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Routledge has an illustrious history in research and reference publishing. You can explore this area of the site to learn more about our featured research, reference, monographs, handbooks and major works in Tourism, Hospitality and Events. In addition, you can visit one of following areas for broad representation of our reference publishing program:

Recent Research & Reference Articles

  1. Just published - A Hospitable World? by David Jordhus-Lier and Anders Underthun

    This book explores the organization of work, worker identities and worker strategies in hotel workplaces, as they are located in heterogeneous labor markets being changed by processes of globalization.It sheds light on the hotel workplace as a hierarchical and fragmented social space as well as addressing questions on worker mobility, the fragmentation of work, scales of organization and how workers can help shape the regulation of their industry. Read more here


    Why not recommend to your Librarian today!

    To view more books in the Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility Series click here

  2. Books and Journals Promotion - Dark Tourism

    From battlefield memorials, converted concentration camps, or the wake of natural disasters, ‘Dark Tourism’ explores locations set against backdrops fraught with distressing, unusual and oftentimes macabre pasts.

    For many, visiting these places would be upsetting, even horrific; but for some - they are an irresistible draw that provides a tangible glimpse into a world more commonly seen from the comfort of historical pages or front page news.

    Routledge Books and Journals are joining forces to offer you two great deals to take advantage of.

    Routledge Books are offering 20% discount on a selection of books about dark tourism. Just scroll down to see the books in the promotion and don't forget to use the discount code DC362 when you check out.

    Routledge Journals are offering FREE access to over 40 articles from an array of journal subject areas, including Behavioural Sciences, Geography, Religion, and Heritage Studies” Click here to start exploring this extensive collection.
     

  3. New in paperback! - The Routledge Handbook of Events

    The Routledge Handbook of Events explores and critically evaluates the debates and controversies associated with this rapidly expanding discipline. It brings together leading specialists from range of disciplinary backgrounds and geographical regions, to provide state-of-the-art theoretical reflection and empirical research on the evolution of the subject and is the first major study to examine what events is as a discipline in the twenty-first century, its significance in contemporary society and growth as a mainstream subject area.

    Why not recommend to your Librarian today!

  4. OUT SOON! - The Routledge Handbook of Tourism and Hospitality Education

    "This highly authoritative text provides a very timely, reflective and forward-looking critique of tourism and hospitality education and the forces impacting its development and delivery across the world. The breadth and depth of issues included in the text provide comprehensive coverage of the subject with the international and inter-disciplinary approach adopted making it a highly useful, even essential, text for all tourism and hospitality scholars worldwide" - Professor Alan Fyall, Orange County Endowed Professor of Tourism Marketing Rosen College of Hospitality Management, University of Central Florida, USA

    Order your copy now and take advantage of the pre-publication offer of £125 (RRP £140. Valid until 28th December 2014)

  5. 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

  6. Check out the top five Routlegde Library Editions: Tourism books

    Introducing five bestselling titles from our Routledge Library Editions: Tourism collections.

    This is a diverse collection of titles that cover a wide range of subjects. To view the full range available click here

     

    What are Routledge Library Editions (RLEs)? - RLEs are collections of books from the Routledge past: facsimile copies of books published by all the imprints Routledge (and Taylor & Francis) have been associated with: Routledge & Kegan Paul, Kegan Paul Trench & Trübner, Allen & Unwin, Gordon & Breach, Falmer etc. Click on the link below to find out more

  7. Routledge Handbook of Hospitality Management pre pub offer

    Especially relevant at a time when many sectors of the industry have to re - evaluate and reinvent themselves in response to the economic downturn the Routledge Handbook of Hospitality Management brings together specialists from both industry and academia and from a range of geographical regions to provide state-of-the-art theoretical reflection and empirical research.

    There is still time to take advantage of the Pre-Pub Offer on Routledge Handbook of Hospitality Management. Now available at a discounted price of £125 (rrp £140) until June 2014

    Why not recommend to your Librarian today

  8. Wine and Identity: Branding, Heritage, Terroir

    Wine and Identity explores how winemakers are seeking to increase their sales and attract tourists in an increasingly competitive global market. Examining how they look to distinguish themselves from their competitors, by developing image and experience.

  9. New Tourism Hospitality & Events eBook Collection

    Introducing our NEW Tourism Hospitality & Events eBook Collection

    You will find texts covering the full breadth of these subject areas, by key authors such as Don Getz (Events Studies), Philip Sloan, Willy Legrand and Joseph Chen (Sustainability in the Hospitality Industry), John Tribe (Economics of Recreation, Leisure and Tourism), and Andrew Holden and David Fennell (Routledge Handbook of Tourism and the Environment).

    To find out more or to sign up for a free trial visit the eBook web page

  10. NEW Hospitality, Events and Tourism Reference and Research Online Catalog

    Our Hospitality, Events and Tourism Research and Reference online catalog has just gone live.

    The catalog features our new titles, as well as our bestselling backlist collections of relevant and popular works. You will find whatever you need to further your own research or professional interests, challenge and support your students, or to provide essential reference materials for your institutional library.

    Just click on the link to browse the catalog

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