Tourism Planning and Policy Products

  • Events Management

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Charles Bladen, James Kennell, Emma Abson, Nick Wilde

    Contemporary events management is a diverse and challenging field. This introductory textbook fully explores the multi-disciplinary nature of events management and provides the student with all the practical skills and professional knowledge they need to succeed in the events industry. It…

    Paperback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge

  • World Heritage Conservation

    The World Heritage Convention, Linking Culture and Nature for Sustainable Development

    By Claire Cave, Elene Negussie

    The UNESCO World Heritage Convention has become one of the most successful UN instruments for promoting cultural diplomacy and dialogue on conservation of cultural and natural heritage. This book provides an overview of the Convention through an interdisciplinary approach to conservation. It shows…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18 
    Routledge

  • Rural Tourism

    New Concepts, New Research, New Practice

    Edited by Bernard Lane, Elisabeth Kastenholz

    This book describes, analyses, celebrates and interrogates the rise of rural tourism in the developed world over the last thirty years, while explaining its need to enter a new, second generation of development if it is to remain sustainable in all senses of that word. Contributors include 29…

    Hardback – 2017-09-25 
    Routledge

  • Event Bidding

    Politics, Persuasion and Resistance

    By David McGillivray, Daniel Turner

    Bidding contests for sporting and cultural events are attracting increasing media and public attention. Yet, despite the cost, size and scale of these bidding contests, relatively little academic attention has been paid to the strategies and tactics used to develop successful bids. Event Bidding:…

    Paperback – 2017-09-20 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Global Cultural Policy

    Edited by Victoria Durrer, Toby Miller, Dave O'Brien

    Cultural policy intersects with political, economic, and socio-cultural dynamics at all levels of society, placing high and often contradictory expectations on the capabilities and capacities of the media, the fine, performing, and folk arts, and cultural heritage. These expectations are…

    Hardback – 2017-09-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • 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

  • Maritime Clusters and the Ocean Economy

    An Integrated Approach to Managing Coastal and Marine Space

    By Peter B. Myles

    Over the last decade the concept of clustering has become a central idea for analyzing the competitiveness of nations, industries and firms. This book shows how the cluster concept can be usefully applied to the study of maritime activities.  Such activities, including shipping,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-12 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • 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

  • 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 – 2017-08-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Tourism

  • Tourism, Conflict and Contested Heritage in Former Yugoslavia

    Edited by Josef Ploner, Patrick Naef

    Described as ‘cultural crossroads’ or ‘mosaic’, ‘powder keg’, ‘border’, ‘bridge’ or Europe’s ‘Other’, the region comprising former Yugoslavia has, over time, conjured up ambiguous imaginaries associated with political unrest, national contest and ethnic divide. Since the disintegration of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-04 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-07-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Tourism

  • Ecotourism in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Thirty Years of Practice

    Edited by Kenneth Backman, Ian E. Munanura

    Since its first mention in the academic literature, ecotourism has been endorsed by NGOs and governments as the most environmentally sound and locally beneficial method of tourist development. Over the last thirty years sub-Saharan Africa has adopted ecotourism as the primary focus for tourism…

    Hardback – 2017-06-21
    Routledge

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