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Controversies in tourism.

9781845938130

Controversies in tourism.

Ed. by Omar Moufakkir and Peter Burns.

CABI Publishing

266 pages

$145.00

Hardcover

G155

This work collects international contributors' perspectives on established controversies in tourism, such as poor tourism planning, exploitative employment practices, and sex tourism, as well as controversial and emerging areas such as medical tourism, political tourism, and the role of intergovernmental organizations in the promotion of international tourism. Some specific topics examined include issues of authenticity versus development in the hill tribes of Thailand, ethical issues in trophy hunting, gaming in the US, and golf tourism in Cyprus. Moufakkir is affiliated with the International Center for Peace through Tourism Research at Stenden University in The Netherlands. Burns is affiliated with the Center for Tourism Policy Studies at the University of Brighton, UK. The book is distributed in the US by Stylus Publishing. (A[c] Book News, Inc., Portland, OR)

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