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Tourism and Trails: Cultural, Ecological and Management Issues

by Dr. Dallen J. Timothy & Prof. Stephen W. Boyd

Trails and routes have been indispensable to travel and tourism over the centuries, helping to form the basis of mobility patterns of the past and the present. This book is the first to comprehensively examine...

Tourism and Development (2nd edition): Concepts and Issues

by Prof. Richard Sharpley & Dr. David J. Telfer

This book explores and challenges the relationship between tourism and development and establishes a conceptual link between the discrete yet interconnected disciplines of tourism studies and development studies....

Identity and Intercultural Exchange in Travel and Tourism

by Anthony David Barker

This book looks at the relationship between questions of identity formation and modern practices in travelling and tourism. Unprecedented levels of mobility and international exchange over the last 100 years...

Tour Guiding Research: Insights, Issues and Implications

by Dr. Betty Weiler & Rosemary Black

This book provides an authoritative, state-of-the-art review of tour guiding scholarship and research and aims to foster best practice and to stimulate further study and research on tour guiding across a range...

Tourism and Cricket: Travels to the Boundary

by Prof. Tom Baum & Prof. Richard Butler

This book is the first to focus on the relationship between tourism and cricket. The pattern of cricket as a sport and as a tourist attraction is highly dynamic. This volume examines how cricket as a participant...

Explorer Travellers and Adventure Tourism

by Dr. Jennifer Laing & Dr. Warwick Frost

This book examines the nexus between exploring and tourism and argues that exploration travel - based heavily on explorer narratives and the promises of personal challenges and change - is a major trend in future...

Rome and the Vatican

by Lozzi Roma

This guide divides Rome in 10 areas, plus the Vatican City, providing a handy approach to understanding all the places of artistic, cultural and religious interest. The volume offers anecdotes, in-depth and...

Tourism and National Identity: Heritage and Nationhood in Scotland

by Kalyan Bhandari

This book explores the role of tourism as a means to express 'nation' and 'nationhood'. Based on field research in southwest and central Scotland it shows how various historical accounts, cultural icons and...

Spices and Tourism: Destinations, Attractions and Cuisines

by Prof. Lee Jolliffe

This is the first book to explore the relationship between tourism and spices. It examines the various layers of connection between spices and tourism in terms of destinations, attractions and cuisines. The...

European Tourism Planning and Organisation Systems: The Eu Member States

by Assoc. Prof. Carlos Costa, Emese Panyik & Prof. Dimitrios Buhalis

This book provides a systematic, country-by-country analysis of tourism policy, planning and organisation in the EU. Its main objective is to explore 21st century policy responses to the global challenges shaping...

Railway Heritage and Tourism: Global Perspectives

by Prof. Michael V. Conlin & Geoffrey R. Bird

This is the first book of its kind to examine railway heritage in the context of tourism in a comprehensive, internationally relevant manner. It explores the challenges faced by developers and operators of railway...

Matera from the Sassi to the new city

by Enzo Montemurro

Guide - Matera from the Sassi to the new city There have been many guides and illustrated books about the Sassi of Matera. Some are estimable products of studies and researches that describe the birth and the...

Reading Tourism Texts: A Multimodal Analysis

by Sabrina Francesconi

This volume explores the relationship between tourism and travel texts and contemporary society, and how each is shaped by the other. A multimodal analysis is used to consider a variety of texts including novels,...

Residential Tourism: (De)Constructing Paradise

by Mason R. McWatters

Residential Tourism: (De)Constructing Paradise offers the first in-depth, critical exploration of the foreign retirement/expatriate communities proliferating in both size and number throughout Latin America....

Tea and Tourism: Tourists, Traditions and Transformations

by Prof. Lee Jolliffe

The global production, marketing and consumption of tea present a resource for tea-related tourism. Tea and Tourism: Tourists, Traditions and Transformations profiles tea cultures and examines the social, political...

Nature-Based Tourism in Peripheral Areas: Development or Disaster?

by Prof. C. Michael Hall & Prof. Stephen W. Boyd

This book provides one of the first detailed examinations of the problems of nature-based tourism development in peripheral areas. A diverse range of environments is used to illustrate the challenges and difficulties...

Crisis and Disaster Management for Tourism

by Dr. Brent W. Ritchie

Tourism destinations and businesses are becoming increasingly prone to the impacts of crises and disasters due to global environmental change and security risks. This is the first research based book that provides...

Network Analysis and Tourism: From Theory to Practice

by Noel Scott, Rodolfo Baggio & Prof. Chris Cooper

This book aims to provide a comprehensive review of the contribution of network analysis to the understanding of tourism destinations and organizations. Theoretical and methodological aspects are discussed along...

Backpacker Tourism: Concepts and Profiles

by Dr. Kevin Hannam & Dr. Irena Ateljevic

The search for new tourism experiences as well as changes in the tourism industry itself has led to new forms of individualised travel and consequentially new forms of backpacker tourism. This volume provides...

Tourism, Recreation and Climate Change

by Prof. C. Michael Hall & Dr. James Higham

Climate change is one of the major issues facing us today and has been described as a threat greater than terrorism. As the world's largest industry tourism both contributes to and will be dramatically affected...