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- Channel View Publications 2011; US$ 25.00
This book is the only in-depth ethnographic study of British charter tourists. It is based on several months of participant observation of British charter tourists on holiday in Palmanova and Magaluf on the Mediterranean Island of Mallorca. With a focus on space, the body, and food and drink practices, the book explores the experiential nature of touristic... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00
Jane Dolinger was an anomaly in her time, a dynamic woman with an impressive literary talent who lived and documented an unconventional life. This book analyzes her life and literary contributions, situating her in a historical feminist discourse and highlighting her contribution the emerging genre of modern travel writing. more...
- Gabler Verlag 2008; US$ 69.99
Keine andere Branche bietet so ungeahnte Möglichkeiten und Potenziale wie der T- rismus. Der Markt scheint keine Grenzen zu haben. Trotzdem begann eine markenorienti- te Vorgehensweise in der Tourismusbranche vergleichsweise spät. Dies hängt vor allem mit den über Jahrzehnten erhalten gebliebenen Wachstumsraten und der bis in die 90er Jahre vorherrschenden... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 130.00
The concept of margins and limits is often referred to within the tourism academic literature and includes subjects as diverse as carrying capacities, peripheral economies, technological advancement, adventure tourism, dark tourism and socially marginalized communities. After identifying a number of ways in which ?limits? might be defined Taking Tourism... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 130.00
In a world characterized by an encroaching homogeneity induced by the growth of multi-national corporations and globalization, the causes of difference accrue new levels of importance. This is as true of tourism as in many other spheres of life ? and one cause of differentiation for tourism promotion is the culture of Indigenous Peoples. This offers... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95
Tourism in China has grown rapidly since the country started implementing its open-door policy in 1978. Tourism development is now an essential agenda item for the Chinese government's plan for economic & social growth. Policy and policy-making for tourism therefore provides the essential background to understand tourism development in China. This... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 145.00
As tourism matures as an academic subject and the number of tourism higher education providers continues to expand world-wide, there is an increasing interest in its educational aspects. At the same time the development of research into education issues related to tourism means that there is now a developing literature on the subject. This international... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 110.00
This book aims to be a showcase for cutting edge research offering a high-edited selection of the best paper submitted to the 2006 tourism conference at the University of Surrey, which itself is a celebration of 40 years of tourism education at the University. The emphasis of the book is on contributions which offer new insights and approaches to tourism... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 199.00
This e-book looks at the role of modelling in tourism management. In the last five decades, the role and importance of quantitative research in tourism has been well understood because of the emerging need for methodological evidence related to theoretical assumptions. Furthermore, the inter-disciplinary characteristics of tourism management enabled... more...
- Icon Books 2010; US$ 11.65
Chris Alexander originally travelled to Khiva, a remote walled city in Uzbekistan on the route of the ancient Silk Road, to write a guidebook. But he stayed, mesmerized by a world of silk and forgotten 15th-century carpet designs – discovering indigo blue, madder red, pomegranate gold and the subtle shades of life in a desert oasis. ... more...