`Argued with a real verve, it makes a plea to rethink the role of tourism in modernity seeing it not as a fleeting and marginal element, but as something enduring, emblematic and constitutive of contemporary society. Tourism is seen as a key element of modern life, not an escape from it' - Mike Crang, Department of Geography, University of Durham
'Tourism: A Guide represents the best new work in the study of contemporary
culture. An original thinker and lively writer, Franklin charts the moving
Not really helpful for the course
Good reading as an introduction to Travel and Tourism for learners to gain a better understanding of the concept of tourism.
Core text on our Tourism Programme.
This book provides a really good introduction to tourism for students at Level 3.
A very useful book for both undergraduate and postgraduate students, and scholars with a serious interest in understanding tourism phenomena. The author provides many examples from accros the globe. It is certainly not an easy read for undergraduate students for whom English is not their mother tongue. However, this excellent book should be of paticular interest to those in the disciplines of sociology, cultural studies, anthropology and social psychology. A MUST read!
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