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The Morphology of Tourism: Planning for Impact in Tourist Destinations

The Morphology of Tourism: Planning for Impact in Tourist Destinations

1st Edition

Philip Feifan Xie, Kai Gu
December 11, 2018

Morphological research studies the physical form of landscapes, including how landscape structures function and operate, the adaptability of forms, and how functions and forms change over time. Applying the methods and models of morphology to tourism, this innovative book explores some of the...

Resort Spatiality: Reimagining Sites of Mass Tourism

Resort Spatiality: Reimagining Sites of Mass Tourism

1st Edition

Zelmarie Cantillon
November 07, 2018

This book theorises resorts as distinct kinds of urban milieux, capturing the complexity of destinations famous for ‘sun, sand and sex’ mass tourism. Drawing on qualitative field research (participant observation, interviews and photography), the book discusses examples from six international...

Tourism and Violence

Tourism and Violence

1st Edition

Hazel Andrews
November 22, 2017

Exploring the connection between tourism and violence, this book draws on a range of disciplinary approaches, including social anthropology, cultural geography, sociology, and tourism studies. Ideas and concepts of violence have long been explored in the social sciences literature but in relation...

Tourism Encounters and Controversies: Ontological Politics of Tourism Development

Tourism Encounters and Controversies: Ontological Politics of Tourism Development

1st Edition

Gunnar Thór Jóhannesson, Carina Ren, van der Duim René
November 22, 2017

The multiplicity of tourism encounters provide some of the best available occasions to observe the social world and its making(s). Focusing on ontological politics of tourism development, this book examines how different versions of tourism are enacted, how encounters between different versions of...

Being and Dwelling through Tourism: An anthropological perspective

Being and Dwelling through Tourism: An anthropological perspective

1st Edition

Catherine Palmer
November 09, 2017

Much of the existing literature seeks to make sense of tourism based on singular approaches such as visuality, identity, mobility, performance and globalised consumption. What is missing, however, is an overarching framework within which these valuable approaches can be located. This book offers...

Advances in Social Media for Travel, Tourism and Hospitality: New Perspectives, Practice and Cases

Advances in Social Media for Travel, Tourism and Hospitality: New Perspectives, Practice and Cases

1st Edition

Marianna Sigala, Ulrike Gretzel
July 27, 2017

This book brings together cutting edge research and applications of social media and related technologies, their uses by consumers and businesses in travel, tourism and hospitality. The first section addresses topical issues related to how social media influence the operations and strategies of...

Performing Cultural Tourism: Communities, Tourists and Creative Practices

Performing Cultural Tourism: Communities, Tourists and Creative Practices

1st Edition

Susan Carson, Mark Pennings
June 23, 2017

While experiential staging is well documented in tourism studies, not enough has been written about the diverse types of experiences and expectations that visitors bring to the tourist space and how communities respond to, or indeed challenge, these expectations. This book brings together new ideas...

Archipelago Tourism: Policies and Practices

Archipelago Tourism: Policies and Practices

1st Edition

Godfrey Baldacchino
June 07, 2017

Exploring the conceptual insights provided by the archipelagic 'twist' in the context of tourism principles, policies and practices, this volume draws on an international series of case studies to analyse best practice in branding, marketing and logistics in archipelago tourist destinations. The...

Volunteer Tourism: Popular Humanitarianism in Neoliberal Times

Volunteer Tourism: Popular Humanitarianism in Neoliberal Times

1st Edition

Mary Mostafanezhad
May 25, 2017

Crossing disciplinary and chronological boundaries, Volunteer Tourism: Popular Humanitarianism in Neoliberal Times is the first full-length treatment of volunteer tourism from a longitudinal ethnographic perspective. Volunteer tourism, one of the fastest growing niche tourism markets in the world,...

Tourism, Performance, and Place: A Geographic Perspective

Tourism, Performance, and Place: A Geographic Perspective

1st Edition

Jillian M. Rickly-Boyd, Daniel C. Knudsen, Lisa C. Braverman
May 24, 2017

Drawing upon theories of landscape and performance, this work weaves together existing tourism literature with new scholarship to forge a geographically informed theory of tourism. Such a theory integrates the ways in which places are co-produced, circulated, interpreted, experienced, and performed...

Tourism, Recreation and Regional Development: Perspectives from France and Abroad

Tourism, Recreation and Regional Development: Perspectives from France and Abroad

1st Edition

Jean-Christophe Dissart, Jeoffrey Dehez, Jean-Bernard Marsat
May 24, 2017

What factors contribute to tourism and recreation development? How can we characterise stakeholder rationales and organisation modes to enhance tourism resources and foster tourism and recreation services? To what extent do tourism and recreation contribute to regional development? What changes are...

Metropolitan Commuter Belt Tourism

Metropolitan Commuter Belt Tourism

1st Edition

Michał Jacenty Sznajder
May 16, 2017

With the current rise of metropolitan regions as a present location and driver of the development of rural tourism, agritourism, food tourism and nature tourism, there is a need to analyse the major economic, social, political and managerial aspects of these types of tourism which occur within the...

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