Advances in Tourism

Series Editor: Stephen Page

  • Human Rights and Global Events

    By Rebecca Finkel

    There has been an increasing emphasis upon the contribution of global events, such as the Olympic Games, World Cup, high-profile international conferences, Expos and so forth, to human rights improvements and abuses. Special events are no longer viewed solely as activities to be produced and…

    Hardback – 2016-05-31 
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  • Dark Tourism and Crime

    By Derek Dalton

    Dark tourism has become widespread and diverse.   It has passed into popular culture vernacular, deployed in guide books as a short hand descriptor for sites that are associated with death, suffering and trauma.  However, whilst  books have been devoted to dark tourism as a…

    Hardback – 2014-11-17
    Routledge
    Advances in Tourism

  • Responsible Tourist Behaviour

    By Clare Weeden

    What is important to ethical consumers when thinking about going on holiday and how do they incorporate their lifestyle choices into these holidays? What values inform their lifestyles and how do they satisfy these values on holiday? Do ethical consumers automatically become ethical tourists or is…

    Hardback – 2013-08-07
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  • Tourist Experience and Fulfilment

    Insights from Positive Psychology

    Edited by Sebastian Filep, Philip Pearce

    What makes life worth living? Many people would argue that it is fulfilling experiences. These experiences are characterised by feelings of joy and pleasure, positive relationships and a sense of engagement, meaning and achievement. Tourism is arguably one of the largest self-initiated commercial…

    Hardback – 2013-07-28
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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…

    Hardback – 2012-12-17
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  • Future Tourism

    Political, Social and Economic Challenges

    Edited by James Leigh, Craig Webster, Stanislav Ivanov

    This book investigates and considers the urgent political, social, and economic challenges that confront society and tourism. It attempts to look at what is threatening society, and makes suggestions on what the impact will be and how tourism will be changed to integrate with the new…

    Hardback – 2012-08-08
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  • Contemporary Tourist Experience

    Concepts and Consequences

    Edited by Richard Sharpley, Philip Stone

    This significant and timely volume aims to provide a focused analysis into tourist experiences that reflect their ever-increasing diversity and complexity, and their significance and meaning to tourists themselves. Written by leading international scholars, it offers new insight into emergent…

    Hardback – 2012-05-27
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  • The Cultural Moment in Tourism

    Edited by Laurajane Smith, Emma Waterton, Steve Watson

    This book is a response to the burgeoning interest in cultural tourism and the associated need for a coherently theorized approach for understanding the practices that such an interest creates. Cultural tourism has become an important and popular aspect of contemporary tourism studies, as well as…

    Hardback – 2012-03-21
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  • 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…

    Hardback – 2012-02-27
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  • 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…

    Hardback – 2012-01-31
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  • Tourism Supply Chain Management

    By Haiyan Song

    Fierce global competition in the tourism industry is now focused on integral parts of supply chains rather than on individual firms. The highly competitive environment has forced tourism firms to look for ways to enhance their competitive advantage. Tourism products are often viewed by consumers as…

    Paperback – 2011-11-13
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  • The Critical Turn in Tourism Studies

    Creating an Academy of Hope

    Edited by Irena Ateljevic, Nigel Morgan, Annette Pritchard

    In today’s increasingly complex tourism environment, decision-making requires a rounded, well-informed view of the whole. Critical distance should be encouraged, consultation and intellectual rigour should be the norm amongst managers and there needs to be a radical shift in our approach to…

    Hardback – 2011-08-17
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  • Drive Tourism

    Trends and Emerging Markets

    Edited by Bruce Prideaux, Dean Carson

    Since the post World War Two boom in private automobile ownership, Drive Tourism has transformed the tourism landscape by facilitating dispersal and the growth of attractions and tourism related infrastructure beyond the zones that had previously emerged around seaports and railway terminals. The…

    Hardback – 2010-10-31
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  • Sustainable Tourism in Rural Europe

    Approaches to Development

    Edited by Donald V. L. Macleod, Steven A. Gillespie

    Rural Europe is a highly developed tourism region, representing advanced tourism experience and supposed modern approaches to this industry. That said, it remains highly sensitive and fragile in terms of environmental, social, economic and cultural impacts. This volume focuses on rural Europe as a…

    Hardback – 2010-09-06
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  • Tourist Experience

    Contemporary Perspectives

    Edited by Richard Sharpley, Philip R. Stone

    To consume tourism is to consume experiences. An understanding of the ways in which tourists experience the places and people they visit is therefore fundamental to the study of the consumption of tourism. Consequently, it is not surprising that attention has long been paid in the tourism…

    Hardback – 2010-09-01
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  • Tourist Customer Service Satisfaction

    An Encounter Approach

    By Francis P. Noe, Muzaffer Uysal, Vincent P. Magnini

    Customer satisfaction and loyalty in the tourism sector is highly dependent upon the behaviours of front-line service providers. Service is about people, how they relate to one another, fulfill each other’s needs and ultimately care for each other. Yet surprisingly there are few or any books which…

    Hardback – 2010-07-21
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  • Advances in Tourism Destination Marketing

    Managing Networks

    Edited by Metin Kozak, Juergen Gnoth, Luisa L.A Andreu

    This volume provides original insight into the operational opportunities, challenges and constraints in managing Tourism Destination Marketing. It explores how the various tourist destination systems including tourist, places (as seen by the tourist), public and private tourism organisations and…

    Hardback – 2009-07-21
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    Advances in Tourism