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Routledge Handbook of Tourism Cities

Edited by: Alastair M. Morrison , J. Andres Coca-Stefaniak

Print publication date:  August  2020
Online publication date:  August  2020

Print ISBN: 9780367199999
eBook ISBN: 9780429244605
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9780429244605
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The Routledge Handbook of Tourism Cities presents an up-to-date, critical and comprehensive overview of established and emerging themes in urban tourism and tourist cities. Offering socio-cultural perspectives and multidisciplinary insights from leading scholars, the book explores contemporary issues, challenges and trends.

Organised into four parts, the handbook begins with an introductory section that explores contemporary issues, challenges and trends that tourism cities face today. A range of topics are explored, including sustainable urban tourism, overtourism and urbanisation, the impact of terrorism, visitor?host interactions, as well as reflections on present and future challenges for tourism cities. In Part II the marketing, branding and markets for tourism cities are considered, exploring topics such as destination marketing and branding, business travellers and exhibition hosting. This section combines academic scholarship with real-life practice and case studies from cities. Part III discusses product and technology developments for tourism cities, examining their supply and impact on different travellers, from open-air markets to creative waterfronts, from social media to smart cities. The final Part offers examples of how urban tourism is developing in different parts of the world and how worldwide tourism cities are adapting to the challenges ahead. It also explores emerging forms of specialist tourism, including geology and ecology-based tourism, socialist heritage and post-communist destination tourism.

This handbook fills a notable gap by offering a critical and detailed understanding of the diverse elements of the tourist experience today. It contains useful suggestions for practitioners, as well as examples for theoretical frameworks to students in the fields of urban tourism and tourism cities. The handbook will be of interest to scholars and students working in urban tourism, heritage studies, human geography, urban studies and urban planning, sociology, psychology and business studies.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Challenges of World Tourism Cities Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Global Terrorism in Tourism Cities Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Sustainable Tourism in Cities Download PDF
Chapter  4:  The Sharing Economy in Tourism Cities Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Urbanisation and its Effects on City Tourism in China Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Tourism and Gentrification Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Urbanism and Overtourism Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Micro Shocks and Public Outrage Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Marketing and Managing City Tourism Destinations Download PDF
Chapter  10:  The Emergence of the Business Tourism City Download PDF
Chapter  11:  An Eventful Tourism City Download PDF
Chapter  12:  How Credible is Vancouver’s New Destination Brand? Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Family Tourism Download PDF
Chapter  14:  The Impact of Millennials on Urban Tourism Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Visiting Older Friends and Relatives Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Dark Tourism and Cities Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Green Cities as Bird Watching Destinations Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Cultural and Heritage Tourism in Contemporary Cities Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Outdoor and Indoor Markets in Tourism Cities Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Something for Everyone? Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Shaping Urban Destinations Download PDF
Chapter  22:  “Le Vieux” and “Le Nouveau” Download PDF
Chapter  23:  The Transition of a Coastal Industrial City into a World-Class Tourism and Maritime City Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Smart Urban Tourism Destinations at a Crossroads Download PDF
Chapter  25:  eTourism Challenges for Urban Tourism Destinations Download PDF
Chapter  26:  The Growing Role of Social Media in City Tourism Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Transport in Tourism Cities Download PDF
Chapter  28:  The Artistic Medium of Walking Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Urban Tourism Development in Europe Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Tourism Cities in the United States Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Tourism in Latin America Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Tourism in ASEAN Cities Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Socialist Legacies and Cities Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Tourism Cities in Post-Communist Countries Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Tourism Cities in China Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Appreciating Geology in the Urban Environment Download PDF
Chapter  37:  Dolphins in the City Download PDF
Chapter  38:  Location, Urban Fabric and Transportation Download PDF
Chapter  39:  Macao as a City of Gastronomy Download PDF
Chapter  40:  Present Situation of Wuhan City Tourism Development Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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