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Cover for Disappearing destinations: Climate change and future challenges for coastal tourism.

This book with two key parts discusses threats and consequences of climate predictions on coastal tourism destinations. Chapters 1 to 7 explore the theoretical and contextual frameworks of climate change processes and their general relationship with coastal tourism destinations. Such concepts for...

Author(s)
Jones, A.; Phillips, M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935481)
Type
Book
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Cover for Destination marketing and management: theories and applications.

This book offers a comprehensive understanding of the concept and scope of the tourism industry in general and of destination marketing and management in particular. Taking an integrated and comprehensive approach, it focuses on both the macro and micro aspects of destination marketing and...

Author(s)
Wang, Y.; Pizam, A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937621)
Type
Book
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Cover for Tourist destination governance: practice, theory and issues.

This book examines the political order and the issues, processes and approaches in applying governance insights to tourist destinations. The book consists of 16 chapters presented in three parts. Part I introduces the reader to the issues and considerations of tourist destination governance. The...

Author(s)
Laws, E.; Richins, H.; Agrusa, J.; Scott, N.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937942)
Type
Book
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Cover for Medical tourism.

This book examines medical tourism as an emerging component of the tourist industry and a distinct and controversial element of health provision. The book consists of 10 chapters. The first chapter discusses the reasons why medical tourism has emerged. The second chapter examines a vast range of...

Author(s)
Connell, J.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936600)
Type
Book
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Cover for Island tourism: sustainable perspectives.

This book exemplifies the ecological, social and economic perspectives of sustainable island tourism development. The book consists of 15 chapters presented in three parts. Cases in this book include cold water islands in the Atlantic and Southern Oceans, as well as islands in the more popular...

Author(s)
Carlsen, J.; Butler, R.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936792)
Type
Book
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Cover for Research themes for tourism.

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...

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Heitmann, S.; Dieke, P.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936846)
Type
Book
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Cover for Tourism and inequality: problems and prospects.

This book seeks to make a contribution to the tourism and inequality debate, not only through its investigation of how and why tourism contributes to and reflects social inequality, but also through its exploration of the ways in which tourism can be a means to reduce social inequality or alleviate ...

Author(s)
Cole, S.; Morgan, N.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936624)
Type
Book
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Cover for Conservation tourism.

The principal focus of this book (consisting of 13 chapters) is on the conservation contributions of commercial tourism enterprises. It presents examples and analyses of conservation tourism from around the world, using a range of different mechanisms at a variety of scales, with a focus on models, ...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936655)
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 Cultural tourism research methods.

This book discusses various quantitative and qualitative methods in cultural tourism research. The book consists of 17 articles on the traditional quantitative approach, methodological triangulation, application of the grounded theory, visual methods, grand tour approach, collage technique,...

Author(s)
Richards, G.; Munsters, W.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935184)
Type
Book

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