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  1. Japanese Tourism and Travel Culture

    Edited by Sylvie Guichard-Anguis, Okpyo Moon

    Series: Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

    This book examines Japanese tourism and travel, both today and in the past, showing how over hundreds of years a distinct culture of travel developed, and exploring how this has permeated the perceptions and traditions of Japanese society. It considers the diverse dimensions of modern tourism...

    Published April 20th 2011 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. Tourism and National Identities

    An International Perspective

    Edited by Elspeth Frew, Leanne White

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    By understanding tourist destinations through the lens of national identity, the tourist may develop a deeper appreciation of the destination. Further, tourism marketers and planners may be better equipped to promote and manage the destination, particularly with regard to expectations of the...

    Published March 9th 2011 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. Children's and Families' Holiday Experience

    By Neil Carr

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Children’s and Families’ Holiday Experiences is based on the recognition of the active social role of children in shaping the nature of their holiday experiences and those of their parents and other adults. The volume provides significant insights into the holiday desires, expectations, and...

    Published February 8th 2011 by Routledge

  6. The Study of Tourism

    Past Trends and Future Directions

    By Richard Sharpley

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Over the last two decades, tourism has become firmly established as a recognized field of study and the focus of extensive academic research. There has been continual expansion in the provision of taught programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level, dramatic developments in the tourism...

    Published January 27th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Urban Tourism and Urban Change

    Cities in a Global Economy

    By Costas Spirou

    Series: The Metropolis and Modern Life

    Urban Tourism and Urban Change: Cities in a Global Economy provides both a sociological / cultural analysis of change that has taken place in many of the world's cities. This focused treatment of urban tourism examines the implications of these changes for urban management and planning sense, for...

    Published November 18th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Religion and Tourism

    Crossroads, Destinations and Encounters

    By Michael Stausberg

    This book explores the dynamic interaction between religion and tourism in the modern world. It considers questions such as: do travellers leave their religion at home when they are touring – and what happens if not? what are the relationships between tourism and pilgrimage? what happens to...

    Published October 27th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Cruise Tourism in Polar Regions

    Promoting Environmental and Social Sustainability?

    Edited by Michael Luck, Patrick T. Maher, Emma J. Stewart

    Cruises are the primary form of tourism in the Polar Regions and cruise ship tourism in both the Arctic and Antarctic is expanding rapidly. The industry has moved beyond its infancy, and is now entering a maturing phase with increased numbers and types of vessels, more demanding routes, and more...

    Published July 7th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Eventful Cities

    By Greg Richards, Robert Palmer

    Processes of globalization, economic restructuring and urban redevelopment have placed events at the centre of strategies for change in cities. Events offer the potential to achieve economic, social, cultural and environmental outcomes within broader urban development strategies. This volume:...

    Published April 23rd 2010 by Routledge