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  1. 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 5th 2012 by Routledge

  2. 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 5th 2012 by Routledge

  3. 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 13th 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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 June 1st 2012 by Routledge

  5. Tourism and Climate Change

    Impacts, Adaptation and Mitigation

    By Daniel Scott, C. Michael Hall, Gossling Stefan

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Climate change is the single most important global environmental and development issue facing the world today and has emerged as a major topic in tourism studies. Climate change is already affecting the tourism industry and is anticipated to have profound implications for tourism in the...

    Published April 12th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The Advanced Econometrics of Tourism Demand

    By Haiyan Song, Stephen F. Witt, Gang Li

    Series: Routledge Advances in Tourism

    Tourism demand is the foundation on which all tourism-related business decisions ultimately rest. Governments and companies such as airlines, tour operators, hotels, cruise ship lines, and recreation facility providers are interested in the demand for their products by tourists. The success of many...

    Published March 16th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Tourism and Retail

    The Psychogeography of Liminal Consumption

    Edited by Charles McIntyre

    Series: Advances in Tourism

    Tourists are drawn to explore new environments and peoples. What better way to interact with a locality than to seek out and roam its marketplaces? The nature of tourist shopping activity thus goes beyond mere functional purchasing into multi-sensory explorations of place and space. Awareness of...

    Published February 28th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Events Management

    An Introduction

    By Charles Bladen, James Kennell, Emma Abson, Nick Wilde

    Contemporary events management is a diverse and challenging field. This major new introductory textbook is the first to fully explore the multi-disciplinary nature of events management and to provide all the practical skills and professional knowledge students need to succeed in the events industry...

    Published February 10th 2012 by Routledge

  9. International Sports Events

    Impacts, Experiences and Identities

    Edited by Richard Shipway, Alan Fyall

    Series: Advances in Tourism

    This book offers new insight into International Sports Events (ISEs), examining the relationship between sport, tourism and events. It assesses sports events through the lens of both sports participants and spectators, based on three primary themes: impacts, experiences and identities. The first...

    Published February 1st 2012 by Routledge

  10. Events and Urban Regeneration

    The Strategic Use of Events to Revitalise Cities

    By Andrew Smith

    In recent years, major sporting and cultural events such as the Olympic Games have emerged as significant elements of public policy, particularly in efforts to achieve urban regeneration. As well as opportunities arising from new venues, these events are viewed as a way of stimulating investment,...

    Published January 20th 2012 by Routledge