Pacific Rim Tourism

Author: Martin Oppermann
Publisher: C A B International
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Pacific Rim Tourism from the Author: Martin Oppermann. "This book has been developed from papers presented at a conference held in Rotorua, New Zealand, in November 1996. Six themes are addressed: tourism trends; cultural and social issues; ecotourism and sustainable development; Pacific islands; economic and planning issues; and the future." -back cover.

Tourism And The Branded City

Author: John G. Gammack
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 140948744X
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Tourism And The Branded City from the Author: John G. Gammack. Comparing the major Pacific Rim cities of Sydney, Hong Kong and Shanghai, this book examines world city branding. Whilst all three cities compete on the world's stage for events, tourists and investment, they are also at the centre of distinct film traditions and their identities are thus strongly connected with a cinematic impression. Using an interdisciplinary approach, this book not only analyses the city branding of these cities from the more widely researched perspectives of tourism, marketing and regional development, but also draws in cultural studies and psychology approaches which offer fresh and useful insights to place branding and marketing in general. The authors compare and contrast qualitative and quantitative original data as well as critically analyzing current texts and debates on city branding. In conclusion, they argue that city branding should contribute not only to regional development and identity, but also to sustainable economic well-being and public happiness.

Tourism In The Pacific Rim

Author: Colin Michael Hall
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ISBN: 9780582913431
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Tourism In The Pacific Rim from the Author: Colin Michael Hall. Each country is analysed in terms of the significance of its tourism industry, inbound and outbound travel, government policies, the impacts of tourism development, and the future prospects for tourism growth.

Asia Pacific

Author: Raymond Frederick Watters
Publisher: Victoria University Press
ISBN: 9780864733344
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Asia Pacific from the Author: Raymond Frederick Watters. This book examines the increasing integration of Pacific Rim countries, especially in East Asia and Southeast Asia, and the creation of 'new geographies'. The interaction of local and global forces is examined. Nineteen papers by leading scholars from the region are presented, with an Introduction and Conclusion. Illustrated with maps. A list of selected readings, and an index are included.

Tourism In South And Southeast Asia

Author: C. Michael Hall
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136002251
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Tourism In South And Southeast Asia from the Author: C. Michael Hall. 'Tourism in South and South East Asia' is a comprehensive and solid introduction to tourism in South and South East Asia with a specific appeal both to institutions in the region, and other institutions who wish to expose students to one of the most dynamic tourism regions in the world. Despite downturns in outbound tourism (due to the current economic crisis), inbound tourism from outside the region has continued to increase with governments placing more emphasis on the economic significance of tourism than ever. 'Tourism in South and South East Asia' is the first tourism book to deal comprehensively with the implications of the Asian economic crisis for tourism. With South and South East Asia set to be the fastest growing area of tourism activity in the world well into the next century, 'Tourism in South and South East Asia' is an essential text for students both within and outside of this region. Dealing with concepts, themes and issues which are pertinent to tourism development, planning, marketing and management; these two internationally known authors have produced an authoritative text that covers all aspects of this topic through the use of illustrative and relevant case studies.

Sustainable Tourism

Author: Rob Harris
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136360417
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Sustainable Tourism from the Author: Rob Harris. Sustainable Tourism is vital reading for anyone seeking to understand the complexities associated with sustainable tourism development, and how government and industry have responded to the challenges the concept poses. The major areas addressed in this edited volume are: * perspectives and issues associated with the concept of sustainable tourism development * accreditation, education and interpretation, including specific examples such as Green Globe 21, the European Blue Flag Campaign and the WWF's PAN Parks Programme * sustainable tourism case studies of tourist destination regions, natural areas and tourism enterprises drawn from Africa, Australia, the South Pacific, North America, South-east Asia and the Caribbean An impressive international editorial team has combined to present in this text not only a variety of perspectives on sustainable tourism development, but also significant insights into barriers, challenges and current industry and government responses to it in various parts of the globe. 'Sustainable Tourism' will be a welcome addition to the libraries of tourism industry professionals, individuals involved in the management of natural areas; tourism policy makers; tourism academics; and students with an interest in the future sustainability of tourism and the industry that supports it.

Tourism Tourism Development And Sustainability

Author: Stephen Williams
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780415243759
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Tourism Tourism Development And Sustainability from the Author: Stephen Williams. This collection of key articles from the most influential journals and books in the field examines what social scientists mean by the term tourism, and what it means to be a tourist. Carefully selected and introduced by the editor, this material charts the sociological changes that have occurred in tourism, and the change from the upper-class grand tours of the late nineteenth-century to the mass tourism of the present day. The collection also assesses the economic impacts of tourism on local economies, environmental considerations, and whether the growth of tourism is sustainable in a post-September 11th world. "Tourism: Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences" is an accessible and comprehensive resource designed for academics and scholars researching in tourism, globalization, and human geography.

The Pacific Islands

Author: Moshe Rapaport
Publisher: Bess Press
ISBN: 9781573060424
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The Pacific Islands from the Author: Moshe Rapaport. "The Pacific Islands: Environment and Society combines the scholarship and research of forty-five notable contributors in a volume suitable as a text for university-level courses in geography, anthropology, or area studies. Its thirty-three referenced chapters cover physical environment, living environment, history, culture, population, and economy."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Tourism In Pacific Islands

Author: Stephen Pratt
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317682572
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Tourism In Pacific Islands from the Author: Stephen Pratt. Pacific Island Countries have been shown to be especially vulnerable to such external influences as natural disasters, political unrest and downturns in the global economy and their tourism industries have been notably affected. In particular, they typically have a narrow resource base and a fragile and often vulnerable natural environment. While there is some research on islands and small states, there is a dearth of information on the South Pacific and very little research is being undertaken in the region compared to other geographical regions in the world. This volume brings together current work in Pacific Island tourism. In this collection, three main themes arise: Images of the South Pacific; Socio-economic Impacts of Tourism; and Pacific Island Countries and the Outside World. The first focus is on the question of image, namely, stereotypes of a destination held by tourists and potential tourists, the extent to which residents, for their part, really welcome visitors, and the role tourism might play in changing pre-established images. The second theme is tourism's impacts, notably the economic and socio-cultural effects of international tourism's intrusion in the region which, though often hotly debated, have attracted relatively little empirical research. The third focus is on the challenges of how PICs articulate with their external geo-political and physical environment. These involve existing relations with formal colonial centres, geographical isolation, the need for greater air access to the outside world and for more tourists, and the continuing threat to several PICs of global warming, which increased air travel will inevitably exacerbate. This text will be of interest to tourism students, researchers and academics in the fields of tourism, development studies and cultural studies.

Tourism In The Age Of Globalisation

Author: Chris Cooper
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134614012
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Tourism In The Age Of Globalisation from the Author: Chris Cooper. The revolutionary progress achieved in information and communication technology is gradually transforming the world into a global village. This volume, edited by an eminent board of international specialists, evaluates the nature and resilience of the emerging global economy and its implications for tourism.