A Companion to Tourism

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

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Abstract

This groundbreaking Companion offers readers an opportunity to reassess key themes in contemporary tourism studies in the light of recent theoretical developments in tourism studies and the social sciences, as well as dramatic changes in the operating environment for tourism. A critical overview of current research in tourism studies. Offers readers an opportunity to reassess key themes in tourism studies in the light of recent developments, such as terrorist attacks, SARS and the financial failure of airlines. Comprises 48 specially commissioned essays, written by more than 50 acknowledged experts from around the world. Covers cutting-edge perspectives and topics, including tourism's role in globalization, sustainable tourism, and the state's role in tourism development. Sets an agenda for future tourism research. Includes a wealth of bibliographic references.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherBlackwell Publishing Ltd
Number of pages622
ISBN (Print)0631235647, 9780631235644
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 14 2008

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business, Management and Accounting(all)
  • Economics, Econometrics and Finance(all)

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Lew, A. A., Hall, C. M., & Williams, A. M. (2008). A Companion to Tourism. Blackwell Publishing Ltd. https://doi.org/10.1002/9780470752272