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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00
The essence of any sports contest is competition. The very unpredictability of a sporting outcome distinguishes it from, say, an opera performance. This volume presents a state of the art overview of the economics of competitive sport along two main themes. In the first part, the discussion centers on the organization of sports and competition. The... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
The multiplicity of tourism encounters provide some of the best available occasions to observe the social world and its making(s). Focusing on ontological politics of tourism development, this book examines how different versions of tourism are enacted, how encounters between different versions of tourism orderings may result in controversies, but... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 124.95
"Marketing Places and Spaces" brings context to the forefront for advancing theory and management sensemaking in understanding the influences of marketing on tourism behavior. This book is for tourism professionals and educators seeking deep knowledge of how visiting places transforms the lives of visitors - a nonfiction version of Eat Pray... more...
- Channel View Publications 2015; US$ 35.00
This book presents a systematic and pattern-based explanation of food tourism, focusing on how and why change could occur and what the implications could be. In the future will food tourism involve food grown in the laboratory or a more authentic experience associated with place and history? The book?s approach to the future has focused on explanation;... more...
- Channel View Publications 2015; US$ 35.00
This book explores the relationship between tourism and the moving image, from the early era of silent moving pictures through to cinema as mass entertainment. It examines how our active and emotional engagement with moving images provides meaning and connection to a place that can affect our decision-making when we travel. It also analyses how our... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95
This collection draws on the Mobilities approach to look afresh at notions of the sacred where they intersect with people, objects and other things on the move. Consideration of a wide range of spiritual meanings and practices also sheds light on the motivations and experiences associated with particular mobilities. Drawing on rich, situated case... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 135.00
Sustainable tourism is a widely used term that has accumulated considerable attention from researchers and policy makers over the past two decades. However, there is still an apparently wide gap between theory and practice in the area. Recent scholarly research has tended to focus on niche areas of alternative tourism rather than address the broader... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 225.00
The issues surrounding the provision, preparation and development of food products is fundamental to every human being on the planet. Given the scarcity of agricultural land, environmental pollution, climate change and the exponential growth of the world?s population where starvation and obesity are both widespread it is little wonder that exploring... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 51.95
The rapid increase in the demand for international tourism has led a growing number of people to seek holidays and travel experiences in both developed and developing countries. Yet little interest has been shown in the interface between tourism and health, Health and the International Tourist , first published in 1996, examines key relationships... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 199.00
This ebookinvestigates the ways in which social media is currently impacting and will likely continue to effect the tourism and hospitality industry. The expansion of social media means that geography no longer isolates customers from other customers. User generated content on TripAdvisor is a powerful tool. Travellers use it to choose hotels or restaurants... more...