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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 60.00
The tourism sector - already one of the fastest growing industries in the world - is currently undergoing extensive change thanks to strong market growth and a transition to more experience-based products. The capacity for firms to innovate and adapt to market developments is crucial to their success, but research-based knowledge on innovation strategies... more...
- Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 30.00
This volume explores the relationship between tourism and travel texts and contemporary society, and how each is shaped by the other. A multimodal analysis is used to consider a variety of texts including novels, brochures, blogs, websites, radio commercials, videos, postcards and authentic tourist pictures and their meaning-making dynamics within... more...
- Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 25.00
This book explores the paradoxes of Self?Other relations in the field of tourism. It particularly focuses on the 'power' of different forms of 'Otherness' to seduce and to disrupt, and, eventually, also to renew the social and cosmological orders of 'modern' culture and everyday life. Drawing on a series of ethnographic case studies, the contributors... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 277.00
In diesem Werk werden die Wirkungsweisen und Charakteristika im Tourismus sowie deren komplexe volkswirtschaftlichen Effekte aufgezeigt. Darüber hinaus wird auf die Vernetzung mit anderen Wirtschafts- und Industriezweigen, die Notwendigkeit einer gezielten Tourismuspolitik und die unterschiedlichsten Interessensvertretungen eingegangen. Auch werden... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 124.95
This volume examines and contrasts different perspectives on and approaches to the geography of tourism from across European regions and language traditions. Nine internationally renowned contributors from across Europe share their knowledge and experiences of research and scholarship in their respective regional contexts. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 199.00
This looks at the development of inbound tourism in Sri Lanka and addresses key issues relating to the inception of organized tourism in Sri Lanka during the period from 1966 to 2013. more...
- WIT Press 2013; US$ 168.00
By means of case studies and theoretical developments, the authors attempt to present methods designed to minimise the impacts of tourism and encourage its positive effects. Some ideas in the book discuss the role of local communities, their participation in development management, the singularities of community tourism, planning, local governance... more...
- WIT Press 2013; US$ 168.00
Cultural tourism today specifically includes, along with cities, museums, monuments and rural traditions, the aim of 'getting to know nature'. Protected natural areas are ideal for this. The tourism industry has realised this and so the value of the landscape and natural resources is becoming increasingly recognised. This is a welcome development... more...
- LSU Press 2013; US$ 24.95
New Orleans on Parade tells the story of the Big Easy in the twentieth century. In this urban biography, J. Mark Souther explores the Crescent City's architecture, music, food and alcohol, folklore and spiritualism, Mardi Gras festivities, and illicit sex commerce in revealing how New Orleans became a city that parades itself to visitors and residents... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 60.00
This Handbook brings together contributions from over forty international experts in the field of ecotourism. It provides a critical review and discussion of current issues and concepts - it challenges readers to consider the boundaries of what ecotourism is, and could be. The Handbook provides practical information regarding the business of ecotourism;... more...