Tourism and India: A Critical Introduction

Tourism and India: A Critical Introduction

by Kevin Hannam, Anya Diekmann


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138883550
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/23/2015
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 184
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.39(d)

About the Author

Kevin Hannam is Professor of Tourism Development and Director of the Centre for Research into the Experience Economy (CREE) at the University of Sunderland, UK. He is founding co-editor of the journal Mobilities (with John Urry and Mimi Sheller). He is chair the ATLAS Backpacker Research Group and has published widely on aspects of cultural, heritage and ecotourism development in India and Scandinavia. He holds a PhD in geography from the University of Portsmouth.

Anya Diekmann is Assistant Professor (Chair of cultural tourism - Master de Gestion et Analyse du tourisme) and co-director of the research centre LIToTeS (Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire Tourisme, Territoires et Sociétés) at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB). She is currently coordinator of ATLAS Europe. Her publications include work on different aspects of cultural tourism with a particular focus on heritage, urban and ethnic tourism as well as social tourism.

Table of Contents

1. Tourism and India: An Ambivalent Relationship 2. Governing and Promoting Tourism in India 3. Cultural Tourism in India 4. Heritage Tourism in India 5. Nature-Based Tourism in India 6. International Travel and Tourism to India 7. Domestic Travel and Tourism in India 8. Tourism Mobilities and India’s Diaspora 9. Concluding Thoughts: A Research Agenda for Tourism and India

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