Special Interest Tourism
Concepts, Contexts and Cases

Paper: 978 1 78064 566 7 / $65.00
Published: March 2018  

Publisher: CABI
236 pp., 7 1/2" x 9 5/8"
tables, case studies & color photos
Special interest tourism is growing rapidly due to a discerning and heterogeneous travel market and the demand for more focused activity or interest-based tourism experiences. This book approaches the topic from the perspective of both supply and demand, and has a clear, user-friendly structure. Covering the practical applications of research and the key emerging issues for royal, dark, festival, sport, gastronomic, slow and pro-poor tourism, among others, it includes contributions and case studies by international academics and practitioners. Sometimes referred to as niche or contemporary tourism, this book provides a complete introduction to the study of special interest tourism for students.

Table of Contents:
1: How Special is Special Interest Tourism?
2: Understanding the SIT Experience
3: SIT Typologies, Behaviour & Motivations
4: Family Tourism
5: Social Tourism
6: Ancestral Tourism
7: Cathedral Tourism
8: Islamic Tourism
9: Royal Tourism
10: Educational Tourism
11: Industrial Tourism
12: Dark Tourism
13: Literary Tourism
14: Music Tourism
15: Film Tourism
16: Festival Tourism
17: Sport Tourism
18: Football Tourism
19: Cycle Tourism
20: Adventure Tourism
21: Spa and Wellness Tourism
22: Shopping Tourism
23: Gastronomic Tourism
24: Transport Tourism
25: Slow Tourism
26: Cruise Tourism
27: Wildlife Tourism
28: Volunteer Tourism
29: Slum Tourism
30: The Future of Special Interest Tourism

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