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  1. Tourism and Tibetan Culture in Transition

    A Place called Shangrila

    By Ashild Kolas

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book explores the relationship between tourism, culture and ethnic identity in Tibet in , focusing in particular on Shangrila, a Tibetan region in Southwest China, to show how local ‘Tibetan culture’ is reconstructed as a marketable commodity for tourists. It analyses the socio-economic...

    Published June 13th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Adventure Education

    An Introduction

    Edited by Chris Hodgson, Matt Berry

    Adventure Education is a form of experiential learning typically associated with activities involving risk, from cooperative games such as raft building to high adventure activities such as rock climbing. Adventure Education: An Introduction provides a comprehensive introduction to the...

    Published April 21st 2011 by Routledge

  3. Tourism in China

    Policy and Development Since 1949

    By David Airey, King Chong

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Tourism in China has grown rapidly since the country started implementing its open-door policy in 1978. Tourism development is now an essential agenda item for the Chinese government's plan for economic & social growth. Policy and policy-making for tourism therefore provides the essential...

    Published April 13th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Tourism and Agriculture

    New Geographies of Consumption, Production and Rural Restructuring

    Edited by Rebecca Maria Torres, Janet Henshall Momsen

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Shifting global consumption patterns, tastes and attitudes towards food, leisure, travel and place have opened new opportunities for rural producers in the form of agritourism, ecotourism, wine, food and rural tourism and specialized niche market agricultural production for tourism. Agriculture is...

    Published March 4th 2011 by Routledge

  5. The Study of Tourism

    Past Trends and Future Directions

    By Richard Sharpley

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Over the last two decades, tourism has become firmly established as a recognized field of study and the focus of extensive academic research. There has been continual expansion in the provision of taught programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level, dramatic developments in the tourism...

    Published January 27th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Carbon Management in Tourism

    Mitigating the Impacts on Climate Change

    By Gossling Stefan

    Series: Routledge International Series in Tourism, Business and Management

    Climate change is one of the single most important global environmental issues facing the world today and is emerging as a major topic in tourism studies. Tourism is one of the world’s largest industries; it both contributes to, and will be notably affected by, climate change. Given the emerging...

    Published December 1st 2010 by Routledge

  7. Religion and Tourism

    Crossroads, Destinations and Encounters

    By Michael Stausberg

    This book explores the dynamic interaction between religion and tourism in the modern world. It considers questions such as: do travellers leave their religion at home when they are touring – and what happens if not? what are the relationships between tourism and pilgrimage? what happens to...

    Published October 27th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Tourism and Poverty Reduction

    Pathways to Prosperity

    By Jonathan Mitchell, Caroline Ashley

    Series: Tourism Environment and Development

    Tourism can reduce poverty in developing countries. But tourism growth is not universally inclusive of the poor. Moreover our understanding of how tourism affects the poor is largely based on partial and superficial analysis. Researchers from different disciplines and practitioners with different...

    Published December 11th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Understanding and Managing Tourism Impacts

    An Integrated Approach

    By C. Michael Hall, Alan A. Lew

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    As one of the world’s largest industries, tourism carries with it significant social, environmental, economic and political impacts. Although tourism can provide significant economic benefits for some destinations, the image of tourism as a benign and environmentally friendly industry has often...

    Published July 9th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Events and Festivals

    Current Trends and Issues

    Edited by Martin Robertson, Elspeth Frew

    Events and Festivals have an increasingly vital role in our leisure lifestyles. We recognise them as part of our lives. For some, of they are a very significant part of our lives. The network of festivals and events that either adorn the world now, or are planned for the future, can both serve to...

    Published March 11th 2009 by Routledge