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Cover for Dark tourism.

This chapter explores the emergent concept of dark tourism. In reviewing the definitions and understandings of dark tourism, appraising dark tourism motivations and management of dark tourism attractions in environmental, educational and financial terms, and interpreting dark tourism attractions...

Author(s)
Dale, C.; Robinson, N.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936846)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Heritage tourism.

This chapter explores the development and current trends in heritage tourism, identifying key stakeholders and reflecting on the work of the United Nations World Tourism Organization as a body set up to protect international cultural heritage. The chapter debates the value of World Heritage status, ...

Author(s)
Southall, C.; Robinson, P.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936846)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cruise tourism and the cruise industry.

This chapter examines cruise tourism as one of the largest components of tourism. The chapter starts with an historical overview and examines the principles and practices of the cruise industry. The supply and demand perspective is assessed to outline the characteristics of cruise tourists as well...

Author(s)
Morgan, P.; Power, L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936846)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for LGBT tourism.

This chapter discusses lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) tourism. This chapter considers the evolution and dimensions of LGBT tourism, giving consideration to the impacts, economic value and opportunities presented by this growing market sector and its increasingly diverse demographic....

Author(s)
Southall, C.; Fallon, P.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936846)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Gastronomy and tourism.

This chapter explores the fundamental links between tourism and gastronomy. It considers definitions of gastronomy and investigates the development of the dynamic relationship between food and the different sectors of the tourism industry. In addition, it examines influences on the food tourism...

Author(s)
Povey, G.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936846)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism and film.

This chapter initially reviews what is understood by film tourism, before going on to discuss its scope by providing an overview of the development of film tourism, exploring motivations for visiting film locations and outlining impacts of film tourists. Case studies include discussions surrounding ...

Author(s)
Croy, G.; Heitmann, S.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936846)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Slow food, slow cities and slow tourism.

This chapter introduces the growing research around 'slow activities'. It introduces the 'slow' concept, from its inception in the Slow Food movement and the concept of 'Cittaslow' (Slow Cities), and relates these to the tourism industry, before moving on to discuss slow travel and slow tourism. In ...

Author(s)
Heitmann, S.; Robinson, P.; Povey, G.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936846)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sustainable and alternative tourism.

This chapter discusses sustainable and alternative tourism, and examines and analyzes varying views, issues and prospects for sustainable tourism. No doubt the term is one of the most controversial in the study and management of tourism. Despite non-consensus among academics and practitioners on...

Author(s)
Oriade, A.; Evans, M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936846)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The semiotics of tourism.

This chapter provides an overview of the ways in which the semiotics of tourism have evolved over the past 25 years. It analyses why, unlike other areas of tourism studies, this has not developed as a subject area at the same pace. The chapter then goes on to suggest that the semiotics of tourism...

Author(s)
Tresidder, R.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936846)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Aspects of tourism development.

This chapter introduces concepts and issues around tourism development, notably with a focus on developing countries, where tourism can be an important tool for economic growth and sociocultural development. In doing this, the chapter draws important comparisons with westernized destinations and...

Author(s)
Dieke, P. U. C.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936846)
Type
Book chapter

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