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  • Event Tourism and Cultural Tourism - Dwyerby Larry Dwyer; Eugenia Wickens

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    Event and cultural tourism as a social practice is a widespread phenomenon of global socio-economic importance. The purpose of the book is to bring together current thinking on contemporary issues relating to the management and marketing of cultural events and attractions. The contributions to the book provide interesting perspectives on a number... more...

  • Comparative Elite Sport Developmentby Barrie Houlihan; Mick Green

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 57.95

    There is a paucity of academic work in the area of elite sport development despite there being ample evidence that achieving international sporting success is of increasing importance to the public (exemplified by consistent media interest in elite success or the lack of it) and to governments in most developed countries who have, almost without exception,... more...

  • SAFETY AND SECURITY IN TOURISMby Noel Scott; Eric Laws; Bruce Prideaux

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    Natural disasters, wars and conflicts, epidemics, and other major crises can devastate a tourism service or destination. Though there is extensive literature and research on preparation and coping with tourism crises, there is a gap in information on how to best market and recover from the destruction of caused to tourism businesses and destinations.... more...

  • MAKING LEISURE WORK LONSWAYby Brian Lonsway

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Contemporary architecture of theme-based design is examined in this book, leading to a new understanding of architecture's role in the increasingly diversified consumer environment. It explores the ?Experience Economy? to reveal how everyday environments strategically and opportunistically blur our leisure, work, and personal life experiences. Considering... more...

  • Event Portfolio Planning and Managementby Vassilios Ziakas

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    Cities and regions around the world increasingly capitalize on a series of events aimed at optimizing their reach and outcomes. How then can a series of different events be developed and harnessed? What are the conditions and the means by which synergies and collaboration among different events and their stakeholders can be fostered? This book for... more...

  • Tourism and the Millennium Development Goalsby Jarkko Saarinen; Christian M. Rogerson; Haretsebe Manwa

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    In 2000 United Nations adopted the Millennium Development Goals (UN MDGs), committing the member nations to a new global partnership to reduce extreme poverty and setting out a series of specific targets with a deadline of 2015. Related to the UN MDGs, tourism is increasingly seen as a promising tool for poverty reduction, ensuring environmental sustainability... more...

  • The Future of Events and Festivalsby Ian Yeoman; Martin Robertson; Una McMahon - Beattie; Karen A. Smith; Elisa Backer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 136.00

    The growth of events and festivals has been significant over the last decade and a wide range of skills are essential to ensure those events are successful.  This requirement has been instrumental in stimulating the creation of more tertiary education opportunities to develop events management knowledge. As the discipline develops, knowledge requires... more...

  • Airport Marketingby Nigel Halpern; Anne Graham

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95

    In recent years, the airport sector has moved from an industry characterised by public sector ownership and national requirements, into a new era of airport management which is beginning to be dominated by the private sector and international players. Airports are now complex enterprises that require a wide range of business competencies and skills... more...

  • Heritageby Russell Staiff; Robyn Bushell; Steve Watson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    The complex relationship between heritage places and people, in the broadest sense, can be considered dialogic, a communicative act that has implications for both sides of the ?conversation?. This is the starting point for Heritage and Tourism . However, the ?dialogue? between visitors and heritage sites is complex. ?Visitors? have, for many decades,... more...

  • Tourism, Poverty and Development in the Developing Worldby Andrew Holden

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.00

    This book provides a holistic, explicit and detailed introduction to the relationship of poverty and tourism development within the context of developing countries. The book is divided into three distinct sections, progressing from an evaluation of the key concepts, the causal factors of poverty and how tourism is being implemented in policy and practice... more...