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  • 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,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-06-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

  • Wellness Tourism

    A Destination Perspective

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-06-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Tourism

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-06-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

  • The Rise of Thana-Capitalism and Tourism

    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”…

    Hardback – 2016-11-24
    Routledge

  • Island Geographies

    Essays and conversations

    Edited by Elaine Stratford

    Islands and their environs – aerial, terrestrial, aquatic – may be understood as intensifiers, their particular and distinctive geographies enabling concentrated study of many kinds of challenges and opportunities. This edited collection brings together several emerging and established…

    Hardback – 2016-11-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • The International Hospitality Business

    Management and Operations

    By Lawrence Yu

    International Hospitality Business: Management and Operations will introduce hospitality managers to the most up-to-date developments in hospitality to prepare you for the rapidly changing world of international hospitality. This book is a compilation of the most current research in global…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge

  • Health and the International Tourist (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited 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,…

    Paperback – 2016-08-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Recreation, Leisure and Chronic Illness

    Therapeutic Rehabilitation as Intervention in Health Care

    Edited by Miriam P. Lahey, Robin Kunstler, Arnold H. Grossman, Frances Daly, Stuart Waldman, Fred Schwartz

    Issues of leisure and dying are not often discussed in depth by those in recreation or thanatology. However, Recreation, Leisure, and Chronic Illness bridges the gap between leisure and thanatology. Professionals know that when illness, disability, stress, or poverty threaten the quantity and…

    Paperback – 2016-07-26
    Routledge

  • Tourism and Leisure Mobilities

    Politics, work, and play

    Edited by Jillian Rickly, Kevin Hannam, Mary Mostafanezhad

    This book reframes tourism, as well as leisure, within mobilities studies to challenge the limitations that dichotomous understandings of home/away, work/leisure, and host/guest bring. A mobilities approach to tourism and leisure encourages us to think beyond the mobilities of tourists to ways in…

    Hardback – 2016-07-21
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Wall Memorials and Heritage

    The Heritage Industry of Berlin's Checkpoint Charlie

    By Sybille Frank

    Analysing the transformation of Berlin’s former Allied border control point, "Checkpoint Charlie," into a global heritage industry, this volume provides an introduction to, and a theoretically informed structuring of, the interdisciplinary international heritage debate. This crucial case study…

    Hardback – 2016-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Tourism and the Creative Industries

    Theories, policies and practice

    Edited by Philip Long, Nigel D. Morpeth

    This book focuses on the theoretical, policy and practice linkages and disjunctures between tourism and the creative industries. There are clear and strong intersections between the sectors, for example in the development and application of new and emerging media in tourism; festivals and cultural…

    Hardback – 2016-05-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Tourism

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