Worldwide Destinations Casebook

2nd Edition

Brian Boniface, MA, Chris Cooper

Published March 25, 2009
Textbook - 12 Pages
ISBN 9781856175388 - CAT# Y127701

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Worldwide Destinations Casebook features 38 comprehensive case studies of international tourism destinations, 10 of them brand new and 28 updated. A companion to the core textbook Worldwide Destinations 5th edition, these cases contextulaise the learning and provide real life illustrations of the theories covered.

This new edition covers subjects such as climate change, eco-tourism, destination regeneration and social impact. Case studies are drawn from all regions of the world and include:

  • London Docklands regeneration
  • A tourism strategy for Morocco
  • 'New World' tourism - Outbound tourism from China
  • Antarctica: tourism or conservation?
  • Re-visioning tired destinations: Australia's gold coast
  • Tourism in New York
  • The Way of St. James: the pilgrimage as a cultural resource
  • Ecotourism in the Ecuadorian Amazon

The casebook brings a range of benefits to the classroom and by encouraging active learning allows students to gain valuable experience in:

  • Problem solving and decision making
  • Focusing on key issues within a clearly defined situation
  • The development or honing of critical thinking skills
  • Recognising that there is no one 'correct' answer to a problem
  • Judging the relevance of different types of evidence and techniques

Worldwide Destinations Casebook is the ultimate resource for contectualizing theory and is essential reading for any tourism student.


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