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 12th 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 11th 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 22nd 2012 by Routledge
Using a unique "old–new" treatment, this book presents new perspectives on several important topics in Southeast Asian history and historiography. Based on original, primary research, it reinterprets and revises several long-held conventional views in the field, covering the period from the "...
Published May 11th 2011 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
Food and Wine Festivals and Events Around the World is a pioneering text that recognises the importance of this rapidly growing aspect of the tourism industry. Food and wine festivals and events play a significant role in rural and urban development and regeneration and the impacts of these events...
Published June 9th 2008 by Routledge
Global Issues, Contemporary Interactions
Whether it’s bungee jumping in Queenstown or visiting the Guinness factory in Dublin, where we travel – and what we do when we get there - has changed significantly in the past twenty years. This innovative textbook explores what is possibly the most unrecognized of international service industries...
Published March 9th 2008 by Routledge
The study of tourism and indeed the tourism industry is changing constantly. Contemporary Tourism: an international approach presents a new and refreshing approach to the study of tourism, considering issues such as the changing world order, destination marketing, tourism ethics and pro-poor...
Published November 19th 2007 by Routledge
Whilst Wine Marketing: a practical guide also looks at theory and existing research, the main focus of this book is on the practicalities of wine marketing. Each chapter includes the following invaluable features:* 'How to' and 'how not to' case studies based on international examples* A guide to...
Published September 23rd 2007 by Routledge
Environment, Place and Space, 3rd Edition
Highlighting the inter-relationships between tourism, leisure and recreation, this revised edition introduces growing theoretical debates (from geography and the wider social science arena) to assess how new conceptualizations of tourism and leisure are advancing knowledge and understanding....
Published December 21st 2005 by Routledge