Tourism Geography

Kobo ebook | October 1, 1998

byWilliams, Wynn

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"Tourism Geography" explores the factors that have encouraged the development of both domestic and international forms of tourism, highlighting ways in which patterns of tourism have evolved and continue to evolve. The differing economic, environmental and socio-cultural impacts that tourism may exert upon destinations are examined, together with a consideration of ways in which planning for tourism can assist in the regulation of development and produce sustainable forms of tourism. Drawing on case studies from across the world, the book reveals how geographic perspectives can inform and illuminate the study of tourism, and offers a concise review of established geographies of tourism to shows how new patterns in the production and consumption of tourist places are fashioning the new tourism geographies of the twenty-first century.

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"Tourism Geography" explores the factors that have encouraged the development of both domestic and international forms of tourism, highlighting ways in which patterns of tourism have evolved and continue to evolve. The differing economic, environmental and socio-cultural impacts that tourism may exert upon destinations are examined, to...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:October 1, 1998Publisher:RoutledgeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0203197550

ISBN - 13:9780203197554

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