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  • Information and Communication Technologies for Sustainable Tourism

    By Alisha Ali, Andrew J. Frew

    Sustainable development is a highly topical issue and is of critical importance to tourism as the environment is of utmost importance for the continued development and prosperity of the industry. There have been numerous texts written on sustainable tourism and the measures to mitigate and manage…

    Paperback – 2017-06-05 
    Routledge
    Advances in Tourism

  • Tourism and Crisis

    Edited by Gustav Visser, Sanette Ferreira

    The new millennium has been characterised by several crises ranging from dramatic acts of terror to natural disasters, as well as the most significant economic recession since the late 1920s. However, despite such challenges the global tourism system has in the main retained its past vitality…

    Paperback – 2017-06-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Tourism, Business and Management

  • Medical Tourism

    The Ethics, Regulation, and Marketing of Health Mobility

    Edited by C. Michael Hall

    Medical and health tourism is a significant area of growth in the export of medical, health and tourism services. Although spas and improved well-being have long been part of the tourist experience, health tourism now includes travel for medical purposes ranging from cosmetic and dental surgery…

    Paperback – 2017-06-03 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Tourism in Brazil

    Environment, Management and Segments

    Edited by Gui Lohmann, Dianne Dredge

    Since the 1990s, tourism has become a major driver of economic activity and community development in Brazil. New policies and approaches, growing expertise and investment in tourism have brought significant transformation in tourism products, destination development and community involvement. In…

    Paperback – 2017-06-02 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • International Sports Events

    Impacts, Experiences and Identities

    Edited by Richard Shipway, Alan Fyall

    This book offers new insight into International Sports Events (ISEs), examining the relationship between sport, tourism and events. It assesses sports events through the lens of both sports participants and spectators, based on three primary themes: impacts, experiences and identities. The first…

    Paperback – 2017-05-30 
    Routledge
    Advances in Tourism

  • Tourism and Retail

    The Psychogeography of Liminal Consumption

    Edited by Charles McIntyre

    Tourists are drawn to explore new environments and peoples. What better way to interact with a locality than to seek out and roam its marketplaces? The nature of tourist shopping activity thus goes beyond mere functional purchasing into multi-sensory explorations of place and space. Awareness of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-30 
    Routledge
    Advances in Tourism

  • The Routledge Handbook of Tourism Marketing

    Edited by Scott McCabe

    Tourism has often been described as being about ‘selling dreams’, tourist experiences being conceptualized as purely a marketing confection, a socially constructed need. However, the reality is that travel for leisure, business, meetings, sports or visiting loved ones has grown to be a very real…

    Paperback – 2017-05-28 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-05-25 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Cultural Tourism

    Edited by Melanie Smith, Greg Richards

    The Routledge Handbook of Cultural Tourism explores and critically evaluates the debates and controversies in this field of Tourism. It brings together leading specialists from a range of disciplinary backgrounds and geographical regions, to provide state-of-the-art theoretical reflection and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-05-20 
    Routledge

  • Event Impact

    Edited by John Armbrecht, Tommy D. Andersson

    Events are increasingly used instrumentally to achieve goals of the entire society such as cultural development, destination branding or economic development. Event impacts are, however, routinely measured from a purely economic perspective. Event Impact fills an important niche and a void in the…

    Hardback – 2017-05-10 
    Routledge

  • Sport, Events, Tourism and Regeneration

    Edited by Nicholas Wise, John Harris

    Investments in sport, events and tourism in cities and wider regions are part of nascent regeneration strategies linked to transitioning economic bases and place images. While it is important to consider physical regeneration, there is a range of subsequent benefits and opportunities brought about…

    Hardback – 2017-03-02 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

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