Worldwide Destinations, Sixth Edition: The geography of travel and tourism (Volume 1)

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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.elsevierdirect.com/9780750689472 and includes interactive, multiple-choice questions for students to test their own learning
  • A new and fully updated edition of Worldwide Destinations Casebook is also available with 38 in-depth cases to help bring textbook theory to life

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, MA 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, UK



*Fully revised edition, with updated statistics and new material on latest issues such as climate change, economic capacity, and grey tourism
* New four colour interior fully developed with pedagogic features
* Explains the concepts and principles of the geography of tourist demand, supply and transportation, with a broad survey of world tourism generating and destination regions.
* Companion website with additional learning resources and lecturer material available

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About the Author:

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, UK

Robyn Cooper, University of Leicester

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from the fourth edition:

" The team of Brian Boniface and Chris Cooper has again made an excellent contribution to the study of tourism geography. It also serves the undergraduate tourism student well as an essential reference text throughout their academic career."
Susan Ryan, California University of Pennsylvania (taken from book review in Tourism Management journal, Vol 28, issue 4, Aug 2007

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