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  1. 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

  2. Tourism in National Capitals and Global Change

    Edited by Robert Maitland

    At a time of increasing city competition, national capitals are at the forefront of efforts to gain competitive advantage for themselves and their nation, to project a distinctive and positive image and to score well in global city league tables. They are frequently their country’s main tourist...

    Published March 17th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Commemorative Events

    Memory, Identities, Conflict

    By Warwick Frost, Jennifer Laing

    Series: Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

    Commemorative Events emphasise remembering. They are held on the anniversaries of significant past events, either annually or after significant time periods. Commemorative events provide fascinating insight into how societies see themselves, their heritage and their identity. These events however...

    Published March 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  4. Tourism and Crisis

    Edited by Gustav Visser, Sanette Ferreira

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Tourism, Business and Management

    The new millennium has been characterised by several crises ranging from dramatic acts of terror to natural disasters, as well as the most significant economic recession since the late 1920s. However, despite such challenges the global tourism system has in the main retained its past vitality...

    Published February 7th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Routledge Handbook of Cultural Tourism

    Edited by Melanie Smith, Greg Richards

    The Routledge Handbook of Cultural Tourism explores and critically evaluates the debates and controversies in this field of Tourism. It brings together leading specialists from a range of disciplinary backgrounds and geographical regions, to provide state-of-the-art theoretical reflection and...

    Published December 20th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Information and Communication Technologies for Sustainable Tourism

    By Alisha Ali, Andrew J. Frew

    Series: Advances in Tourism

    Sustainable development is a highly topical issue and is of critical importance to tourism as the environment is of utmost importance for the continued development and prosperity of the industry. There have been numerous texts written on sustainable tourism and the measures to mitigate and manage...

    Published December 17th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Managing and Marketing Tourist Destinations

    Strategies to Gain a Competitive Edge

    By Metin Kozak, Seyhmus Baloglu

    Series: Routledge Advances in Tourism

    Destination marketing is more challenging than other goods and services. The basis of competitive advantage shifts from tourism resources only (destination marketing) to a location-based or city-wide integrated management (place marketing). In this book, tourism scholars Metin Kozak and Seyhmus...

    Published September 4th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Tourist Shopping Villages

    Forms and Functions

    By Laurie Murphy, Pierre Benckendorff, Gianna Moscardo, Philip L. Pearce

    Series: Routledge Advances in Tourism

    Shopping is perhaps the most universal of tourist activities. Tourists form a separate retailing segment from the general population and place importance on different products and product attributes, contributing billions of dollars each year for both the private and public sector by which retail...

    Published September 4th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Medical Tourism

    The Ethics, Regulation, and Marketing of Health Mobility

    Edited by C. Michael Hall

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Medical and health tourism is a significant area of growth in the export of medical, health and tourism services. Although spas and improved well-being have long been part of the tourist experience, health tourism now includes travel for medical purposes ranging from cosmetic and dental surgery...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Tourism in Brazil

    Environment, Management and Segments

    Edited by Gui Lohmann, Dianne Dredge

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Since the 1990s, tourism has become a major driver of economic activity and community development in Brazil. New policies and approaches, growing expertise and investment in tourism have brought significant transformation in tourism products, destination development and community involvement. In...

    Published May 31st 2012 by Routledge