Niche Tourism: an introduction

M. Robinson, Marina Novelli

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Abstract

Niche Tourism examines one of the fastest growing areas within the tourism sector. This book provides an integrated picture of speciality/niche tourism as a whole looking at both the 'macro' and 'micro' niche area. It has a comprehensive theoretical framework, and discusses initiatives, policies and strategies adopted internationally. With an emphasis on linking theory to practice, it is underpinned by up-to-date international case studies from around the world. Divided into 3 parts, it covers a variety of aspects under the headings of special interest tourism, tradition and culture base tourism and activity-based tourism. * The only book to provide an integrated picture of speciality/niche tourism as a whole * Examines one of the fastest growing areas of the tourism sector * Looks at a vast array of aspects of tourism from dark tourism, looking at 'ground zero' in the US, gastronomic tourism in the Yarra Valley Australia, to tribal tourism in Africa.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNiche Tourism: contemporary issues, trends and cases
EditorsMarina Novelli
Place of PublicationOxford, UK
PublisherButterworth-Heinemann
Pages1-14
Number of pages14
ISBN (Print)075066133X
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2005

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