Tourism and Innovation
Authenticity in North America: Place, Tourism, Heritage, Culture and the Popular Imagination
Overtourism: Tourism Management and Solutions
Tourism Fictions, Simulacra and Virtualities
Positive Tourism in Africa
Resilient Destinations and Tourism: Governance Strategies in the Transition towards Sustainability in Tourism
Sophia Rolle, Jessica Minnis, Ian Bethell-Bennett
July 10, 2020
This book focuses on the complex issues of tourism development, governance and sustainability in the long-standing popular island destination, The Bahamas, where tourism remains one of the primary fiscal industries. The book achieves this by looking at the impacts of mass tourism development from...
C. Michael Hall, Allan M. Williams
December 09, 2019
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 tourism practices....
Jane Lovell, Sam Hitchmough
December 02, 2019
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 examination of the...
Peter Wiltshier, Alan Clarke
October 17, 2019
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 offer new insight...
Harald Pechlaner, Elisa Innerhofer, Greta Erschbamer
September 18, 2019
Overtourism explores a growing phenomenon in tourism that 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 various negative...
Maria Gravari-Barbas, Nelson Graburn, Jean-Francois Staszak
August 30, 2019
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 themed built...
Ipek Kalemci Tüzün, Mehmet Ergül, Colin Johnson
July 23, 2019
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 events including...
Rami K. Isaac, Erdinç Çakmak, Richard Butler
April 17, 2019
Tourism and Hospitality in Conf lict-Ridden Destinations provides insight into the various types of current and post-conf lict destinations worldwide and the steps that might be taken to transform them into future tourist destinations. Through both a conceptual and demonstrative approach, this book...
March 26, 2019
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 countries continue...
Jarkko Saarinen, Alison M. Gill
December 11, 2018
Sustainability is one of the most important issues currently facing the tourism sector. Recently, the role of resilience thinking has been highlighted in sustainable development discussions as an alternative perspective. This book approaches these concepts as interwoven processes and looks at...
Konstantinos Andriotis, Dimitrios Stylidis, Adi Weidenfeld
October 02, 2018
Policy and planning are particularly important in tourism due to their multi-faceted nature and the complexity of inter-organisational relations and collaboration. This book sheds light onto these interrelations through the critical review of tourism planning policies and their measurable outcomes....
Siamak Seyfi, C. Michael Hall
October 02, 2018
Iran has long been regarded as an international pariah state in some parts of the international community. However, its negative image in many countries disguises its history of tourism and rich cultural and natural heritage. Following the July 2015 nuclear deal and the reduction in sanctions, Iran...