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Event

Critical Tourism Studies conference VI

26 - 30 June 2015 - Opatija

Venue
Opatija
Country
Croatia
Contact
Lynn Minnaert
News Article

Brand USA travel promotion renewed by Congress

The U.S. Congress has this weekend passed a spending bill that renews Brand USA, America's public-private travel promotion partnership. The bill...

Date
December 2014
Authors
David Simpson
Abstract

Participative scenarios as recipe for success for integrated development? Strategies in the context of tourism, renewable energies, conservation of biodiversity, and climatic adaptation on large-scale conservation areas.

Outdoor recreation destinations have to develop strategies for sustainable development that include the conservation of biodiversity, adaptation to climate change and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by using renewable energies. Using participatory spatial scenarios (describing a timeline...

Authors
Lupp, G.; Syrbe, R. U.; Heuchele, L.; Renner, C.; Siegrist, D.; Konold, W.
Publisher
Eugen Ulmer KG
Publication
Naturschutz und Landschaftsplanung, 2014, 46, 11, pp 336-344
Abstract

Tourism planning: a case based approach.

This study is an attempt to investigate the tourism marketing and attraction strategies adopted by various countries. A case study based approach is adopted in this study. On the basis of investigation of tourism development strategies adopted by various countries, suggestions are also made at the...

Authors
Khan, M. K.; Muhammad Ramzan; Ishfaq Ahmed; Talat Islam
Publisher
Maxwell Science Publications
Publication
Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology, 2014, 7, 22, pp 4627-4631
Abstract

Socio-environmental surveys of Tinchuley and Takdah: two emerging ecotourism hamlets of North Bengal, India.

Tinchuley (Latitude: 26.89748 N, Longitude: 88.23268 E) is a remote hamlet located close to Darjeeling which can be reached through a drive of 32 kilometers. Takdah Cantonment (Latitude: 26.89745 N, Longitude: 88.23265 E) is a settlement located in Darjeeling district, West Bengal, India. It is one...

Authors
Sayan Bhattacharya; Ghosh, U. C.
Publisher
Scientific Publishing House "Darwin"
Publication
International Letters of Natural Sciences, 2014, 18, pp 9-26
AbstractFull Text

Theoretical basis of rural tourism.

A review and critical analysis of the standpoints of local and foreign researchers on the phenomenon rural tourism were done. The nature of rural tourism as a socio-economic phenomenon was clarified by using a scientifically rigorous and comprehensive methodological approach. The main specific...

Authors
Lulcheva, I.; Videv, S.
Publisher
Academic Publishing House of the Agricultural University
Publication
Agrarni Nauki, 2014, 6, 16, pp 109-116
AbstractFull Text

Profiling the Gen Y tourist.

Although Generation Y (Gen Y) is seen as an important and influential travel market, it has not featured heavily within academic tourism literature. Therefore, this study seeks to assist with building a profile for the Gen Y tourist. It examines the preferences and behaviors of this cohort;...

Authors
Franzidis, A.; Hritz, N.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism
Publication
Tourism (Zagreb), 2014, 62, 3, pp 323-330
AbstractFull Text

Tourism as a tool for economic development in poor countries.

Most scientific literature have begun to argue that while tourism growth can influence the economic and sociocultural development of society, the impacts of tourism do not always lead to increased economic development, especially in less developed countries. However, in spite of these limitations,...

Authors
Pulido-Fernández, J. I.; Cárdenas-García, P. J.; Sánchez-Rivero, M.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism
Publication
Tourism (Zagreb), 2014, 62, 3, pp 309-322

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