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  • International Tourismby Yvette PhD Reisinger; Frederic Dimanche

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 62.95

    In recent years there has been a considerable interest in the cultural aspects of tourism such as the impacts of culture on tourism planning, development, management, and marketing. However, the focus has been on material forms of culture such as arts, music, or crafts. The impacts of national culture on tourist behavior and travel decision-making... more...

  • Media Strategies for Marketing Places in Crisisby Eli Avraham; Eran Ketter

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 67.95

    Growing competition between countries and cities over attracting infrastructure, investment, tourists, capital and national and international status mean that today, a negative image is more harmful than ever. Whatever the cause of the negative image, places perceived as dangerous, frightening, or boring are at a distinct disadvantage. Many decision... more...

  • Sustainable Tourism IVby C A Brebbia; F D Pineda

    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...

  • Marketing Island Destinationsby Acolla Lewis-Cameron; Sherma Roberts

    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...

  • Fieldwork in Tourismby Michael C. Hall

    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...

  • Carbon Management in Tourismby Gossling Stefan

    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...

  • The Tourism Encounterby Florence Babb

    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...

  • Destination Brandsby Nigel Morgan; Annette Pritchard; Roger Pride

    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...

  • Discovery of Tourism Economicsby Larry Dwyer; Jafar Jafari

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 149.99

    Presents the personal histories of some of the world's leading tourism economists, many of whom pioneered the field. This book offers a collection of personal experiences and is a literary celebration of the global community of economic scholars working in tourism. It provides a culturally and geographically diverse set of autobiographies. more...

  • Georgia Travel Adventuresby Blair Howard

    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...