A New Synthesis, 2nd Edition
To Be Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge
An Integrated Approach
As one of the world’s largest industries, tourism carries with it significant social, environmental, economic and political impacts. Although tourism can provide significant economic benefits for some destinations, the image of tourism as a benign and environmentally friendly industry has often...
Published July 8th 2009 by Routledge
A New Synthesis
Tourism is an intensely geographic phenomenon. It stimulates large-scale, global movement of people and forges distinctive relationships between people and the places they visit. It shapes processes of physical development and resource exploitation, whilst the presence of visitors exerts a range of...
Published May 17th 2009 by Routledge
Geographical Perspectives on Globalization and Touristed Landscapes
Series: Critical Geographies
The seductiveness of touristed landscapes is simultaneously local and global, as travelled places are formed and reworked by the activities of diverse, mobile people, in their desires to experience situated, sensuous qualities of difference. Cartier and Lew’s interesting and informative book...
Published March 23rd 2005 by Routledge
Examine China's impact on the world tourism market!Tourism in China is a comprehensive study of tourism and the travel industry in China--past, present, and future. Since joining many of its Asia-Pacific neighbors in identifying tourism as a vehicle for socioeconomic growth and poverty alleviation,...
Published December 1st 2002 by Routledge