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  • The Global Tourism System

    Governance, Development and Lessons from South Africa, 1st Edition

    By Scarlett Cornelissen

    Focusing on the political economy of the international tourism sector in the era of globalization and its impact in developing contexts, this book employs a case study analysis of South Africa to assess how international tourism as a global system of trade, production, exchange and governance plays…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    New Directions in Tourism Analysis

  • Tourism and Regional Development

    New Pathways, 1st Edition

    By Maria Giaoutzi

    Edited by Peter Nijkamp

    Tourist visits used to be a less common activity in the past. However, more people than ever now make leisure trips, making this an era of mass tourism. This drastic change in spatial behaviour is not only caused by economic prosperity, but the scale of this phenomenon means that it is able to…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Economic Geography Series

  • Emotion in Motion

    Tourism, Affect and Transformation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Robinson, David Picard

    What happens when tourists scream with fear, shout with anger and frustration, weep with joy and delight, or even faint in the face of revealed beauty? How can certain sites affect some tourists so deeply that they require hospitalisation and psychiatric treatment? What are the inner contours of…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    New Directions in Tourism Analysis

  • Christian Tourism to the Holy Land

    Pilgrimage during Security Crisis, 1st Edition

    By Noga Collins-Kreiner, Nurit Kliot, Yoel Mansfeld, Keren Sagi

    The historic phenomenon of pilgrimage is experiencing a resurgence around the world. A journey resulting from religious causes, it not only provides a spiritual experience, but also one of new environments, cultures and peoples, and is often undertaken as a guided tour. Yet pilgrimage as a mode of…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    New Directions in Tourism Analysis

  • 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

  • The Dracula Dilemma

    Tourism, Identity and the State in Romania, 1st Edition

    By Duncan Light

    For many in the West, Romania is synonymous with Count Dracula. Since the publication of Bram Stoker's famous novel in 1897 Transylvania (and by extension, Romania) has become inseparable in the Western imagination with Dracula, vampires and the supernatural. Moreover, since the late 1960s Western…

    Paperback – 2017-02-10
    New Directions in Tourism Analysis

  • Sustainable Tourism on a Finite Planet

    Environmental, Business and Policy Solutions, 1st Edition

    By Megan Epler Wood

    This book helps all those involved in international tourism develop the new skills, tools and investments required to protect irreplaceable global resources from the impacts of escalating tourism demand over the next 50 years. It documents how technology and the growing global middle class are…

    Paperback – 2017-01-23

  • Raj Rhapsodies: Tourism, Heritage and the Seduction of History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maxine Weisgrau, Carol Henderson

    Heritage is a prized cultural commodity in the marketing of tourism destinations. Particular aspects of heritage are often more actively promoted, with others played down. The representation of heritage in tourism as static and timeless, derived since time immemorial from a distant past, is…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28

  • Across the World with the Johnsons

    Visual Culture and American Empire in the Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    By Prue Ahrens, Lamont Lindstrom, Fiona Paisley

    During the interwar period Osa and Martin Johnson became famous for their films that brought exotic and far-off locations to the American cinema. Before the advent of mass tourism and television, their films played a major part in providing the means by which large audiences in the US and beyond…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Empire and the Making of the Modern World, 1650-2000

  • Sex Tourism in Africa

    Kenya's Booming Industry, 1st Edition

    By Wanjohi Kibicho

    Illustrated by in-depth empirical research from Kenya - one of the most popular country destinations in Africa for sex tourism - this book gathers much-needed statistics and data, and then critically examines the features of tourism and the sex trade, contextualizing this in relation to tourism…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    New Directions in Tourism Analysis

  • Extreme Landscapes of Leisure

    Not a Hap-Hazardous Sport, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Laviolette

    In recent years, there has been an increased engagement throughout the social sciences with the study of extreme places and practices. Dangerous games and adventure tours have shifted from being marginal, exotic or mad to being more than merely acceptable. They are now exemplary, mainstream even:…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16

  • Performing Nordic Heritage

    Everyday Practices and Institutional Culture, 1st Edition

    By Lizette Gradén

    Edited by Peter Aronsson

    The performance of heritage takes place in prestigious institutions such as museums and archives, in officially sanctioned spaces such as jubilees and public monuments, but also in more mundane, ephemeral and banal cultural practices, such as naming of phenomena, viewing exhibitions or walking in…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11

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