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  • Tourism and Cricketby Tom Baum; Richard Butler

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 25.00

    This book is the first to focus on the relationship between tourism and cricket. The pattern of cricket as a sport and as a tourist attraction is highly dynamic. This volume examines how cricket as a participant and spectator sport generates diverse tourism to both major and peripheral locations. It looks at the ways in which cricket's extended duration... more...

  • Ecotourismby David A. Fennell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    Ecotourism continues to be embraced as the antithesis of mass tourism because of its promise of achieving sustainability through conservation mindedness, community development, education and learning, and the promotion of nature based activities that were sensitive to both ecological and social systems. The extent to which this promise has been realised... more...

  • Tour Guiding Researchby Betty Weiler; Rosemary Black

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 35.00

    This book provides an authoritative, state-of-the-art review of tour guiding scholarship and research and aims to foster best practice and to stimulate further study and research on tour guiding across a range of disciplines. It explores how tour guiding theory and practice has evolved over time and what factors have contributed to this. The volume... more...

  • Handbook Event Market Chinaby Yi Ding; Peter Mayer; Helmut Schwägermann

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2015; US$ 98.00

    Events, such as trade fairs, conferences and corporate events, are effective communication tools, which have positive effects for the regions they are held in. China realised this fact years ago and has invested massively in the event infrastructure, becoming one of the global hotspots of the event business.This publication highlights the development... more...

  • Corporate Rivalry and Market Powerby Andreas Papatheodorou

    I.B.Tauris 2006; US$ 35.00

    According to conventional wisdom the tourism industries are characterised by the existence of many small and medium enterprises with no strategic behaviour. In reality, however, a notable dualism has developed: in addition to these small and medium enterprises a powerful oligopoly of service providers and intermediaries has emerged, employing sophisticated... more...

  • Re-Investing Authenticityby Britta Timm Knudsen; Anne Marit Waade

    Multilingual Matters 2010; US$ 54.95

    Re-thinks and re-invests in the notion of authenticity as a surplus of experiential meaning and feeling that derives from what we do at/in places. This work examines contemporary performances of authenticity in travel and tourism practices: from cultural place branding to individual pilgrim performances. more...

  • Event Tourism and Cultural Tourismby 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...

  • 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...

  • Culture and the Cityby Deborah Stevenson; Amie Matthews

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    This edited collection will examine the way in which cities are imagined, experienced and shaped by those who reside within them, those who manage or govern them, and those who, as visitor, tourist or traveller, pass through them. Attention will be paid to the influence that these various inhabitants have on city life and living and the dialectic... 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...