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Research themes for tourism.

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This book introduces a broad range of themes within tourism research. As such, it seeks to provide some explanation and contextualization of each topic, supported by applied case studies (where appropriate), international examples and detailed discourse around some of the current contemporary debates in tourism management. The book consists of 20 major chapters on the different types of tourism.


Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) From mass tourism to niche tourism. Author(s): Marson, D.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 16) Aspects of tourism development. Author(s): Dieke, P. U. C.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 31) Tourist behaviour and tourism motivation. Author(s): Heitmann, S.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 45) Authenticity in tourism. Author(s): Heitmann, S.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 59) The semiotics of tourism. Author(s): Tresidder, R.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 69) Sustainable and alternative tourism. Author(s): Oriade, A. Evans, M.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 87) Community tourism. Author(s): Robinson, P. Wiltshier, P.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 100) Rural tourism. Author(s): Farrell, H. Russell, S.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 114) Slow food, slow cities and slow tourism. Author(s): Heitmann, S. Robinson, P. Povey, G.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 128) Events, festivals and the arts. Author(s): Gelder, G. Robinson, P.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 146) Sport and adventure tourism. Author(s): Roberts, C.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 160) Cultural tourism and accessibility. Author(s): Shirt, G.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 176) Heritage tourism. Author(s): Southall, C. Robinson, P.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 188) Tourism and film. Author(s): Croy, G. Heitmann, S.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 205) Dark tourism. Author(s): Dale, C. Robinson, N.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 218) LGBT tourism. Author(s): Southall, C. Fallon, P.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 233) Gastronomy and tourism. Author(s): Povey, G.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 249) Religious tourism. Author(s): Wiltshier, P.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 266) Health and medical tourism. Author(s): Tresidder, R.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 276) Cruise tourism and the cruise industry. Author(s): Morgan, P. Power, L.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 289) Conclusion. Author(s): Robinson, P. Heitmann, S. Dieke, P.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • University of Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, UK.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2011
  • ISBN
  • 9781845936846
  • Record Number
  • 20113005517