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Chapter 1 Geography and Tourism

DOI: 10.23912/9781911396437-3642

ISBN: 9781911396437

Published: November 2017

Component type: chapter

Published in: Geography of Tourism

Parent DOI: 10.23912/9781911396437-3402



This first chapter provides an introduction to the geography of tourism. It initially discusses the nature of geography, and indicates the major topics that the subject is concerned with, as well as presenting the types of questions that geographers ask. It then considers the activity of tourism, giving a brief overview of its importance and a discussion and consideration of definitions. The links between the two areas of study are presented, as well as a brief overview of different approaches to the relationship between geography and tourism.


  • Peter Mason, London South Bank University; Ecole Superieure Hotellerie (Author)

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  • Peter Mason, London South Bank University; Ecole Superieure Hotellerie (Author)

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Mason, 2017

Mason, P. (2017) "Chapter 1 Geography and Tourism" In: Mason, P. (ed) . Oxford: Goodfellow Publishers http://dx.doi.org/10.23912/9781911396437-3642


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