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Tourism and Innovation

Tourism and Innovation

2nd Edition

Forthcoming

C. Michael Hall, Allan M. Williams
December 20, 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....

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

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

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Jane Lovell, Sam Hitchmough
December 20, 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...

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

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

1st Edition

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...

Overtourism: Tourism Management and Solutions

Overtourism: Tourism Management and Solutions

1st Edition

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...

Tourism Fictions, Simulacra and Virtualities

Tourism Fictions, Simulacra and Virtualities

1st Edition

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...

Sustainable Tourism Practices in the Mediterranean

Sustainable Tourism Practices in the Mediterranean

1st Edition

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...

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...

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