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- SAGE Publications 1995; US$ 66.00
International Tourism reconceptualizes the local and the global, avoiding such crude oppositions as centre v periphery, modern v traditional and North v South, demonstrating that the local cannot be understood without the global, and that the global can never be isolated from the regional setting within which it operates. more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 99.00
Offers insights into important trends in the global travel and tourism industry and analyses developments in the aviation and hospitality industry, destination management and general travel behaviour. This book unites convention highlights prepared by some of the renowned professionals and scientists within the industry. more...
- CABI 2010; US$ 145.00
The study of tourism as a complex social phenomenon, beyond simply business, is increasing in importance. Providing an examination of perceptions of culture and society in tourism destinations through the tourist's eyes, this book discusses how destinations were, and are, created and perceived through the 'lens' of the tourist's gaze. more...
- Mangalam Publishers 2009; US$ 45.00
Tourism is now widely recognised as the world's largest industry and its growth is creating rapid social, economic and environmental changes which require detailed understanding and measures to manage it. Tourism is now becoming a major area of study among students all over the world and its development and management hold many career opportunities... more...
- WIT Press 2010; US$ 474.00
Tourism has become a major international industry, with many countries all over the world relying on the income it produces. Because it is a major source of finances and employment, government and other institutions actively promote tourism, regardless of the impact on the environment, ecology and social structure of the region. The demands of tourism... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 164.00
The inherent mobility of tourists and consequent relative ephemerality of contact between the visitor and the visited tourism phenomenon have specific characteristics that challenge the usual fieldwork practices of the social and physical sciences. Such conditions create specific concerns for the tourism researcher in terms of their positionality,... more...
- Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 21.95
This book considers the recent growth of tourism in transitional societies in Latin America and the Caribbean. Research in Cuba, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Peru reveals that tourism often takes up where social transformation leaves off and may even benefit from the formerly off-limits status of nations that have undergone periods of conflict or rebellion. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 134.95
This is a unique collection of personal histories of some of the worlds leading tourism economists, many of whom pioneered the field. It provides a culturally and geographically diverse set of autobiographies that reveal the wide range of personalities, passions, and peculiarities behind the authors choice of tourism as a specialization. more...
- Hunter Publishing 2010; US$ 7.99
This book covers all the attractions of the state in depth, with practical touring information, contacts, maps and descriptions of the sights. Places to stay and eat run the gamut from luxury lodges to campsites, from roadside BBQ pits to fine restaurants. Transporation, festivals and concerts, shopping, crafts - all are included. Among the topics... more...