Synopses & Reviews
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.
* Leading textbook in tourism field now in its fourth edition. Includes new cases (Sydney Olympics, satellite accounts, Athens Olympics, 9/11 and the Bali bombing) and new topics (security, terrorism, and selling destinations)
* Provides a comprehensive examination of the basic principles underlying the geography of tourist demand, supply and transportation
* Presents a broad survey of world tourism generating and destination regions
Table of Contents
The elements of travel and tourism geography: An introduction to the geography of tourism; The geography of demand for tourism; The geography of resources for tourism; Climate and tourism; The geography of transport for tourism; The regional geography of tourism: 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; Scandinavia; The Benelux countries; Austria, Switzerland and Germany; France; Spain and Portugal; Italy; Malta, Greece and Cyprus; Eastern Europe and the CIS; The Middle East; Africa and the islands of the Indian Ocean; South Asia; East Asia; Australasia; North America; Latin America and the Caribbean; The future geography of travel and tourism; Index