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Hospitality, Travel & Tourism

  • Nature Tourismby Joseph S. Chen; Nina K. Prebensen

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    In recent decades, the fast rise of emerging economies, like the BRICS nations, has propelled the growth of tourism worldwide. Meanwhile, a plethora of nature destinations has been developed to meet the diverse needs of the new wave of demand from emerging economies and to entice existing tourists from advanced and rich economies. Nature Tourism... more...

  • Scotland and Tourismby Alastair J. Durie

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Tourism has long been important to Scotland. It has become all the more significant as the financial sector has faltered and other mainstays are in apparent long-term decline. Yet there is no assessment of this industry and its place over the long run, no one account of what it has meant to previous generations and continues to mean to the present... more...

  • The Western Frontby Stephen Miles

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 21.26

    The Western Front has become, once again, and after 100 years, an important and increasingly popular tourist destination. The Centenary is already encouraging large numbers of visitors to engage with this highly poignant landscape of war and to commemorate the sacrifice and loss of a previous generation. Interest is also being sharpened in the ‘places... more...

  • Tourism and Memories of Homeby Sabine Marschall

    Channel View Publications 2017; US$ 40.00

    This book investigates ?home? and ?homeland? as destinations of touristic journeys and adds to recent scholarly interest in the intersection between tourism and migration. It covers the temporary visits and journeys in search of home and homelands by migrants, displaced people, exiles and diasporic communities. more...

  • Tourism, Public Transport and Sustainable Mobilityby C. Michael Hall; Diem-Trinh Le-Klähn; Yael Ram

    Channel View Publications 2017; US$ 35.00

    This book offers a comprehensive global examination of the relationship between public transport and tourism. It offers a unique analysis of the transport experience and shows how the public transport system, the tourism industry and the environment all benefit when public transport is widely used by tourists. more...

  • Green Iceby Simone Abram; Katrín Anna Lund

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 45.68

    This book presents lively case studies of tourism developments in the European High North from diverse perspectives. It compares views of the changing political ecology of a fragile region shaped by climatic and cultural factors. In exploring the mutual relations between new developments in Arctic travel narratives and tourism practices. Green Ice:... more...

  • Information and Communication Technologies in Tourism 2017by Roland Schegg; Brigitte Stangl

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 180.61

    This book presents state-of-the-art research into the application of information and communication technologies to travel and tourism. The range of topics covered is broad, encompassing digital marketing and social media, mobile computing and web design, semantic technologies and recommender systems, augmented and virtual reality, electronic distribution... more...

  • Spaceports Around the World, A Global Growth Industryby Erik Seedhouse

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 45.68

    This brief presents a concise description of the existing spaceport market, the technologies being tested and developed at them, and the private companies that are making them possible. While NASA has its own plan for the future of space exploration, one that includes a new shuttle, an interplanetary spacecraft, and astronauts going to Mars,... more...

  • Heritage Tourism in Chinaby Hongliang Yan

    Channel View Publications 2016; US$ 35.00

    This book offers new approaches and insights into the relationships between heritage tourism and notions of modernity, identity building and sustainable development in China. It demonstrates that the role of the state, politics, institutional arrangements and tradition have a considerable impact on perceptions of these notions. more...

  • Commercial Nationalism and Tourismby Leanne White

    Channel View Publications 2016; US$ 40.00

    This book combines academic analysis and critical exploration to examine national narratives in the context of tourism and events. It explores how particular narratives are woven to tell (and sell) a national story and closely examines how national texts create key archival imagery that can promote tourism and events and shape national identity. more...