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  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-09-21

  • Mobility, Modernity and the Slum

    The Real and Virtual Journeys of 'Slumdog Millionaire'

    By Rodanthi Tzanelli

    Only virtuous humans are supposed to move in time to meet their happy destiny or karma. The tale of Jamal in Slumdog Millionaire is such a case of serendipitous mobility towards riches and love – a ‘journey’ in which good heroes and urban communities respecting solidarity are successfully…

    Hardback – 2015-08-11
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Tourism in National Capitals and Global Change

    Edited by Robert Maitland

    At a time of increasing city competition, national capitals are at the forefront of efforts to gain competitive advantage for themselves and their nation, to project a distinctive and positive image and to score well in global city league tables. They are frequently their country’s main tourist…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27

  • Health and the International Tourist (Routledge Revivals)

    By Stephen Clift, Stephen Page

    The rapid increase in the demand for international tourism has led a growing number of people to seek holidays and travel experiences in both developed and developing countries. Yet little interest has been shown in the interface between tourism and health, Health and the International Tourist,…

    Hardback – 2015-02-13
    Routledge Revivals

  • Strategic Management for Tourism, Hospitality and Events

    2nd Edition

    By Nigel Evans

    Strategic Management for Tourism, Hospitality and Events is the must-have text for students approaching this subject for the first time. It introduces students to fundamental strategic management principles in a Tourism, Hospitality and Events context and brings theory to life by integrating a host…

    Paperback – 2015-02-04

  • Tourism Management

    5th Edition

    By Stephen J. Page

    One of the leading texts in the field, Tourism Management is the ideal introduction to the fundamentals of tourism as you study for a degree, diploma or single module in the subject. It is written in an engaging style that assumes no prior knowledge of tourism and builds up your understanding as…

    Paperback – 2014-12-09

  • A Hospitable World?

    Organising Work and Workers in Hotels and Tourist Resorts

    Edited by David Jordhus-Lier, Anders Underthun

    The hospitality and tourism sector is a large and rapidly expanding industry worldwide, and can rightfully be described as a vehicle of globalisation. Hotels are among the cornerstones of the industry often drawing workers from the most vulnerable segments of multicultural labour markets,…

    Hardback – 2014-11-03
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Culture and the City

    Creativity, Tourism, Leisure

    Edited by Deborah Stevenson, Amie Matthews

    This edited collection will examine the way in which cities are imagined, experienced and shaped by those who reside within them, those who manage or govern them, and those who, as visitor, tourist or traveller, pass through them. Attention will be paid to the influence that these various…

    Paperback – 2014-06-23

  • Social Tourism

    Perspectives and Potential

    Edited by Lynn Minnaert, Robert Maitland, Graham Miller

    Social tourism refers to facilitating access to tourism for low income groups and/or the use of tourism as a regeneration and economic stimulation strategy. Although social tourism has its roots in the early 20th Century and is still a major component of the tourism sector in a range of countries,…

    Paperback – 2014-06-23

  • Event Volunteering

    International Perspectives on the Event Volunteering Experience

    Edited by Karen A. Smith, Leonie Lockstone-Binney, Kirsten Holmes, Tom Baum

    Volunteers make important contributions across the spectrum of event settings, most visibly at high profile mega events such as the Olympic Games they are volunteers are lauded as ‘Games makers’, ’unsung heroes’ and the like. Less visibly volunteers are the heart and soul of community events and…

    Hardback – 2014-05-05
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

  • Climate Change and Tourism in the Asia Pacific

    Edited by Bruce Prideaux, Bob McKercher, Karen McNamara

    Climate change will exert an enormous impact on all societies in the medium to long term. Tourism, as both a commercial activity and social phenomenon is not immune. To date, industry has been slow to recognise the scale of the threat posed by a changing climate on its operations and consumers have…

    Hardback – 2014-03-17

  • Conferences and Conventions

    A Research Perspective

    By Judith Mair

    Conferences and conventions are one of the fastest growing areas of the events industry. This is a substantially important sector yet research into many dimensions is in its infancy. This timely book, uniquely presents a ‘state of the art’ synthesis of the research on both demand and supply sides…

    Hardback – 2013-11-29
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

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