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Niche Tourism / Edition 1
     

Niche Tourism / Edition 1

by Marina Novelli
 

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ISBN-10: 075066133X

ISBN-13: 2900750661330

Pub. Date: 01/01/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Niche Tourism examines one of the fastest growing areas within the tourism sector.

This book provides an integrated picture of speciality/niche tourism as a whole looking at both the 'macro' and 'micro' niche area. It has a comprehensive theoretical framework, and discusses initiatives, policies and strategies adopted internationally. With an emphasis on

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Niche Tourism examines one of the fastest growing areas within the tourism sector.

This book provides an integrated picture of speciality/niche tourism as a whole looking at both the 'macro' and 'micro' niche area. It has a comprehensive theoretical framework, and discusses initiatives, policies and strategies adopted internationally. With an emphasis on linking theory to practice, it is underpinned by up-to-date international case studies from around the world.

Divided into 3 parts, it covers a variety of aspects under the headings of special interest tourism, tradition and culture base tourism and activity-based tourism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900750661330
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/01/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288

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Table of Contents

Foreword (Robinson); Niche Tourism: An Introduction (Robinson & Novelli); Part one - Special Interest Tourism; Photographic tourism (Palmer & Lester); Geotourism (Hose); Youth tourism (Richards & Wilson); Dark tourism (Tarlow); Genealogy tourism (Birtwistle); Gastronomic tourism (Hall & Mitchell); Transport tourism (Hall); Part two - Tradition and Culture Based Tourism; Tribal tourism (Burns & Figurova); Cultural heritage tourism (Wickens); Tourism in peripheral regions (Ivona & Grumo); Research tourism (Benson); Part three - Activity Based Tourism; Small ship cruising(Douglas & Douglas); Sport tourism (Ritchie); Wildlife tourism (Novelli & Humavindu); Volunteer tourism (Callanan & Thomas); Adventure tourism (Shephard & Evans); Part four - The Future of Niche Tourism; Space tourism (Duval); Virtual tourism (Arnold); Ethical tourism (Weeden); Niche Tourism: A way forward to sustainability (Novelli & Benson); Index.

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