming Phenomenon, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fabian Frenzel, Ko Koens

    Slum tourism is a controversial pastime rising in popularity on a global scale. Known as ‘slumming’, it has been practised since Victorian times. In recent years, slum tourism occurs in more and more cities of the Global South. Township tourism across South Africa, favela tourism in Rio…

    Hardback – 2014-10-03
    Routledge

  • Understanding Tropical Coastal and Island Tourism Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Klaus Meyer-Arendt, Alan A. Lew

    This book contains a collection of articles that include both case studies and theoretical insights applicable to the tourism development challenges of tropical coastal and island destinations throughout the world. Topics include the shortcomings of (eco)tourism in Madagascar, collaboration theory…

    Hardback – 2014-09-04
    Routledge

  • Bali Tourism

    1st Edition

    By Arthur Asa Berger

    The island of Bali has long been characterized in the West as the last “paradise” on earth, but there is far more to this small Indonesian province. Bali Tourism presents an enlightening ethnographic study of some of the most important icons—for tourists and locals alike—in Balinese culture and…

    Paperback – 2013-07-03
    Routledge

  • Gay Tourism

    Culture and Context, 1st Edition

    By Gordon Waitt, Kevin Markwell

    The gay tourism industry—a progressive social force or a pull towards an oppressive status quo?The pink tourism dollar is now recognized as a highly profitable niche of the tourism market. Gay Tourism: Culture and Context critically investigates the emergence of a commercial gay tourism…

    Paperback – 2006-07-31
    Routledge

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