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Travel and state. Tourism

  • Tourism as an Instrument for Developmentby Eduardo Fayos-Solą; Maria D. Įlvarez; Chris Cooper

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 154.95

    The study examines the theoretical bases of contemporary real-case development projects and illustrates the way tourism can effectively and efficiently focus on development issues, while minimizing undesired impacts on the natural and cultural environments. more...

  • Tourists’ Perceptions and Assessmentsby Arch G. Woodside; Metin Kozak

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 114.95

    The volume examines unconscious and conscious cognitions occurring before, during and following virtual and actual leisure-related planned and unplanned travel. It includes a global review of the literature on tourists’ perceptions and assessments by Woodside and Metin. more...

  • Tourism and National Identityby Kalyan Bhandari

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 25.00

    This book explores the role of tourism as a means to express 'nation' and 'nationhood'. Based on field research in southwest and central Scotland it shows how various historical accounts, cultural icons and images, events and celebrations create a meaning of the Scottish nation. It examines the narratives, either explicit or implicit, produced at heritage-related... more...

  • Tourism Imaginariesby Noel B. Salazar; Nelson H. H. Graburn

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 95.00

    It is hard to imagine tourism without the creative use of seductive, as well as restrictive, imaginaries about peoples and places. These socially shared assemblages are collaboratively produced and consumed by a diverse range of actors around the globe. As a nexus of social practices through which individuals and groups establish places and peoples... more...

  • Architectural Tourismby Jan Specht

    Springer 2014; US$ 79.99

    Since the early times of travelling architecture does constitute an important force of attraction and a vital element in marketing. Until today destinations try to increase their market positions by means of the development and restoration of the built environment. However, architecture is characterised by an enduring presence with impacts on visitors... more...

  • Determinants of International Tourismby Alexander Culiuc

    International Monetary Fund 2014; US$ 9.00

    The paper estimates the impact of macroeconomic supply- and demand-side determinants of tourism, one of the largest components of services exports globally, and the backbone of many smaller economies. It applies the gravity model to a large dataset comprising the full universe of bilateral tourism flows spanning over a decade. The results show that... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    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...

  • Internationalisierung in der Tourismuswirtschaftby Markus Pillmayer

    Springer 2014; US$ 49.99

    ?Fortschreitende Internationalisierungsprozesse haben weltweit auch im Tourismus zu erheblichen Transformationen auf der Anbieterseite gefuhrt. Die wissenschaftliche Auseinandersetzung ist zwar bemuht, mit den Veranderungen Schritt zu halten, dennoch besteht nach wie vor ein betrachtliches Forschungsdefizit in Hinblick auf Risiken und Chancen, die... more...

  • OECD Tourism Trends and Policies 2014by OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 133.00

    This report provides comparative knowledge, both policy and data, through thematic chapters and country-specific policy and statistical profiles. The report highlights key tourism policy developments, focuses on issues that rank high on the policy agenda in the field of tourism and provides a broad overview and interpretation of tourism trends in the... more...

  • The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Tourismby Alan A. Lew; C. Michael Hall; Allan M. Williams

    Wiley 2014; US$ 195.00

    The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Tourism presents a collection of readings that represent an essential and authoritative reference on the state-of-the-art of the interdisciplinary field of tourism studies. Presents a comprehensive and critical overview of tourism studies across the social sciences Introduces emerging topics and reassesses key... more...