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  • World Heritage, Tourism and Identityby Professor Laurent Bourdeau; Professor Maria Gravari-Barbas; Professor Mike Robinson; Professor Brian Graham

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    The remarkable success of the 1972 UNESCO Convention Concerning the Protection of World Cultural and Natural Heritage is borne out by the fact that nearly 1,000 properties have now been designated as possessing Outstanding Universal Value and recognition given to the imperative for their protection. However, the remarkable success of the Convention... more...

  • British Narratives of Explorationby Frédéric Regard

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Features a collection of essays that focus on British travel narratives from the seventeenth through to the nineteenth centuries. This work investigates how the early explorers' sense of self was destabilised by encounters with the Other. more...

  • The Way of Wanderlustby Don George; Pico Iyer

    Travelers' Tales 2015; US$ 16.95

    As a professional travel writer and editor for the past 40 years, Don George has been paid to explore the world. Through the decades, his articles have been published in magazines, newspapers, and websites around the globe and have won more awards than almost any other travel writer alive, yet his pieces have never been collected into one volume.... more...

  • Tourism Impacts, Planning and Managementby Peter Mason

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 58.95

    Tourism Impacts, Planning and Management is a unique text, which links these three crucial areas of tourism - impacts, planning and management. Tourism impacts are multi-faceted and therefore are difficult to plan for and manage. This title looks at all the key players involved - be they tourists, host communities or industry members - and considers... more...

  • Transformational Tourismby Y. Reisinger

    CABI 2015; US$ 145.00

    Transformational Tourism deals with the important issue of how travel and tourism can change human behaviour and have a positive impact on the world. The book focuses on human development in a world dominated by post-9/11 security and political challenges, economic and financial collapses, as well as environmental threats; it identifies various types... more...

  • The Book of Roadsby Phil Cousineau; Larry Habegger

    Cleis Press Start 2015; US$ 17.95

    Cousineau?s wanderlust has driven him to visit nearly 100 countries as a backpacker, documentary filmmaker, travel writer, photographer, and art and literary tour leader. For him, travel gives us what his mentor Joseph Campbell called “the key to the realm of the muses.? As author of the best-selling travel book The Art of Pilgrimage , Cousineau... more...

  • Challenges in Tourism Researchby Tej Vir Singh

    Channel View Publications 2015; US$ 35.00

    In this volume leading experts from different disciplines and diverse geographic regions discuss fundamental, often controversial topics in the field of tourism studies. The book attempts to understand, identify and analyse some of the perennial problems and challenges encountered by tourism researchers. The debates include topics such as the concept... more...

  • Mit dem Frachtschiff um die halbe Welt: Hamburg - Schanghai - Hamburgby Henning Köhlert

    tredition 2015; Not Available

    Frachtschiffreisen sind eine wenig bekannte Art, die Welt zu entdecken. Es gibt weder ein schickes Buffet noch ein Showprogramm. Stattdessen kann man viel Zeit auf der Brücke verbringen, ist auf Deck nahezu ungestört und erlebt die moderne Seefahrt aus der Sicht der Besatzung. Es werden keine typischen Urlaubsziele angefahren, sondern große Häfen,... more...

  • Tourism Encounters and Controversiesby Asst Prof Gunnar Thór Jóhannesson; Ms Carina Ren; Professor René van der Duim; Professor Dimitri Ioannides

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    The multiplicity of tourism encounters provide some of the best available occasions to observe the social world and its making(s). Focusing on ontological politics of tourism development, this book examines how different versions of tourism are enacted, how encounters between different versions of tourism orderings may result in controversies, but... more...

  • Tourism Research Frontiersby Donna Chambers; Tijana Rakic

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 154.95

    This volume has as its central theme the presentation of original papers which seek to critique, deconstruct and go beyond existing research and knowledge frontiers in tourism. The text also includes debates on the value of tourism research at the institutional level and discussions of tourism research agendas which still remain under or unexplored more...