Tourism and Borders - 
      Helmut Wachowiak

Tourism and Borders

Contemporary Issues, Policies and International Research

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Bringing together case studies from Europe, the US and Southern Africa, this book discusses issues and policies, destination management and communication, and planning in cross-border areas. It features topics that include borders as tourist attractions and destinations in their own right, as barriers to travel and the growth of tourism, and more. Les mer
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Bringing together case studies from Europe, the US and Southern Africa, this book discusses issues and policies, destination management and communication, and planning in cross-border areas. It features topics that include borders as tourist attractions and destinations in their own right, as barriers to travel and the growth of tourism, and more.
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Forlag: Ashgate Publishing Limited
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Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 296
ISBN: 9780754647751
Format: 23 x 16 cm
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«’Despite their growing importanceš border issues in tourism have so far been largely ignored by the scientific community. With its solid conceptual framework and several detailed cross-border analyses, this book is a valuable source of information for students as well as tourism experts. Moreover the extensive annotated bibliography will encourage future research.’ Albrecht Steinecke, Universität Paderborn, Germany ’Political borders are a fundamental part of most tourism activity, though the relationship between borders and tourism development varies considerably around the globe. This book provides background perspectives from leading scholars along with a comprehensive and annotated bibliography on this diverse subject. It is a valuable and insightful resource for tourism researchers and development professionals who deal with cross-border tourism issues on a regular basis.’ Alan A. Lew, Northern Arizona University, USA 'Tourism and Borders is one of only a few works published that combine issues»

Contents: Preface; Introduction, Helmut Wachowiak. Conceptual Issues and Policies: Relationships between tourism and international boundaries, Dallen J. Timothy; Tourism policy tools applied by the European Union to support cross-border tourism, Holger Faby; Interregional co-operation between Europe's island regions: a case study of the GEDERI project, Dimitri Ioannides. Destination Marketing and Management: Incoming tourism: systematic approaches of international tourism behaviour: the case of Germany, Christian Rast andStephan Kroll; Organizing destination management: France and Germany compared, Heinz-Dieter Quack; Destination management in cross-border regions, Karin Hartman. Communication and Information: Collaborative stakeholder planning in cross-border regions: the case of the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park in Southern Africa, Maha Doppelfeld; Tourism information and communication systems in border areas: technical issues, restrictions, and outlook, Holger Faby. International Research: Academic contributions on cross-border issues in tourism around the world: a commentary international literature bibliography, Helmut Wachowiak and Daniel Engels; Final word; Index.

Dr Helmut Wachowiak is a founding Professor and Head of the Tourism Management Department at the International University of Applied Sciences Bad Honnef, Bonn, which is Germanys' first full English speaking university in the field of service management. Dr Wachowiak is also a Professor of International Tourism Development, associated at the University of Information Technology and Management Rzeszów, Poland. He also participates on the editorial board for "Advances in hospitality and leisure"; in ISTTE, the International Society of Travel and Tourism Educators; and in industrial networks such as DRV, the German tour operator and travel agency association. In addition, he is engaged in various leisure and tourism research projects with focus on cross-border destination development in Europe, visitor profile studies, and tourism on the Balearic Islands.