List of Boxes.
List of Figures.
Preface to the Second Edition.
Part I: An Approach to Tourism:.
2. The International Dimension.
Part II: Access to Tourism Consumption:.
3. Social Access to Tourism and Leisure.
4. Tourist Motivation and Behaviour.
Part III: The Production of Tourism Services:.
5. The Tourism and Leisure Industries.
6. Tourism and Entrepreneurship.
7. Tourism, Employment and Labour Markets.
Part IV: Tourism Environments:.
8. Tourism and Leisure Environments.
9. Mass Tourism.
10. Urban Tourism.
11. Rural Tourism.
12. Tourism and the Environment: the Challenge of Sustainable Tourism.
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- Explains how tourism is reshaping human and physical environments.
- Centred around the concepts of the production and consumption of tourism.
- Updated to keep up with recent changes in tourism geography.
- New sections include a chapter on the complexities of sustainable tourism.