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  1. Managing and Marketing Tourist Destinations

    Strategies to Gain a Competitive Edge

    By Metin Kozak, Seyhmus Baloglu

    Series: Routledge Advances in Tourism

    Destination marketing is more challenging than other goods and services. The basis of competitive advantage shifts from tourism resources only (destination marketing) to a location-based or city-wide integrated management (place marketing). In this book, tourism scholars Metin Kozak and Seyhmus...

    Published September 4th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Tourist Shopping Villages

    Forms and Functions

    By Laurie Murphy, Pierre Benckendorff, Gianna Moscardo, Philip L. Pearce

    Series: Routledge Advances in Tourism

    Shopping is perhaps the most universal of tourist activities. Tourists form a separate retailing segment from the general population and place importance on different products and product attributes, contributing billions of dollars each year for both the private and public sector by which retail...

    Published September 4th 2012 by Routledge

  3. The Advanced Econometrics of Tourism Demand

    By Haiyan Song, Stephen F. Witt, Gang Li

    Series: Routledge Advances in Tourism

    Tourism demand is the foundation on which all tourism-related business decisions ultimately rest. Governments and companies such as airlines, tour operators, hotels, cruise ship lines, and recreation facility providers are interested in the demand for their products by tourists. The success of many...

    Published March 15th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Handbook of Tourist Behavior

    Theory & Practice

    Edited by Metin Kozak, Alain Decrop

    Series: Routledge Advances in Tourism

    In today’s highly competitive and global economy, understanding tourist behavior is imperative to success. Tourist behavior has become a cornerstone of any marketing strategy and action. Choosing, buying and consuming tourism/travel products and services includes a range of psycho-social processes...

    Published February 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  5. Sustainable Tourism Futures

    Perspectives on Systems, Restructuring and Innovations

    Edited by Stefan Gössling, C. Michael Hall, David Weaver

    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

  6. Creating Island Resorts

    By Brian King

    Series: Routledge Advances in Tourism

    This work studies tropical island resorts, the people who live and work there and the tourists who visit them. The author includes, but goes beyond the more commonly encountered marketing and economic analyses of resort destinations, by examining social, cultural, mythical, environmental,...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Tourism and Gastronomy

    Edited by Anne-Mette Hjalager, Greg Richards

    Series: Routledge Advances in Tourism

    In recent years, a growing emphasis has been placed on tourism experiences and attractions related to food. In many cases eating out while on holiday includes the 'consumption' of a local heritage, comparable to what is experienced when visiting historical sites and museums.Despite this increasing...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Destinations

    Cultural Landscapes of Tourism

    Edited by Greg Ringer

    Series: Routledge Advances in Tourism

    This book presents new directions both for tourism and cultural landscape studies in geography, crossing the traditional boundaries between the research of geographers and scholars of the tourism industry.Drawing on selected research from Europe, Southeast Asia, the Pacific and North America, the...

    Published November 28th 2011 by Routledge

  9. New Perspectives in Caribbean Tourism

    Edited by Marcella Daye, Donna Chambers, Sherma Roberts

    Series: Routledge Advances in Tourism

    The Caribbean is one of the most tourism dependent regions of the world. This edited volume extends beyond the frontiers of normative perspectives of tourism development to incorporate "new" ideas and perspectives that relate to the socio-cultural, political and economic realities of these...

    Published July 28th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Mining Heritage and Tourism

    A Global Synthesis

    Edited by Michael V. Conlin, Lee Jolliffe

    Series: Routledge Advances in Tourism

    Many former mining areas have now lost their industrial function and are now turning to tourism for regional revitalization and community economic development. The transformation process of these industrial, and in some cases derelict, mining sites and landscapes into an area of interest for...

    Published September 27th 2010 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Knowledge Networks and Tourism
    Edited by Michelle T. McLeod, Roger Vaughan
    To Be Published December 2nd 2014

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