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Cover for Tourism, culture and regeneration.

This book examines the destinations and sites that are being created for tourists, as well as for local people within an urban regeneration context, with a particular focus on tourism's relationship to urban regeneration and cultural development. It examines the impact of such developments on a...

Author(s)
Smith, M. K.
ISBN
2006 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845931308)
Type
Book
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Cover for Pink tourism: holidays of gay men and lesbians.

This book is a study of gay and lesbian tourism from, primarily, a marketing perspective, but it also examines how marketing activity engages with and affects social issues relating to homosexuality. The book covers: the nature of homosexuality and some features of gay and lesbian life that bear...

Author(s)
Hughes, H. L.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930769)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tourism and welfare: ethics, responsibility and sustained well-being.

This book provides an explanation, definition and critique of welfare in tourism with regard to issues such as ethics, tourist safety, human rights, ethnocentrism, cultural sensitivity, behaviour codes, green consumerism and perceptions of sustainability. Chapters cover the welfare of tourists,...

Author(s)
Hall, D.; Brown, F.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930660)
Type
Book
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Cover for Indigenous ecotourism: sustainable development and management.

This volume reviews indigenous ecotourism as a special type of nature-based tourism and examines the key principles of conservation and community benefits from indigenous-owned and operated ecotourism businesses and joint ventures. It compares indigenous tourism in developed and developing...

Author(s)
Zeppel, H. D.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931247)
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
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Cover for Adventure tourism.

This volume provides an introduction and review of adventure tourism from both theoretical and practical perspectives. It includes technical analyses of over 100 real-life retail adventure tourism products from around the globe, in a wide variety of outdoor activity sectors, including: river...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for The conservation of cultural landscapes.

This book, which contains 18 chapters, presents a range of different methods developed to analyse, restore and manage cultural landscapes, and reports a number of case studies from Europe and North America. This book will be of great interest to a wide range of readers involved in the study,...

Author(s)
Agnoletti, M.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930745)
Type
Book
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Cover for Crisis management in tourism.

With examples drawn from the UK, Europe, the USA, Australia, and Asia, this book brings together a range of expert academic analysis of theory and practice concerning crisis management in tourism. Part I (chapters 2-11) deals with theoretical foundations of crisis management. Part II (chapters...

Author(s)
Laws, E.; Prideaux, B.; Chon, K.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930479)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tourism and protected areas: benefits beyond boundaries. The Vth IUCN World Parks Congress.

This book focuses on the tourism issues discussed at the Vth IUCN World Parks Congress. The book reflects the past 10 years of global challenges in tourism and the lessons learnt in protected area management. It shows the significant achievements of tourism in contributing to sustainable ecosystem...

Author(s)
Bushell, R.; Eagles, P.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990224)
Type
Book; Conference proceedings
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Cover for Tourism in peripheries: perspectives from the far north and south.

This book reviews the theory of the role of peripheries in tourism, identifies the core obstacles to tourism in high latitudes, and presents recent case studies from North America, Scandinavia, Scotland, New Zealand and the polar areas. The book's 14 chapters are presented under five headings: (i)...

Author(s)
Müller, D. K.; Jansson, B.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931773)
Type
Book

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