An Introduction to the Geography of Tourism
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Alderman, University of Tennessee, USA)We've been overdue for a fresh new geographer’s perspective on the rapidly changing tourism industry. Drawing from geography’s rich and varied traditions, her book explores economic, social, environmental, and other factors that are affected by, and in turn shape, tourism developments. Her book will also help other tourism researchers understand the contributions of geography to this cross-disciplinary study. For an introduction, it covers an amazingly broad tourist landscape geographically and topically—including important d
An Introduction to the Geography of Tourism This book is a must have for all lectures teaching Geography of Tourism and fills an unmet need for an up to date book on this field.The writing is simple and clear making the task of both lecturer and student more enjoyable.Numerous examples are provided within the text and in the form of black and white photogra. LUCKY ME!!! Needed this book for a Geography 290 class it was a $110 in the campus bookstore. Thank God I found it here for half the price! Great find!. Geography of Tourism Ellen R. Kaplan This book was suggested on educational TV. It is a great find if interested in travel. I have not read it yet.
Velvet Nelson is associate professor in the Department of Geography and Geology at Sam Houston State University.
This comprehensive, thematically organized introduction will enhance students’ understanding of geographic concepts and how they can be used as a way of viewing and understanding the world.. Her real-world case studies, based both on research and on the experiences of tourists themselves, vividly illustrate key issues. This clear and engaging text introduces undergraduate students to this vast and diverse subject through the lens of geography, the only field with the breadth to consider all of the aspects, activities, and perspectives that constitute tourism. Tourism is an astonishingly complex phenomenon that is becoming an ever-greater part of life in today’s global world. Indeed, geography and tourism have always been interconnected, and Velvet Nelson reinforces the relationship between them by using both human and physical geography to interpret all facets of tourism—economic, social, and environmental. She shows how geography provides the tools and concepts to consider both the positive and negative factors that affect tourists and destinations, as well as the effects tourism has on