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Hospitality, Travel & Tourism

  • Travel and Transformationby Garth Lean; Russell Staiff; Emma Waterton

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Bringing together geographers, sociologists, cultural researchers, philosophers, anthropologists, visual researchers, literary scholars and heritage researchers, this volume explores what it means to transform through travel in a modern, mobile world. In doing so, it draws upon a wide variety of traveller perspectives - including tourists, backpackers,... more...

  • Sports Events, Society and Cultureby Katherine Dashper; Thomas Fletcher; Nicola McCullough

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 136.00

    This innovative and timely volume moves beyond existing operational and pragmatic approaches to events studies by exploring sports events as social, cultural, political and mediatised phenomena. As the study of this area is developing there is now a need for critical and theoretically informed debate regarding conceptualisation, significance and roles.... more...

  • Standing the Heatby Joseph Hegarty

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 67.95

    Make sure your culinary arts students are prepared for the “real world!” Standing the Heat: Assuring Curriculum Quality in Culinary Arts and Gastronomy chronicles the creation and development of an undergraduate degree program in culinary arts at the Dublin Institute of Technology. Written by the head of the institute's School of Culinary Arts and... more...

  • Sustainable Tourism VIby C. A. Brebbia; S. Favro; F. D. Pineda

    WIT Press 2014; US$ 320.00

    Sustainable Tourism VI contains the proceedings of the 6th International Conference in this successful series on Sustainable Tourism.To protect the natural & cultural landscape new solutions are needed which minimise the adverse effects of tourism. This can be achieved through new strategies involving the active collaboration of society as a whole. more...

  • The Out-of-Home Immersive Entertainment Frontierby Kevin Williams; Michael Mascioni

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 39.95

    Digital Out of Home Entertainment is transforming the customer experience in shops, cinemas, museums; almost any environment where consumers are congregating. This book provides a 'state of play' exploration of the successes, the emerging new applications and the strategies that inform them--and is an essential guide for entertainment executives... more...

  • The Practice of Graduate Research in Hospitality and Tourismby Kaye Sung Chon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    Improve your hospitality and tourism research abilities with this impressive collection of research methods! The Practice of Graduate Research in Hospitality and Tourism assists you in gaining insight into different facets of research design, conceptual development, research methods, and conclusions drawn from research in hospitality and tourism.... more...

  • Spices and Tourismby Lee Jolliffe

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 25.00

    This is the first book to explore the relationship between tourism and spices. It examines the various layers of connection between spices and tourism in terms of destinations, attractions and cuisines. The book reveals how spice-producing destinations are employing spices in destination branding and encouraging spice farms to move towards tourism,... more...

  • Contemporary Tourist Experienceby Richard Sharpley; Philip Stone

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This significant and timely volume aims to provide a focused analysis into tourist experiences that reflect their ever-increasing diversity and complexity, and their significance and meaning to tourists themselves. Written by leading international scholars, it offers new insight into emergent behaviours, motivations and sought meanings on the part... more...

  • Management der touristischen Serviceketteby Georg Westermann; Manuela Koch-Rogge; Martin Freund; Beatrice Pohle; Ilka Sehl

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2014; US$ 56.64

    Das vorliegende Werk ermöglicht dem Leser eine ganzheitliche Sicht auf die strategische Steuerung der Erbringung touristischer Dienstleistungen. Es trägt dabei dem weithin verbreiteten Ansatz Rechnung, dass sich der touristische Kunde nicht vom Käufer anderer Produkte unterscheidet ? welcher seinen Nutzen nicht aus einzelnen Teilkomponenten der angebotenen... more...

  • Tourism and National Identityby Kalyan Bhandari

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 25.00

    This book explores the role of tourism as a means to express 'nation' and 'nationhood'. Based on field research in southwest and central Scotland it shows how various historical accounts, cultural icons and images, events and celebrations create a meaning of the Scottish nation. It examines the narratives, either explicit or implicit, produced at heritage-related... more...