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Forthcoming Tourism Geography Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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...

    To Be Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    To Be Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    To Be Published December 31st 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Routledge Handbook of Tourism and Sustainability

    Edited by C. Michael Hall, Stefan Gossling, Daniel Scott

    Sustainability remains one of the major issues in tourism today. Concerns over climate and environmental change, the fallout from the global economic and financial crisis, and the seeming failure to meeting UN Millennium development goals have only reinforced the need for more sustainable...

    To Be Published February 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  6. The City in the Experience Economy

    Role and Transformation

    Edited by Anne Lorentzen, Carsten Jahn Hansen

    The book develops a new approach to urban development in which leisure, pleasure or experiences are seen as key drivers. History, authenticity, urban qualities, local culture and leisure offerings or a vibrant retail sector are thus assets in local development also outside of the big cities....

    To Be Published February 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Tourism in Pacific Islands

    Current Issues and Future Challenges

    Edited by Stephen Pratt, David Harrison

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Over the past two decades, tourism has become the major driver of economic growth in many Pacific Island countries, most notably Fiji, Cook Islands, Vanuatu and Samoa, and it is becoming one of the only viable options for economic development in many others. These islands and small states are...

    To Be Published February 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Social Memory and Heritage Tourism Methodologies

    Edited by Stephen P. Hanna, Amy E. Potter, E. Arnold Modlin, Perry Carter, David R Butler

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    The examination of social memory and heritage tourism has grown considerably over the past few decades as scholars have critically re-examined the relationships between past memories and present actions at international, national, and local scales. Methodological innovation and reflection have...

    To Be Published February 16th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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...

    To Be Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Cargomobilities

    Moving Materials in a Global Age

    Edited by Thomas Birtchnell, Satya Savitzky, John Urry

    Series: Changing Mobilities

    Objects and materials are on the move like never before, often at astonishing speeds and along hidden routeways. This collection opens to social scientific scrutiny the various systems which move objects about the world, examining their fateful implications for many people and places. Offering...

    To Be Published March 29th 2015 by Routledge