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Cover for Degrowth in tourism: conceptual, theoretical and philosophical issues.

The overall purpose of this book is to familiarize readers with the emergent research paradigm of degrowth by looking at it as an alternative to the classic models of development and by exploring and applying the concept of degrowth in a tourism context. The book has seven chapters, which explore:...

Author(s)
Andriotis, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392787)
Type
Book
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Cover for Destination recommendation systems: behavioural foundations and applications.

An emerging area of study within technology and tourism focuses on the development of technologies that enable Internet users to quickly and effectively find relevant information about selected topics including travel destination and transportation. This area of tourism research and development is...

Author(s)
Fesenmaier, D. R.; Wöber, K. W.; Werthner, H.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990231)
Type
Book
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Cover for Giants of tourism.

This book presents individuals who have made an important contribution to tourism. Most are entrepreneurs in the classic sense, but others are individuals who have had unintentional subsequent effects on tourism through their actions. The book is arranged in four parts: (i) giants of hospitality...

Author(s)
Butler, R. W.; Russell, R.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936525)
Type
Book
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Cover for Growing older: tourism and leisure behaviour of older adults.

This book explores the characteristics, tourist/leisure behaviours and tourism/leisure needs of older people, and how to effectively market to this expanding group in the future. The book's chapters examine: the motivations and constraints to tourism and leisure for older adults; sociodemographic...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930653)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Literary tourism: theories, practice and case studies.

The main aim of this book is to provide a broad view of the issues surrounding literary tourism and to provide a theoretical and practical guide to how literary tourism is evolving and affecting the current Western tourism market. Its scope encompasses a wide array of narratives, ranging from the...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I.; Lund, L. A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394590)
Type
Book
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Cover for The business and management of ocean cruises.

This book is divided into six parts, which are organized to guide the reader step by step from the macro level of the cruise industry to the micro level of operations management on board cruise ships. Part I (chapters 1-4) sets the scene for the book by characterizing the conditions under which...

Author(s)
Vogel, M.; Papathanassis, A.; Wolber, B.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938451)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tourism and gender-based violence: challenging inequalities.

Gender-based violence (GBV) in travel and tourism is embedded within the wider social structures of gender inequality and discrimination. This book focuses on the multiple and interconnected manifestations of violence that women and girls encounter in tourism consumption and production, such as...

Author(s)
Vizcaino, P.; Jeffrey, H.; Eger, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243215)
Type
Book
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Cover for Tourism and leisure behaviour in an ageing world.

This is the second edition to the book Growing Older: Tourism and Leisure Behaviour of Older Adults. Similar to the first edition, its focus is to provide the latest research about the characteristics, tourist behaviour, and leisure needs of baby boomers, seniors, and older adults. This edition has ...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390943)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tourism and mobilities: local-global connections.

This book aims to communicate a series of ideas grounded in present discussions on how 'mobility studies' can help enrich and enlighten the understanding of tourism in the context of the current trend of increasing globalization. Bringing together theoretical and practical issues, this edited...

Author(s)
Burns, P. M.; Novelli, M.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934040)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tourism behaviour: travellers' decisions and actions.

This book focuses on individuals' and households' thinking and behaviour relating to discretionary travel. Part I (chapters 1-3) covers new theories of tourism behaviour and offers examples of empirical examinations of these theories in three settings: Australia, Hawaii (USA), and Prince Edward...

Author(s)
March, R. S.; Woodside, A. G.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990217)
Type
Book

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