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Microplastics (<5 mm) are considered to be emerging pollutants of global concern. Investigations on microplastics pollution in coastal and marine environments have increased recently but knowledge gaps still exist regarding microplastics in coastal beach soils with high-intensity human activities. In the present study a total of 120 soil samples were taken from 53 sites along >3000 km of coastline in Shandong province, east China, adjacent to both the Bohai Sea and the Yellow Sea coastlines under different land use management. Microplastics were separated from the soil samples using a continuous flow and floating separation apparatus. The shape type, size, ...

Author(s)
Zhou Qian; Zhang HaiBo; Fu ChuanCheng; Zhou Yang; Dai ZhenFei; Li Yuan; Tu Chen; Luo YongMing
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Geoderma, 2018, 322, pp 201-208
Abstract

Nowadays, there is a wide range of events that are classified as event tourism. Event tourism is a generally accepted concept that includes all planned events in an integrated approach to development and destination marketing. Cultural events, sports competitions, music and/or film festivals,...

Author(s)
Vrtiprah, V.; Sentić, S.
Publisher
Sveuciliste u Dubrovniku, Dubrovnik, Croatia
Citation
Ekonomska Misao i Praksa, 2018, 27, 1, pp 267-284
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Film tourism is a new and upcoming trend in general cultural tourism responding to expectations and associations of place as created by the commercial success of a film or series. The question is whether this type of phenomenon is sustainable over time or whether, on the contrary, it is a...

Author(s)
Bosch Roig, G.
Publisher
Universidad de la Laguna, La Laguna, Spain
Citation
PASOS: Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural, 2018, 16, 3, pp 843-854
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This article asks how landscape is presented by tour operators and consumed by tourists in the segment of hiking and cycling tourism. Tour operators rely on stereotypical images of landscape that were formed in literature, painting or film and reproduce these images in their marketing. These...

Author(s)
Aschenbrand, E.
Publisher
De Gruyter, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Zeitschrift für Tourismuswissenschaft, 2018, 10, 1, pp 121-141
Abstract

The article deals with the media-induced development of tourism in the village Júzcar. On the background of Lefebvre's reflections on the production of space, social geographical perspectives and qualitative empirical data the actors and dimensions of the transformation process will be analyzed....

Author(s)
Arnold, G.; Lessen, J. van
Publisher
De Gruyter, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Zeitschrift für Tourismuswissenschaft, 2018, 10, 1, pp 97-119
Abstract

Purpose: This paper aims to expand the media-related tourism literature in a new domain of application by highlighting a connection between the world of video games and tourism. Design/methodology/approach: Through deductive content analysis, this study looks at 137 online comments posted on...

Author(s)
Dubois, L. E.; Gibbs, C.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2018, 73, 2, pp 186-198
Abstract

Basing on five main factor, such as Talent factors, technical factors, resource factors, social factors and industrial factors, we constructed the evaluation model of endogenous dynamic on tourism performing industry. Then, by using AHP and factor analysis, we carried out the empirical research by...

Author(s)
Huang Wei; Meng Fei; Zhu ZhiMin; Zheng LiFang
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2018, 33, 6, pp 87-98
Abstract

VR/AR is an emerging science and technology that will change the way of life of the general, public and have a significant impact on the field of popular culture. This paper introduces the supporting technologies of VR/AR in the field of cultural tourism and film and describes its application and...

Author(s)
Cao SanXing; Wang ChunHua; Li Can
Publisher
Science and Technology Review Publishing House, Beijing, China
Citation
Science & Technology Review, 2018, 36, 9, pp 57-60
Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to consider the history and dark tourism attractions associated with a case study of the Thai-Burma Railway in the city of Kanchanaburi, Thailand. The paper considers how history has been abridged and distorted at a number of attraction sites in order to...

Author(s)
Lennon, J.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Cities, 2018, 4, 1, pp 140-155
Abstract

Over the past decade Critical Tourism Studies (CTS) has endeavored to create a better "tourism world" while also drawing attention to tourism's "worldmaking" force. However, the question of "the world" itself has escaped the critical lens of CTS. Reading Jean-Luc Nancy's philosophy of the world...

Author(s)
Doering, A.; Zhang JunDan
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2018, 23, 2, pp 227-237

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