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  1. 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 8th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Domestic Tourism in Asia

    Diversity and Divergence

    Edited by Shalini Singh

    Many countries have a rich tradition of domestic travel and holidaying which not only predates but exceeds mass international travel. This is particularly the case in Asia where recent economic prosperity and trends in globalization have not merely spurred, but continue to shape traditions in...

    Published June 29th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Queering Tourism

    Paradoxical Performances of Gay Pride Parades

    By Lynda Johnston

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Gay Pride parades are annual arenas of queer public culture, where embodied notions of subjectivity are sold, enacted, transgressed and debated. From Sydney to Rome, Queering Tourism analyzes the paradoxes of gay pride parades as tourist events, exploring how the public display of queer bodies ...

    Published May 20th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Tourism Geography

    A New Synthesis, 2nd Edition

    By Stephen Williams

    Tourism is an intensely geographic phenomenon. It stimulates large-scale, global movement of people and forges distinctive relationships between people and the places they visit. It shapes processes of physical development and resource exploitation, whilst the presence of visitors exerts a range of...

    Published May 17th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Cultural Heritage and Tourism in the Developing World

    A Regional Perspective

    Edited by Dallen J. Timothy, Gyan P. Nyaupane

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Cultural Heritage and Tourism in the Developing World is the first book of its kind to synthesize global and regional issues, challenges, and practices related to cultural heritage and tourism, specifically in less-developed nations. The importance of preservation and management of cultural...

    Published May 11th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Commercial Homes in Tourism

    An International Perspective

    Edited by Paul Lynch, Alison J. McIntosh, Hazel Tucker

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Tourism, Business and Management

    This volume is the first to examine the commercial home from an international perspective, paying attention to the frequently occurring but often neglected forms of commercial accommodation including farmstays, historic houses, and self-catering accommodation. Conceptually, it helps to explain a...

    Published April 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  7. Worldwide Destinations Casebook

    2nd Edition

    By Brian Boniface, MA, Chris Cooper

    Worldwide Destinations Casebook features 38 comprehensive case studies of international tourism destinations, 10 of them brand new and 28 updated. A companion to the core textbook Worldwide Destinations 5th edition, these cases contextulaise the learning and provide real life illustrations of the...

    Published March 24th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Tourism and National Parks

    International Perspectives on Development, Histories and Change

    Edited by Warwick Frost, C. Michael Hall

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    In 1872 Yellowstone was established as a National Park. The name caught the public’s imagination and by the close of the century, other National Parks had been declared, not only in the USA, but also in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand. Yet as it has spread, the concept has evolved and...

    Published March 12th 2009 by Routledge

  9. 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 10th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Ecotourism

    2nd Edition

    By Stephen Wearing, John Neil

    Ecotourism: Impacts, Potentials and Possibilities analyses the impacts of mainstream tourism in first, second and third world countries, and argues the benefits of adopting the philosophical approaches of ecotourism to create a more sustainable tourism industry in every country around the world....

    Published February 26th 2009 by Routledge