Chapter 1: Introduction to the Handbook of Globalisation and Tourism
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This chapter provides an overview of the history and development of globalization, its meaning and its manifestations in everyday life. It also applies these concepts to tourism-specific contexts within the framework of meanings and processes; human mobility, geopolitics, security and conflict; population and environmental challenges; innovation and technology; and other issues and mobility trends in today’s tourism marketplace. The chapter also outlines the conceptual development of the book and the contributions of the various authors.

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