To Be Published July 15th 2015 by Routledge
Sustainability remains one of the major issues in tourism today. Concerns over climate and environmental change, the fallout from the global economic and financial crisis, and the seeming failure to meeting UN Millennium development goals have only reinforced the need for more sustainable...
To Be Published February 3rd 2015 by Routledge
Tourism is often described as an industry with high growth rates, and it is subject to radical change in how it is produced and consumed. However, there is still a relatively poor understanding of how such changes are brought about – that is, through innovation. This book is the first to...
Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge
Environment, Place and Space
This fourth edition of The Geography of Tourism and Recreation provides students with a comprehensive introduction to the interrelationship between tourism, leisure and recreation from geographical and social science perspectives. It still remains the only book to systematically compare and...
Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge
Contested Discourses, Identities and Representations
Due to its centrality to the processes of transnational mobilities, migration and globalization, tourism studies has the potential to make a significant contribution to understanding the postcolonial experience. Drawing together theoretical and applied research, this fascinating book illuminates...
Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge
Social Marketing is the utilisation of marketing principles and methods to encourage individual and organisational behaviour change for the public good. Traditionally the domain of government it is increasingly also utilised by non-government and non-profit organisations and other institutions of...
Published February 3rd 2014 by Routledge
Local Foods, Innovation, Tourism and Hospitality
There is increasing public and academic interest in local and sustainable foods and food tourism. These interests have been reflected in such diverse elements as the growth of farmers markets, green restaurants, food miles, crabon and sustainability labelling, concerns over food supply and security...
Published November 29th 2012 by Routledge
The Ethics, Regulation, and Marketing of Health Mobility
Medical and health tourism is a significant area of growth in the export of medical, health and tourism services. Although spas and improved well-being have long been part of the tourist experience, health tourism now includes travel for medical purposes ranging from cosmetic and dental surgery...
Published July 13th 2012 by Routledge
Impacts, Adaptation and Mitigation
Climate change is the single most important global environmental and development issue facing the world today and has emerged as a major topic in tourism studies. Climate change is already affecting the tourism industry and is anticipated to have profound implications for tourism in the...
Published April 12th 2012 by Routledge
Perspectives on Systems, Restructuring and Innovations
Series: Routledge Advances in Tourism
A global industry and an important tool for economic development, international tourism is facing an increasingly uncertain future. Global environmental change, including climate change; increasing fuel prices; and growing criticism from environmental and social interest groups are posing...
Published February 23rd 2012 by Routledge