Tourism Imaginaries
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Noel B. Salazar, Nelson H. H. Graburn
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-01 - Publisher: Berghahn Books

It is hard to imagine tourism without the creative use of seductive, as well as restrictive, imaginaries about peoples and places. These socially shared assemblages are collaboratively produced and consumed by a diverse range of actors around the globe. As a nexus of social practices through which individuals and groups
Tourism Imaginaries at the Disciplinary Crossroads
Language: en
Pages: 294
Authors: Maria Gravari-Barbas, Nelson Graburn
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-06-23 - Publisher: Routledge

Maria Gravari-Barbas is Professor of Geography at the University of Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne. She is also in charge of the IREST (Institute of Research and Higher Studies on tourism) and EIREST (Interdisciplinary Research Group on Tourism Studies). She leads the UNESCO Chair "Culture, Tourism, Development" and coordinates the UNESCO UNITWIN
The Tourism Imaginary and Pilgrimages to the Edges of the World
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Nieves Herrero, Sharon R. Roseman
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-06-01 - Publisher: Channel View Publications

This book examines how the growth of tourism in locations that have historically been considered geographically remote plays a major role in the consolidation and transformation of often longstanding and powerful cultural imaginaries about ‘the edges of the world’. The contributors examine the attraction of the sublime, remoteness, continental border-points,
The Routledge Handbook of Cultural Tourism
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Melanie Smith, Greg Richards
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-01-17 - Publisher: Routledge

The Routledge Handbook of Cultural Tourism explores and critically evaluates the debates and controversies in this field of Tourism. It brings together leading specialists from a range of disciplinary backgrounds and geographical regions, to provide state-of-the-art theoretical reflection and empirical research on this significant stream of tourism and its future
Medical Tourism and Inequity in India
Language: en
Pages: 210
Authors: Kristen Smith
Categories: Medical care
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

In Medical Tourism and Inequity in India, Kristen Smith explores the role of private hospitals in India in the global healthcare service supply chain. Smith examines the medical tourism industry, the commodification of the Indian healthcare system, and the local populations facing critical health issues.