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The Urban Commons

How Data and Technology Can Rebuild Our Communities

by Daniel T. O'Brien

<p>Through voicemail, apps, websites, and Twitter, Boston’s sophisticated 311 system allows citizens to report potholes, broken streetlights, graffiti, and vandalism that affect everyone’s quality of life. Drawing on Boston’s rich data, Daniel ...

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The Value of Events

by Erik Lundberg, John Armbrecht, Tommy D. Andersson & others

<p><em>The Value of Events</em> fills an important niche in the literature on events, being the first book to comprehensively deal with the subject of value creation and measurement, as opposed to impact assessment and programme evaluation. ...

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The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Tourism

by Alan A. Lew, C. Michael Hall & Allan M. Williams

<p><em>The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Tourism</em> presents a collection of readings that represent an essential and authoritative reference on the state-of-the-art of the interdisciplinary field of tourism studies.</p> <ul> <li>Presents a ...

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Theories of Practice in Tourism

by Laura James, Carina Ren & Henrik Halkier

<p>Tourism research that is inspired by theories of practice is currently gaining in prominence. This book provides a much-needed introduction to the potential applications of theories of practice in tourism studies. It brings together a variety

ISBN: 9781351667418

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Theory and Practice in Hospitality and Tourism Research

by Radzi, Salleh Mohd

<P><STRONG>Theory and Practice in Hospitality and Tourism Research</STRONG> includes 111 contributions from the 2nd International Hospitality and Tourism Conference 2014 (Penang, Malaysia, 2-4 September 2014), and covers a comprehensive range of

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Things Great and Small

Collections Management Policies

by John E. Simmons

<p>Care of the collections is a core responsibility for all museums and related cultural institutions. The foundation of collections care and stewardship is good collections management policies.</p> <p>This revised edition of <em>Things Great ...

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Timberline Lodge

by Sarah Baker Munro

<p>Timberline is a ski lodge on the slopes of Mt. Hood, Oregon, only 65 miles from Portland. Between 1936 and 1938 and in the middle of the Great Depression, it was hand built and furnished through the Works Progress Administration. When Pres. ...

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Time Management for Event Planners

Expert Techniques and Time-Saving Tips for Organizing Your Workload, Prioritizing Your Day, and Taking Control of Your Schedule

by Judy Allen

<p>Event planning never stops. This industry goes 24/7, 365 days a year. Planners work evenings, weekends, and holidays, often far away from their home base, organizing and running events that simply must go on, and go smoothly. Missing a ...

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Touring Beyond the Nation: A Transnational Approach to European Tourism History

by Eric G.E. Zuelow

<p>When tourists travel, they often seek the exotic. The farther they venture, the more unique the cultures they gaze upon, the greater the prestige accrued; cross-cultural contact is commonplace. Yet despite the obviously transnational ...

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Tourism and Development in the Developing World

by David J. Telfer & Richard Sharpley

<p>Tourism is widely considered to be an important factor in socio-economic development, particularly in less developed countries. However, despite almost universal recognition of tourism’s development potential, the extent to which economic and

ISBN: 9781317414407

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Tourism and Economic Development

Case Studies from the Indian Ocean Region

by R.N. Ghosh & M.A.B. Siddique

<p>Tourism has increasingly become a vital element in the economic development of the Indian Ocean region. This volume brings together leading tourism and economics experts from the region to discuss the wide range of problems and issues raised ...

ISBN: 9781351878685

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Tourism and Ethnodevelopment

Inclusion, Empowerment and Self-determination

by Ismar Borges de Lima & Victor T. King

<p>Ethnodevelopment is a well-established concept in the field of development studies. Despite its relevance to tourism initiatives and processes in the Global South, it continues to be an underutilised concept in the field.</p> <p>This book ...

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Tourism and Gentrification in Contemporary Metropolises

International Perspectives

by Maria Gravari-Barbas & Sandra Guinand

<p>Tourism gentrification is a critical shaping force of socio-economic and contemporary urban landscapes. This book aims to be the first substantive text on this subject, explaining the multiple and complex relationships between tourism and ...

ISBN: 9781317244974

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Tourism and hospitality training among Botswana's tertiary institution. A stakeholder perspective

by Naomi Chabongwa

<p>Master's Thesis from the year 2014 in the subject Tourism, grade: pass, Midlands State University (Midlands State University), course: Masters of Commerce in Tourism and Hospitality, language: English, abstract: This study was carried out to ...

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Tourism and Indigenous Heritage in Latin America

As Observed through Mexico's Magical Village Cuetzalan

by Casper Jacobsen

<p>Following the surge of regional multiculturalism and indigenous political mobilization, how are indigenous Latin Americans governed today? Addressing the Mexican flagship tourist initiative of ‘Magical Villages,’ this book shows how ...

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Tourism and the Anthropocene

by Martin Gren & Edward H. Huijbens

<p>This book brings the field of tourism into dialogue with what is captured under the varied notions of the Anthropocene. It explores issues and challenges which the Anthropocene may pose for tourism, and it offers significant insights into how

ISBN: 9781317601081

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Tourism and the Creative Industries

Theories, policies and practice

by Philip Long & Nigel D. Morpeth

<p>This book focuses on the theoretical, policy and practice linkages and disjunctures between tourism and the creative industries. There are clear and strong intersections between the sectors, for example in the development and application of ...

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Tourism Destination Evolution

by Patrick Brouder, Salvador Anton Clavé, Alison Gill & others

<p>Outlining the need for fresh perspectives on change in tourism, this book offers a theoretical overview and empirical examples of the potential synergies of applying evolutionary economic geography (EEG) concepts in tourism research. EEG has ...

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Tourism Ethnographies

Ethics, Methods, Application and Reflexivity

by Hazel Andrews, Takamitsu Jimura & Laura Dixon

<p>How is ethnography practiced in the context of tourism? As a multi- and interdisciplinary area of academic enquiry, the use of ethnography to study tourism is found in an increasingly diverse number of settings. </p> <p>This book is a ...

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Tourism Events in Asia

Marketing and Development

by Azizul Hassan & Anukrati Sharma

<p>The roles and impacts of planned events within tourism are of increasing importance for destination competitiveness. <em>Tourism Events in Asia</em> is a unique contribution to the understanding of the impacts of events in the development ...

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