Tourism, Public Transport and Sustainable Mobility - Tourism Essentials (Paperback)C. Michael Hall (author)
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This book offers a comprehensive global examination of the relationship between public transport and tourism as well as exploring other sustainable transport modes. It offers a unique view by analysing tourism through the public transport lens and vice versa. The volume provides an account of how the public transport experience can be improved for tourists so that its value can be maximised and a greater number of people can be encouraged to shift modes. It features a wide range of case studies and examples showing how the tourism industry, as well as regional economies, communities and the environment, benefit when public transport is widely used by tourists. The book will be of interest to researchers and students in the fields of tourism and transport as well as destination marketing organisations and tourism, transport and urban planners.
Publisher: Channel View Publications Ltd
Number of pages: 248
Weight: 335 g
Dimensions: 210 x 148 x 13 mm
Focusing on a topic that is rarely considered in depth, this is a well-researched book that brings clarity of understanding to a topic that everyone presumes to understand but in reality knows little about. While much work on transport is regional in outlook, this volume is packed with examples from diverse tourism contexts around the globe. * Janet Dickinson, Bournemouth University, UK *
Tourism, Public Transport and Sustainable Mobility tells us a great story. From the Stornoway-Ullapool ferry (those fabulous views from its deck on the dark hills!), through tourist experience during a tube ride and up to the impacts of neoliberal policies. A must-read for all involved in tourism and public transport research or practice, a rare combination! * Paul Peeters, NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences, the Netherlands *
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