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Heritage, Culture and Society: Research agenda and best practices in the hospitality and tourism industry

by Salleh Mohd Radzi, Mohd Hafiz Mohd Hanafiah & Norzuwana Sumarjan

Heritage, Culture and Society contains the papers presented at the 3rd International Hospitality and Tourism Conference (IHTC2016) & 2nd International Seminar on Tourism (ISOT 2016), Bandung, Indonesia, 10-12...

Preservation, Tourism and Nationalism: The Jewel of the German Past

by Joshua Hagen

Since its discovery by German romantics and nationalists, Rothenburg has been an established icon of the German nation and its medieval past. By tracing Rothenburg's historical development as a place of national...

Touring Beyond the Nation: A Transnational Approach to European Tourism History

by Eric G.E. Zuelow

When tourists travel, they often seek the exotic. The farther they venture, the more unique the cultures they gaze upon, the greater the prestige accrued; cross-cultural contact is commonplace. Yet despite the...

Mega-Event Mobilities: A Critical Analysis

by Noel B. Salazar, Christiane Timmerman & Johan Wets

Global sports events are rarely far from the public eye. Such mega-events are about much more than the sporting competitions themselves. They entail global exposure and intense struggles by different stakeholders....

Automobile Heritage and Tourism

by Michael V. Conlin & Lee Jolliffe

Automobile heritage encompasses a complex range of artefacts and activities. Beyond just historic vehicles which are the primary artefacts of this niche, it also includes communities of collectors and enthusiasts,...

Biodynamic wine

by Monty Waldin

Wines are generally defined in one of three ways: by their country or region of origin, by their colour (red, white, pink) or by their style (still, sparkling, fortified). Only recently have wines begun to be...

The wines of Austria

by Stephen Brook

Austrian wine has experienced a truly sensational quality boom in the last twenty years and is widely regarded as a phenomenon in the wine world. Austrian wine is found on every good wine list and is widely...

The story of champagne

by Nicholas Faith

It is extraordinary enough that one small area in north-eastern France, on the northern edge of Europe’s wine-growing regions, should be capable of producing the finest sparkling wine in the world, one of...

Cognac: The story of the world's greatest brandy

by Nicholas Faith

This fully revised third edition of Cognac: The story of the world’s greatest brandy provides an authoritative account of how the much-loved spirit is produced and matured. Nicholas Faith, the world’s leading...

The Routledge Handbook of Health Tourism

by Melanie Kay Smith

The Routledge Handbook of Health Tourism provides a comprehensive and cutting-edge overview of the philosophical, conceptual and managerial issues in the field of health tourism with contributions from more...

The Routledge Handbook of Hospitality Studies

by Conrad Lashley

In recent years there has been a growing interest in the study of hospitality as a social phenomenon. This interest has tended to arrive from two communities. The first comprises hospitality academics interested...

Sustainability in the Hospitality Industry: Principles of sustainable operations

by Willy Legrand, Philip Sloan & Joseph S. Chen

Sustainability in the Hospitality Industry, Third Edition, is the only book available to introduce students to economic, environmental and socially sustainable issues specifically facing the industry as well...

Hotels and Resorts: An investor's guide

by David Harper

Hotels and Resorts: An investor's guide presents a comprehensive analysis of how hotels, golf courses, spas serviced apartments, gyms and health clubs and resorts are developed, operate and are valued. Drawing...

Women and Sex Tourism Landscapes

by Erin Sanders-McDonagh

Sexual spaces, normally inhabited by (mostly) female sex workers, are understood as masculine spaces, and positioned for and around male consumers. However, red light zones and public sex performances in both...

Protest and Resistance in the Tourist City

by Claire Colomb & Johannes Novy

Across the globe, from established tourist destinations such as Venice or Prague to less traditional destinations in both the global North and South, there is mounting evidence that points to an increasing politicization...

Tourism Imaginaries at the Disciplinary Crossroads: Place, Practice, Media

by Maria Gravari-Barbas & Nelson Graburn

Maria Gravari-Barbas is Professor of Geography at the University of Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne. She is also in charge of the IREST (Institute of Research and Higher Studies on tourism) and EIREST (Interdisciplinary...

Critical Event Studies

by Karl Spracklen & Ian R. Lamond

Within events management, events are commonly categorised within two axes, size and content. Along the size axis events range between the small scale and local, through major events, which garner greater media...

The Economics of Sports

by Michael Leeds & Peter von Allmen

For undergraduate courses in sports economics, this book introduces core economic concepts developed through examples from the sports industry.

The sports industry provides a seemingly endless set of examples...

Tourism and the Creative Industries: Theories, policies and practice

by Philip Long & Nigel D. Morpeth

This book focuses on the theoretical, policy and practice linkages and disjunctures between tourism and the creative industries. There are clear and strong intersections between the sectors, for example in the...

Approaches and Methods in Event Studies

by Tomas Pernecky

The recent proliferation of events as a subject of study in its own right has signalled the emergence of a new field - event studies. However, whilst the management-inspired notion of planned events, which strives...