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This volume contains nine full papers and one research note that cover contemporary topics in hospitality and leisure, including: destination image; the use of social networking sites in tourism; the safety of swimming as a holiday activity in the tropics; visitor behaviour; the choice of exchange...

Chen, J. S.
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Advances in hospitality and leisure, 2015, pp 224 pp.

The hypothesis on which the book is based is that the medieval pilgrim industry was the start of modern tourism. Although triggered by religious motivation, it is argued that pilgrims were equally driven by a desire for adventure, discovery and cultural enrichment. It is argued that much can be...

Donhead Publishing Ltd, Shaftesbury, UK
In search of heritage: as pilgrim or tourist?, 1998, pp xviii + 493 pp.

Detailed case studies from five continents are presented to highlight the delicate interactions between fragile environments and human activities, especially tourism, which has grown rapidly in such environments over recent years. While tourism can provide new sources of revenue and help stem...

John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
People and tourism in fragile environments., 1996, pp xiv + 238 pp.

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