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New and Published Books

  1. 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 August 21st 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Great Barrier Reef

    An Environmental History

    By Ben Daley

    Series: Earthscan Oceans

    The Great Barrier Reef is located along the coast of Queensland in north-east Australia and is the world's largest coral reef ecosystem. Designated a World Heritage Area, it has been subject to increasing pressures from tourism, fishing, pollution and climate change, and is now protected as a...

    Published July 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Social Tourism

    Perspectives and Potential

    Edited by Lynn Minnaert, Robert Maitland, Graham Miller

    Social tourism refers to facilitating access to tourism for low income groups and/or the use of tourism as a regeneration and economic stimulation strategy. Although social tourism has its roots in the early 20th Century and is still a major component of the tourism sector in a range of countries,...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Tourism and the Millennium Development Goals

    Tourism, Local Communities and Development

    Edited by Jarkko Saarinen, Christian M. Rogerson, Haretsebe Manwa

    In 2000 United Nations adopted the Millennium Development Goals (UN MDGs), committing the member nations to a new global partnership to reduce extreme poverty and setting out a series of specific targets with a deadline of 2015. Related to the UN MDGs, tourism is increasingly seen as a promising...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Green Growth and Travelism

    Concept, Policy and Practice for Sustainable Tourism

    Edited by Terry DeLacy, Min Jiang, Geoffrey Lipman, Shaun Vorster

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    The green growth paradigm emerged from evolving global strategies that coherently promote a more socially inclusive, low-carbon, resource-efficient, stable economy, with decreasing poverty. Opportunities and challenges associated with the paradigm shift are expected to transform the travel and...

    Published May 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Sustainable Event Management

    A Practical Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Meegan Jones

    Gatherings of people for a purpose always have and always will be a part of the human story. Those staging these events have a social and environmental responsibility to manage their impacts and enhance their positive lasting legacies. Written by a leader in the field, this book is a practical,...

    Published May 7th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Understanding and Governing Sustainable Tourism Mobility

    Psychological and Behavioural Approaches

    Edited by Scott A. Cohen, James E.S. Higham, Stefan Gossling, Paul Peeters

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Despite a growing contribution to climate change, tourist and traveller behaviour is currently not acknowledged as an important sector within the development of climate policy. Whilst tourists may be increasingly aware of potential impacts on climate change there is evidence that most are...

    Published March 24th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Tourism Governance

    Critical Perspectives on Governance and Sustainability

    Edited by Bill Bramwell, Bernard Lane

    The role of governance has only recently begun to be researched and discussed in order to better understand tourism policy making and planning, and tourism development. Governance encompasses the many ways in which societies and industries are governed, given permission or assistance, or steered by...

    Published March 21st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Climate Change and Tourism in the Asia Pacific

    Edited by Bruce Prideaux, Bob McKercher, Karen McNamara

    Climate change will exert an enormous impact on all societies in the medium to long term. Tourism, as both a commercial activity and social phenomenon is not immune. To date, industry has been slow to recognise the scale of the threat posed by a changing climate on its operations and consumers have...

    Published March 17th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Tourism and Citizenship

    Rights, Freedoms and Responsibilities in the Global Order

    By Raoul Bianchi, Marcus Stephenson

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    More than sixty years since the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights first enshrined the right to freedom of movement in an international charter of human rights, the issue of mobility and the right to tourism itself have become increasingly significant areas of scholarly interest and...

    Published February 14th 2014 by Routledge