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Hospitality, Travel & Tourism

  • The Analytic Hospitality Executiveby Kelly A. McGuire

    Wiley 2016; US$ 45.00 US$ 31.50

    Targeted analytics to address the unique opportunities in hospitality and gaming The Analytic Hospitality Executive helps decision makers understand big data and how it can drive value in the industry. Written by a leading business analytics expert who specializes in hospitality and travel, this book draws a direct link between big data and hospitality,... more...

  • Women and Sex Tourism Landscapesby Erin Sanders-McDonagh

    Taylor and Francis 2016; Not Available

    Sexual spaces, normally inhabited by (mostly) female sex workers, are understood as masculine spaces, and positioned for and around male consumers. However, red light zones and public sex performances in both Thailand and Holland are being explored and visually consumed by female tourists in significant numbers. Their presence in red light districts... more...

  • Tourism Destination Evolutionby Patrick Brouder; Salvador Anton Clavé; Alison Gill; Dimitri Ioannides

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Outlining the need for fresh perspectives on change in tourism, this book offers a theoretical overview and empirical examples of the potential synergies of applying evolutionary economic geography (EEG) concepts in tourism research. EEG has proven to be a powerful explanatory paradigm in other sectors and tourism studies has a track record of embracing,... more...

  • Dark Tourismby Glenn Hooper; John J. Lennon

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Dark Tourism, as well as other terms such as Thanatourism and Grief Tourism, has been much discussed in the past two decades. This volume provides a comprehensive exploration of the subject from the point of view of both practice - how Dark Tourism is performed, what practical and physical considerations exist on site - and interpretation - how Dark... more...

  • Management Science in Hospitality and Tourismby Muzaffer Uysal; Zvi Schwartz; Ercan Sirakaya-Turk

    Apple Academic Press 2016; US$ 159.95

    Management Science in Hospitality and Tourism is a timely and unique book focusing on management science applications. The first section of the book introduces the concept of management science application in hospitality and tourism and related issues to set the stage for subsequent sections. Section II focuses on management science applications... more...

  • The 21st Century Meeting and Event Technologiesby Seungwon "Shawn" Lee; Dessislava Boshnakova; Joe Goldblatt

    Apple Academic Press 2016; US$ 139.95

    Here is the first book to specifically and comprehensively address the rapid changes and advances in technology in the planning, management, and marketing of meetings and events. The multigenerational trio of authors, including Joe Goldblatt and two of his former students, Seungwon "Shawn" Lee and Dessislava Boshnakova, cover the most important aspects... more...

  • Protest and Resistance in the Tourist Cityby Claire Colomb; Johannes Novy

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Across the globe, from established tourist destinations such as Venice or Prague to less traditional destinations in both the global North and South, there is mounting evidence that points to an increasing politicization of the topic of urban tourism. In some cities, residents and other stakeholders take issue with the growth of tourism as such, as... more...

  • Gastronomy, Tourism and the Mediaby Warwick Frost; Jennifer Laing

    Channel View Publications 2016; US$ 35.00

    This book examines and analyses the connections between gastronomy, tourism and the media. It argues that in the modern world, gastronomy is increasingly a major component and driver of tourism and that destinations are using their cuisines and food cultures in marketing to increase their competitive advantage. more...

  • Keywords of Mobilityby Noel B. Salazar; Kiran Jayaram

    Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 27.95

    Scholars from various disciplines have used key concepts to grasp mobilities, but as of yet, a working vocabulary of these has not been fully developed. Given this context and inspired in part by Raymond Williams' Keywords (1976), this edited volume presents contributions that critically analyze mobility-related keywords: capital, cosmopolitanism,... more...

  • Making the Modern Primitiveby Michelle MacCarthy

    University of Hawaii Press 2016; US$ 68.00

    Making the Modern Primitive provides an anthropological analysis of the encounter between local residents and tourists in the Trobriand Islands, a place renowned in anthropology and represented in various media as "culturally authentic." In such a place, how are ideas about authenticity implicated in creating and representing the self and cultural... more...