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  • Tourismus und Klimawandel in Mitteleuropaby Wolfgang Strasdas; Runa Zeppenfeld

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 54.99

    Der Konferenzband stellt den aktuellen Stand des Wissens und praktische Erfahrungen von Unternehmen und Regionen im Spannungsfeld zwischen Tourismus und Klimawandel in Mitteleuropa dar. Die Autoren diskutieren die daraus resultierenden Implikationen und Handlungserfordernisse für Klimaanpassung und Klimaschutz im Tourismus. Die Erderwärmung stellt... 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...

  • 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...

  • Sustainable Tourism VIIby F. D. Pineda; C. A. Brebbia; J. L. Miralles i Garcia

    WIT Press 2016; US$ 214.00

    Sustainable Tourism VII contains papers presented at the seventh in a series of meetings on the topic organised by the Wessex Institute. The papers included in the book address problems, including social costs and ecological impacts that have arisen as tourism has become an important component of development. more...

  • Plunkett's Entertainment & Media Industry Almanac 2016by Jack W. Plunkett

    Plunkett Research, Ltd. 2016; US$ 349.99

    Plunkett'S Entertainment & Media Industry Almanac 2016 Key Findings: &Bull;Plunkett Research Lists Top 400 Companies in Entertainment & Media and Names Top Trends Changing the Industry for the Mid Term. Key Features: &Bull;Industry Trends Analysis, Market Data and Competitive Intelligence &Bull;Market Forecasts and Industry Statistics... more...