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Worldwide Destinations Casebook

May 1, 2009 | Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781856175388
$86.95
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Description

Worldwide Destinations Casebook features38 comprehensive case studies of international tourism destinations, 10 of them brand new and 28 updated. A companion to the core textbookWorldwide Destinations 5th edition, these cases contextulaise the learning and provide real life illustrations of the theories covered.

This new edition covers subjects such as climate change, eco-tourism, destination regeneration and social impact. Case studies are drawn from all regions of the world and include:

  • London Docklands regeneration
  • A tourism strategy for Morocco
  • 'New World' tourism - Outbound tourism from China
  • Antarctica: tourism or conservation?
  • Re-visioning tired destinations: Australia's gold coast
  • Tourism in New York
  • The Way of St. James: the pilgrimage as a cultural resource
  • Ecotourism in the Ecuadorian Amazon

The casebook brings a range of benefits to the classroom and by encouraging active learning allows students to gain valuable experience in:

  • Problem solving and decision making
  • Focusing on key issues within a clearly defined situation
  • The development or honing of critical thinking skills
  • Recognising that there is no one 'correct' answer to a problem
  • Judging the relevance of different types of evidence and techniques

Worldwide Destinations Casebookis the ultimate resource for contectualizing theory and is essential reading for any tourism student.

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About this Author

ISBN: 9781856175388
Format: Trade Paperback
Pages: 12
Publisher: Taylor and Francis
Published: 2009-05-01

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