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  1. Contemporary Perspectives on China Tourism

    Edited by Honggen Xiao

    Contemporary Perspectives on China Tourism is an innovative and engaging collection which presents unique approaches and critical insights into the policy, development and management practices of tourism and hospitality in modern China. This volume consists of nine independent research reports...

    Published December 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  2. Real Tourism

    Practice, Care, and Politics in Contemporary Travel Culture

    Edited by Claudio Minca, Tim Oakes

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Over the past decade, tourism studies has broken out of its traditional institutional affiliation with business and management programs to take its legitimate place as an interdisciplinary social science field of cutting edge scholarship. The field has emerged as central to ongoing debates in...

    Published November 30th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Last Chance Tourism

    Adapting Tourism Opportunities in a Changing World

    Edited by Harvey Lemelin, Jackie Dawson, Emma J. Stewart

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Concerns over vanishing destinations such as the Great Barrier Reef, Antarctica, and the ice cap on Mt. Kilimanjaro have prompted some travel operators and tour agencies to recommend these destinations to consumers before they disappear. This travel trend has been reported as: ‘disappearing tourism...

    Published November 30th 2011 by Routledge

  4. The Critical Turn in Tourism Studies

    Creating an Academy of Hope

    Edited by Irena Ateljevic, Nigel Morgan, Annette Pritchard

    Series: Advances in Tourism

    In today’s increasingly complex tourism environment, decision-making requires a rounded, well-informed view of the whole. Critical distance should be encouraged, consultation and intellectual rigour should be the norm amongst managers and there needs to be a radical shift in our approach to...

    Published August 18th 2011 by Routledge

  5. New Perspectives in Caribbean Tourism

    Edited by Marcella Daye, Donna Chambers, Sherma Roberts

    Series: Routledge Advances in Tourism

    The Caribbean is one of the most tourism dependent regions of the world. This edited volume extends beyond the frontiers of normative perspectives of tourism development to incorporate "new" ideas and perspectives that relate to the socio-cultural, political and economic realities of these...

    Published July 29th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Post-Conflict Heritage, Postcolonial Tourism

    Tourism, Politics and Development at Angkor

    By Tim Winter

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    Angkor, Cambodia’s only World Heritage Site, is enduring one of the most crucial, turbulent periods in its twelve hundred year history. Given Cambodia’s need to restore its shattered social and physical infrastructures after decades of violent conflict, and with tourism to Angkor increasing by a...

    Published June 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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