Encyclopedia of Tourism


This book comprises over one thousand entries and has been written by an international team of more than three hundred contributors to provide a comprehensive guide to both the manifest and hidden dimensions of tourism. The Encyclopedia explicates and explores the wide range of basic definitions, concepts, perspectives and institutions embraced by tourism, and consolidates research carried out in the field to date. Reflecting the multidisciplinary nature of academic exploration within Tourism, the entries embrace areas of study such as Anthropology, Economics, Education, Geography, History, Management, Marketing, Political Science and Psychology, among others.

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • London
Publication year:
  • 2000