Trends and Emerging Markets
Since the post World War Two boom in private automobile ownership, Drive Tourism has transformed the tourism landscape by facilitating dispersal and the growth of attractions and tourism related infrastructure beyond the zones that had previously emerged around seaports and railway terminals. The...
Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge
Challenges for Sustainable Development
Series: The Earthscan Forest Library
Globally rainforests are under threat on numerous fronts, including clearing for agriculture, harvesting for timber and urban expansion. Yet they have a crucial role in biodiversity conservation, climate change mitigation and providing other ecosystem services. Rainforests are also attractive...
Published September 29th 2014 by Routledge
Climate change will exert an enormous impact on all societies in the medium to long term. Tourism, as both a commercial activity and social phenomenon is not immune. To date, industry has been slow to recognise the scale of the threat posed by a changing climate on its operations and consumers have...
Published March 17th 2014 by Routledge
Recovery Marketing after Crises
Natural disasters, wars and conflicts, epidemics, and other major crises can devastate a tourism service or destination. Though there is extensive literature and research on preparation and coping with tourism crises, there is a gap in information on how to best market and recover from the...
Published May 23rd 2013 by Routledge
Destination management and resort development and planning are strong core areas in the final year of most undergraduate degrees and a popular area of study at postgraduate level. Using original case studies based on his own research, Resort Destinations uses examples from Australia's Gold Coast,...
Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge
The Asia Pacific region’s enormous diversity of living cultures and preserved heritage sites has significant appeal to many tourists. However tourism has grown so rapidly that many issues associated with the incorporation of cultural and heritage experiences in tourist itineraries (such as...
Published February 20th 2009 by Routledge
Management Responses and Theoretical Insight
Don’t wait until it’s too late to learn how to manage a crisis situationThe impact of crises on tourism has increased in the last ten years in response to terrorism, war, health emergencies, and natural disasters. Tourism Crises presents the latest research on crisis management with...
Published September 8th 2006 by Routledge