Tourism and the Environment Products

  • Sustainable Surfing

    Edited by Gregory Borne, Jess Ponting

    Whilst being an ambiguous and contested concept, sustainability has become one of the 21st century’s most pervasive ideas, as humanity’s increasing impact on the environment, as well as increasing social and economic inequalities, have local and global consequences. Surfing is a globally recognised…

    Hardback – 2017-03-21 
    Routledge

  • Nature Tourism

    Edited by Joseph S. Chen, Nina K. Prebensen

    In recent decades, the fast rise of emerging economies, like the BRICS nations, has propelled the growth of tourism worldwide. Meanwhile, a plethora of nature destinations has been developed to meet the diverse needs of the new wave of demand from emerging economies and to entice…

    Hardback – 2017-01-24 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Sustainable Tourism on a Finite Planet

    Environmental, Business and Policy Solutions

    By Megan Epler Wood

     Sustainable Tourism on a Finite Planet challenges readers to consider the new skills, tools and investments required to protect irreplaceable global resources from the impacts of escalating tourism demand in the next 50 years. This volume documents how technology is driving a travel…

    Paperback – 2017-01-19 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Sustainability in the Hospitality Industry

    Principles of sustainable operations, 3rd Edition

    By Willy Legrand, Philip Sloan, Joseph S. Chen

    Sustainability in the Hospitality Industry, Third Edition, is the only book available to introduce students to economic, environmental and socially sustainable issues specifically facing the industry as well as exploring ideas, solutions and strategies of how to manage operations in a sustainable…

    Paperback – 2016-10-21
    Routledge

  • Asian Sacred Natural Sites

    Philosophy and practice in protected areas and conservation

    Edited by Bas Verschuuren, Naoya Furuta

    Nature conservation planning tends to be driven by models based on Western norms and science, but these may not represent the cultural, philosophical and religious contexts of much of Asia. This book provides a new perspective on the topic of sacred natural sites and cultural heritage by linking…

    Paperback – 2016-08-11
    Routledge

  • Protest and Resistance in the Tourist City

    Edited by Claire Colomb, Johannes Novy

    Across the globe, from established tourist destinations such as Venice or Prague to less traditional destinations in both the global North and South, there is mounting evidence that points to an increasing politicization of the topic of urban tourism. In some cities, residents and other…

    Hardback – 2016-07-04
    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

  • Conservation and Recreation in Protected Areas

    A Comparative Legal Analysis of Environmental Conflict Resolution in the United States and China

    By Yun Ma

    This book provides a comprehensive and up to date comparative study of the management and resolution of conflicts between conservation and recreation in protected areas in the US and China. Competing claims on the use of nature, increasing regulation of land use and recreational activities, and…

    Hardback – 2016-05-27
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • Environment and Tourism

    3rd Edition

    By Andrew Holden

    The global demand for tourism continues to increase as economic growth creates opportunities for its consumption as a lifestyle option across cultures. The spatial reach of recreational tourism into remoter environments reflects a desire to reconnect to nature that is partially created by the…

    Paperback – 2016-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environment and Society Texts

  • Thanatourism and Cinematic Representations of Risk

    Screening the End of Tourism

    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

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