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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.routledge.com/cw/boniface and includes interactive, multiple-choice questions for students to test their own learning 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, 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. Robyn Cooper is a graduate student at the University of Leicester.
Table of Contents
|List of figures||p. vii|
|List of tables||p. ix|
|The Geographical Principles of Travel and Tourism||p. 1|
|An introduction to the geography of travel and tourism||p. 3|
|The geography of demand for tourism||p. 18|
|The geography of resources for tourism||p. 35|
|Climate and tourism v||p. 58|
|The geography of transport for travel and tourism||p. 77|
|The Regional Geography of Travel and Tourism||p. 103|
|An introduction to the tourism geography of Europe||p. 107|
|An introduction to the tourism geography of Britain||p. 117|
|The regional geography of tourism in Britain||p. 133|
|The tourism geography of Ireland||p. 158|
|The tourism geography of Scandinavia||p. 171|
|The tourism geography of the Benelux countries||p. 192|
|The tourism geography of Germany, Austria and Switzerland||p. 204|
|The tourism geography of France||p. 223|
|The tourism geography of Spain and Portugal||p. 243|
|The tourism geography of Italy and Malta||p. 272|
|The tourism geography of South-Eastern Europe||p. 290|
|The tourism geography of Eastern Europe, Russia and the CIS||p. 314|
|The Middle East and Africa||p. 343|
|The tourism geography of the Middle East||p. 345|
|The tourism geography of Africa||p. 365|
|Asia and the Pacific||p. 401|
|The tourism geography of South Asia||p. 403|
|The tourism geography of East Asia||p. 423|
|The tourism geography of Australasia||p. 462|
|The Americas||p. 485|
|The tourism geography of North America||p. 487|
|The tourism geography of the Caribbean Islands||p. 522|
|The tourism geography of Central and South America||p. 537|
|Tourism futures||p. 566|
|Appendix: Maps and spatial awareness||p. 579|
|Useful sources||p. 587|
|Selective place name index||p. 598|
|Subject index||p. 607|
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