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  1. Food and Wine Events in Europe

    A Stakeholder Approach
    Edited by Alessio Cavicchi, Cristina Santini

    Written by leading academics and including case studies illustrating the economic and social impacts linked to food and wine events, this is the first book to illustrate the impacts of food and wine events from a stakeholder perspective

    This timely and important volume also highlights best practices to achieve effective event management and maximize expected results.

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  2. Research Methods for Tourism Students

    By Ramesh Durbarry

    Written from a researcher’s point of view this text encourages students to think about the importance of research in informing good practice and to appreciate the role that it plays in the tourism industry.

    Research Methods for Tourism Students provides:

    • innovative ideas and inspiration for their own research work
    • information on research strategies available.
    • a step by step guide to accomplish a research project or dissertation
    • tourism specific research case study examples
    • case studies and useful learning aids

    This visually accessible and engaging book is essential reading for all Tourism students.

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    Complimentary Exam Copy

  3. International Women’s Day 2014

    International Women's Day is held annually on 8th of March. Since it was first held back in 1911 many thousands of events have taken place to celebrate the economic, political and social achievements of women.

    The day provides not only an occasion to celebrate achievements but also to give attention to areas where improvements can be made.

    Below you will find some titles that shine a light on women from a tourism perspective

  4. Tourism and Social Marketing

    Tourism and Social Marketing
    By C. Michael Hall

    This is the first book to comprehensively consider the relevance of social marketing principles and practice to tourism, destination management and marketing. It provides insights into how the behaviours of visitors and businesses may be changed so as to develop more sustainable forms of tourism and improve the quality of life of destination communities. It further contributes to the development of tourism related forms of sustainable consumption and promotion of ethical tourism and marketing. You can read more here .

  5. Tourism and Citizenship

    Tourism and Citizenship
    Rights, Freedoms and Responsibilities in the Global Order
    By Raoul Bianchi and Marcus Stephenson

    The study of international tourism is now a well-established field of research however the manifold intersections between tourism and citizenship have not received the attention they deserve.

    This book is the first to examine the role of tourism in wider society through a critically-informed sociological reflection on the relationships between international tourism and distinct renderings of citizenship. It explores key themes including: tourism and social citizenship rights; minority rights; states, markets and the freedom of movement; geo-politics, security and travel; and consumerism and class.

    This title is a must read for students in the fields of tourism and social science. You can read more here and request an e-inspection copy here.


    Doing Events Research: From Theory to Practice
    By Dorothy Fox, Mary Beth Gouthro, Yeganeh Morakabati and John Brackstone

    This is the first events management specific research methods text which encourages students to think about the importance of research in informing good practice and to appreciate the role that it plays in the events industry.

    Providing a step by step guide, the reader is guided in selecting a topic for research, identifying objectives and questions and determining which methods are the most appropriate to answer a research question. They are then shown how to analyze their data as well as writing up the research project.

    It integrates specific event research case studies and a range of useful learning aids to make applications accessible and spur critical thinking.

    You can read more here, and request your complimentary exam copy here.


  7. Routledge Handbook of Hospitality Management pre pub offer

    Especially relevant at a time when many sectors of the industry have to re - evaluate and reinvent themselves in response to the economic downturn the Routledge Handbook of Hospitality Management brings together specialists from both industry and academia and from a range of geographical regions to provide state-of-the-art theoretical reflection and empirical research.

    There is still time to take advantage of the Pre-Pub Offer on Routledge Handbook of Hospitality Management. Now available at a discounted price of £125 (rrp £140) until June 2014

    Why not recommend to your Librarian today

  8. Coming Soon

    Tourist Cities
    By Dan Knox

    This new textbook considers the relationship between tourism and the city from a range of sociological, economic and environmental approaches to fully explore the nature of tourism in cities around the world, bridging both managment and social sicence perspectives. Read more Request a complimetary exam copy

  9. Wine and Identity: Branding, Heritage, Terroir

    Wine and Identity explores how winemakers are seeking to increase their sales and attract tourists in an increasingly competitive global market. Examining how they look to distinguish themselves from their competitors, by developing image and experience.

  10. Heritage and the Olympics: People, Place and Performance

    Originally published as a special issue of the International Journal of Heritage Studies, this edited collection offers a detailed and thought-provoking examination of the components of heritage, illustrating the cultural significance of the Olympics and how past Olympic venues and sites that have become visitor attractions in their own right. read more.

    • Recommend to a librarian

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