Routledge Advances in Tourism

Series Editor: Stephen Page

  • Destination Marketing

    An international perspective

    Edited by Metin Kozak, Nazmi Kozak

    This book advances the current literature on destination marketing by using innovative up-to-date case studies from a wide geographical representation. The contributors examine new methods and marketing approaches used within the field through a combination of theoretical and practical approaches.…

    Hardback – 2015-11-09 
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  • Knowledge Networks and Tourism

    Edited by Michelle McLeod, Roger Vaughan

    The receipt of knowledge is a key ingredient by which the tourism sector can adjust and adapt to its dynamic environment. However although its importance has long been recognised  the fragmentation within the sector, largely as a result of it being comprised of small and medium sized…

    Hardback – 2014-12-01
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  • Tourism and Political Boundaries

    By Dallen J. Timothy

    The importance of political boundaries in the development, function and flow of tourism cannot be overemphasized. In light of today's political transformations and processes of globalization, this book provides a systematic examination of the relationships between boundaries and tourism, and…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
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  • Tourism in the Age of Globalisation

    Edited by Chris Cooper, Salah Wahab

    The revolutionary progress achieved in information and communication technology is gradually transforming the world into a global village. This volume, edited by an eminent board of international specialists, evaluates the nature and resilience of the emerging global economy and its implications…

    Paperback – 2014-04-28
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  • Mediterranean Tourism

    Facets of Socioeconomic Development and Cultural Change

    Edited by Yorgos Apostolopoulos, Lila Leontidou, Philippos Loukissas

    This book comments on the complexities of Mediterranean tourism, with contributions from researchers, consultants, managers and advisors from thirteen countries. It is an excellent reference tool for undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as industry practitioners, for the examination of…

    Paperback – 2014-04-08
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  • Wellness Tourism

    A Destination Perspective

    Edited by Cornelia Voigt, Christof Pforr

    Core values of society, health and wellbeing impact today on all aspects of our lives, and have also increasingly influenced patterns of tourism consumption and production. In this context wellness has developed into a significant dimension of tourism in a number of new and long established…

    Hardback – 2013-10-24
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  • Tourism Art and Souvenirs

    The Material Culture of Tourism

    By David Hume

    This book examines the relationship between art and tourism through the study of the material culture of tourism: tourist art and souvenirs. It thoroughly examines how to categorise the material culture of tourism within the discourses of contemporary art and cultural anthropology, and demonstrates…

    Hardback – 2013-08-29
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  • Tourism in China

    Destination, Cultures and Communities

    Edited by Chris Ryan, Gu Huimin

    China is forecast to be the primary tourist destination and tourist-generating country by 2020. However, much of the writing on tourism in China has come from people within the English academic world who are not involved in the issues related to Chinese tourism development. This book provides…

    Paperback – 2013-08-06
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  • Tourist Mobility and Advanced Tracking Technologies

    By Noam Shoval, Michal Isaacson

    The remarkable developments in tracking technologies over the past decade have opened up a wealth of possibilities in terms of research into tourist spatial behaviour. To date, most research in the field has been based on data derived from less objective – hence methodologically…

    Paperback – 2013-06-24
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  • Tourism and Poverty

    By Regina Scheyvens

    Tourism and Poverty addresses a critical question facing many academics, governments, aid agencies, tourism organizations, and conservation bodies around the world: can tourism work as a tool to overcome poverty? This book is the first to present a focused description and critique of the issues…

    Paperback – 2013-06-24
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  • Tourism Enterprises and Sustainable Development

    International Perspectives on Responses to the Sustainability Agenda

    Edited by David Leslie

    The tourism industry has increasingly recognized and responded to growing environmental concerns. In recent years, there has been an emergence of a variety of categories of tourism considered more environmentally friendly: green, eco-tourism, and sustainable tourism. Much of the literature that has…

    Paperback – 2013-06-24
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  • Tourists, Tourism and the Good Life

    By Philip Pearce, Sebastian Filep, Glenn Ross

    Tourism is arguably one of the largest self-initiated commercial interventions to create well-being and happiness on the entire planet. Yet there is a lack of specific attention to the ways in which we can better understand and evaluate the relationship between well-being and travel. The recent…

    Paperback – 2012-09-05
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  • Managing and Marketing Tourist Destinations

    Strategies to Gain a Competitive Edge

    By Metin Kozak, Seyhmus Baloglu

    Destination marketing is more challenging than other goods and services. The basis of competitive advantage shifts from tourism resources only (destination marketing) to a location-based or city-wide integrated management (place marketing). In this book, tourism scholars Metin Kozak and Seyhmus…

    Paperback – 2012-09-05
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  • Tourist Shopping Villages

    Forms and Functions

    By Laurie Murphy, Pierre Benckendorff, Gianna Moscardo, Philip L. Pearce

    Shopping is perhaps the most universal of tourist activities. Tourists form a separate retailing segment from the general population and place importance on different products and product attributes, contributing billions of dollars each year for both the private and public sector by which retail…

    Paperback – 2012-09-05
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  • The Advanced Econometrics of Tourism Demand

    By Haiyan Song, Stephen F. Witt, Gang Li

    Tourism demand is the foundation on which all tourism-related business decisions ultimately rest. Governments and companies such as airlines, tour operators, hotels, cruise ship lines, and recreation facility providers are interested in the demand for their products by tourists. The success of many…

    Paperback – 2012-03-16
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  • Handbook of Tourist Behavior

    Theory & Practice

    Edited by Metin Kozak, Alain Decrop

    In today’s highly competitive and global economy, understanding tourist behavior is imperative to success. Tourist behavior has become a cornerstone of any marketing strategy and action. Choosing, buying and consuming tourism/travel products and services includes a range of psycho-social processes…

    Paperback – 2012-02-23
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  • Sustainable Tourism Futures

    Perspectives on Systems, Restructuring and Innovations

    Edited by Stefan Gössling, C. Michael Hall, David Weaver

    A global industry and an important tool for economic development, international tourism is facing an increasingly uncertain future. Global environmental change, including climate change; increasing fuel prices; and growing criticism from environmental and social interest groups are posing…

    Paperback – 2012-02-23
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  • Creating Island Resorts

    By Brian King

    This work studies tropical island resorts, the people who live and work there and the tourists who visit them. The author includes, but goes beyond the more commonly encountered marketing and economic analyses of resort destinations, by examining social, cultural, mythical, environmental,…

    Paperback – 2011-12-13
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  • Tourism and Gastronomy

    Edited by Anne-Mette Hjalager, Greg Richards

    In recent years, a growing emphasis has been placed on tourism experiences and attractions related to food. In many cases eating out while on holiday includes the 'consumption' of a local heritage, comparable to what is experienced when visiting historical sites and museums.Despite this increasing…

    Paperback – 2011-12-13
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  • Destinations

    Cultural Landscapes of Tourism

    Edited by Greg Ringer

    This book presents new directions both for tourism and cultural landscape studies in geography, crossing the traditional boundaries between the research of geographers and scholars of the tourism industry.Drawing on selected research from Europe, Southeast Asia, the Pacific and North America, the…

    Paperback – 2011-11-29
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  • New Perspectives in Caribbean Tourism

    Edited by Marcella Daye, Donna Chambers, Sherma Roberts

    The Caribbean is one of the most tourism dependent regions of the world. This edited volume extends beyond the frontiers of normative perspectives of tourism development to incorporate "new" ideas and perspectives that relate to the socio-cultural, political and economic realities of these…

    Paperback – 2011-07-29
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  • Mining Heritage and Tourism

    A Global Synthesis

    Edited by Michael V. Conlin, Lee Jolliffe

    Many former mining areas have now lost their industrial function and are now turning to tourism for regional revitalization and community economic development. The transformation process of these industrial, and in some cases derelict, mining sites and landscapes into an area of interest for…

    Hardback – 2010-09-28
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  • Developments in Tourism Research

    Edited by David Airey, John Tribe

    This book aims to be a showcase for cutting edge research offering a high-edited selection of the best paper submitted to the 2006 tourism conference at the University of Surrey, which itself is a celebration of 40 years of tourism education at the University. The emphasis of the book is on…

    Hardback – 2007-09-10
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  • Battlefield Tourism

    Edited by Chris Ryan

    Through a series of case studies that involve past conflict in China, the United States, The South Pacific and Europe, the nature of battlefield sites as tourist locations are explored. As places of past conflict and individual acts of heroism, these sites are places of story telling. How are these…

    Hardback – 2007-07-30
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  • The Critical Turn in Tourism Studies

    Edited by Irena Ateljevic, Annette Pritchard, Nigel Morgan

    New approaches to tourism study demonstrate a notable ‘critical turn’ – a shift in thought that emphasises interpretative and critical modes of tourism inquiry. The chapters in this volume reflect this emerging critical school of tourism studies and represent a coordinated effort of tourism…

    Hardback – 2007-02-05
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  • Hospitality

    Edited by Paul Lynch, Alison Morrison, Conrad Lashley

    Hospitality: a social lens follows on from the unique contribution made by In Search of Hospitality: theoretical perspectives and debates. It progresses debate, challenges the boundaries of ways of knowing hospitality, and offers intellectual insights stimulated by the study of hospitality. The…

    Hardback – 2006-10-19
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  • Micro-Clusters and Networks

    By Ewen Michael

    This book introduces a new approach to the analysis and management of growth in small tourism markets for regional and rural locations. It recognizes from the outset that the vast bulk of the tourism industry’s product is delivered by small business enterprises and that many of these are located…

    Hardback – 2006-09-19
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  • Progress in Tourism Marketing

    Edited by Metin Kozak, Luisa Andreu

    The aim of this book are two-fold: (1) to evaluate the current progress of theoretical approaches to tourism marketing and (2) to show the ways to further develop the concept of tourism marketing for application within tourist destinations and individual businesses and evaluate its potential impact…

    Hardback – 2006-03-30
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  • Outdoor Recreation Management

    2nd Edition

    By John Jenkins, John Pigram

    It is now widely recognized that recreation is as important as work. This revealing book analyzes leisure and outdoor recreation in terms of both their management and their wider importance to society. Specifically, it: clarifies the link between leisure, recreation, tourism and resource…

    Paperback – 2005-12-15
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  • Destination Marketing Organisations

    By Steven Pike

    Travellers are now spoilt by choice of available holiday destinations. In today's crowded tourism market place, destination competitiveness demands an effective marketing organisation. Two themes underpin Destination Marketing Organisations. The first is the challenges associated with promoting…

    Hardback – 2004-11-13
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  • Tourism and Sustainable Community Development

    Edited by Derek Hall, Greg Richards

    As the tourist industry becomes increasingly important to communities around the world, the need to develop tourism in a sustainable manner has also become a primary concern. This impressive collection of international case studies addresses this crucial issue by asking what local communities can…

    Paperback – 2003-01-09
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  • Leisure and Tourism Landscapes

    Social and Cultural Geographies

    By Cara Aitchison, Nicola E. MacLeod, Nicola E Macleod, Stephen J. Shaw

    Increasingly significant as mediators of spatial identity and meaning, leisure, tourism, culture and heritage are only now beginning to be located within the rapidly evolving discourses of poststructuralist geographies. Exploring the influence of leisure and tourism on the production,…

    Paperback – 2001-10-18
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  • The Sociology of Tourism

    Theoretical and Empirical Investigations

    Edited by Yiorgos Apostolopoulos, Stella Leivadi, Andrew Yiannakis

    The rapid expansion of the tourism industry has provided many economic benefits and affected every facet of contemporary societies including employment, government revenue and cultural manifestations. However, tourism can also be considered a problematic phenomenon, promoting dependency,…

    Paperback – 2001-10-18
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  • Tourism Development

    Edited by Richard W. Butler, Douglas G. Pearce

    This work combines a study of contemporary issues in tourism development with a close examination of approaches to tourism research. Looking beyond the much-studied mass tourism industries, leading international academics who are members of the International Academy for the Study of Tourism,…

    Paperback – 2001-10-18
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  • The Tourist-Historic City

    By G.J. Ashworth, J.E. Tunbridge

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 2000-11-07
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  • Marine Tourism

    Development, Impacts and Management

    By Mark Orams

    Marine Tourism examines both successful and unsuccessful tourism in coastal and marine environments. The author provides an overview of the history, development and growth of marine tourism and describes the characteristics of 'marine tourists' and the 'vendors' of these tourist activities. The…

    Paperback – 1998-11-05
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  • The Economics of Tourism

    By M. Thea Sinclair, Mike Stabler

    Makes a key contribution from an economic standpoint to the understanding of tourism. Examining such issues as how tourism firms operate in national and global contexts, the effects of tourism on destination areas, the demand for tourism, and the interaction between tourism and natural environments…

    Paperback – 1997-11-20
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