Tourism studies and media studies both address key issues about how we perceive the world. They raise acute questions about how we relate local knowledge and immediate experience to wider global processes, and they both play a major role in creating our map of national and international cultures.
Adopting a multidisciplinary approach, this book explores the interactions between tourism and media practices within a contemporary culture in which the consumption of images has become increasingly significant. A number of common themes and concerns arise, and the contributions included are divided between those:
Incorporating case study material from the UK, the Caribbean, Australia, the US, France and Switzerland, this significant text - ideal for students of culture, media and tourism studies - discusses tourism and the media as separate processes through which identity is constructed in relation to space and place.
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David Crouch is Professor of Cultural Geography, Tourism and Leisure, and Rhona Jackson and Felix Thompson are Lecturers in Film and Television Studies at The University of Derby.Review:
'A ground-breaking collection that brings forth new ideas for the critical analysis of the interface between tourism and media studies.' - Kevin Hannam, University of Sunderland, UK
'This thought-provoking volume diversely maps the overlapping contours of the real and imaginary domains of tourism and media, and the complex landscapes we navigate on journeys through screens, sounds and scenery.' - Mark Neumann, University of South Florida, USA
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