Tourism Development/Impacts Products

  • Research Volunteer Tourism

    Volunteer Tourism

    By Angela M Benson

    Volunteer tourism is one of the major growth areas in contemporary tourism, where tourists for various reasons seek alternative goodwill experiences and activities. An emerging segment of this is Research Volunteer Tourism. Research Volunteer Tourism is where; volunteers either engage in research…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Tourism and Ethnodevelopment

    Inclusion, Empowerment and Self-determination

    Edited by Ismar Borges de Lima, Victor T. King

    Ethnodevelopment is a well-established concept in the field of development studies. Despite its relevance to tourism initiatives and processes in the Global South, it continues to be an underutilised concept in the field. This book bridges this gap, presenting an original conceptual framework to…

    Hardback – 2017-09-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Tourism and Anthropology

  • Tourism and Poverty Reduction

    Principles and impacts in developing countries

    Edited by Anna Spenceley, Dorothea Meyer

    Over the past decade, there have been an increasing number of publications that have analysed and critiqued the potential of tourism to be a mechanism for poverty reduction in less economically developed countries (LEDCs). This book showcases work by established and emerging researchers that…

    Paperback – 2017-09-24 
    Routledge

  • Tourism at the Olympic Games

    Visiting the World

    Edited by Mike Robinson, Josef Ploner

    Going far beyond being just a mega sport event, the Olympic Games are, and have been in the past, important settings for tourism and cultural change. Hosting the Olympic Games presents a unique opportunity for countries to promote, regenerate, and develop cities and regions, and to firmly locate…

    Paperback – 2017-09-24 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Tourism and Indigenous Peoples

    Edited by Anna Carr, Lisa Ruhanen, Michelle Whitford, Bernard Lane

    This book provides a comprehensive, detailed and insight rich review of both the positive (capacity building, cultural conservation and economic opportunities) and negative (commodification, cultural change and possible loss of ownership and control) aspects of tourism development in indigenous…

    Hardback – 2017-09-13 
    Routledge

  • Lifelong Learning for Tourism

    Concepts, Policy and Implementation

    Edited by Violet V. Cuffy, David Airey, Georgios C. Papageorgiou

    Since the middle of the last century tourism has demonstrated almost continual growth, with international tourist arrivals now recorded in excess of one billion per annum. Given the global socio-economic significance of tourism, it is imperative to develop educational opportunities for those…

    Hardback – 2017-09-11 
    Routledge
    Advances in Tourism

  • Slow Tourism, Food and Cities

    Pace and the Search for the "Good Life"

    Edited by Michael Clancy

    Slow Food began in the late 1980s as a response to the spread of fast food establishments and as a larger statement against globalization and the perceived deterioration of modern life. Since then, slow practices have permeated into other areas, including cities and territories and travel and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Tourism

  • Legacies and Mega Events

    Fact or Fairy Tales?

    Edited by Ian Brittain, Jason Bocarro, Terri Byers, Kamilla Swart

    The use of sporting and other mega-events to bring about transformation of socially deprived areas of major cities is becoming an increasingly important part of the raison d'être for hosting such events, especially given the immense costs involved and the current economic climate. The tax-paying…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

  • Tourism Resilience and Adaptation to Environmental Change

    Definitions and Frameworks

    Edited by Alan A. Lew, Joseph M. Cheer

    In recent years, resilience theory has come to occupy the core of our understanding and management of the adaptive capacity of people and places in complex social and environmental systems. Despite this, tourism scholars have been slow to adopt resilience concepts, at a time when the emergence of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Tourism

  • Events in the City

    Using public spaces as event venues

    By Andrew Smith

    Cities are staging more events than ever. Within this macro-trend, there is another less acknowledged trend: more events are being staged in public spaces. Some events have always been staged in parks, streets and squares, but in recent years events have been taken out of traditional venues and…

    Paperback – 2017-08-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

  • Tourism and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Current issues and local realities

    By Marina Novelli

    Over the past 20 years, the perception of tourism as an effective contributor to socio-economic development in the developing world has propagated, with many viewing tourism as a provider for poverty alleviation and towards other UN Millennium Development Goals. Over the same period, readers have…

    Paperback – 2017-08-20 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Tourism, Resilience and Sustainability

    Adapting to Social, Political and Economic Change

    Edited by Joseph M. Cheer, Alan A. Lew

    In a world increasingly faced with, and divided by, regional and global crises, resilience has emerged as a key concept with significant relevance for tourism.   A paradigmatic shift is taking place in the long-term planning of tourism development, in which the prevailing focus on sustainability is…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Tourism

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