An Introduction to the Geography of Tourism by Velvet Nelson

By Velvet Nelson

Tourism is an astonishingly complicated phenomenon that's turning into an ever-greater a part of lifestyles in today’s worldwide global. This transparent and interesting textual content introduces undergraduate scholars to this tremendous and various topic during the lens of geography, the one box with the breadth to contemplate all the elements, actions, and views that represent tourism. certainly, geography and tourism have regularly been interconnected, and Velvet Nelson reinforces the connection among them through the use of either human and actual geography to interpret all features of tourism—economic, social, and environmental. She indicates how geography offers the instruments and ideas to contemplate either the confident and unfavorable components that impact travelers and locations in addition to the consequences tourism has on either peoples and locations. Her real-world case stories, established either on learn and at the reports of holiday makers themselves, vividly illustrate key concerns. This accomplished, thematically geared up advent will improve scholars’ realizing of geographic strategies and the way they are often used as a fashion of viewing and figuring out the world.

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