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  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 May 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Tourism and India

    A Critical Introduction

    By Kevin Hannam, Anya Diekmann

    Tourism to and within India has undergone some important changes in recent years seen by the rising numbers of international tourists and increase in domestic tourism. This has led to the redevelopment and rebranding of many of its destinations as the Indian government has begun to recognise the...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Volunteer Tourism

    Theoretical Frameworks and Practical Applications

    Edited by Angela M. Benson

    Volunteer Tourism is one of the major growth areas in contemporary tourism, where tourists for various reasons seek alternative goodwill experiences and activities. To meet this demand there has been a surge in volunteer programmes offered in range of destinations organized by a variety of...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Socio-Cultural Mobility and Mega-Events

    Ethics and Aesthetics in Brazil’s 2014 World Cup

    By Rodanthi Tzanelli

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    In June 2014, Brazil opened the twentieth FIFA World Cup with a spectacular ceremony. Hosting the World Cup was a strategic developmental priority for Brazil: mega-events such as these allow the country to be ranked amongst the world’s political and economic leaders, and are supposed to propel the...

    Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Sustainable Marketing of Cultural and Heritage Tourism

    By Deepak Chhabra

    Cultural attractions play an important role in tourism at all levels, and attract huge numbers of tourists interested in heritage and the arts. Cultural Heritage Tourism has positive economic and social impacts but can also have negative impacts on communities and regions. This book draws...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Cultural Studies and Environment, Revisited

    Edited by Phaedra. C Pezzullo

    The environment is perhaps most misunderstood as a static place, somewhere "out there," separated from the practices of our everyday lives. Given this assumption, environmental movements and concerns have remained mostly marginalized or denigrated in cultural studies publications, conferences, and...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Tourism, Performance and the Everyday

    Consuming the Orient

    By Michael Haldrup, Jonas Larsen

    Tourism has become increasingly ‘exotic’, a process made possible by low-cost charter tourism and cheaper air tickets. Faraway and evermore ‘exotic’ holidays are becoming widespread and within reach as destinations make their entry into the mass tourism market. Strolls through the bazaars of...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Neoliberal Governance and International Medical Travel in Malaysia

    By Meghann Ormond

    Series: Routledge Pacific Rim Geographies

    International medical travel (IMT), people crossing national borders in the pursuit of healthcare, has become a growing phenomenon. With many of the countries currently being promoted as IMT destinations located in the ‘developing’ world, IMT poses a significant challenge to popular assumptions...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. 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