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  • The Politics and Power of Tourism in Palestineby Rami K. Isaac; C. Michael Hall; Freya Higgins-Desbiolles

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Tourism in Palestine has been receiving an increasingly important profile given its economic and religious importance and the significant role it plays in Israeli-Palestinian relations, representation of Palestinian statehood and identity, and wider Middle Eastern politics. Nevertheless, Palestine, like much of the Middle East as a whole, remains... more...

  • Political Ecology of Tourismby Mary Mostafanezhad; Roger Norum; Eric J. Shelton; Anna Thompson-Carr

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Why has political ecology been assigned so little attention in tourism studies, despite its broad and critical interrogation of environment and politics? As the first full-length treatment of a political ecology of tourism, the collection addresses this lacuna and calls for the further establishment of this emerging interdisciplinary subfield. Drawing... more...

  • Storytelling-Case Archetype Decoding and Assignment Manual (SCADAM)by Arch G. Woodside; Suresh C. Sood

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2016; US$ 120.99

    Storytelling-Case Archetype Decoding and Assignment Manual reviews tourism and hospitality applications of Jung's work on archetypes in shaping behavior and unconscious/conscious thought. This book provides tools for confirming relevancy and falsifying incorrect archetype assignments of stories consumers and brands tell. more...

  • Demystifying Theories in Tourism Researchby K.S. Bricker; H. Donohoe

    CABI 2015; US$ 60.00

    It often seems that there is more confusion than consensus regarding tourism theory. Does tourism have theories it can truly own, or does it just borrow from other academic disciplines? It can be difficult to understand the theories and conceptual frameworks available, and how to apply these ideas to a research endeavour. This book reviews theoretical... more...

  • How to Start & Run Your Own Bed & Breakfast Innby Carl Glassman; Ripley Hotch

    Stackpole Books 2005; US$ 15.99

    • All the knowledge needed for running a profitable business • Revised and updated with new information on computers, the Internet, and cell phones Experienced and first-time innkeepers need reliable information to help them meet the challenges of running a successful inn. This book reveals the secrets of the best inns, including information... more...

  • Understanding Creative Businessby Jim Shorthose; Neil Maycroft

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    From authors used to operating between the commercial, public and independent sectors of the mixed cultural economy, Understanding Creative Business bridges the gap between creative practice and mainstream business organisation, entrepreneurship and management. Using stories, case studies and exercises it discusses the positioning of creative practice... more...

  • Transformative Travel in a Mobile Worldby G. Lean

    CABI 2015; US$ 160.00

    This book presents the re-theorisation of travel and transformation. It explores the factors that influence the behaviours of a traveller, how these become entwined in experiences and how travel experiences continue on a traveller’s return. It uses the notion of transformation to redevelop the temporal and spatial boundaries of physical travel,... more...

  • Destination Competitiveness, the Environment and Sustainabilityby A. Artal-Tur; M. Kozak

    CABI 2015; US$ 140.00

    Destination competitiveness and sustainability are important issues for many stakeholders within the tourism industry. In recent years, destinations have faced some challenges with respect to maintaining sustainability; they must be cleaner, greener and safer in order to safeguard the life quality of holidaymakers and local residents. Providing an... more...

  • Tourism Enterprises and the Sustainability Agenda across Europeby David Leslie

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    With the emphasis on small enterprises, this book provides a comprehensive analysis of what is happening across Europe in terms of sustainable development objectives and sustainability in the context of tourism supply. Each contribution in this edited collection addresses specific aspects of tourism enterprise activity within the overall context of... more...

  • Tourists, Signs and the Cityby Michelle M. Metro-Roland

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Drawing upon the literature of landscape geography, tourism studies, cultural studies, visual studies and philosophy, this book offers a multi-disciplinary approach to understanding the interaction between urban environments and tourists. This is a necessary prerequisite for cities as they make themselves into enticing destinations and compete for... more...