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Cover for The host gaze in global tourism.

This book is about host-guest encounters in tourism, and specifically focuses on the host gaze. It identifies the aspects of the host gaze that distinguish it from the tourist gaze and from the conventional gaze encountered. It also identifies different types of host gazes and roles associated with ...

Author(s)
Moufakkir, O.; Reisinger, Y.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640211)
Type
Book
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Cover for Transformational tourism: tourist perspectives.

This book deals with the issue of how travel and tourism, if developed in a proper form, can contribute to human transformation, growth and development, and change human behaviour and our relationship with the world. The volume investigates the experiences offered by travel and tourism that can...

Author(s)
Reisinger, Y.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642093)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Cultural tourism.

This book deals with the phenomena of cultural tourism within different global contexts, offering insight into contemporary research and case studies that in their cross-cutting themes consider different approaches to the management of cultural tourism within diverse cultural contexts. In providing ...

Author(s)
Raj, R.; Griffin, K.; Morpeth, N.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Controversies in tourism.

This book makes a contribution to the understanding of tourism controversies. Its purpose is to provide a platform for open debate and intellectual discourse with a variety of views on perceived controversies or manifest conflicts firstly within tourism (endogenous controversies), but also in the...

Author(s)
Moufakkir, O.; Burns, P. M.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938130)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
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 Responsible tourism: concepts, theory and practice.

The primary intent for this book is to produce a broad, yet comprehensive, monograph on the concept of responsible tourism (RT), focusing on what is meant by the term and what it encompasses. The text thus presents a critical discourse on what RT is (chapters 2-4), its key tenets (chapters 5-8) and ...

Author(s)
Leslie, D.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939878)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Managing outdoor recreation: case studies in the National Parks.

This book addresses the issue of managing outdoor recreation to protect park resources and the quality of the visitor experience. The book is organized into three parts. Part I comprises five chapters that draw on the scientific and professional literature in parks and outdoor recreation to develop ...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845939311)
Type
Book
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Cover for Frameworks for tourism research.

This book systematically sets out the main types of frameworks that have been used in tourism research, examining their distinguishing features and how they are used, and illustrating these with specific examples. In this way, the book seeks to assist researchers to become more conscious of the...

Author(s)
Pearce, D.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938987)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Rethinking park protection: treading the uncommon ground of environmental beliefs.

This book proposes answers to the question of why parks are failing their mandate to be preserved undiminished for future generations. Those answers are deeply embedded in one word: belief. The book provides a practical guide for preparing park managers for a new era where the beliefs that created...

Author(s)
LaPage, W.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939991)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Planning for tourism, leisure and sustainability: international case studies.

This book offers examples of how countries, regions and local areas have tackled the tourism and environmental challenges they have faced. There are case studies, many learning points and numerous issues are investigated and commented upon. The book has 47 chapters presented under six major...

Author(s)
Travis, A. S.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937423)
Type
Book

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