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Travel and state. Tourism

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  • Ecotourism, Nature Conservation and Developmentby Aziza Chaouni

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 98.00

    Ecotourism is a major source for financing ecological environmental development. The fundamental challenge of this globally persued approach is how to unite the conflicting goals of ecotourism and nature conservation. The World Bank has co-financed a model project in Jordan. Landscape architecture took a leading role in the masterplanning.... more...

  • The Geography of Tourism and Recreationby Michael C. Hall; Stephen J. Page

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 61.95

    This fourth edition of The Geography of Tourism and Recreation provides students with a comprehensive introduction to the interrelationship between tourism, leisure and recreation from geographical and social science perspectives. It still remains the only book to systematically compare and contrast in a spatial context, tourism and recreation in... more...

  • Cultural Issues in Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure in the Arab/Muslim worldby Andreas Zins; Yvette Reisinger; Omar Moufakkir

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 199.00

    There has been a significant increase in the number of studies investigating cultural influences on consumer behavior in tourism, hospitality and leisure, particularly in Australia, the United States, Europe, and New Zealand. However, despite the tradition of rich culture and hospitality, despite the importance of tourism to the economies of Arab/Muslim... more...

  • The Hotel on the Roof of the Worldby Alec Le Sueur

    Summersdale Publishers Ltd. 2002; US$ 9.99

    Few foreigners have been lucky enough to set foot on Tibetan soil ? Alec Le Sueur spent five extraordinary years there, working for an international hotel chain. Against the breathtaking beauty of the Himalayas he unfolds a highly amusing and politically enlightening account of his experiences. more...

  • Issues in Cultural Tourism Studiesby Melanie Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 57.95

    Combining a rigorous and academic theoretical framework with practical case studies and real-life examples, initiatives and projects from both the developed and developing world, this wide-ranging yet detailed book examines the phenomenon of cultural tourism in its broadest sense. It explores many issues including, amongst others: the development... more...

  • Irish Tourismby Michael Cronin; Barbara O'Connor

    Multilingual Matters 2003; US$ 44.95

    This book is a collection of essays that examines the social, political and cultural impact of tourism on Irish society. It deals with both the historical experience of Irish tourism and with the contemporary influence of tourism on different areas of Irish life and cultural self-representation. more...

  • The Economics of Tourism and Sustainable Developmentby A. Lanza; A. Markandya; F. Pigliaru

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 40.00

    Tourism is both a growth industry and the world's number one export earner. It is therefore no surprise that the role of tourism is increasingly gaining prominence in the debate over how we can move towards more sustainable patterns of development. An enormous literature has emerged on the three pillars of sustainable development - environment, culture... more...

  • Sex Tourismby Michael C. Hall; Chris Ryan

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 63.95

    Sex Tourism examines the issues which emerge from sex worker-client interactions and from tourists visiting 'sex destinations'. It is a comprehensive summary of past research by academics and original primary and secondary research by the authors and has examples from Asia, Australasia and the USA. The authors have generated new models to show different... more...

  • Tourism Local Systems and Networkingby Luciana Lazzeretti; Clara S Petrillo

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 125.00

    This book focuses on the role of networking, cooperation and partnership in destination management in response to the changing environment of the tourism industry. Firms and institutions are nowadays required to implement drastic management changes: they must adopt a systemic approach and become actively involved in formal and informal networks in... more...

  • An International Handbook of Tourism Educationby David Airey; John Tribe

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 145.00

    As tourism matures as an academic subject and the number of tourism higher education providers continues to expand world-wide, there is an increasing interest in its educational aspects. At the same time the development of research into education issues related to tourism means that there is now a developing literature on the subject. This international... more...