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  1. Tourism Enterprises and Sustainable Development

    International Perspectives on Responses to the Sustainability Agenda

    Edited by David Leslie

    Series: Routledge Advances in Tourism

    The tourism industry has increasingly recognized and responded to growing environmental concerns. In recent years, there has been an emergence of a variety of categories of tourism considered more environmentally friendly: green, eco-tourism, and sustainable tourism. Much of the literature that has...

    Published June 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Ethics of Tourism

    Critical and Applied Perspectives

    By Brent Lovelock, Kirsten Lovelock

    There are increasingly strident calls from many sectors of society for the tourism industry, the world’s largest industry, to adopt a more ethical approach to the way it does business. In particular there has been an emphasis placed on the need for a more ethical approach to the way the tourism...

    Published June 9th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Scuba Diving Tourism

    Edited by Ghazali Musa, Kay Dimmock

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    This volume offers new insight into an important and largely under-examined area of marine leisure and tourism: scuba diving tourism. Knowledge of scuba diving has long been hidden among broad discussions of water-based sports and activities and this focused book aims to shed further understanding...

    Published June 4th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Tourism Policy and Planning

    Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

    By David L. Edgell Sr, Jason Swanson

    The wellspring to the future global growth in tourism is a commitment toward good policy and strategic planning. Governments, the private sector, international organizations, academic institutions, and not-for-profit agencies must be the leaders in developing sustainable tourism policies that...

    Published May 15th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Peace through Tourism

    Promoting Human Security Through International Citizenship

    Edited by Lynda-ann Blanchard, Freya Higgins-Desbiolles

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Peace through tourism refers to a body of analysis which suggests tourism may contribute to cross-cultural understanding, tolerance and even peace between communities and nations. What has been largely missing to date is a sustained critique of the potential and capacities of tourism to foster...

    Published April 24th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Routledge Handbook of Leisure Studies

    Edited by Tony Blackshaw

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    This landmark publication brings together some of the most perceptive commentators of the present moment to explore core ideas and cutting edge developments in the field of Leisure Studies. It offers important new insights into the dynamics of the transformation of leisure in contemporary societies...

    Published April 15th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Backpacker Tourism and Economic Development

    Perspectives from the Less Developed World

    By Mark P. Hampton

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    There has been a phenomenal growth of backpacker tourism from the overland routes to India in the 1960s, to present-day backpacker tourism across the less developed world. As a result there has been significant economic development impacts of backpacker tourism upon local communities especially in...

    Published April 8th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Tourism, Poverty and Development

    By Andrew Holden

    Poverty alleviation is high on the global policy agenda, its importance being emphasised by its place as the first of the United Nation’s Millennium Development Goals. As a potentially significant source of economic growth in developing countries, tourism may also play a major role in poverty...

    Published April 1st 2013 by Routledge

  9. Tourism and the Globalization of Emotions

    The Intimate Economy of Tango

    By Maria Törnqvist

    Series: Routledge Advances in Feminist Studies and Intersectionality

    Today, an increasing number of people from all over the world travel to Buenos Aires to dance tango. To accommodate these intimate voyagers, tourist agencies offer travel packages, including classes in tango instruction, dance shoe shopping, and special city maps pointing out the tango clubs in...

    Published March 10th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Dark Tourism and Place Identity

    Managing and Interpreting Dark Places

    Edited by Leanne White, Elspeth Frew

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Dark Tourism, including visitation to places such as murder sites, battlefields and cemeteries is a growing phenomenon, as well as an emergent area of scholarly interest. Despite this interest, the intersecting domains of dark tourism and place identity have been largely overlooked in the academic...

    Published March 6th 2013 by Routledge