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  • Securing Urban Heritage

    Agents, Access, and Securitization, 1st Edition

    Edited by Heike Oevermann, Eszter Gantner

    Securing Urban Heritage considers the impact of securitization on access to urban heritage sites. Demonstrating that symbolic spaces such as these have increasingly become the location of choice for the practice and performance of contemporary politics in the last decade, the book shows how this…

    Hardback – 2019-09-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Tourism and Urban Regeneration

    Processes Compressed in Time and Space, 1st Edition

    By Alberto Amore

    Tourism and Urban Regeneration: Processes Compressed in Time and Space presents the global phenomenon of tourism and urban regeneration through the contemporary frames of spatial planning theory, metagovernance, resilience and disaster capitalism. Drawing upon cases from several cities around the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Tourism and Hospitality

  • Tourism and Gentrification in Contemporary Metropolises

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Gravari-Barbas, Sandra Guinand

    Tourism gentrification is a critical shaping force of socio-economic and contemporary urban landscapes. This book aims to be the first substantive text on this subject, explaining the multiple and complex relationships between tourism and gentrification and their outcomes and manifestations in…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge

  • Tourism and Urban Planning in European Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Noam Shoval

    Ambitious projects to modernize European capital cities emerged in the second half of the nineteenth century. The need for urban planning and urban expansion in European cities resulted from industrialization, modernization and economic development that created huge waves of immigration from rural…

    Hardback – 2018-11-29
    Routledge

  • Protest and Resistance in the Tourist City

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • The Affective Negotiation of Slum Tourism

    City Walks in Delhi, 1st Edition

    By Tore Holst

    Each year, approximately a million tourists visit slum areas on guided tours as a part of their holiday to Asia, Africa or Latin America. This book analyses the cultural encounters that take place between slum tourists and former street children, who work as tour guides for a local NGO in Delhi,…

    Hardback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Tourism and Anthropology

  • Tourism Planning and Development

    Contemporary Cases and Emerging Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jarkko Saarinen, Christian M. Rogerson, C. Michael Hall

    Academically complex and challenging to apply, development and planning are increasingly relevant to the growing tourism industry. This collection contains critical studies on tourism development and planning, and calls for proactive, holistic and responsible thinking. It addresses conceptual and…

    Hardback – 2018-01-23
    Routledge

  • Events in the City

    Using public spaces as event venues, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

  • Urban Tourism in China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mimi Li, Wu Bihu

    China has witnessed a dramatic development of tourism in urban context in the past thirty years, especially with its success in hosting the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008 and the Shanghai World Exposition in 2010. Urban areas as tourism destination are receiving increasingly more popularity than…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • Mega-Events and Globalization

    Capital and Spectacle in a Changing World Order, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Gruneau, John Horne

    Since the turn of the twenty first century, there has been a trend for urban "mega events" to be awarded to cities and nations in the East and Global South. Such events have been viewed as economic stimulant as well as opportunities to promote national identity, gain greater international…

    Paperback – 2017-04-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Tourism Marketing for Cities and Towns

    Using Social Media and Branding to Attract Tourists, 2nd Edition

    By Bonita Kolb

    Understanding how places, particularly cities and towns, are marketed to and consumed by tourists, is vital to anyone working in the tourism industry. By creating and promoting a unique branded destination, the successful marketer can attract new visitors to their city or tourism attraction. With…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21
    Routledge

  • The City in the Experience Economy

    Role and Transformation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Lorentzen, Carsten Jahn Hansen

    The book develops a new approach to urban development in which leisure, pleasure or experiences are seen as key drivers. History, authenticity, urban qualities, local culture and leisure offerings or a vibrant retail sector are thus assets in local development also outside of the big cities.…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge

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