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Cover for From holiday camps to the all-inclusive: the 'Butlinization' of tourism.

This chapter shows how the operational principles of Billy Butlin, a key player in providing tourism for the masses in British holiday camps in the 1930s, are reflected in more recent forms of all-inclusive tourism, including cruise holidays and all-inclusive beach resorts in the Caribbean. Key to...

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

This special issue on dark tourism consists of four papers. The first paper discusses post-modernity and the exceptionalism of the present in dark tourism. The second paper focuses on the legacy of the Lorraine Motel and the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. The third paper deals with...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.; Stone, P.
Publisher
Radford University, Radford, USA
Citation
Journal of Unconventional Parks, Tourism & Recreation Research, 2012, 4, 1, pp 1-25
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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
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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

Farm-based recreation or agritourism is increasingly seen as a diversification strategy to promote a more diverse and sustainable rural economy and to protect farming incomes against market fluctuation. Thus, farmers are increasingly being recognised as entrepreneurial, needing to develop new...

Author(s)
Phelan, C.; Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2011, 8, 2, pp 121-136
Abstract

It is widely suggested that participation in rural tourism is underpinned by a sense of rural place or "rurality". However, although nature and the countryside have long been recognised as a source of spiritual or emotional fulfilment, few have explored the extent to which tourism, itself often...

Author(s)
Jepson, D.; Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2015, 23, 8/9, pp 1157-1178
Abstract

This chapter explores the implications of the foot and mouth disease crisis for rural tourism development in the UK, focusing, in particular, on the governance of the tourism sector. In so doing, it not only adds substance to a number of criticisms directed at the concept of sustainable rural...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Ashgate Publishing Ltd., Aldershot, UK
Citation
New directions in rural tourism, 2003, pp 38-53
Abstract

This paper examines the work of the English National Park Authorities (NPAs) in relation to aspects of the development of sustainable tourism. The NPAs have implicitly sought to achieve sustainable tourism development since the parks were first designated, striving to balance the needs of...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.; Pearce, T.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2007, 15, 5, pp 557-573
Abstract

This article explores the interpretative, managerial, and ethical issues present in dark tourism, namely ghost tours. Accordingly, a comparative case study of ghost tours in Edinburgh, Scotland, and Toledo, Spain, was conducted utilizing key informant interviews and participant observation. Because ...

Author(s)
Garcia, B. R.
Publisher
Radford University, Radford, USA
Citation
Journal of Unconventional Parks, Tourism & Recreation Research, 2012, 4, 1, pp 14-19
Abstract

The relationship between tourism and photography has long been subject to academic scrutiny. However, the extent research has adopted a primarily Western perspective, exploring the photographic practices of Western tourists. Conversely, more limited academic attention has been paid to the...

Author(s)
Li MoHan; Sharpley, R.; Gammon, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2019, 22, 5, pp 505-521

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