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Cover for Mass tourism in a small world.

This book covers (i) theoretical perspectives on mass tourism (including ethics, political economy, sustainability and environmentalism); (ii) the historical context of mass tourism development, particularly in the UK; and (iii) the current challenges to mass tourism and its future trends. Case...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.; Sharpley, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book
Abstract

This paper proposes resilience as a foundation for sustainability, and sustainable tourism development, identifying that resilience relates to place-based knowledge and senses originating from human-land interaction over a long period of time. A specific case drawn here is the post-disaster...

Author(s)
Kato, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2018, 15, 1, pp 55-67
Abstract

Since around 2000, tourism has gradually become a key activity reinforcing the Japanese economy. In particular, there has been growth in urban tourism and many urban spaces have been transformed to meet visitors' needs, a process that has occurred not only in the large metropolises but also in...

Author(s)
Horita, Y.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2018, 15, 1, pp 26-39
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Cover for The dynamics of tourism development in Britain: the profit motive and that 'curious' alliance of private capital and the local state.

This chapter presents an account of 19th-century tourism development in Britain by revisiting Pimlott's (1947) The Englishman's Holiday: A Social History. In particular, the chapter looks at Pimlott's demand and supply model of tourism development, elucidating upon its key characteristics and its...

Author(s)
Heeley, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

As the final resting place of celebrities and notable public figures, Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles has long served as a tourist attraction and a site of public memory. Unique among dark tourism sites, Hollywood Forever brings together the gravity of death and a celebratory sense of...

Author(s)
Levitt, L.
Publisher
Radford University, Radford, USA
Citation
Journal of Unconventional Parks, Tourism & Recreation Research, 2012, 4, 1, pp 20-25
Abstract

This chapter explores the means of effectively managing and marketing urban tourism in order to optimize its long-term contribution to wider development objectives (i.e. urban development/regeneration). Following a review of the dominant themes/issues in the study of urban tourism, a systematic and ...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.; Roberts, L.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
The management of tourism, 2005, pp 161-174
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Cover for Mass tourism does not need defending.

This chapter focuses on the general features of mass tourism, arguing that while tourism's global growth has been uneven, it has benefited countries and regions with a comparative advantage in tourism resources. It is argued that mass tourism does not need defending; just understanding how it works ...

Author(s)
Aramberri, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The morality of mass tourism.

This chapter sketches a perspective addressing three questions: First, how did holidays become conspicuous moral terrain? Second, is this a progressive development? Third, is mass tourism per se (from all-inclusive packages through to volunteer tourism) worthy of celebration in moral terms? In...

Author(s)
Butcher, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

On April 4, 1968, Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated by James Earl Ray in Memphis, Tennessee, while standing on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel. This tragic event cast a bright light globally on the civil rights movement in the United States. The Lorraine Motel was later...

Author(s)
Waller, S. N.; Costen, W. M.
Publisher
Radford University, Radford, USA
Citation
Journal of Unconventional Parks, Tourism & Recreation Research, 2012, 4, 1, pp 9-13
Abstract

This chapter considers the causes and nature of crises in international tourism and suggests a potential framework for the management of crisis at the level of tourism destination.

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
The management of tourism, 2005, pp 275-287

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