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New and Published Books

  1. Tourism in the Green Economy

    Edited by Maharaj Vijay Reddy, Keith Wilkes

    The concept of the green economy has now entered mainstream policy debates and been endorsed by a range of United Nations and other organizations. The Rio+20 UN conference specifically drew attention to the green economy approach in the context of sustainable development to move away from...

    Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Economics of Sustainable Tourism

    Edited by Fabio Cerina, Anil Markandya

    Tourism is one of the world's largest industries and one of its fastest growing economic sectors helping to generate income and employment for local people. At the same time, it has many negative outsourced effects on the environment and local culture. Achieving a more sustainable pattern of...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Managing and Adapting to Global Change in Tourism Places

    Edited by Alan A. Lew

    Today, more than ever, communities need to develop resilience strategies to adapt to the varied and often unpredictable forces of global change. The focus of this collection of articles from Tourism Geographies is on global change in tourism places. Global change incorporates social and economic...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 20th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 9th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. 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 25th 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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 8th 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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 11th 2013 by Routledge