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Worldwide Destinations: The geography of travel and tourism



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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 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.

Author Biography

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 figuresp. vii
List of tablesp. ix
Prefacep. xi
The Geographical Principles of Travel and Tourismp. 1
An introduction to the geography of travel and tourismp. 3
The geography of demand for tourismp. 18
The geography of resources for tourismp. 35
Climate and tourism vp. 58
The geography of transport for travel and tourismp. 77
The Regional Geography of Travel and Tourismp. 103
Europep. 105
An introduction to the tourism geography of Europep. 107
An introduction to the tourism geography of Britainp. 117
The regional geography of tourism in Britainp. 133
The tourism geography of Irelandp. 158
The tourism geography of Scandinaviap. 171
The tourism geography of the Benelux countriesp. 192
The tourism geography of Germany, Austria and Switzerlandp. 204
The tourism geography of Francep. 223
The tourism geography of Spain and Portugalp. 243
The tourism geography of Italy and Maltap. 272
The tourism geography of South-Eastern Europep. 290
The tourism geography of Eastern Europe, Russia and the CISp. 314
The Middle East and Africap. 343
The tourism geography of the Middle Eastp. 345
The tourism geography of Africap. 365
Asia and the Pacificp. 401
The tourism geography of South Asiap. 403
The tourism geography of East Asiap. 423
The tourism geography of Australasiap. 462
The Americasp. 485
The tourism geography of North Americap. 487
The tourism geography of the Caribbean Islandsp. 522
The tourism geography of Central and South Americap. 537
Tourism futuresp. 566
Appendix: Maps and spatial awarenessp. 579
Referencesp. 585
Useful sourcesp. 587
Selective place name indexp. 598
Subject indexp. 607
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