Regional Science Perspectives on Tourism and Hospitality
Introduction – Worlds Collide: Regional Science and Tourism Research
Öner, Özge, Mauro Ferrante and Oliver Fritz (2021). “Introduction – Worlds Collide: Regional Science and Tourism Research”. In Mauro Ferrante, Oliver Fritz and Özge Öner (Eds.), Regional Science Perspectives on Tourism and Hospitality (1–14). New York: Springer.
With this book, we aim at contributing to the existing efforts to bridge these two extensively realated strands of literature where we compiled several individual contributions that present how tourism reseachers can integrate regional thought into their analysis and at the same time how regional scientists consider tourism as a vital part of the regional economic systems.