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The Global Destination Sustainability (GDS) Index has released its latest rankings, after assessing 38 cities for sustainability. The GDS Index was...

Date
November 2017
Authors
David Simpson
Abstract

This study introduces self-perception theory as a guiding framework in explaining residents' attitudes from an introspective approach involving residents' own degree of travel. To date, measures explaining such attitudes have primarily come in the form of sociodemographic, socioeconomic, spatial,...

Authors
Woosnam, K. M.; Draper, J.; Jiang JingXian; Aleshinloye, K. D.; Erul, E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Tourism Management, 2018, 64, pp 357-368
Abstract

Dark tourism and its implications have been gaining significant prominence in both the literature and in practice in the recent past. Understanding the process and outcomes of dark tourism related to tourists and local hosts can play a key role in relations between the two groups of people. This...

Authors
Podoshen, J. S.; Yan, G.; Andrzejewski, S. A.; Wallin, J.; Vivek Venkatesh
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Tourism Management, 2018, 64, pp 346-356
Abstract

This study draws on contingency theory to investigate whether tourism leveraging strategies designed for mega-events are applicable to small-scale events. In-depth interviews conducted with eight event managers of small-scale events revealed that the managers perceived grant funding offered to...

Authors
Kelly, D. M.; Fairley, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Tourism Management, 2018, 64, pp 335-345
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24 - 26 January 2018 - Jönköping

Venue
Jönköping
Country
Sweden
Contact
André Petzold
Tel
+46 73-0393441
AbstractFull Text

This paper aims to provide a better understanding of the current situation of urban tourism with referring to the experiences of the Arab World. By using bibliographic documentation and descriptive-analytic method, this paper addresses the main opportunities, impediments, and challenges of urban...

Authors
Al-Saad, S. A.; Ababneh, A.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism
Publication
Tourism (Zagreb), 2017, 65, 3, pp 361-375
AbstractFull Text

This study analyzes the factors influencing tourism demand in Bangladesh following tourism potential of the country. The study estimates tourism demand in the form of tourist arrival (TA) based on key economic factors like distance, Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capita, population, Consumer...

Authors
Hazera Akter; Shoaib Akhtar; Samina Ali
Publisher
Institute for Tourism
Publication
Tourism (Zagreb), 2017, 65, 3, pp 346-360
AbstractFull Text

Although generally not the primary reason for traveling, shopping is considered to be an important part of any tourists' experience. A well-developed, diverse and attractive retail sector could not only generate additional revenues and foreign currency to the local economy but could also contribute...

Authors
Egresi, I.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism
Publication
Tourism (Zagreb), 2017, 65, 3, pp 330-345

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