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New and Published Books

  1. Quality and Customer Satisfaction in Tourism: A Critical Approach

    By Dimitrios Diamantis

    Quality and Customer Satisfaction in Tourism: a critical approach links two of the most important concepts in the tourism industry worldwide today. It not only covers quality management techniques but also takes a broad in-depth, critical look at the whole subject from a global...

    Published January 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Cultural Tourism, 2nd Edition

    By Hilary Du Cros, Bob McKercher

    Cultural Tourism remains the only book to bridge the gap between cultural tourism and cultural and heritage management. The first edition illustrated how heritage and tourism goals can be integrated in a management and marketing framework to produce sustainable cultural tourism. The current...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Volunteer Tourism in the Global South

    Giving Back in Neoliberal Times

    By Wanda Vrasti

    Series: Interventions

    This work explores the increasingly popular phenomenon of volunteer tourism in the Global South, paying particular attention to the governmental rationalities and socio-economic conditions that valorise it as a noble and necessary cultural practice. Combining theoretical research with primary data...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Healing Holidays

    Itinerant Patients, Therapeutic Locales and the Quest for Health

    Edited by Harish Naraindas, Cristiana Bastos

    This volume on medical tourism includes contributions by anthropologists and historians on a variety of health-seeking modes of travel and leisure. It brings together analyses of recent trends of "medical tourism", such as underinsured middle-class Americans traveling to India for surgery, pious...

    Published November 28th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Exploring Community Festivals and Events

    Edited by Allan Jepson, Alan Clarke

    Series: Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

    The development of the festival and event industry has seen large scale growth and extensive government support as a result of objectives to enhance and project the image of place and leverage positive sponsorship and regeneration opportunities. As we move deeper into austerity measures prompted by...

    Published October 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Tourism and Geographies of Inequality

    The New Global Slumming Phenomenon

    Edited by Fabian Frenzel, Ko Koens

    Slum tourism is a controversial pastime rising in popularity on a global scale. Known as ‘slumming’, it has been practised since Victorian times. In recent years, slum tourism occurs in more and more cities of the Global South. Township tourism across South Africa, favela tourism in Rio...

    Published October 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. Pilgrimage Tourism of Diaspora Africans to Ghana

    By Ann Reed

    Series: Routledge Studies on African and Black Diaspora

    Processes of globalization have led to diasporic groups longing for their homelands. One such group includes descendants from African ancestors displaced by the trans-Atlantic slave trade, who may be uncertain about their families' exact origins. Traveling home often means visiting African sites...

    Published September 16th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Tourism Geography

    Critical Understandings of Place, Space and Experience, 3rd Edition

    By Stephen Williams, Alan A. Lew

    For human geographers, a central theme within the discipline is interpreting and understanding our changing world – a world in which geographic patterns are constantly being reworked by powerful forces of change. These forces include population shifts, new patterns of economic production and...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 September 4th 2014 by Routledge