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              Sustainable Tourism Practices in the Mediterranean
               

              Sustainable Tourism Practices in the Mediterranean (Hardback)

              Edited by Tuzun, Ipek Kalemci; Ergul, Mehmet; Johnson, Colin

              • RRP: $282.00
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              Sustainable Tourism Practices in the Mediterranean showcases and examines the current and future trends in sustainable tourism in this popular region where tourism is one of the leading determinants of economic development. This volume examines the effects of specific recent even...ts including terrorism, financial crises and various political changes in the Mediterranean region. Looking at a range of destinations; island and mainland, urban and rural, summer and winter and emergent and declining zones, it provides a comprehensive overview of this area. It also draws on a number of wide-ranging themes such as gastronomy, (corporate) social responsibility, entrepreneurship, ethical issues, service quality, health and the slow city, offering an insightful study of the challenges the Mediterranean region faces and the sustainable practices that can be implemented in order to overcome them. Written by leading academics in the field, this book will be of great interest to upper-level students, researchers and academics in Tourism, Development Studies and Geography.
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              ISBN 9781138097377
              Released NZ 29 Aug 2019
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility
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              Tourism and Innovation
               

              Tourism and Innovation (Hardback, 2nd New edition)

              By Hall, C. Michael; Williams, Allan M.

              • RRP: $282.00
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              This ground-breaking volume on the relationships between tourism and innovation provides an overview of relevant innovation theories, and related literatures on entrepreneurship, productivity, regional development and competitiveness, and their significance to contemporary touris...m practices. Innovation is a key concept in business and entrepreneurial studies and the broader social sciences. Yet, despite its policy and academic importance, historically little attention has been given to the role of innovation in tourism and the corresponding contribution of tourism-related human mobility to regional, firm and product innovation. This book highlights that innovation in tourism is much more than a series of technological innovations, as important as they are, and instead needs to be understood in an economic, social and political context with particular stress being placed on the extent to which innovations are shaped by the framework of governance and regulation, as well as by institutional factors and activities of individual actors and entrepreneurs. It is structured so as to introduce the reader to the overall significance of innovation, at various levels, and the role that innovation plays in firm and place competition. Supported with case studies throughout, this book is essential reading for all Tourism students.
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              ISBN 9781138060760
              Released NZ 6 Jan 2020
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility
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              Overtourism: Tourism Management and Solutions

              Overtourism: Tourism Management and Solutions (Hardback)

              Edited by Pechlaner, Harald; Innerhofer, Dr. Elisa; Erschbamer, Greta

              • RRP: $282.00
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              Overtourism explores this growing tourism phenomenon which is currently creating tensions in both urban and rural tourist destinations worldwide. This volume proposes a framework for a series of possible solutions and management strategies for dealing with `overtourism' and the v...arious negative impacts that large quantities of tourists can impose. Questioning the causes of this phenomenon, such as increased prosperity and mobility, technological development, issues of security and stigma for certain parts of the world and so on, this book supposes that better visitor management strategies and distribution of tourists can offset the negative impacts of `overtourism'. Individual chapters focus on a range of destinations such as Venice, Barcelona and Dubrovnik, as well as UNESCO cultural and natural heritage sites, where local political actors and public authorities are not always able to deal with the situation effectively. Integrating research and practice, this book will be of great interest to upper level students, researchers and academics in Tourism, Development Studies, Cultural Studies and Sustainability as well as professionals in the field of tourism management.
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              ISBN 9780367187439
              Released NZ 30 Sep 2019
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility
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              Positive Tourism in Africa
               

              Positive Tourism in Africa (Hardback)

              Edited by Mkono, Mucha

              • RRP: $282.00
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              Positive Tourism in Africa provides a crucial counter-narrative to the prevailing colonial and reductionist perspective on Africa's tourism trajectory and future. It offers a uniquely optimistic outlook for tourism in Africa whilst acknowledging the many challenges that African c...ountries continue to grapple with. By examining broad and localized empirical studies, conceptual frameworks, culturally centered paradigms, and innovative methodological approaches for African contexts, this book showcases the many facets of tourism in Africa that illustrate hope, resilience, growth, and survival. This volume explores themes such as community-based tourism, wildlife tourism, tourism governance and leadership, crisis recovery, regional integration, the role of indigenous knowledge, event tourism and the impact of smart technologies. It acknowledges the challenges and opportunities for growth that exist in these various contexts and explores how tourism creates value for the spectrum of its participants. Including a wide selection of contributions from diverse authors, many of them African, this book offers an Afro-centric interpretation of tourism phenomena. It will be of great interest to students, researchers and academics in the field of Tourism and African Studies, as well as Development Studies and Geography.
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              ISBN 9781138369405
              Released NZ 1 May 2019
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility
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              Authenticity in North America: Place, Tourism, Heritage, Culture and the Popular Imagination

              Authenticity in North America: Place, Tourism, Heritage, Culture and the Popular Imagination (Hardback)

              Edited by Lovell, Jane; Hitchmough, Sam

              • RRP: $282.00
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              This interdisciplinary book addresses the highly relevant debates about authenticity in North America, providing a contemporary re-examination of American culture, tourism and commodification of place. Blending social sciences and humanities research skills, it formulates an exam...ination of the geography of authenticity in North America, and brings together studies of both rurality and urbanity across the country, exposing the many commonalities of these different landscapes. Relph stated that nostalgic places are inauthentic, yet within this work several chapters explore how festivals and visitor attractions, which cultivate place heritage appeal, are authenticated by tourists and communities, creating a shared sense of belonging. In a world of hyperreal simulacra, post-truth and fake news, this book bucks the trend by demonstrating that authenticity can be found everywhere: in a mouthful of food, in a few bars of a Beach Boys song, in a statue of a troll, in a diffuse magical atmosphere, in the weirdness of the ungentrified streets. Written by a range of leading experts, this book offers a contemporary view of American authenticity, tourism, identity and culture. It will be of great interest to upper level students, researchers and academics in Tourism, Geography, Cultural Studies, American Studies and Film Studies.
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              ISBN 9781138341319
              Released NZ 1 Dec 2019
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility
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              Tourism and Innovation
               

              Tourism and Innovation (Paperback, 2nd New edition)

              By Hall, C. Michael; Williams, Allan M.

              • RRP: $88.99
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              This ground-breaking volume on the relationships between tourism and innovation provides an overview of relevant innovation theories, and related literatures on entrepreneurship, productivity, regional development and competitiveness, and their significance to contemporary touris...m practices. Innovation is a key concept in business and entrepreneurial studies and the broader social sciences. Yet, despite its policy and academic importance, historically little attention has been given to the role of innovation in tourism and the corresponding contribution of tourism-related human mobility to regional, firm and product innovation. This book highlights that innovation in tourism is much more than a series of technological innovations, as important as they are, and instead needs to be understood in an economic, social and political context with particular stress being placed on the extent to which innovations are shaped by the framework of governance and regulation, as well as by institutional factors and activities of individual actors and entrepreneurs. It is structured so as to introduce the reader to the overall significance of innovation, at various levels, and the role that innovation plays in firm and place competition. Supported with case studies throughout, this book is essential reading for all Tourism students.
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              ISBN 9781138060821
              Released NZ 6 Jan 2020
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility
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              Tourism Fictions, Simulacra and Virtualities

              Tourism Fictions, Simulacra and Virtualities (Hardback)

              Edited by Gravari-Barbas, Maria; Graburn, Nelson; Staszak, Jean-Francois

              • RRP: $282.00
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              Tourism Fictions, Simulacra and Virtualities offers a new understanding of tourism's interaction with space, questioning the ways in which fictions, simulacra and virtualities express tourism in the built environment and vice versa. Since its beginnings, tourism has inspired them...ed built environments that have a constitutive, and sometimes problematic, relationship with the real world and its architectural references. This volume questions and rethinks the different environments constructed or adapted both for and by tourism exploring the relationship between the real and the unreal within the tourist bubble and the ways in which the real world inspires simulacra for tourism use. Adopting an interdisciplinary approach this book touches on a wide range of geographical areas, eras and subjects such as post-socialist tourism in Poland, the Hawaiian imaginary in Las Vegas, Rio de Janeiro's Little Africa, as well as multiple instances of virtual reality in tourism. This timely and innovative volume will be of great interest to upper level students, researchers and academics in tourism, architecture, cultural studies, geography and heritage studies.
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              ISBN 9780367232481
              Released NZ 30 Aug 2019
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility
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              Community-Based Tourism in the Developing World: Community Learning, Development & Enterprise

              Community-Based Tourism in the Developing World: Community Learning, Development & Enterprise (Hardback)

              By Wiltshier, Peter; Clarke, Alan

              • RRP: $271.00
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              This book analyses community-based approaches to developing and regenerating tourism destinations in the developing world, addressing this central issue in sustainable tourism practices. It reviews a variety of systems useful for analysing and understanding management issues to o...ffer new insight into the skills and resources that are needed for implementation, ongoing monitoring and review of community-based tourism. Adopting a multidisciplinary approach, this book explores alternatives to the dominant interpretation which argues against tourism as a benefit for community development. International case studies throughout the book illustrate and vouch for tourism as a transformative force while clarifying the need to manage expectations in sustainable tourism for community development, rejuvenation and regeneration. Emphasis is placed on accruing relevant decision-support material, and creating services, products and management approaches that will endure and adapt as change necessitates. This will be of great interest to upper-level students, researchers and academics in the fields of tourism impacts, sustainability, ethics and development as well as the broader field of Geography.
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              ISBN 9781138494305
              Released NZ 1 Nov 2019
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility
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              Tourism and Hospitality in Conflict-Ridden Destinations
               

              Tourism and Hospitality in Conflict-Ridden Destinations (Hardback)

              Edited by Isaac, Rami K.; Cakmak, Erdinc; Butler, Richard

              • RRP: $282.00
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              Tourism and Hospitality in Conflict-ridden Destinations provides insight into the various types of current and post-conflict destinations worldwide and the steps that might be taken to transform them into future tourist destinations. Through both a conceptual and demonstrative ap...proach, this book examines the steps Destination Management Organizations as well as destination marketers need to take in order to improve their image in the eye of potential tourists. It also questions the extent to which tourism can alter the image of a destination and the possible destination marketing strategies that can be undertaken. Analysis of a wide selection of international case studies in countries ranging from Palestine to Myanmar to Northern Ireland provides a thorough and far-reaching academic study. Written by an international and multidisciplinary team of leading academics this book will be of great interest to students, researchers and academics in the Tourism as well as Development Studies disciplines.
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              ISBN 9781138615212
              Released NZ 23 May 2019
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility
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