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  • 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...

  • The Global Politics of Contemporary Travel Writingby Debbie Lisle

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 30.00

    This 2006 book brings the 'serious' world of politics to the 'superficial' world of contemporary travel writing. more...

  • Advances in hospitality management researchby Stephanie Jameson

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00

    This paper examines the implementation of recent changes to Victorian food safety legislation with particular reference to the implications for the foodservice industry. The research findings reported in this paper are based on a major food safety management audit undertaken for the Victorian Auditor General?s Office. The components of the audit, on... more...

  • Opportunities in Travel Careersby Robert Milne; Marguerite Backhausen

    McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 12.95

    More than 100 "opportunities" for students and job seekers! The most comprehensive career book series available, Opportunities in . . . covers a range of professions, from acting to writing, and encompasses traditional as well as cutting-edge careers. Each book offers job seekers essential information about a variety of careers within each field... more...

  • The Competitive Destinationby J.R. Brent Ritchie; G.I. Crouch

    CABI 2003; US$ 110.00

    The purpose of this book is to provide a framework for understanding the complex and multi-faceted nature of the factors that affect destination competitiveness. It provides guidance on how to create successful destinations by presenting a conceptual model of destination competitiveness. more...

  • The Tourist as a Metaphor of the Social Worldby G.M.S. Dann

    CABI 2002; US$ 100.00

    This text contains a selection of papers from the Research Committee on International Tourism. It provides a sociological and anthropological critique of existing tourism theory as well as some directions for its future development and research. more...