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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 58 new and published books in the subject of Tourism Planning and Policy — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Understanding Tropical Coastal and Island Tourism Development

    Edited by Klaus Meyer-Arendt, Alan A. Lew

    This book contains a collection of articles that include both case studies and theoretical insights applicable to the tourism development challenges of tropical coastal and island destinations throughout the world. Topics include the shortcomings of (eco)tourism in Madagascar, collaboration theory...

    Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Tourism and Political Boundaries

    By Dallen J. Timothy

    Series: Routledge Advances in Tourism

    The importance of political boundaries in the development, function and flow of tourism cannot be overemphasized. In light of today's political transformations and processes of globalization, this book provides a systematic examination of the relationships between boundaries and tourism, and...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Tourism, Regional Development and Public Policy

    Edited by Nese Kumral, A Özlem Önder

    The tourism industry, as one of the main drivers of creative economy, gains more importance in growth policies both at national and regional levels. However traditional tourism destinations now face a more competitive environment, for an increased number of possible destinations have emerged. This...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Culture and the City

    Creativity, Tourism, Leisure

    Edited by Deborah Stevenson, Amie Matthews

    This edited collection will examine the way in which cities are imagined, experienced and shaped by those who reside within them, those who manage or govern them, and those who, as visitor, tourist or traveller, pass through them. Attention will be paid to the influence that these various...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Tourism and the Millennium Development Goals

    Tourism, Local Communities and Development

    Edited by Jarkko Saarinen, Christian M. Rogerson, Haretsebe Manwa

    In 2000 United Nations adopted the Millennium Development Goals (UN MDGs), committing the member nations to a new global partnership to reduce extreme poverty and setting out a series of specific targets with a deadline of 2015. Related to the UN MDGs, tourism is increasingly seen as a promising...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Tourism and Innovation

    By Michael C. Hall, Williams Allan

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Tourism is often described as an industry with high growth rates, and it is subject to radical change in how it is produced and consumed. However, there is still a relatively poor understanding of how such changes are brought about – that is, through innovation. This book is the first to...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Green Growth and Travelism

    Concept, Policy and Practice for Sustainable Tourism

    Edited by Terry DeLacy, Min Jiang, Geoffrey Lipman, Shaun Vorster

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    The green growth paradigm emerged from evolving global strategies that coherently promote a more socially inclusive, low-carbon, resource-efficient, stable economy, with decreasing poverty. Opportunities and challenges associated with the paradigm shift are expected to transform the travel and...

    Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Event Tourism and Cultural Tourism

    Issues and Debates

    Edited by Larry Dwyer, Eugenia Wickens

    Event and cultural tourism as a social practice is a widespread phenomenon of global socio-economic importance. The purpose of the book is to bring together current thinking on contemporary issues relating to the management and marketing of cultural events and attractions. The contributions to the...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Tourism, Planning, and Community Development

    Edited by Rhonda Phillips, Sherma Roberts

    Series: Community Development – Current Issues Series

    The intersection of community development, tourism and planning is a fascinating one. Tourism has long been used as a development strategy, in both developed and developing countries, from the national to local levels. These approaches have typically focused on economic dimensions with decisions...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Routledge Handbook of Tourism Marketing

    Edited by Scott McCabe

    Tourism has often been described as being about ‘selling dreams’, tourist experiences being conceptualized as purely a marketing confection, a socially constructed need. However, the reality is that travel for leisure, business, meetings, sports or visiting loved ones has grown to be a very real...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge