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Worldwide Destinations The geography of travel and Tourism

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ISBN-10: 0750689471

ISBN-13: 9780750689472

Edition: 5th 2009 (Revised)

Authors: Brian G. Boniface, Chris Cooper, Robyn Cooper

List price: $58.95
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Worldwide Destinations: the geography of travel and tourism provides comprehensive coverage of worldwide tourism destinations, examining the basic principles underlying the geography of tourist demand, supply and transportation, together with a broad survey of world tourism generating and destination regions. Now in its fifth edition, it has been thoroughly updated with four colour illustrations, new learning features and topics It includes: . Fully updated tourism statistics and details of major new attractions and infrastructure, changes to governments and organisations and their effects on tourism . Geography of demand for tourism: tourism flows, the distinction between social tourism and pro-poor tourism, grey tourism and the role of baby boomers in developed countries . Climate and tourism: the effects on tourism in particular climate zones due to climate change and global warming . Tourism resources: issues such as economic capacity, geotourism, and conservation measures. Worldwide Destinations is an invaluable resource for students on degree and diploma courses in tourism, hospitality and business studies as well as those undertaking vocational training for a career in the travel industry. Accompanying this textbook is the second edition of the Worldwide Destinations Casebook. This companion text offers over 40 comprehensive and up to date case studies which contextualise the learning and provide real life illustrations of the theories covered. The text is also accompanied with companion website and password protected tutor resource material. Access the site at: *Fully revised edition, with updated statistics and new material on latest issues such as climate change, economic capacity, and grey tourism * New four colour interior fully developed with pedagogic features * Explains the concepts and principles of the geography of tourist demand, supply and transportation, with a broad survey of world tourism generating and destination regions. * Companion website with additional learning resources and lecturer material available
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Book details

List price: $58.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 4/29/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 646
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.850
Language: English

Chris Cooper is Artistic Director of Big Brum Theatre in Education Company and close collaborator with Edward Bond.

An introduction to the geography of travel and tourism
The geography of demand for tourism
The geography of resources for tourism
Climate and tourism
The geography of transport for travel and tourism
The future geographies of travel and tourism
Europe
An introduction to the tourism geography of Europe
An introduction to the tourism geography of Britain
The tourism geography of England and the Channel Islands
The tourism geography of Scotland, Wales and the Isle of Man
The tourism geography of Ireland
The tourism geography of Scandinavia
The tourism geography of the Benelux countries
The tourism geography of Austria, Germany and Switzerland
The tourism geography of France
The tourism geography of Spain and Portugal
The tourism geography of Italy and Malta
The tourism geography of South-eastern Europe
The tourism geography of Central and Eastern Europe, Russia and the CIS
Africa and the Middle East
The tourism geography of the Middle East
The tourism geography of Africa
Asia and the Pacific
The tourism geography of South Asia
The tourism geography of East Asia
The tourism geography of Australasia and the Pacific
The Americas
The tourism geography of North America
The tourism geography of the Caribbean Islands
The tourism geography of Middle and South America