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 tourism demand, supply, organisation and resources for a comprehensive range of destinations worldwide. The sixth edition is brought up to date with features such as:

  • An exploration of current issues such as climate change, recreational preferences, demographic changes and the social impacts of tourism.
  • An extended chapter on Asian tourism to reflect developments in the travel industry.
  • Improved full colour presentation, packed with helpful teaching suggestions, including discussion points and assignments to encourage greater student involvement.

The first part of the book comprises thematic chapters which detail the geographic knowledge and principles required to analyze the tourism appeal of destinations. The subsequent division of the book into regional chapters enables the student to carry out a systematic analysis of a particular destination, by providing insights on cultural characteristics as well as information on specific places.

Worldwide Destinations: The Geography of Travel and Tourism is an invaluable resource for studying every destination in the world, by explaining tourism demand, evaluating the many types of tourist attractions and examining the trends that may shape the future geography of tourism. This thorough guide is a must-have for any student undertaking a course in 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 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

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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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