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Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility


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Sustainable Tourism Practices in the Mediterranean

Sustainable Tourism Practices in the Mediterranean

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Ipek Kalemci Tuzun, Mehmet Ergul, Colin Johnson
August 01, 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...

Tourism and Hospitality in Conflict-Ridden Destinations

Tourism and Hospitality in Conflict-Ridden Destinations

1st Edition

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...

Positive Tourism in Africa

Positive Tourism in Africa

1st Edition

Mucha Mkono
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...

Resilient Destinations and Tourism: Governance Strategies in the Transition towards Sustainability in Tourism

Resilient Destinations and Tourism: Governance Strategies in the Transition towards Sustainability in Tourism

1st Edition

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...

Tourism Policy and Planning Implementation: Issues and Challenges

Tourism Policy and Planning Implementation: Issues and Challenges

1st Edition

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....

Tourism in Iran: Challenges, Development and Issues

Tourism in Iran: Challenges, Development and Issues

1st Edition

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...

Protest and Resistance in the Tourist City

Protest and Resistance in the Tourist City

1st Edition

Claire Colomb, Johannes Novy
August 14, 2018

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 of the topic of urban tourism. In some cities, residents and other...

Memory, Migration and Travel

Memory, Migration and Travel

1st Edition

Sabine Marschall
May 31, 2018

Migration and forcible displacement are growing and impactful dynamics of the current global age. These processes generate mobility flows, travel patterns and touristic behaviour driven by personal and collective memories. The chapters in this book highlight the importance of travel and tourism for...

Negotiating Hospitality: Ethics of Tourism Development in the Nicaraguan Highlands

Negotiating Hospitality: Ethics of Tourism Development in the Nicaraguan Highlands

1st Edition

Emily Höckert
May 08, 2018

How do hosts and guests welcome each other in responsible encounters? This book addresses the question in a longitudinal ethnographic study on tourism development in the coffee- cultivating communities in Nicaragua. The research follows the trail of development practitioners and researchers who...

Managing and Interpreting D-Day's Sites of Memory: Guardians of remembrance

Managing and Interpreting D-Day's Sites of Memory: Guardians of remembrance

1st Edition

Geoffrey Bird, Sean Claxton, Keir Reeves
April 25, 2018

More than seventy years following the D-Day Landings of 6 June 1944, Normandy's war heritage continues to intrigue visitors and researchers. Receiving well over two million visitors a year, the Normandy landscape of war is among the most visited cultural sites in France. This book explores the...

Political Ecology of Tourism: Community, power and the environment

Political Ecology of Tourism: Community, power and the environment

1st Edition

Mary Mostafanezhad, Roger Norum, Eric J. Shelton, Anna Thompson-Carr
April 25, 2018

Why has political ecology been assigned so little attention in tourism studies, despite its broad and critical interrogation of environment and politics? As the first full-length treatment of a political ecology of tourism, the collection addresses this lacuna and calls for the further...

Tourism and the Anthropocene

Tourism and the Anthropocene

1st Edition

Martin Gren, Edward H. Huijbens
April 25, 2018

This book brings the field of tourism into dialogue with what is captured under the varied notions of the Anthropocene. It explores issues and challenges which the Anthropocene may pose for tourism, and it offers significant insights into how it might reframe conceptual and empirical undertakings...

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