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Tourism is the fourth biggest industry in the world. What are the key concepts in Tourist Studies?
This essential resource for students of tourism contains concise and authoritative entries on:
* Planning Tourism
* Sustainable Tourism
* Festivals and Events
* Cultural Tourism
* Economics of Tourism
* The Experience Economy
* Urban Tourism
* Sex Tourism
Shrewdly judged to suit the needs of the modern student, the book offers the basic materials, tools and guidance for making sense of tourism and gaining the best results in essays and exams.
Melanie Smith (PhD) is a Lecturer and Researcher in the Department of Tourism and Catering at the Budapest Metropolitan University of Applied Sciences in Budapest where she specialises in cultural tourism and health tourism. Nikki Macleod has more than 15 years' experience of teaching tourism at University of Greenwich and the University of North London (now London Metropolitan University) and is a registered practitioner of the Higher Education Academy. During this period she has taught extensively, contributed to the development of new programmes and undertaken research. She is an External Examiner for Oxford Brookes University and the University of East London. Margaret Hart Robinson is currently teaching Tourism Studies at the University of Las Palmas, Spain.
Introduction Anthropology of Tourism Arts Tourism Authenticity Backpacking Business Tourism Crisis Management Cultural Tourism Dark Tourism Destination Management Economics of Tourism Ecotourism Ethical Tourism E-Tourism Festivals and Events Tourism Film and TV Tourism Gastronomic Tourism Gay Tourism Geography of Tourism Health and Wellness Tourism Heritage Tourism Identity Indigenous Tourism Literary Tourism Mature Tourism Mobility Neo-Colonialism Planning Tourism Post-Tourism Regeneration Religious and Spiritual Tourism Rural Tourism Self and Other Sex Tourism Sociology of Tourism Special Interest Tourism Sports and Adventure Tourism Sustainable Tourism Tourist Gaze Urban Tourism