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Tourism and Trails: Cultural, Ecological and Management Issues

by Dr. Dallen J. Timothy & Prof. Stephen W. Boyd Channel View Publications (November 24, 2014)

Trails and routes have been indispensable to travel and tourism over the centuries, helping to form the basis of mobility patterns of the past and the present. This book is the first to comprehensively examine...

Tourism and Development (2nd edition): Concepts and Issues

by Prof. Richard Sharpley & Dr. David J. Telfer Channel View Publications (November 17, 2014)

This book explores and challenges the relationship between tourism and development and establishes a conceptual link between the discrete yet interconnected disciplines of tourism studies and development studies....

Tour Guiding Research: Insights, Issues and Implications

by Dr. Betty Weiler & Rosemary Black Channel View Publications (September 17, 2014)

This book provides an authoritative, state-of-the-art review of tour guiding scholarship and research and aims to foster best practice and to stimulate further study and research on tour guiding across a range...

European Tourism Planning and Organisation Systems: The Eu Member States

by Assoc. Prof. Carlos Costa, Emese Panyik & Prof. Dimitrios Buhalis Channel View Publications (May 22, 2014)

This book provides a systematic, country-by-country analysis of tourism policy, planning and organisation in the EU. Its main objective is to explore 21st century policy responses to the global challenges shaping...

Nature-Based Tourism in Peripheral Areas: Development or Disaster?

by Prof. C. Michael Hall & Prof. Stephen W. Boyd Channel View Publications (December 21, 2004)

This book provides one of the first detailed examinations of the problems of nature-based tourism development in peripheral areas. A diverse range of environments is used to illustrate the challenges and difficulties...

Crisis and Disaster Management for Tourism

by Dr. Brent W. Ritchie Channel View Publications (May 22, 2009)

Tourism destinations and businesses are becoming increasingly prone to the impacts of crises and disasters due to global environmental change and security risks. This is the first research based book that provides...

Network Analysis and Tourism: From Theory to Practice

by Noel Scott, Rodolfo Baggio & Prof. Chris Cooper Channel View Publications (June 09, 2008)

This book aims to provide a comprehensive review of the contribution of network analysis to the understanding of tourism destinations and organizations. Theoretical and methodological aspects are discussed along...

Tourism, Recreation and Climate Change

by Prof. C. Michael Hall & Dr. James Higham Channel View Publications (February 24, 2005)

Climate change is one of the major issues facing us today and has been described as a threat greater than terrorism. As the world's largest industry tourism both contributes to and will be dramatically affected...

Best Practice in Accessible Tourism: Inclusion, Disability, Ageing Population and Tourism

by Prof. Dimitrios Buhalis, Dr. Simon Darcy & Ivor Ambrose Channel View Publications (February 09, 2012)

This volume presents an international selection of invited contributions on policy and best practice in accessible tourism, reflecting current practices across a range of destinations and business settings....

Tourist Behaviour and the Contemporary World

by Prof. Philip L. Pearce Channel View Publications (October 06, 2011)

This volume seeks to review and stimulate interest in a number of emerging and fresh topics in contemporary tourist behaviour and experience. Topics explored include the effects of newer technologies on tourists'...

Accessible Tourism: Concepts and Issues

by Prof. Dimitrios Buhalis & Dr. Simon Darcy Channel View Publications (December 23, 2010)

Inclusion, disability, an ageing population and tourism are increasingly important areas of study due to their implications for both tourism demand and supply. This book therefore sets out to explore and document...

Zoos and Tourism: Conservation, Education, Entertainment?

by Dr. Warwick Frost Channel View Publications (December 15, 2010)

Zoos are important and popular tourist attractions. Spread around the world, they are typically located in major cities, with visitation levels comparable to other major attractions. Nature-based attractions...

Inside City Tourism: A European Perspective

by Prof. John Heeley Channel View Publications (February 21, 2011)

Cities are the dominant geographical focus of business and leisure tourism travel, and cities everywhere are regenerating and reinventing themselves so as to attract visitors, students and investment. Inside...

Social Tourism in Europe: Theory and Practice

by Scott McCabe, Dr. Lynn Minnaert & Anya Diekmann Channel View Publications (October 26, 2011)

This book, the first on social tourism in English, provides a comprehensive analysis of the various systems and practices in support of disadvantaged people's enjoyment of tourism. Combining theory and practice...

Trends in European Tourism Planning and Organisation

by Assoc. Prof. Carlos Costa, Emese Panyik & Prof. Dimitrios Buhalis Channel View Publications (September 27, 2013)

Written by leading international tourism researchers, this book examines the key trends in European tourism planning and organisation. It introduces a theoretical framework to tourism planning and organisation...

Tourism Marketing: A Collaborative Approach

by Dr. Alan Fyall & Dr. Brian Garrod Channel View Publications (December 21, 2004)

This book provides a thorough and detailed understanding of tourism marketing principles and practice within the context of inter-organisational collaboration. The book begins with an overview of existing marketing...

Film-Induced Tourism

by Sue Beeton Channel View Publications (May 17, 2005)

Film-induced tourism has the potential to revitalise flagging regional/rural communities and increase tourism to urban centres, however it carries with it its own unique problems. This publication explores such...

Tourism in China: Destinations, Planning and Experiences

by Prof. Chris Ryan & Songshan (Sam) Huang Channel View Publications (June 07, 2013)

This book offers an in-depth understanding of tourism development and destination planning in China's transitional economy. It is a unique collaboration between editors and contributors to present issues in...

Strategic Management for Tourism Communities: Bridging the Gaps

by Prof. Peter E. Murphy & Ann E. Murphy Channel View Publications (November 05, 2004)

Strategic planning within a community framework is essential for tourism to reach its potential. This book combines the four principal functions of business management and stakeholder analysis to develop a model...

Wildlife Tourism

by Dr. David Newsome, Prof. Ross K. Dowling & Dr. Susan A. Moore Channel View Publications (July 22, 2005)

This book is a landmark contribution to the rapidly growing field of wildlife tourism, especially in regard to its underpinning foundations of science, conservation and policy. Written by a number of environmental...

The Darker Side of Travel: The Theory and Practice of Dark Tourism

by Prof. Richard Sharpley & Philip R. Stone Channel View Publications (August 25, 2009)

Over the last decade, the concept of dark tourism has attracted growing academic interest and media attention. Nevertheless, perspectives on and understanding of dark tourism remain varied and theoretically...

Tourist Behaviour: Themes and Conceptual Schemes

by Prof. Philip L. Pearce Channel View Publications (September 27, 2005)

Tourism is an inherently social phenomenon. Tourists travel with others and experience places and cultures through interacting with both familiar and unfamiliar others. This volume presents a thorough tour of...

Natural Area Tourism: Ecology, Impacts and Management

by Dr. David Newsome, Dr. Susan A. Moore & Prof. Ross K. Dowling Channel View Publications (December 14, 2012)

Natural Area Tourism provides a comprehensive description of tourism in natural areas allowing readers to understand the scope of, complexities arising from, and possibilities of undertaking successful tourism...

Tourism Collaboration and Partnerships: Politics, Practice and Sustainability

by Prof. Bill Bramwell & Bernard Lane Channel View Publications (May 02, 2000)

This book explores the concept, techniques and implications of establishing stakeholder collaboration in sustainable tourism. The importance of involving a wide range of stakeholders in tourism planning and...

Tourism in Peripheral Areas: Case Studies

by Frances Brown & Derek R Hall Channel View Publications (August 31, 2000)

There has been little research on tourism in those European countries or regions which lie outside the continent's main centres of production and population, even though tourism may be one of the few economic...

Dynamic Tourism: Journeying With Change

by Priscilla Boniface Channel View Publications (May 11, 2001)

This book portrays a fresh approach to tourism. It argues for increased and radical change by the tourism industry and claims that this change is made necessary by the emergent sophistication and increased experience...

Tourism Employment: Analysis and Planning

by Prof. Michael Riley, Dr. Adele Ladkin & Dr. Edith Szivas Channel View Publications (February 12, 2002)

This book is an attempt to understand tourism employment in a holistic way. Using ideas from labour economics, work psychology and industrial sociology the authors look at tourism employment in both its workplace...

Contemporary Christian Travel

by Amos S. Ron & Dr. Dallen J. Timothy Channel View Publications (October 15, 2018)

This book is the first to examine the depth, complexity and uniqueness of global Christian pilgrimage, travel and tourism, and how they manifest in terms of both supply and demand. It explores the places and...

Music and Tourism: On the Road Again

by Chris Gibson & John Connell Channel View Publications (February 22, 2005)

Music and Tourism is the first book to comprehensively examine the links between travel and music. It combines contemporary and historical analysis of the economic and social impact of music tourism, with discussions...

Critical Debates in Tourism

by Tej Vir Singh Channel View Publications (August 14, 2012)

In this volume tourism experts collectively discuss and debate some intriguing questions that the tourism industry poses, such as the relevance of mass tourism, the dilemma of authenticity, whether small tourism...

Family Tourism

by Heike A. Schänzel, Ian Yeoman & Elisa Backer Channel View Publications (July 20, 2012)

The family remains at the emotional heart of society, and makes up a significant proportion of the tourism market. However, the concept of family has changed over the decades and there are now different types...

Sport Tourism Development

by Dr. James Higham Channel View Publications (April 17, 2018)

This book critically explores sport-related tourism drawing on the fields of sport management, the sociology of sport, consumer behaviour, sports marketing, economic, urban and sports geography, and tourism...

Managing Educational Tourism

by Dr. Brent W. Ritchie Channel View Publications (January 09, 2003)

Increasingly tourists are seeking learning and educational holidays. This interest has led to the provision of tourism product with some form of learning or education as an integral component, including cultural...

Lake Tourism: An Integrated Approach to Lacustrine Tourism Systems

by Prof. C. Michael Hall & Tuija Härkönen Channel View Publications (May 03, 2006)

Lakes are an essential element of some of the world's most popular tourism destinations. However, increased pressure from visitors and the tourism industry as well as from other, sometimes competing, land and...

Marine Ecotourism: Issues and Experiences

by Dr. Brian Garrod & Dr. Julie Wilson Channel View Publications (January 03, 2003)

This book introduces the concept of marine ecotourism and assesses its value as a sustainable development option. The first section examines the major issues involved in planning and managing marine ecotourism....

Tourism, Mobility and Second Homes: Between Elite Landscape and Common Ground

by Prof. C. Michael Hall & Dr. Dieter K. Müller Channel View Publications (July 27, 2004)

Second homes - the cottage, the summer house, the bach - are an important part of the tourism and leisure lifestyles of many people in the developed world. Second homes are therefore an integral component of...

Nordic Tourism: Issues and Cases

by Prof. C. Michael Hall, Dr. Dieter K. Müller & Prof. Jarkko Saarinen Channel View Publications (November 11, 2008)

Tourism is a major industry in the Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden) as well as a growing field of academic study. For many cities and regions tourism is also increasingly recognised...

Sustainable Tourism in Southern Africa: Local Communities and Natural Resources in Transition

by Prof. Jarkko Saarinen, Fritz O. Becker, Dr. Haretsebe Manwa & Prof. Deon Wilson Channel View Publications (June 23, 2009)

Tourism has become a major economic agent and an important social and cultural element in contemporary southern Africa. As such, tourism has a wide range of impacts on environment, economy, cultures, and the...

Health and Wellness Tourism: Spas and Hot Springs

by Patricia Erfurt-Cooper & Prof. Malcolm Cooper Channel View Publications (July 27, 2009)

Geothermal springs constitute a major tourism resource, providing spectacular settings, recreation facilities, a recognised value in treatments beneficial for health and wellness, a sense of heritage and adventure,...

Codes of Ethics in Tourism: Practice, Theory, Synthesis

by Dr. David A. Fennell & David Malloy Channel View Publications (May 16, 2007)

With ethics fast becoming a mainstay in tourism studies and the tourism industry in general, this volume provides a timely and intensive look at the theory and practice of codes of ethics in tourism. While the...

Managing Coastal Tourism Resorts: A Global Perspective

by Dr. Sheela Agarwal & Prof. Gareth Shaw Channel View Publications (October 19, 2007)

The vast majority of existing academic research of coastal tourism resort management has been undertaken in northern and southern Europe at the expense of a wider global consideration. This book aims to address...

Slow Tourism: Experiences and Mobilities

by Dr. Simone Fullagar, Kevin Markwell & Dr. Erica Wilson Channel View Publications (March 23, 2012)

This book examines the emerging phenomenon of slow tourism, addressing growing consumer concerns with quality leisure time, environmental and cultural sustainability, as well as the embodied experience of place....

Rural Tourism and Sustainable Business

by Prof. Derek R Hall, Irene Kirkpatrick & Morag Mitchell Channel View Publications (May 17, 2005)

This book provides the latest conceptual thinking on, and case study exemplification of, rural tourism and sustainable business development from Europe, North America, Australasia, the Middle East and Japan...

2050  Tomorrow's Tourism

by Ian Yeoman Channel View Publications (June 13, 2012)

In 2050, it is predicted that 4.7bn or nearly 50% of the world's population will take an international holiday. But can humankind meet that forecast given the issues of ageing populations, peak oil, the global...

Tourism and Religion

by Prof. Richard Butler & Wantanee Suntikul Channel View Publications (January 18, 2018)

This book examines both specific issues and more general problems stemming from the interaction of religion, travel and tourism with hospitality and culture, as well as the implications for site management and...

Qualitative Methods in Tourism Research

by Dr. Wendy Hillman & Kylie Radel Channel View Publications (December 15, 2017)

This volume seeks to expose and illustrate new approaches and thinking in qualitative methods that are being developed and implemented in tourism research. The contributions bring together various qualitative...

Heritage, Screen and Literary Tourism

by Dr. Sheela Agarwal & Prof. Gareth Shaw Channel View Publications (October 19, 2017)

This book examines the main issues and concepts relating to heritage, screen and literary tourism (HSLT) and provides a comprehensive understanding and evaluation of these three forms of tourism in the context...

Quantitative Methods in Tourism

by Rodolfo Baggio & Jane Klobas Channel View Publications (July 06, 2017)

In this revised second edition, Baggio and Klobas build upon the work of their previous volume, offering a presentation of quantitative research methods for tourism researchers. This accessible and rigorous...

Tourism in the Arab World

by Hamed Almuhrzi, Hafidh Alriyami & Noel Scott Channel View Publications (June 15, 2017)

This book is the first to explore Arabic tourism from a business viewpoint, rather than taking a sociological, anthropological or political stance. It focuses on business planning, management and marketing destinations...

Commercial Nationalism and Tourism

by Leanne White Channel View Publications (January 19, 2017)

This book combines academic analysis and critical exploration to examine national narratives in the context of tourism and events around the world. It explores how particular narratives are woven to tell (and...