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Overtourism Debate: NIMBY, Nuisance, Commodification

by Jeroen Oskam Emerald Publishing Limited
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This book gives an overview of the positions in the rapidly evolving debate over the sociocultural footprint of tourism on its destinations. Overtourism, its impact and subsequent mitigating measures taken, have started to dominate political discussions in European cities such as Amsterdam, Barcelona, Seville and Berlin.

Chapter 1. Introduction; Jeroen Oskam

Chapter 2. Reframing the structural causes of overtourism: Open-source mass-tourism and the case for a paradigm shift in the management of holiday supply-chains; Alexis Papathanassis

Chapter 3. Debating the right to travel; Rasa Pranskuniene and Dalia Perkumiene;

Chapter 4. The will to travel; Jeroen Oskam

Chapter 5. Getting Over Overtourism!; Ian Yeoman and Una McMahon Beattie

Chapter 6. Overdosed, underplanned or what? Making sense of urban tourism's 'politicization from below' Johannes Novy and Claire Colomb

Chapter 7. The unhospitable city. Residents' reactions to tourism growth in Amsterdam; Jeroen Oskam and
Karoline Wiegerink

Chapter 8. Tourism, gentrification and neighbourhood change: an analytical framework. Reflections from Southern
European cities; Agustin Cocola-Gant, Ana Gago, and Jaime Jover

Chapter 9. The Impact of touristification in City Neighbourhoods - the case of Lisbon; Marco Martins

Chapter 10. Commodification of the 'local' in urban tourism: the Airbnb contradiction; Jeroen Oskam

Chapter 11. 'Authentic Seville': between essentialism and tourist commodification. The Feria de Abril; Javier
Escalera Reyes and Macarena Hernandez Ramirez

Chapter 12. Cultural Heritage Resources in National Parks in North America - The Challenge to Maintain Historic Structures and Sites in the Face of Increasing Demand and Decreasing Budgets; Fergus T. Maclaren

Chapter 13. Growing... Growing... Gone: Tourism and Extinctions in Galapagos; Marc Patry

Chapter 14. Overtourism: carrying capacity revisited; Albert Postma, Ko Koens and Bernadett Papp

Chapter 15. Tourism Management in Berlin: from Destination Marketing to Place Management; Ares Kalandides

Chapter 16. Overtourism and Smart Cities: Present and Future; Alfonso Vargas-Sanchez

Chapter 17. Can the new hospitality model of Albergo Diffuso solve the overtourism issue? The case of Tuscany; Cinzia Vallone, Alessandro Capocchi, Paola Orlandini and Andrea Amaduzzi

Chapter 18. Conclusion; Jeroen Oskam

Jeroen Oskam is the Director of the Research Centre at Hotelschool The Hague. The two research areas of this Centre are hospitable behaviour and its business consequences, and future developments in the hospitality industry. Jeroen's own research pertains to the latter area, with recent scenario studies on topics as Airbnb and OTAs. His latest book was titled Innovation in Hospitality Education: Anticipating the Educational Needs of a Changing Profession (Springer, 2018).
Jeroen obtained his PhD in 1992 from the Universiteit van Amsterdam (Sociology of Literature), and has worked at different hotel and tourism schools in the Netherlands and in Spain. He was one of the founders of the Journal of Tourism Futures.