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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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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, 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....

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...

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'...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Cultural Heritage and Tourism: An Introduction

by Dr. Dallen J. Timothy Channel View Publications (August 03, 2011)

One of the most salient forms of modern-day tourism is based on the heritage of humankind. The majority of all global travel entails some element of the cultural past, as hundreds of millions of people visit...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Tourism and Climate Change: Risks and Opportunities

by Dr. Susanne Becken & Prof. John E. Hay Channel View Publications (August 17, 2007)

This book discusses the tourism-climate system and provides a sound basis for those interested in tourism management and climate change mitigation, adaptation and policy. In the first three chapters, the book...

Tourism and Transport: Modes, Networks and Flows

by Dr. David Timothy Duval Channel View Publications (September 24, 2007)

The global growth of tourism has been matched by the significant growth in transport networks. In many ways, transport and tourism can be considered mutually dependent. Understanding the dimensions of tourism...

Tourism Economics and Policy

by Prof. Larry Dwyer, Prof. Peter Forsyth & Wayne Dwyer Channel View Publications (October 27, 2010)

Tourism Economics and Policy combines a comprehensive treatment of economic concepts and applications in tourism contexts. The topics covered are those that most occupy the attention of tourism economists in...

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...

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...

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...