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Contemporary Christian Travel Pilgrimage, Practice and Place

Author: Amos S. Ron, Dallen J. Timothy | Paperback | 9781845416638

This book is the first to examine the depth, complexity and uniqueness of global Christian pilgrimage, travel and tourism, and how they manifest in terms of both supply and demand. It explores the places and spaces of production and consumption of this increasingly important tourism phenomenon.…

Histories, Meanings and Representations of the Modern Hotel

Author: Kevin J. James | Hardback | 9781845416591

This book surveys current writing on the history of the modern hotel, focusing on three areas of vibrant and timely scholarly enquiry: the uniqueness of the American hotel, the contested status of the colonial and postcolonial hotel, and the hotel’s embroilment in violent conflict. It explores the hotel as an institution that incub…

Sport Tourism Development

Author: James Higham, Tom Hinch | Paperback | 9781845416546

This book critically explores sport-related tourism drawing on the fields of sport management, the sociology of sport, consumer behaviour, sports marketing, economic, urban and sports geography, and tourism studies. It presents multidisciplinary perspectives of sport tourism, as structured by the geographical concepts of space, place and…

Femininities in the Field Tourism and Transdisciplinary Research

Edited by: Brooke A. Porter, Heike A. Schänzel | Paperback | 9781845416492

The aim of this book is to analyse and reflect on the effect of femininities in the field and the encountered biases specific to women researchers in tourism studies. The purpose of the book is to define potential areas of gender bias using international case studies from five continents to improve the validity and transparency of future…

Tourism and Religion Issues and Implications

Edited by: Richard Butler, Wantanee Suntikul | Paperback | 9781845416447

This book examines both specific issues and more general problems stemming from the interaction of religion, travel and tourism with hospitality and culture, as well as the implications for site management and interpretation. It explores the oldest form of religious tourism – pilgrimage – from its original form to the multipl…

Qualitative Methods in Tourism Research Theory and Practice

Edited by: Wendy Hillman, Kylie Radel | Paperback | 9781845416393

This volume seeks to expose and illustrate new approaches and thinking in qualitative methods that are being developed and implemented in tourism research. The contributions bring together various qualitative methods and approaches while also providing suggestions for the juxtaposition of qualitative and quantitative methods in mixed met…

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