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Focusing on the political economy of the international tourism sector in the era of globalization and its impact in developing contexts, this book employs a case study analysis of South Africa to assess how international tourism as a global system of trade, production, exchange and governance...

Author(s)
Cornelissen, S.
Publisher
Ashgate Publishing Ltd., Aldershot, UK
Citation
The global tourism system: governance, development and lessons from South Africa, 2005, pp xi + 194 pp.
Abstract

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...

Author(s)
Chen, J. S.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Advances in hospitality and leisure, 2015, pp 224 pp.
Abstract

An overview of tourism trends in Africa is followed by 5 regional breakdowns (North Africa, West Africa, Central Africa, East Africa, and Southern Africa) highlighting tourism performance in 2000. Subsequent breakdowns within these 5 sub-regions look at tourism market trends by country with regard...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Tourism market trends: Africa - 2001 edition, 2001, pp 166 pp. + xix
Abstract

This work combines a study of contemporary issues in tourism development with close examination of approaches to tourism research. Looking beyond much studied mass tourism industries, leading international academics, explore new issues raised by emerging tourist destinations such as Ghana, Samoa, ...

Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Contemporary issues in tourism development., 1999, pp x + 277 pp.
Abstract

A new model of tourism, known variously as 'ecotourism' or 'new tourism', has recently emerged out of a widening concern for the morality of the tourist experience. This book explores the realities of this new morality of tourism in four tourist areas of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa: the Greater...

Author(s)
Allen, G.; Brennan, F.
Publisher
I. B. Tauris and Co Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism in the new South Africa: social responsibility and the tourist experience, 2004, pp x + 305 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

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

Bringing together case studies from Europe, the USA and Southern Africa, this book on cross-border tourism discusses current issues and policies, destination marketing and management, communication and information, and planning in cross-border areas. Included is a structured overview of the...

Author(s)
Wachowiak, H.
Publisher
Ashgate Publishing Ltd., Aldershot, UK
Citation
Tourism and borders: contemporary issues, policies and international research, 2006, pp xix + 275 pp.
Abstract

This book deals with destinations marketing in specific crises events: war, terrorism, natural disasters, crime waves, and epidemics. First, a destination crisis is defined and the distinction between a destination crisis and a hazard is explained. Secondly, the readers is presented with a detailed ...

Author(s)
Beirman, D.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Restoring tourism destinations in crisis: a strategic marketing approach, 2003, pp xv + 288 pp.

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