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Recent Articles

  1. Second edition: Out Soon

    Human Resource Management for the Events Industry
    2nd Edition

    By Merilynn Van Der Wagen and Lauren White

    With its extensively updated content to reflect recent issues and trends, this 2nd edition remains the only text to introduce students to the unique application of HR principles in the context of a highly complex event environment. Click here to read more.

  2. Tourism, Religion and Pilgrimage in Jerusalem

    By Kobi Cohen-Hattab and Noam Shoval


    Exploring the evolution of the city, there is a clear corolation between its evolution and its tourist industry, as tourist sites, accommodations, infrastructure, and services transform the city’s structures and open spaces. Click here to read more

  3. Contemporary Tourist Experience

    Concepts and Consequences
    By Richard Sharpley and Philip Stone

    This book provides a focused analysis into tourist experiences, reflecting their ever-increasing diversity and complexity, and their significance and meaning to tourists themselves. Click here to read more.
     

  4. The Consuming Geographies of Food: Diet, Food Deserts and Obesity

    The consumption and distribution of food, as well as its production, has become a major public policy issue over the past few decades; what we eat is no longer merely a private matter but carries significant externalities for wider society. The Consuming Geographies of Food explores multiple issues of food across different regions of the world from the consumer’s perspective. It offers a multifaceted examination of food consumption from the consumer’s perspective, and comprehensive review of the obesity problem, the phenomenon of food deserts, and the issue of exclusion from a healthy diet.

    Interested? - to view inside the book click here or to reccomend to your Library click here

    To view other books in the Routledge Studies of Gastronomy, Food and Drink series click here

  5. Sports Events, Society and Culture

    Edited by Katherine Dashper, Thomas Fletcher and Nicola McCullough

    Series: Routledge Advances in Event Research Series

    A thorough exploration of the contested relationship between sports events, media technology, society and culture. Click here to read more.

  6. Newly available in paperback

    Tourism Governance
    Critical Perspectives on Governance and Sustainability

    Edited by Bill Bramwell, Bernard Lane

    Tourism Governance Critical Perspectives on Governance and Sustainability brings together leading researchers who assess the interactions of multiple actors associated with tourism governance, and examine new critical perspectives on tourism’s governance in the context of sustainable development. Click here to read more.

  7. Coming Soon

    Tourism and Public Policy
    By James Kennell and Samantha Chaperon

    This new text will, for the first time, critically examine tourism policy alongside the instrumental uses of tourism in other areas of public policy.Click here to read more

  8. China recruits its first foreign Tourism Ambassador

    Hangzhou has just recruited the city’s foreign tourism ambassador for a year, Liam Bates was appointed through a Facebook campaign run by The Hangzhou Tourism Commission that started in March 2013 and attracted almost 26,000 applications from around the world.

    Click here to read more.

  9. The Consuming Geographies of Food

    Diet, Food Deserts and Obesity
    By Hillary J. Shaw

    A comprehensive and multifaceted examination of food consumption from the consumer’s perspective, reviewing the obesity problem, the phenomenon of food deserts, and the issue of exclusion from a healthy diet.

    Click here to read more

  10. The Geography of Tourism and Recreation

    Environment, Place and Space
    By C. Michael Hall, Stephen J. Page

    Significantly updated, with its accessible style and approach this title remains the only book to systematically compare and contrast in a spatial context, tourism and recreation in relation to leisure time.

    Click here to read more

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