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  1. Contemporary Tourist Experience

    Concepts and Consequences

    Edited by Richard Sharpley, Philip Stone

    Series: Advances in Tourism

    This significant and timely volume aims to provide a focused analysis into tourist experiences that reflect their ever-increasing diversity and complexity, and their significance and meaning to tourists themselves. Written by leading international scholars, it offers new insight into emergent...

    Published May 27th 2012 by Routledge

  2. The Study of Tourism

    Past Trends and Future Directions

    By Richard Sharpley

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Over the last two decades, tourism has become firmly established as a recognized field of study and the focus of extensive academic research. There has been continual expansion in the provision of taught programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level, dramatic developments in the tourism...

    Published January 26th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Tourist Experience

    Contemporary Perspectives

    Edited by Richard Sharpley, Philip R. Stone

    Series: Advances in Tourism

    To consume tourism is to consume experiences. An understanding of the ways in which tourists experience the places and people they visit is therefore fundamental to the study of the consumption of tourism. Consequently, it is not surprising that attention has long been paid in the tourism...

    Published September 1st 2010 by Routledge

  4. Tourism Development and the Environment: Beyond Sustainability?

    By Richard Sharpley

    Series: Tourism Environment and Development

    Tourism Development and the Environment: Beyond Sustainability? challenges the sustainable tourism development paradigm that has come to dominate both theoretical and practical approaches to tourism development over the last two decades. It extends the sustainable tourism debate beyond the arguably...

    Published August 25th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Tourism and Development in the Developing World

    By David J. Telfer, Richard Sharpley

    Series: Routledge Perspectives on Development

    Tourism is widely considered as an effective contributor to socio-economic development, particularly in less developed countries. However, despite the almost universal adoption of tourism as a developmental option, the extent to which economic and social development inevitably follows the...

    Published December 12th 2007 by Routledge

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