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This book focuses on ethnic and minority communities in urban contexts and the ways in which their cultures are represented in tourism development. It offers a multi-disciplinary approach which draws on examples and case studies of ethnic and minority communities and cultural tourism development...

Author(s)
Diekmann, A.; Smith, M. K.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Ethnic and minority cultures as tourist attractions, 2015, pp 272 pp.
Abstract

This fourth edition of The Geography of Tourism and Recreation provides students with a comprehensive introduction to the interrelationship between tourism, leisure and recreation from geographical and social science perspectives. It systematically compares and contrasts in a spatial context,...

Author(s)
Hall, C. M.; Page, S. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
The geography of tourism and recreation: environment, place and space, 2014, 4, pp 458 pp.
Abstract

This book discusses the wide range of problems and issues raised by the increasing significance of tourism in the Indian Ocean region. These issues and proposed policies are examined theoretically in the first section of this book (chapters 1-5). Comparative empirical case studies from Australia,...

Author(s)
Ghosh, R. N.; Siddique, M. A. B.; Gabbay, R.
Publisher
Ashgate Publishing Ltd., Aldershot, UK
Citation
Tourism and economic development: case studies from the Indian Ocean Region, 2003, pp 167 pp.
Abstract

The publication provides an introduction to the key issues involved in developing and managing tourist destinations. Looking at such areas as tourist satisfaction and customer care, impacts of tourism, tourism policies, marketing and planning, it assesses the differing importance of tourism for...

Author(s)
Laws, E.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Tourist destination management: issues, analysis and policies., 1995, pp 224 pp.
Abstract

This book examines how leading economic countries use sport business, particularly individual sports events (such as the Olympics or FIFA Men's or Women's World Cup) as well as participant sport, in comprehensive plans toward driving and furthering economic development, raising brand awareness...

Author(s)
Zhang, J. J.; Huang HaiYan; Nauright, J.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Sport business in leading economies, 2017, pp 544 pp.
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Cover for Tourism and transition: governance, transformation and development.

This book presents current research on the roles and importance of tourism and its interrelationships with governance and development in transition economies and those adjusting to the accession requirements of the enlarged EU. The geographical coverage ranges across Central and Eastern Europe, the ...

Author(s)
Hall, D. R.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851997481)
Type
Book
Abstract

This study examines the prospects for leisure time in a sample of 18 important tourism generating countries, to establish what changes in the pattern of leisure time are taking place, how these are reshaping holiday taking, and how governments and the tourism industry should respond. The countries...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Changes in leisure time: the impact on tourism., 1999, pp 151 pp.
Abstract

This book adopts the political ecology approach in examining tourism-related development in tropical islands. The political ecology focus allows the authors to compare a wide range of tropical islands and to identify more sustainable development paths. They are also able to analyse the role of the...

Author(s)
Gössling, S.
Publisher
Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, Cheltenham, UK
Citation
Tourism and development in tropical islands: political ecology perspectives, 2003, pp 288 pp.
Abstract

The annual movement of the world's population across borders into rural, agricultural and less developed parts of the world has not taken place without serious social, economic and ecological consequences. Against the background of an analysis of the history of travel, from ancient times through...

Publisher
Verlag C.H. Beck, Munich, Germany
Citation
Der neue Tourismus: Rücksicht auf Land und Leute., 1990, pp 172pp.

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