In this well researched collection of 17 chapters written by key scholars this book critically engages with the question: what do slow mobilities mean for tourism? Providing international case studies, multidisciplinary, philosophical and theoretical explorations, the book contributes timely, new and refreshing insights that should be read by anyone interested in the emerging phenomenon of slow travel. --Alison McIntosh, The University of Waikato, New Zealand
This book examines the emerging phenomenon of slow tourism, addressing growing consumer concerns with quality leisure time, environmental and cultural sustainability, as well as the embodied experience of place. Drawing on a range of international case studies, the book explores how slow tourism encapsulates a range of lifestyle practices, mobilities and ethics.