The Routledge Handbook of Events explores and critically evaluates the debates and controversies associated with this rapidly expanding discipline. It is the first major study to examine what events is as a discipline in the twenty-first century, its significance in contemporary society and growth as a mainstream subject area.
This international field guide provides methods and studies on how-to-do case study research in natural settings. This text is ideal for those studying and conducting case study research in tourism, hospitality and leisure disciplines. It provides a comprehensive and practical account of how to describe, explain and predict case behavior.
Now in its fourth edition, Research Methods for Leisure and Tourism has quickly become the ultimate reference text for both students undertaking academic research and practising managers. This book combines comprehensive coverage of a wide variety of qualitative and quantitative research methods with in-depth step-by step guidance through research software including Excel, SPSS and NVivo.
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. 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.