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Transforming Travel

Transforming Travel

Realising the potential of sustainable tourism

Now Published!

December 2017 / Paperback / 124 Pages / 9781786394194 £17.99 / €25.00 / $30.00
With 10% online discount: £16.19 / €22.50 / $27.00
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Main Description

Transforming Travel combines stories from leading companies, interviews with pioneers and thinkers, along with thorough analysis of the industry's potential to make lasting, positive change.

- A unique collection of case studies and stories of the most successful, inspirational, impactful and innovative travel businesses in the world.
- A vital presentation of the latest research and statistics on the positive impacts and potential of transformative, sustainable tourism,
- A positive and realistic vision of the scope of tourism to promote sustainable development at a time when travel and interaction with foreign cultures is facing numerous existential challenges.

Written in a highly engaging style Transforming Travel presents an urgent argument for transforming tourism so it might reach its potential to promote tolerance, restore communities and regenerate habitats, while providing a vital guide for anyone looking to develop the successful sustainable tourism enterprises and destinations needed to do so.


Suitable for tourism practitioners, students, destination managers and policy makers.

  • 1: Introduction
  • 2: The Transformative Hotel
  • 3: Transforming Travel Experiences
  • 4: Transforming Places
  • 5: Transforming Transport
  • 6: Transforming Communication
  • 7: Conclusion: Transforming Tourism
  • 8: Further Reading
Transforming Travel is superb, touching, fresh and thought-provoking. If you believe in the possibility of improving our world through travel, it is a must read. - Kelley Louise, Impact Travel Alliance