Social Tourism: Perspectives and Potential

Social Tourism: Perspectives and Potential


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138798403
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/01/2014
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 136
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.75(h) x (d)

About the Author

Dr. Lynn Minnaert is a lecturer of Tourism and Events at the University of Surrey, UK.

Professor Robert Maitland is a Professor of City Tourism at the University of Westminster, UK.

Dr. Graham Miller is the Head of the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at the University of Surrey, UK.

Together they are the convenors of the seminar series NET-STaR (Network for Social Tourism and Regeneration), funded by the Economic and Social Research Council.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction Lynn Minnaert, Robert Maitland and Graham Miller 2. What is Social Tourism? Lynn Minnaert, Robert Maitland and Graham Miller 3. Systems of Social Tourism in the European Union: a comparative study Anya Diekmann and Scott McCabe 4. Towards a 'Tourism for All' policy for Ireland: Achieving real sustainability in Irish tourism Kevin Griffin and Jane Stacey 5. The Role of Charities in Social Tourism Philippa Hunter-Jones 6. Social Tourism in Hungary: From Trade Unions to Cinema Tickets László Puczkó and Tamara Rátz 7. Away from daily routines – holiday as a standard of prevailing society and manifestation of unequal society Minna Ylikännö 8. Accessible Social Tourism as a Social Policy Strategy for healthy Ageing: The Relationship Between Tourism and Functional Health in older Adults S Carretero, M. Ferri and J. Garcés 9. Case study - The International Organisation of Social Tourism (ISTO) Working towards a Right to Holidays and Tourism for All Charles Étienne Bélanger and Louis Jolin 10. Case study: The development of social tourism in Brazil Marcelo Vilela de Almeida

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