Tourism Governance: A Critical Discourse on a Global Industry

Amir Gohar (Editor)

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Tourism Governance takes a systematic approach to reveal the varying internal and external dynamics that influence tourism policy and strategy across countries. With particular attention to the role of stakeholders and governmental scales, the book offers a broad geographic representation, highlighting the diversity of governance relationships towards tourism in Colombia, Egypt, Finland, France, India, Italy, Lebanon, Mexico, Oman, Poland, Portugal, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, and United States. Two additional chapters push beyond borders to examine tourism driven nongovernmental organizations and international tourism governance. As the first and only comprehensive comparative analysis of tourism across governmental systems, Tourism Governance promises to be a platform for inspiring critical discourse on the forces that shape this global industry. The first and only book systematically discussing tourism governance across different nation states in consistent manner.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherDe Gruyter Oldenbourg
Number of pages380
ISBN (Electronic)9783110638141
ISBN (Print)9783110633771
Publication statusPublished - 6 Jun 2022

Publication series

NameDe Gruyter Studies in Tourism
PublisherDe Gruyter
ISSN (Print)2570-1657
ISSN (Electronic)2570-1665


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