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 Worldwide Destinations: The geography of travel and tourism is a unique text that explores the demand, supply, organisational aspects and resources of every tourism destination in the world.

This fifth edition is brought up to date with key features such as:

  • An exploration of current issues such as climate change, economic capacity, "grey" tourism and social impacts
  • New full colour interior, packed iwth helpful pedagogic features, including discussion points and assignements to encourage greater student involvement
  • A companion website is now available at www.elsevierdirect.com/9780750689472 and includes interactive, multiple-choice questions for students to test their own learning
  • A new and fully updated edition of Worldwide Destinations Casebook is also available with 38 in-depth cases to help bring textbook theory to life

The book provides thematic chapters at the beginning which detail the geographical knowledge and principles required to understand how to approach the analysis of destinations. The further division of the book into thematic and regional chapters enables the student to carry out a systematic analysis of a particular destination.

Worldwide Destinations: the geography of travel and tourism is an invaluable resource for studying every destination in the world as well as the demand, resources and future of the geography of tourism. This thorough guide is a must-have for any tourism student.

Brian Boniface, MA M.A. (University of Georgia) is a tourism consultant Chris Cooper is Professor and Director, Christel DeHaan Tourism and Travel Research Institute, Nottingham University Business School, UK

*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

Synopsis:

No other tourism text covers worldwide destinations in the same comprehensive detail

Synopsis:

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

Table of Contents

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

Product Details

ISBN:
9780750689472
Author:
Boniface, Brian
Publisher:
Routledge
Author:
Cooper, Chris
Author:
Boniface, Brian G.
Subject:
Management - General
Subject:
Industries - Hospitality, Travel & Tourism
Subject:
Management
Subject:
Business management
Publication Date:
20090531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
656
Dimensions:
9.69 x 7.44 in

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"Synopsis" by , No other tourism text covers worldwide destinations in the same comprehensive detail
"Synopsis" by , 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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