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- Channel View Publications 2007; US$ 69.95
Pro-poor tourism, is receiving attention from the World Tourism Organization, the UN system, governments, industry, and NGOs and is an integral component of sustainable development strategies in the less developed countries. Using cases and reviews, this book gives an assessments of the effectiveness of pro-poor tourism as a development strategy. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 156.00
The inherent mobility of tourists and consequent relative ephemerality of contact between the visitor and the visited tourism phenomenon have specific characteristics that challenge the usual fieldwork practices of the social and physical sciences. Such conditions create specific concerns for the tourism researcher in terms of their positionality,... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 199.00
Health and medical tourism is a complex area of study. Many governments, international agencies, private health providers and even some medical practitioners see it as a means of economic development that may cross-subsidise domestic health access. In contrast, others see it as part of a process of marketisation and economisation of public health services.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 148.00
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 through to transplants and infertility treatment. Many... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 214.00
Due to its centrality to the processes of transnational mobilities, migration and globalization, tourism studies has the potential to make a significant contribution to understanding the postcolonial experience. Drawing together theoretical and applied research, this fascinating book illuminates the links between tourism, colonialism and postcolonialism.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 59.95
Sex Tourism examines the issues which emerge from sex worker-client interactions and from tourists visiting 'sex destinations'. It is a comprehensive summary of past research by academics and original primary and secondary research by the authors and has examples from Asia, Australasia and the USA. The authors have generated new models to show different... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 71.95
This fascinating book is the first comprehensive analysis of the economic, social and political interrelationships between tourism and global environmental change: one of the most significant issues facing humankind today. Its contributors argue that the impacts of these changes are potentially extremely serious both for the tourism industry, and... more...
- Multilingual Matters 2006; US$ 59.95
Presents comprehensive overviews of lake tourism, including branding and marketing, visitor management and planning, historical and cultural dimensions, and environmental quality. This book includes cases from Europe, North America and Oceania. It also brings together several key elements of lake tourism. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 59.95
Whether it?s bungee jumping in Queenstown or visiting the Guinness factory in Dublin, where we travel ? and what we do when we get there - has changed significantly in the past twenty years. This innovative textbook explores what is possibly the most unrecognized of international service industries, placing tourism in the context of contemporary globalization... more...