Handbook of Globalisation and Tourism

Handbook of Globalisation and Tourism

Author: Dallen J. Timothy

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 9781786431295

Category: Social Science

Page: 360

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Globalization entails the world becoming a smaller place through political, socio-cultural and economic processes. These processes have salient implications for tourism, and tourism itself is one of the driving forces behind globalization. This book is a collection of conceptual treatises by international scholars about the dynamics and reach of globalization and its relationships with tourism. It anatomizes and deconstructs the global forces, processes and challenges that face the world of tourism. It is international in scope, encyclopedic in its conceptual depth, empirically evocative, and contemporary in its coverage.