Tourism Planning and Policy Products

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Innovation and Tourism Destination Development

    Edited by Henrik Halkier, Marek Kozak, Bo Svensson

    Tourism is a central part of regional development strategies in many localities around Europe, not just in traditional coastal or mountain resorts but also in areas without a strong track record with regard to visitor economy. In a globalising world, destinations can no longer take their…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

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