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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 11 new and published books in the subject of Niche Tourism — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Dark Tourism and Crime

    By Derek Dalton

    Series: Advances in Tourism

    Dark tourism has become widespread and diverse. It has passed into popular culture vernacular, deployed in guide books as a short hand descriptor for sites that are associated with death, suffering and trauma. However, whilst books have been devoted to dark tourism as a...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Tourism and Geographies of Inequality

    The New Global Slumming Phenomenon

    Edited by Fabian Frenzel, Ko Koens

    Slum tourism is a controversial pastime rising in popularity on a global scale. Known as ‘slumming’, it has been practised since Victorian times. In recent years, slum tourism occurs in more and more cities of the Global South. Township tourism across South Africa, favela tourism in Rio...

    Published October 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Understanding Tropical Coastal and Island Tourism Development

    Edited by Klaus Meyer-Arendt, Alan A. Lew

    This book contains a collection of articles that include both case studies and theoretical insights applicable to the tourism development challenges of tropical coastal and island destinations throughout the world. Topics include the shortcomings of (eco)tourism in Madagascar, collaboration theory...

    Published September 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. Event Volunteering

    International Perspectives on the Event Volunteering Experience

    Edited by Karen A. Smith, Leonie Lockstone-Binney, Kirsten Holmes, Tom Baum

    Series: Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

    Volunteers make important contributions across the spectrum of event settings, most visibly at high profile mega events such as the Olympic Games they are volunteers are lauded as ‘Games makers’, ’unsung heroes’ and the like. Less visibly volunteers are the heart and soul of community events and...

    Published May 4th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Social, Cultural and Economic Impacts of Wine in New Zealand.

    Edited by Peter J. Howland

    Series: Routledge Studies of Gastronomy, Food and Drink

    New Zealand’s wine came to the world’s attention in the late 1980’s with its production of some of the best quality sauvignon blancs. Since then the industry has grown significantly and has increasingly gained an international reputation as a producer of quality, boutique wines.This volume provides...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Wellness Tourism

    A Destination Perspective

    Edited by Cornelia Voigt, Christof Pforr

    Series: Routledge Advances in Tourism

    Core values of society, health and wellbeing impact today on all aspects of our lives, and have also increasingly influenced patterns of tourism consumption and production. In this context wellness has developed into a significant dimension of tourism in a number of new and long established...

    Published October 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. Bali Tourism

    By Arthur Asa Berger

    The island of Bali has long been characterized in the West as the last “paradise” on earth, but there is far more to this small Indonesian province. Bali Tourism presents an enlightening ethnographic study of some of the most important icons—for tourists and locals alike—in Balinese culture and...

    Published July 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Mineral Springs Resorts in Global Perspective

    Spa Histories

    Edited by John K. Walton

    Spa resorts were a favoured destination for affluent seekers after health and comfortable leisure in opulent surroundings from the seventeenth to the twentieth century, although in the railway age they began to suffer from competition from new fashions in leisure and tourism, especially the seaside...

    Published July 2nd 2013 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. New Research Paradigms in Tourism Geography
    Edited by Alan A. Lew
    To Be Published March 9th 2015
  2. Tourism in the Green Economy
    Edited by Maharaj Vijay Reddy, Keith Wilkes
    To Be Published May 7th 2015
  3. Leisure and Food
    Edited by Heather Mair, Jennifer Sumner
    To Be Published May 11th 2015
  4. Scientific and Research Tourism: Researchers as Travellers
    Edited by Susan Slocum, Carol Kline, Andrew Holden
    To Be Published May 21st 2015
  5. Affective Tourism: Dark Routes in Conflict
    By Dorina Maria Buda
    To Be Published May 21st 2015

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