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Hospitality, Travel & Tourism

  • Everyday Practices of Tourism Mobilitiesby Kaya Barry

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 25.00

    The practice of packing a bag is a situation where subtle, daily processes can attune us to the relationships and experiences formed in mobile situations. There has been great attention to mundane and material practices in tourism, yet the process of packing, which is integral to any journey, remains unexamined. Everyday Practices of Tourism Mobilities:... more...

  • Advances in Social Media for Travel, Tourism and Hospitalityby Marianna Sigala; Ulrike Gretzel

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book brings together cutting edge research and applications of social media and related technologies, their uses by consumers and businesses in travel, tourism and hospitality. The first section addresses topical issues related to how social media influence the operations and strategies of tourism firms and help them enhance tourism experiences:... more...

  • Lost Suwannee Countyby Eric Musgrove

    The History Press 2017; US$ 12.99

    Suwannee County is filled with forgotten echoes of its lost past, from demolished pioneer homes to defunct railroads to lost forts from the Seminole Wars. In the 1830s, ecotourism arrived. Local sulfur springs, with their grand hotels and health resorts, drew travelers from around the world for a dip in the same healing waters of the Suwannee River... more...

  • Routledge Handbook of Sports Event Managementby Milena M. Parent; Jean-Loup Chappelet

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 67.95

    From the Olympic Games to community-level competitions, sports events can be complex and pose a particular set of managerial challenges. The Routledge Handbook of Sports Event Management surveys the management of sports events around the world of every size and scale, from small to mega-events, including one-off and recurring events, and single-sport... more...

  • Knowledge Transfer To and Within Tourismby Noel Scott; Mathilda van Niekerk; Marcella de Martino

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2017; US$ 134.95

    This volume presents and analyses 17 examples of knowledge transfer from countries around the world to identify future directions for business and government managers and academic researchers. Effective Knowledge transfer provides an opportunity to address unprecedented societal, environmental and technological change and disruption. more...

  • Handbook of Sports Economics Researchby John Fizel

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 158.00

    The wealth of data available on sports makes the industry a singular laboratory for observing economic and business behavior and theory. This unique reference on sports economics research provides a detailed perspective on the current state of the discipline. Covering both team and individual sports that include tennis, golf, and motor racing, the... more...

  • Heritage and the Olympicsby Sean Gammon

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 47.95

    The Olympic Games have evolved into the most prestigious sport event on the planet. As a consequence, each Games generates more and more interest from the academic community. Sociology, politics, geography and history have all played a part in helping to understand the meanings and implications of the Games. Heritage, too, offers invaluable insights... more...

  • Car Tourismby Waldemar Cudny

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 89.89

    This book examines the role of cars and the space connected with their production and presentation in tourism development. It describes the role played by experiences and experience societies formed in the 20th c. in the development of contemporary tourism, including tourism related to cars. The book explores the influence of experiencing unusual... more...

  • Performing Cultural Tourismby Susan Carson; Mark Pennings

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    While experiential staging is well documented in tourism studies, not enough has been written about the diverse types of experiences and expectations that visitors bring to the tourist space and how communities respond to, or indeed challenge, these expectations. This book brings together new ideas about cultural experiences and how communities, creative... more...

  • Ecotourism in Sub-Saharan Africaby Kenneth Backman; Ian E. Munanura

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 37.95

    Since its first mention in the academic literature, ecotourism has been endorsed by NGOs and governments as the most environmentally sound and locally beneficial method of tourist development. Over the last thirty years sub-Saharan Africa has adopted ecotourism as the primary focus for tourism development; research into this has demonstrated mixed... more...