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- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 70.00
Over the past three decades, tourism has emerged as a major force in the global economy, with most countries, whether developed or developing, having increasing opportunities to participate, as both host and guest, in this socioeconomic phenomenon. Competition for a share of the tourism market has intensified as rapid tourism developments have been... 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$ 54.95
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...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 199.00
The e-book focuses on some very prominent places of spiritual and cultural interest such as the temple at Tirupathi which is the worlds largest pilgrimage destination and is visited on an average by a million tourists everyday. The other sites chosen are the Buddhist tourism circuit, the Golden Temple at Amritsar which is the great spiritual... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 63.95
Climate change is one of the single most important global environmental issues facing the world today and is emerging as a major topic in tourism studies. Tourism is one of the world?s largest industries; it both contributes to, and will be notably affected by, climate change. Given the emerging global legal frameworks to reduce emissions of greenhouse... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 61.95
This textbook shows how cities, regions and countries adopt branding strategies similar to those of leading household brand names in an effort to differentiate themselves and emotionally connect with potential tourists. It asks whether tourist destinations get the reputations they deserve and uses topical case studies to discuss brand concepts... 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$ 141.99
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...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 199.00
Film-induced tourism is the collective term used for the study of tourist visits to a destination or attraction as a result of the destination being featured on the cinema screen, DVD, television or on video. The film-induced tourism phenomenon is a relatively new field of study, and so as yet, it is not fully understood nor explored, which means that... more...