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Timothy Arizona State University, USA Aspects of Tourism is an innovative, multifaceted series, which comprises authoritative reference handbooks on global tourism regions, research volumes, texts and monographs.
It is designed to provide readers with the latest thinking on tourism worldwide and push back the frontiers of tourism knowledge. The volumes are authoritative, readable and user-friendly, providing accessible sources for further research.
Planificacion Del Espacio Turistico/ Planification Of The Tourist Spaces by Roberto C. Boullon
Books in the series are commissioned to probe the relationship between tourism and cognate subject areas such as strategy, development, retailing, sport and environmental studies. Full details of all the books in this series and of all our other publications can be found on http: No part of this work may be reproduced in any form or by any means without permission in writing from the recreacionapes. Typeset by Datapage International Ltd.
Reality, Knowledge and Disciplines 2 Who is a Tourist? Michael Hall and David Timothy Duval. Nomadology and the Mobilities Paradigm Kevin Hannam. Ego-tripping Without Ethics or Idea l s? Remaking Our Tourism World? Interested in human development potential, she explores tourism as a powerful agent of socioeconomic change with the particular focus on issues of women empowerment and leadership.
She is a cofounder of the Critical Tourism Studies network CTS through which she has been promoting the epistemological issues of reflexivity in the production of tourism knowledge.
Her research concentrates on actviidades issues in tourism inquiry, higher activkdades policies, globalisation, environmental education and sustainability issues in the Ugandan tourism sector. She has authored a book chapter on interpretive and critical methodology in tourism education inquiry and a journal article recently accepted on tourism education and neoliberalism.
His two main contributions to discussions on ethical tourism are the books The Moralisation of Tourism: He is a Fellow of the RSA, and regularly contributes to debates in the media on tourism. His current research, recreacionaales is funded by the British Academy and the Economic and Social Research Council, concentrates on how environmental behaviours among consumers vii viii Philosophical Issues in Tourism interact with business innovation, regulation and governance to produce new patterns of travel and tourism.
He has published on issues of aeropolitics, alliances, international air service agreements and aviation emissions management. David Fennell is Professor in the Department of Tourism and Bouplon at Brock University, Canada, where he teaches and researches mainly in the areas of ecotourism and tourism ethics. He has published widely in these areas, including sole authored books on ecotourism programme planning, a general text on ecotourism, tourism ethics, and a title focusing on codes of ethics in tourism he has edited two other books.
He is the founding Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Ecotourism, and is an recreaclonales member on the editorial boards of many academic journals. Recreacionaels of Current Issues in Tourism, he has published widely on tourism and human mobility, regional development and environmental history.
He has a PhD in geography from the University of Portsmouth, UK and specialises in the area of tourism development with a particular regional interest in India. He actividadss published many journal articles and book chapters turistticas various aspects of heritage tourism and tecreacionales recently edited a book with Irena Ateljevic on backpacker tourism. He has been a Fellow of tyristicas Royal Geographical Society since Her study areas include mountain resorts Contributors ix communities in Western Canada, rural communities in Texas and coastal tourism in Quintana Roo, Mexico.
Her research concerns the phenomenology of tourist experience, with specific focus on Sense of Place and Restorative Environments. Her doctoral thesis University of Surrey used Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis IPA to investigate the place experience of scuba divers and the j potential of the subaquatic environment.
Her work continues to explore restoration as an explanatory and motivational component of tourist experience. His research interests include tourist experience and behaviour, nonparticipation and social equity issues in tourism, sociolinguistics and communication in tourism and ethnographic and qualitative research methodologies. He is the author of a number of journal articles and book chapters on these subjects and the forthcoming book: Marketing Communications in Tourism and Hospitality: Concepts, Strategies and Cases.
Roberto C Boullón (Author of Los Municipios Turísticos)
His research focuses on tourism in cities, particularly world cities and national capitals, and on tourism policy. He has authored articles and books and advised government on these themes. His central research areas are metaphysics and the philosophy achividades logic, though he dabbles in ethics when he feels the need to work on something relevant to the real world.
He has published more than a dozen books on tourism. He is the author of Filosofia do turismo: Activicades, ; Teoria do turismo: Her research interests span themes of sustainability, communities, spirituality, tourism curricula and tourism in robedto countries robfrto India.
She has recently completed an edited volume on Asian domestic tourism. A specialist in Himalayan Tourism, Dr Singh has produced more than a dozen international books on Himalayan resource use and conservation, impact studies and tourism on the margin.
He previously lectured at the University of Kent and at Sheffield Hallam University and completed a doctoral thesis on sport initiatives in city marketing in actividwdes Andrew has published research on city images, urban regeneration and urban monuments in various journals including Urban Studies and Annals of Tourism Research.
His recent research focuses on the use of events within tourism and urban regeneration strategies. Originally trained as an ecologist, his main focus of bollon is environmental ethics and politics.
He is actividdaes author of An Ethics of Place: His research interests lie primarily in aesthetics and ethics, focusing on the nature and objectivity of aesthetic judgement, fiction and imagination, environmental aesthetics, and the connections between aesthetic and ethical value. He is the author of various articles on these topics and also has a philosophical interest in areas of practical aesthetics, such as the appreciation of sport and wine tasting. His research concentrates on sustainability, epistemology and education and he has authored books on strategy, economics, education and environmental management in tourism.
His Doctorate is in Critiquing Sustainability. His research revolves around the links between travel, tourism and popular tristicas. These are questions about truth, beauty and virtue.
Yet despite the geometric expansion of tourism knowledge, it seems that some areas have remained stubbornly underdeveloped and a full or comprehensive consideration of the philosophical issues of tourism represents one such significant knowledge gap. A key aim of this book therefore, is to provide an initial mapping of, and insights into boullkn territory.
For tourism has become a significant creator of forms in the contemporary world. At a micro level, tourism creates souvenirs and representations. It generates signage and interpretative clutter. It causes buildings restaurants, terminals, accommodation, galleries to rise turiticas being with their exterior architecture and interior design. At a macro level it scapes parts of the world into seasides, ski resorts and whole tourism cities such as Las Vegas.
It causes some land and city scapes to be revered and preserved, others to be overturned by development. Indeed the word development Pearce, and that of planning Gunn, each suggests an interest in and an ability to affect the way in which tourism will be delivered in the future.
These words further suggest that there are particular ends that have bouolon thought out to which development is directed. Against this notion of a tourism world 3 4 Part 1: Introduction created through rational planning, the sociologist Anthony Giddens employed the term Runaway World as the title for a series of lectures and a recreqcionales. He used the term to describe a world that was developing quickly and out of our control.
In his book, Giddens But instead Giddens In many cases tourism proceeds in an essentially unplanned and barely controllable way. This is because, like most things, tourism is delivered in recreaciobales largely uncontrolled neoliberal market environment, which often precedes and overpowers attempts at planning and management.
But more importantly, neoliberalism is a deeply ideological project. That Adam Smith talked about the invisible hand is significant here as neoliberalism creates and forms our tourism world in a seemingly unconscious, routine, zctividades sense way almost as if it were the natural way and that there was no alternative. Tourism development seems to happen without much conscious effort. Moreover, the study of economics often lays claim to the importance of valuefreedom.
But there are implicit values at work in neoliberalism.
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These include individualism, competition, technology, the reification of markets and after Adam Smith the belief that the pursuit of self-interest leads to socially beneficial results. The idea of performativity is particularly potent for, as Lyotard explained, it is a key force driving the progress of technological knowledge. Here, useful knowledge is favoured so that The production of proof. The ability fecreacionales locate ourselves in a tourism world that has runaway qualities and identify and question its powerful neoliberal driving forces is in itself a philosophical act.
For at its very simplest, philosophising is the ability to extract ourselves from the busy, engaged world of making and doing things, to disengage and to pause for refection and thought especially about meaning and actividadws. The word philosophy is derived from the Greek term meaning love of wisdom and the Concise Oxford Dictionary defines philosophy as: Seeking after wisdom or actividadds, esp.
Philosophical Issues in Tourism (Aspects of Tourism)
The unpacking of this definition provides a further indication of the interests of this book since it merely raises more questions. What is it to know something? What is the nature of reality? Why are some things considered beautiful and desirable? What are ethics and what is good and bad? What are desirable ends? It is these questions that are now addressed more fully in the three main sections of this book under the headings of truth, beauty and virtue.
Reality, Knowledge and Disciplines Tourism is often portrayed as a new subject of research and activity in universities, but despite its relative youth it has already generated substantial amounts of knowledge. For example Annals of Tourism Research has been producing articles sincethe number of specialist research journals stands at over 50 and a recent search of the CABI abstract service revealed the existence of around 50, items mainly articles but also including books and chapters recorded under the subject head of tourism.
The field also generates a substantial programme of conferences. Amazon lists over book titles that include the word tourism. But most of the knowledge produced in these ways is what might be termed additive knowledge, that is knowledge that seeks to add or adapt theories, insights or understandings about the phenomenon of tourism. In contrast, the task of this section is to place the 6 Part 1: Introduction process of tourism knowledge production under scrutiny and to consider more carefully what it means to know.
Such an enquiry is perhaps particularly necessary in the present era, which is witnessing an explosion of information largely enabled by rapid developments in digital communications and media.