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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 23 new and published books in the subject of Tourism Behaviour — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Tourist Experience

    Contemporary Perspectives

    Edited by Richard Sharpley, Philip Stone

    To consume tourism is to consume experiences. An understanding of the ways in which tourists experience the places and people they visit is therefore fundamental to the study of the consumption of tourism. Consequently, it is not surprising that attention has long been paid in the tourism...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Tourism, Performance and the Everyday

    Consuming the Orient

    By Michael Haldrup, Jonas Larsen

    Tourism has become increasingly ‘exotic’, a process made possible by low-cost charter tourism and cheaper air tickets. Faraway and evermore ‘exotic’ holidays are becoming widespread and within reach as destinations make their entry into the mass tourism market. Strolls through the bazaars of...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  3. New Research Paradigms in Tourism Geography

    Edited by Alan A. Lew

    This collection of papers from Tourism Geographies emphasizes new and emerging research paradigms in the geographic study of tourism. The papers included in this collection follow one of two threads: explicitly supporting specific research frameworks, or implicitly presenting new and emerging...

    Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Health and the International Tourist (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Stephen Clift, Stephen Page

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The rapid increase in the demand for international tourism has led a growing number of people to seek holidays and travel experiences in both developed and developing countries. Yet little interest has been shown in the interface between tourism and health, Health and the International Tourist,...

    Published February 13th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Chinese Consumers in a New Era

    Their Travel Behaviors and Psychology

    Edited by Kam Hung, Xiang (Robert) Li

    As a newcomer to tourism, China has amazed the world with its rapid growth of inbound, outbound, and domestic tourism. Tourists from the Greater China area (Mainland, Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan) are well positioned to change the world’s tourism landscape. Influence of China in the global tourism...

    Published September 18th 2014 by Routledge

  6. China Tourism: Cross-cultural Studies

    Edited by Honggen Xiao, Mimi Li

    Deriving from a special issue on "China Watching" (Journal of China Tourism Research), this book presents the readers with a collection of seven independent research reports that adopt cross-cultural communication and cultural studies approaches to China tourism. Topics covered include the...

    Published September 18th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Serious Leisure Perspective

    An Introduction

    By Sam Elkington, Robert A. Stebbins

    The "Serious Leisure Perspective" (SLP) is a theoretical framework that can help us understand the complexities of modern leisure as both an activity and an experience. Bringing together the study of serious leisure, casual leisure and project-based leisure, it is an essential component of the...

    Published July 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Understanding and Governing Sustainable Tourism Mobility

    Psychological and Behavioural Approaches

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

  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 Social Marketing

    By C. Michael Hall

    Series: Routledge International Series in Tourism, Business and Management

    Social Marketing is the utilisation of marketing principles and methods to encourage individual and organisational behaviour change for the public good. Traditionally the domain of government it is increasingly also utilised by non-government and non-profit organisations and other institutions of...

    Published February 3rd 2014 by Routledge