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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 12 new and published books in the subject of Urban Tourism — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. World Tourism Cities

    Developing Tourism Off the Beaten Track

    Edited by Robert Maitland, Peter Newman

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    This book presents new research on the capacity of big cities to generate new tourism areas as visitors discover and help create new urban experiences off the beaten track. It examines similarities and differences in these processes in a group of established world cities located in the global...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Making Leisure Work

    Architecture and the Experience Economy

    By Brian Lonsway

    Contemporary architecture of theme-based design is examined in this book, leading to a new understanding of architecture's role in the increasingly diversified consumer environment. It explores the ‘Experience Economy’ to reveal how everyday environments strategically and opportunistically blur our...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Urban Tourism in China

    Edited by Mimi Li, Wu Bihu

    China has witnessed a dramatic development of tourism in urban context in the past thirty years, especially with its success in hosting the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008 and the Shanghai World Exposition in 2010. Urban areas as tourism destination are receiving increasingly more popularity than...

    Published September 26th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Tourism, Ethnic Diversity and the City

    Edited by Jan Rath

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Tourism, Ethnic Diversity and the City fills a gap in existing research in terms of how immigration relates to urban tourism and investigates the new theoretical insights and challenges for empirical research using informative case studies drawn from several advanced economies in Europe, North...

    Published June 21st 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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....

    Published February 13th 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  7. The Global Architect

    Firms, Fame and Urban Form

    By Donald McNeill

    Series: Cultural Spaces

    The Global Architect explores the increasing significance of globalization processes on urban change, architectural practice and the built environment. In what is primarily a critical sociological overview of the current global architectural industry, Donald McNeill covers the "star system" of...

    Published August 4th 2008 by Routledge

  8. City Spaces - Tourist Places

    By Bruce Hayllar, Tony Griffin, Deborah Edwards

    Over the last decade, commentaries and research on urban tourism precincts have predominantly focused on: their role in the tourism attractions mix; their physical and functional forms; their economic significance; their role as a catalyst for urban renewal; their evolution and associated...

    Published March 10th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Art of the Brooklyn Bridge

    A Visual History

    By Richard Haw

    The Brooklyn Bridge is a pre-eminent global icon. It is the world’s most famous and beloved bridge, a "must-see" tourist hotspot, and a vital fact of New York life. For almost a hundred and forty years it has inspired artists of all descriptions, fueling a constant stream of paintings,...

    Published February 24th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Tourism Marketing for Cities and Towns

    By Bonita Kolb

    Tourism Marketing for Cities and Towns provides thorough and succinct coverage of marketing theory specific to the tourism industry. It focuses on developing the branded destination with special emphasis on promotional planning. In addition, it contains numerous international examples, discussion...

    Published March 12th 2006 by Routledge