Controversies in Tourism

Peter Burns

Research output: Book/ReportBook - authored

Abstract

Tourism impacts on locations in many ways - socially, environmentally, culturally, and economically. This book examines some well established controversies in tourism and some newly emerging controversial aspects associated with tourism as an activity and a business. Controversies involving clashes between visitors and host communities, the rights and wrongs of eco-tourism, the impacts of mega-events, the legitimacy of dark tourism, and the costs and benefits of medical and wildlife tourism are assessed. This book is an interesting and thought provoking work ideal for tourism students, researchers and academics.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationWallingford, Oxfordshire
PublisherCabi Publishing
Number of pages264
ISBN (Print)9781845938130
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2011

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