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  1. Adventure Tourism

    Meanings, experience and learning

    Edited by Steve Taylor, Peter Varley, Tony Johnston

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Adventure tourism is an increasingly widespread phenomenon, appealing to an expanding proportion of the population who seek new destinations and new experiences. This timely, edited volume offers new theoretical perspectives of this emerging subset of Tourism. it uses philosophical and cutting...

    Published January 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  2. Conferences and Conventions 3rd edition

    A Global Industry, 3rd Edition

    By Tony Rogers

    Series: Events Management

    Conferences and Conventions: A Global Industry 3rd edition provides a comprehensive introduction to the key elements of the global conference, convention and meetings industry. It examines the industry’s origins, structure, economic, social and environmental impacts, education, training and career...

    Published January 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Routledge Handbook of Cultural Tourism

    Edited by Melanie Smith, Greg Richards

    The Routledge Handbook of Cultural Tourism explores and critically evaluates the debates and controversies in this field of Tourism. It brings together leading specialists from a range of disciplinary backgrounds and geographical regions, to provide state-of-the-art theoretical reflection and...

    Published December 21st 2012 by Routledge

  4. Information and Communication Technologies for Sustainable Tourism

    By Alisha Ali, Andrew J. Frew

    Series: Advances in Tourism

    Sustainable development is a highly topical issue and is of critical importance to tourism as the environment is of utmost importance for the continued development and prosperity of the industry. There have been numerous texts written on sustainable tourism and the measures to mitigate and manage...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Events, Society and Sustainability

    Critical and Contemporary Approaches

    Edited by Tomas Pernecky, Michael Lück

    Series: Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

    The growth of the events industry brings with it concerns of sustainable management, the sharing of available resources, and ensuring that people and places are not over-exploited. While the environmental and economic dimensions of sustainability have attracted a reasonable attention in the study...

    Published December 10th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Frontiers in Nature-based Tourism

    Lessons from Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden

    Edited by Peter Fredman, Liisa Tyrväinen

    Nature has been a key attraction factor for tourism in the Nordic countries for decades. The demand for nature-based tourism has steadily grown and is one of the most rapidly expanding sectors within tourism across Europe and elsewhere. This demand has created opportunities for nature-based tourism...

    Published December 7th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Touring Poverty

    By Bianca Freire-Medeiros

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Touring Poverty addresses a highly controversial practice: the transformation of impoverished neighbourhoods into valued attractions for international tourists. In the megacities of the Global South, selected and idealized aspects of poverty are being turned into a tourist commodity for consumption...

    Published November 6th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Sexuality, Women, and Tourism

    Cross-border desires through contemporary travel

    By Susan E. Frohlick

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    This book is the first to focus on why and how foreign Western women engage in cross-border sexual and intimate relations as tourists travelling, or temporarily dwelling, in a Central American country. As an in-depth ethnographic account, the book traces the experiences of heterosexual North...

    Published September 10th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Tourism, Climate Change and Sustainability

    Edited by Maharaj Vijay Reddy, Keith Wilkes

    This book addresses many of the key themes that are seen as challenges to achieve sustainability and to mitigate climate change impacts in the near future, in the tourism sector. In particular it focuses on the economic drivers for growth in tourism as they relate to sustainable development,...

    Published September 5th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Postcolonial Tourism

    Literature, Culture, and Environment

    By Anthony Carrigan

    Series: Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

    This book is the first literary study of postcolonial tourism. Looking at the cultural and ecological effects of mass tourism development in highly exoticized island states that are still grappling with the legacies of western colonialism, Carrigan contends that postcolonial writers not only...

    Published September 5th 2012 by Routledge