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Cover for Tourism routes and their identity.

This chapter introduces the fundamental nature of tourism routes. Sections discuss: the taking and following of routes and trails; routes as ways of describing and defining the movement of travellers; routes and trails as ways of structuring tourism; routes, trails and adventure; and the identity...

Author(s)
Ward-Perkins, D.; Beckmann, C.; Ellis, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394767)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mobilities and information technology.

This chapter reviews how mobile technologies can be used by the travel industry to support travellers while they are on the move. It discusses how the broader impact of these technologies can be understood using a mobilities paradigm and reviews some of the key aspects of the mobile technologies...

Author(s)
Benckendorff, P. J.; Xiang, Z.; Sheldon, P. J.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393432)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The future of information technology and tourism.

This chapter explains the virtuous cycle of technological development in travel planning and discusses ten emerging trends in the future of information technology and tourism. The first trend focuses on the development of artificial intelligence and the continuing importance of innovation in...

Author(s)
Benckendorff, P. J.; Xiang, Z.; Sheldon, P. J.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393432)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for 'Though I walk through the valley': teaching Richard Wright through experiential learning.

This chapter proposes a potential itinerary to teach the selected works of African-American writer Richard Wright by incorporating the theme of literary pilgrimage to emphasize the connection between travel and liberation. This approach to Wright's work will take students through Paris, Chicago and ...

Author(s)
Hayes, J. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The three stages of tourism.

This chapter starts with an overview of early tourism, where the journey and route were of critical importance. It then discusses: the three essential tools and facilitators of route-focused tourism (tour operators, guides and guidebooks); the emergence of destination-focused tourism since the...

Author(s)
Ward-Perkins, D.; Beckmann, C.; Ellis, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394767)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Trends.

This chapter looks at the trends in tourism that affect the development of routes, branded trails and circuits as means of structuring the traveller's experiences. The desire for richer experiences and adventure among today's travellers, the return to local and authentic, the slow tourism movement, ...

Author(s)
Ward-Perkins, D.; Beckmann, C.; Ellis, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394767)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The family of tourism routes.

This chapter provides an overview of how tourism routes can be categorized according to principal motivations for travel. Four of the categories are examined: cultural tours and circuits; themed and branded driving routes; cycling routes; and long-distance walking trails. A case study is presented...

Author(s)
Ward-Perkins, D.; Beckmann, C.; Ellis, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394767)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Transforming travel: realising the potential of sustainable tourism.

This book presents an argument for transforming tourism and provides a guide for anyone looking to develop successful sustainable tourism enterprises and destinations. It has seven chapters exploring what a truly transformative tourism might look like with respect to hotels, travel experiences,...

Author(s)
Smith, J.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394194)
Type
Book
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Transforming travel experiences.

This chapter explores ways to transform travel experiences, including how to transform the way tourists and guides interact, how to ensure that tours have a positive social impact, and how to offer transformative experiences to everyone.

Author(s)
Smith, J.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394194)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tourism information technology.

This book offers a comprehensive outlook of how information technology (IT) has been and should be implemented in the travel and tourism industry, the challenges associated with the implementation of information technology and the impacts generated from this implementation. The content in this...

Author(s)
Benckendorff, P. J.; Xiang, Z.; Sheldon, P. J.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393432)
Type
Book

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