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- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 45.00
Tourism is the world's largest industry, and ecotourism is rapidly emerging as its fastest growing segment. As interest in nature travel increases, so does concern for conservation of the environment and the well-being of local peoples and cultures. Appalachia seems an ideal destination for ecotourists, with its rugged mountains, uniquely diverse... more...
- Channel View Publications 2015; US$ 15.00
This book is the first to examine oil constraints and tourism, and addresses one of the key challenges for the tourism industry in the future. It provides an estimate of how much oil tourism consumes globally and summarises state-of-the-art information on oil resources, oil data and public discourse. The volume also offers an analysis of the economic... more...
- Channel View Publications 2015; US$ 35.00
This book focuses on ethnic and minority communities in urban contexts and the ways in which their cultures are represented in tourism development. It offers a multi-disciplinary approach which draws on examples and case studies of ethnic and minority communities and cultural tourism development from all around the world, including slums in India,... more...
- Bene Factum Publishing 2015; US$ 7.99
A delightful and moving account of one of the finest travel writers of the 20th century, the author of The Broken Road and A Time of Gifts In 2009 Dolores Payás, Spanish translator of several of Patrick Leigh Fermor's books, visited her subject in his house in Greece for the first time. Out of this encounter emerged a friendship that lasted... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 1,050.00
This textbook aims to offer comprehensive insight into all aspects of information management in the travel and tourism industry. It includes detailed presentations about all of the major systems used by service providers (airlines, hotels, travel operators, etc.) as well as travel agencies (especially global distribution systems). more...
- transcript 2015; US$ 37.34
Welche Bedeutung hat Tourismus für die Gesellschaft heute? Ausgehend von der These der »staged authenticity« (MacCannell) und anhand touristischer Fallbeispiele ergründet Robert Schäfer, welche Rolle der Tourismus in der heutigen Gesellschaft spielt und was in diesem Zusammenhang Authentizität bedeutet. Durch die Verschränkung von empirischer Forschung... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95
Drawing on a range of case studies this book demonstrates the relationship between tourism and violence both in its overt physical form and in the social structures and symbolic landscapes that underpin touristic activity. Tourism and Violence offers a timely intervention in this field by bringing together, for the first time, work by scholars who,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
An Atlas and Survey of Latin American History makes the geography, the demography, and the political, social, and economic history of the region easily accessible in clearly drawn black-and-white maps and accompanying text. Fully up to date, it provides a topical overview of Latin American development from earliest times to the present day, bringing... more...
- Franzis Verlag 2014; US$ 21.33
OpenStreetMap (oder kurz: OSM) ist ein einzigartiges internationales Projekt mit dem Ziel, eine freie Weltkarte zu erschaffen, die genauer und aktueller ist als jede andere und von allen Menschen auf der Erde lizenzkostenfrei genutzt und auch beliebig weiterverarbeitet werden kann. Fast zwei Millionen sogenannte "Mapper" tragen mit ihrem... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 66.95
Cultural Tourism remains the only book to bridge the gap between cultural tourism and cultural and heritage management. The first edition illustrated how heritage and tourism goals can be integrated in a management and marketing framework to produce sustainable cultural tourism. The current edition takes this further to base the discussion of cultural... more...