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  1. Tourism in Pacific Islands

    Current Issues and Future Challenges

    Edited by Stephen Pratt, David Harrison

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Pacific Island Countries have been shown to be especially vulnerable to such external influences as natural disasters, political unrest and downturns in the global economy and their tourism industries have been notably affected. In particular, they typically have a narrow resource base and a...

    Published March 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Social Memory and Heritage Tourism Methodologies

    Edited by Stephen P. Hanna, Amy E. Potter, E. Arnold Modlin, Perry Carter, David L. Butler

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    The examination of social memory and heritage tourism has grown considerably over the past few decades as scholars have critically re-examined the relationships between past memories and present actions at international, national, and local scales. Methodological innovation and reflection have...

    Published February 10th 2015 by Routledge

  3. A Hospitable World?

    Organising Work and Workers in Hotels and Tourist Resorts

    Edited by David Jordhus-Lier, Anders Underthun

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    The hospitality and tourism sector is a large and rapidly expanding industry worldwide, and can rightfully be described as a vehicle of globalisation. Hotels are among the cornerstones of the industry often drawing workers from the most vulnerable segments of multicultural labour markets,...

    Published November 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Trust, Tourism Development and Planning

    Edited by Robin Nunkoo, Stephen L.J. Smith

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    The dynamics of trust and distrust are central to understanding modern society, social relations, and development processes. However, numerous studies suggest that societal trust and citizen’s trust in government and its institutions are on the decline, challenging the legitimacy of government and...

    Published September 1st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Living with Tourism

    Negotiating Identities in a Turkish Village

    By Hazel Tucker

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Redefining 'community' and considering the effects tourism has on culture, this detailed book delivers an ethnographic account of both the toured and touring community in Göreme, central Turkey. Hazel Tucker presents an in-depth analysis of the interactions between tourists, the local community...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Tourism, Creativity and Development

    Edited by Greg Richards, Julie Wilson

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Destinations across the world are beginning to replace or supplement culture-led development strategies with creative development. This book critically analyzes the impact and effectiveness of creative strategies in tourism development and charts the emergence of 'creative tourism'. Why has ‘...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Tourism at the Grassroots

    Villagers and Visitors in the Asia-Pacific

    Edited by John Connell, Barbara Rugendyke

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    In two regions where tourism is of considerable economic importance, eastern Asia and the Pacific, there have been remarkably few studies of the impacts of tourism in rural areas. Moreover, the shift towards ecotourism, touted as a more environmentally benign form of tourism, has extended the...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Tourism, Religion and Pilgrimage in Jerusalem

    By Kobi Cohen-Hattab, Noam Shoval

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Jerusalem is a city with a singular nature. Home to three religions, it contains spiritual meaning for people the world over; it is at once a tourist destination and a location with a complex political reality. Tourism, therefore, is an integral part of Jerusalem’s development and its political...

    Published June 21st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Tourism and Innovation

    By Michael C. Hall, Williams Allan

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    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 18th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Tourism and the Consumption of Wildlife

    Hunting, Shooting and Sport Fishing

    Edited by Brent Lovelock

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Consumptive forms of wildlife tourism (hunting, shooting and fishing) have become a topic of interest – both to the tourism industry, in terms of destinations seeking to establish or grow this sector, and to other stakeholders such as environmental organisations, animal-rights groups, and the...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge