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New and Published Books

  1. 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 4th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Pilgrimage in the Marketplace

    By Ian Reader

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion, Travel, and Tourism

    The study of pilgrimage often centres itself around miracles and spontaneous populist activities. While some of these activities and stories may play an important role in the emergence of potential pilgrimage sites and in helping create wider interest in them, this book demonstrates that the...

    Published September 19th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Backpacker Tourism and Economic Development

    Perspectives from the Less Developed World

    By Mark P. Hampton

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    There has been a phenomenal growth of backpacker tourism from the overland routes to India in the 1960s, to present-day backpacker tourism across the less developed world. As a result there has been significant economic development impacts of backpacker tourism upon local communities especially in...

    Published April 8th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Tourism and the Globalization of Emotions

    The Intimate Economy of Tango

    By Maria Törnqvist

    Series: Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

    Today, an increasing number of people from all over the world travel to Buenos Aires to dance tango. To accommodate these intimate voyagers, tourist agencies offer travel packages, including classes in tango instruction, dance shoe shopping, and special city maps pointing out the tango clubs in...

    Published March 10th 2013 by Routledge

  5. CRM

    The Foundation of Contemporary Marketing Strategy

    By Roger J. Baran, Robert J. Galka

    This book introduces students to CRM (customer relationship management), a strategic methodology that’s being embraced in increasing numbers by organizations looking to gain a competitive advantage. With in-depth coverage of business and consumer markets in various vertical markets, the impact of...

    Published February 24th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Tourism and Crisis

    Edited by Gustav Visser, Sanette Ferreira

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Tourism, Business and Management

    The new millennium has been characterised by several crises ranging from dramatic acts of terror to natural disasters, as well as the most significant economic recession since the late 1920s. However, despite such challenges the global tourism system has in the main retained its past vitality...

    Published February 7th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Conferences and Conventions 3rd edition

    A Global Industry, 3rd Edition

    By Tony Rogers

    Series: Events Management

    Conferences and Conventions: A Global Industry 3rd edition provides a comprehensive introduction to the key elements of the global conference, convention and meetings industry. It examines the industry’s origins, structure, economic, social and environmental impacts, education, training and career...

    Published January 10th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Routledge Handbook of Cultural Tourism

    Edited by Melanie Smith, Greg Richards

    The Routledge Handbook of Cultural Tourism explores and critically evaluates the debates and controversies in this field of Tourism. It brings together leading specialists from a range of disciplinary backgrounds and geographical regions, to provide state-of-the-art theoretical reflection and...

    Published December 20th 2012 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. Tourism and War

    Edited by Richard Butler, Wantanee Suntikul

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    This is the first volume to fully explore the complex relationship between war and tourism by considering its full range of dynamics; including political, psychological, economic and ideological factors at different levels, in different political and geographical locations. Issues of peace and...

    Published August 19th 2012 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Economics of Sustainable Tourism
    Edited by Fabio Cerina, Anil Markandya
    To Be Published April 29th 2015
  2. Political Economy of Tourism: A Critical Perspective
    Edited by Jan Mosedale
    To Be Published April 29th 2015
  3. Managing and Adapting to Global Change in Tourism Places
    Edited by Alan A. Lew
    To Be Published April 30th 2015
  4. Tourism in the Green Economy
    Edited by Maharaj Vijay Reddy, Keith Wilkes
    To Be Published May 8th 2015
  5. Tourism and Development in Sub-Sahara Africa
    By Marina Novelli
    To Be Published July 1st 2015

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