Controversies in Tourism

BURNS, PETER (2011) Controversies in Tourism CABI Publishing, Wallingford, Oxfordshire. ISBN 978-1845938130

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Abstract

Tourism impacts on locations in many ways - socially, environmentally, culturally, and economically. This book examines some well established controversies in tourism and some newly emerging controversial aspects associated with tourism as an activity and a business. Controversies involving clashes between visitors and host communities, the rights and wrongs of eco-tourism, the impacts of mega-events, the legitimacy of dark tourism, and the costs and benefits of medical and wildlife tourism are assessed. This book is an interesting and thought provoking work ideal for tourism students, researchers and academics.

Item Type:Authored book
Subjects:L000 Social Sciences > L300 Sociology > L312 Travel and Tourism
Faculties:Faculty of Education and Sport > School of Service Management
Faculty of Education and Sport > School of Service Management > CENTOPS
Faculty of Education and Sport
ID Code:9654
Deposited By:Converis
Deposited On:12 Jan 2012 10:02
Last Modified:07 Jan 2013 16:29

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