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- Indiana University Press 2003; US$ 15.95
Behind the Smile is an inside look at the world of Caribbean tourism as seen through the lives of the men and women in the tourist industry in Barbados. The workers represent every level of tourism, from maid to hotel manager, beach gigolo to taxi driver, red cap to diving instructor. These highly personal... more...
- Multilingual Matters 2006; US$ 54.95
Argues for a closer relationship between history and tourism studies. Written by a team of international contributors, this book explores the relationships between tourism, representations, environments and identities in settings ranging from the Roman Empire to the twentieth century, and from Frinton to the 'Far East'. more...
- Multilingual Matters 2005; US$ 54.95
This volume presents a thorough tour of the social psychological processes which underpin contemporary travel. Concerning tourist behaviour, the book deals with topics such as motivation, destination choice, travellers' on site experiences, satisfaction and learning. more...
- Multilingual Matters 2006; US$ 69.95
Focuses on the demand, supply, key features, and events that take place across the regions of Canada, the United States of America and Mexico. This handbook is a useful resource for researchers, students and practitioners interested in various aspects of tourism in North America. more...
- Multilingual Matters 2006; US$ 59.95
This book is divided into five sections, the conceptual origins of the TALC, spatial relationships and the TALC, alternative conceptual approaches, renewing or retiring with the TALC, and predicting with the TALC. It concludes with a review of the future potential of the model in the area of the destination development process. more...
- Multilingual Matters 2006; US$ 59.95
This volume contains specially commissioned chapters by leading researchers who have used and modified the original TALC model over the past two decades, a reprint of the original article, a discussion of its origins, and a comprehensive review of most of the published material using the TALC. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 42.00
Culture on Display invites the reader to visit culture. Reflecting on the contemporary proliferation of sites displaying culture in visitable form, it offers fresh ways of thinking about tourism, leisure and heritage. Bella Dicks locates diverse exhibitionary locations within wider social, economic and cultural transformations, including contemporary... more...
- CABI 2005; US$ 50.00
Sustainable tourism is not a static target, but a dynamic process of change, a transition. This book considers how monitoring using indicators can assist tourism to make such a sustainability transition. It encourages the reader to view tourism from a broad, interdisciplinary perspective and draws on material from a wide range of sources including... more...
- CABI 2005; US$ 100.00
Consumers' planned behavior is often very different to what is actually consumed. Consumer plans can relate to four behaviors: planned and done (deliberate strategies); and unplanned and not done (unused strategies). This book examines alternative theories and the empirical testing of trade-offs we make in life among work, travel, and personal maintenance... more...
- CABI 2006; US$ 100.00
This book addresses the practices of consumption in tourism, a major theme in the sociology of tourism. To date, most tourism analysis has tended to concentrate on the production of tourist space, and assume that tourism consumption simply mirrors the intentions of the producers. more...