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Identity and Intercultural Exchange in Travel and Tourism

by Anthony David Barker Channel View Publications (September 17, 2014)

This book looks at the relationship between questions of identity formation and modern practices in travelling and tourism. Unprecedented levels of mobility and international exchange over the last 100 years...


Tourism and Cricket: Travels to the Boundary

by Prof. Tom Baum & Prof. Richard Butler Channel View Publications (August 01, 2014)

This book is the first to focus on the relationship between tourism and cricket. The pattern of cricket as a sport and as a tourist attraction is highly dynamic. This volume examines how cricket as a participant...


Explorer Travellers and Adventure Tourism

by Dr. Jennifer Laing & Dr. Warwick Frost Channel View Publications (August 01, 2014)

This book examines the nexus between exploring and tourism and argues that exploration travel - based heavily on explorer narratives and the promises of personal challenges and change - is a major trend in future...


Tourism and National Identity: Heritage and Nationhood in Scotland

by Kalyan Bhandari Channel View Publications (June 23, 2014)

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...


Spices and Tourism: Destinations, Attractions and Cuisines

by Prof. Lee Jolliffe Channel View Publications (June 23, 2014)

This is the first book to explore the relationship between tourism and spices. It examines the various layers of connection between spices and tourism in terms of destinations, attractions and cuisines. The...


Railway Heritage and Tourism: Global Perspectives

by Prof. Michael V. Conlin & Geoffrey R. Bird Channel View Publications (May 08, 2014)

This is the first book of its kind to examine railway heritage in the context of tourism in a comprehensive, internationally relevant manner. It explores the challenges faced by developers and operators of railway...


Reading Tourism Texts: A Multimodal Analysis

by Sabrina Francesconi Channel View Publications (February 24, 2014)

This volume explores the relationship between tourism and travel texts and contemporary society, and how each is shaped by the other. A multimodal analysis is used to consider a variety of texts including novels,...


Residential Tourism: (De)Constructing Paradise

by Mason R. McWatters Channel View Publications (November 21, 2008)

Residential Tourism: (De)Constructing Paradise offers the first in-depth, critical exploration of the foreign retirement/expatriate communities proliferating in both size and number throughout Latin America....


Tea and Tourism: Tourists, Traditions and Transformations

by Prof. Lee Jolliffe Channel View Publications (January 23, 2007)

The global production, marketing and consumption of tea present a resource for tea-related tourism. Tea and Tourism: Tourists, Traditions and Transformations profiles tea cultures and examines the social, political...


Backpacker Tourism: Concepts and Profiles

by Dr. Kevin Hannam & Dr. Irena Ateljevic Channel View Publications (November 12, 2007)

The search for new tourism experiences as well as changes in the tourism industry itself has led to new forms of individualised travel and consequentially new forms of backpacker tourism. This volume provides...


Tourism, Culture and Development: Hopes, Dreams and Realities in East Indonesia

by Dr. Stroma Cole Channel View Publications (November 09, 2007)

Can tourism help a poor remote community to develop? How much does tourism change a village? How can a village have the benefits tourism offers without the problems it can cause? These are the questions that...


Tourism in the Middle East: Continuity, Change and Transformation

by Dr. Rami Farouk Daher Channel View Publications (November 10, 2006)

This edited volume on tourism in the Middle East embodies a multi-discursive approach to the study of tourism in the region offering not only different perspectives but qualifying local knowledge and realities....


The British on Holiday: Charter Tourism, Identity and Consumption

by Dr. Hazel Andrews Channel View Publications (June 03, 2011)

This book is the only in-depth ethnographic study of British charter tourists. It is based on several months of participant observation of British charter tourists on holiday in Palmanova and Magaluf on the...


Festival Places: Revitalising Rural Australia

by Chris Gibson & John Connell Channel View Publications (January 25, 2011)

Festivals have burgeoned in rural areas, revitalising old traditions and inventing new reasons to celebrate. How do festivals contribute to tourism, community and a rural sense of belonging? What are their cultural,...


Authenticating Ethnic Tourism

by Dr. Philip Feifan Xie Channel View Publications (November 10, 2010)

This book represents a shifting of emphasis away from the discourse of authenticity to the process of authenticating ethnic tourism. It focuses upon what authentication is, how it works, who is involved, and...


Constructing Cultural Tourism: John Ruskin and the Tourist Gaze

by Prof. Keith Hanley & Prof. John K. Walton Channel View Publications (November 15, 2010)

This book is an interdisciplinary collaboration between a literary critic and cultural historian, which examines and recovers a radical and still urgent challenge to the industrialisation of cultural tourism...


The Semiotics of Heritage Tourism

by Dr. Emma Waterton & Steve Watson Channel View Publications (January 09, 2014)

This book is a fast-paced and thorough re-evaluation of what heritage tourism means to the people who experience it. It draws on contemporary thinking in human geography and heritage studies, and applies it...


Tourism and the Power of Otherness: Seductions of Difference

by David Picard & Michael A. Di Giovine Channel View Publications (January 09, 2014)

This book explores the paradoxes of Self-Other relations in the field of tourism. It particularly focuses on the 'power' of different forms of 'Otherness' to seduce and to disrupt, and, eventually, also to renew...


Tourism and Souvenirs: Glocal Perspectives from the Margins

by Dr. Jenny Cave, Prof. Lee Jolliffe & Prof. Tom Baum Channel View Publications (July 04, 2013)

Souvenirs are part of global and local travel and tourism in all corners of the world. This book portrays souvenirs as expressions of culture and as triggers of cultural change. The volume provides critique...


Rural Tourism Development: Localism and Cultural Change

by Prof. E. Wanda George, Heather Mair & Prof. Donald G. Reid Channel View Publications (March 18, 2009)

Rural tourism represents a merging of perhaps two of the most influential yet contradictory features of modern life. Not only are the forces of economic, social, cultural, environmental and political change...


Discourse, Communication and Tourism

by Dr. Adam Jaworski & Dr. Annette Pritchard Channel View Publications (September 19, 2005)

For the first time ever, this book brings together an explicit linkage between empirical and theoretical perspectives on tourism and discourse. A broad social semiotic approach is adopted to analyze a range...


Cultural Tourism in a Changing World: Politics, Participation and (Re)presentation

by Melanie Kay Smith & Prof. Mike Robinson Channel View Publications (September 12, 2006)

Cultural Tourism in a Changing World provides an in-depth analysis of the key political and social debates in the field of cultural tourism, drawing on a range of international examples to exemplify the issues...


Festivals, Tourism and Social Change: Remaking Worlds

by Dr. Greg Richards & Dr. Julie Wilson Channel View Publications (March 16, 2004)

Backpackers have shifted from the margins of the travel industry into the global spotlight. This volume explores the international backpacker phenomenon, drawing together different disciplinary perspectives...


Histories of Tourism: Representation, Identity and Conflict

by Prof. John K. Walton Channel View Publications (October 12, 2005)

This collection of essays develops the historical dimension to tourism studies through thematic case studies. The editor's introduction argues for the importance of a closer relationship between history and...


Festivals, Tourism and Social Change: Remaking Worlds

by David Picard & Prof. Mike Robinson Channel View Publications (October 12, 2006)

This book explores the links between tourism and festivals and the various ways in which each mobilises the other to make social realities meaningful. Drawing upon a series of international cases, festivals...


Sugar Heritage and Tourism in Transition

by Prof. Lee Jolliffe Channel View Publications (December 06, 2012)

Sugar as a global commodity has shaped our world, impacting cultures and influencing cuisine. The heritage of sugar is investigated in the context of globalization and tourism development. Facets of the sugar...


Books and Travel

by Dr. Jennifer Laing & Dr. Warwick Frost Channel View Publications (July 20, 2012)

The books that we read, whether travel-focused or not, may influence the way in which we understand the process or experience of travel. This multidisciplinary work provides a critical analysis of the inspirational...


Histories, Meanings and Representations of the Modern Hotel

by Kevin J. James Channel View Publications (August 15, 2018)

This book surveys current writing on the history of the modern hotel, focusing on three areas of vibrant and timely scholarly enquiry: the uniqueness of the American hotel, the contested status of the colonial...


Youth Tourism to Israel: Educational Experiences of the Diaspora

by Erik H. Cohen Channel View Publications (April 23, 2008)

This book is a cumulative analysis of an international, longitudinal study of a tour program which brings Jewish youth from around the world to Israel. It is a case study of the longest running and most thoroughly...


Royal Tourism: Excursions around Monarchy

by Nicola J Palmer & Philip E Long Channel View Publications (December 12, 2007)

There are multiple and complex relationships between royalty and tourism which have received little attention in the academic literature. This book draws on historical, sociological and cultural perspectives...


Tourism and Australian Beach Cultures: Revealing Bodies

by Christine Metusela & Gordon Waitt Channel View Publications (April 16, 2012)

This book explores the ever-changing interconnections between bodies, subjectivities, space, beach cultures and tourism, engaging with the geographies of the beach: its makings, boundaries and meanings for the...


Irish Tourism: Image, Culture and Identity

by Prof. Michael Cronin & Dr. Barbara O'Connor Channel View Publications (August 20, 2003)

For many years Ireland has been a popular tourist destination and tourism has been one of the most significant social, economic and cultural forces in Irish society. Irish Tourism: Image, Culture and Identity...


Tourism and Indigeneity in the Arctic

by Dr. Arvid Viken & Dr. Dieter K. Müller Channel View Publications (May 03, 2017)

This is the first book to exclusively address tourism and indigenous peoples in the circumpolar North. It examines how tourism in indigenous communities is influenced by academic and political discourses, and...


Cultural Tourism in Southern Africa

by Dr. Haretsebe Manwa, Naomi Moswete & Prof. Jarkko Saarinen Channel View Publications (January 11, 2016)

This volume provides an accessible overview of cultural tourism in southern Africa. It examines the utilisation of culture in southern African tourism and the related impacts, possibilities and challenges from...


Tourism and Memories of Home

by Sabine Marschall Channel View Publications (February 03, 2017)

This book investigates ‘home’ and ‘homeland’ as destinations of touristic journeys and adds to recent scholarly interest in the intersection between tourism and migration. It covers the temporary visits...


Heritage Tourism in China

by Hongliang Yan Channel View Publications (January 25, 2017)

This book offers new approaches and insights into the relationships between heritage tourism and notions of modernity, identity building and sustainable development in China. It demonstrates that the role of...


Learning the Arts of Linguistic Survival

by Dr. Alison Phipps Channel View Publications (November 10, 2006)

In this ground-breaking contribution to the study of tourism and languages, Alison Phipps examines what happens when tourists learn to speak other languages. From ordering a coffee to following directions she...


Resorts and Ports

by Prof. Peter Borsay & Prof. John K. Walton Channel View Publications (October 14, 2011)

Histories of seaports and coastal resorts have usually been kept in separate compartments. This book brings them together and looks at how resort development affected historic ports during the rise and development...


Coffee Culture, Destinations and Tourism

by Prof. Lee Jolliffe Channel View Publications (April 20, 2010)

This book explores the various aspects of coffee culture around the globe, relating the rich history of this beverage and the surroundings where it is produced and consumed to coffee destination development...


Official Tourism Websites

by Dr. Richard W. Hallett & Judith Kaplan-Weinger Channel View Publications (March 24, 2010)

Official Tourism Websites: A Discourse Analysis Perspective investigates the construction and promotion of identity of tourist locales by the designers of the official websites for destinations such as Santiago...


Tourism in Japan

by Arthur Asa Berger Channel View Publications (February 17, 2010)

This book deals with tourism, popular culture and everyday life in Japan. It offers some interesting statistics about Japanese life and society, discusses popular kinds of tours in Japan, considers images of...


Tourists and Travellers

by Dr. Betty Hagglund Channel View Publications (February 17, 2010)

During the late 18th and early 19th centuries, travel and tourism in Scotland changed radically, from a time when there were very few travellers and no provision for those that there were, through to Scotland’s...


Beyond Backpacker Tourism

by Dr. Kevin Hannam & Anya Diekmann Channel View Publications (February 02, 2010)

Building on previous work on backpacking, this book takes the analysis of backpacker tourism further by engaging both with new theoretical debates into tourism experiences and mobilities as well as with new...


Re-Investing Authenticity

by Britta Timm Knudsen & Anne Marit Waade Channel View Publications (January 22, 2010)

From the highly influential concept of ‘staged authenticity’ discussed by Dean MacCannell, to the general claim of longing for authenticity on behalf of all Western consumers, made by Joseph Pine and James...


Tourism, Power and Culture

by Dr. Donald V. L. Macleod & James G. Carrier Channel View Publications (December 23, 2009)

Tourism as an experience and an industry is infused by culture in its various dimensions, and influenced throughout by relationships of power; this is particularly apparent at the destination site. Anthropological...


Tourism and Intercultural Exchange

by Dr. Gavin Jack & Dr. Alison Phipps Channel View Publications (May 17, 2005)

This book asks the question; why is it that tourism matters? It looks at how it is we do tourism and learn to be tourists when we are on holiday. Tourism is a dynamic way of being that may facilitate or hinder...


Tourism, Globalisation and Cultural Change

by Dr. Donald V. L. Macleod Channel View Publications (May 14, 2004)

In what ways does tourism change the host community? This book offers original insights into the broad and deep influences of tourism, and places them within the historical context of globalisation. Intensive...


Exploring the Use and Impact of Travel Guidebooks

by Victoria Peel & Anders Sørensen Channel View Publications (January 19, 2016)

This volume provides the first comprehensive examination of travel guidebooks and their conceptualisation, use and impact. Guidebooks have been key tourism paraphernalia for almost two centuries and although...


Cultural Tourism in Southern Africa

by Dr. Haretsebe Manwa, Naomi Moswete & Prof. Jarkko Saarinen Channel View Publications (December 03, 2015)

This volume provides an accessible overview of cultural tourism in southern Africa. It examines the utilisation of culture in southern African tourism and the related impacts, possibilities and challenges from...


Tourist Attractions

by Johan R. Edelheim Channel View Publications (September 10, 2015)

Tourist attractions constitute the metaphorical 'heart' of tourism. This book aims to both deconstruct and construct what tourist attractions are, how we perceive them and how we can enhance our understanding...