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CABI’s case study database - Tourism Cases, is a window into the world of tourism development. To search cases and find out more on how to read online, download PDFs and access teaching notes visit Tourism Cases at:  https://tourism.cabi.org/casestudies/

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This research paper reports on a test of Plog's model of tourism destination preferences, using data from the Tourism Canada/US Travel and Tourism Administration's Foreign Long-haul Pleasure Travel Market Studies for France, Japan, GFR, UK, Switzerland, Singapore and Hong Kong. All data sets were...

Author(s)
Smith, S. L. J.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1990, 28, 4, pp 40-43
Abstract

The role of national tourist offices (NTOs) in tourism promotion, and the relative efforts of public and private sector partners, are subjects of ongoing debate. This study looks at how seven NTOs in the major destination markets of the UK, France, Greece, Canada, Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia ...

Author(s)
Lavery, P.
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1992, No. 4, pp 84-101
Abstract

The latest developments in the theory and practice of international hospitality management are described. Contributors from the UK, Australia, France, Guyana, Hong Kong, Norway, Singapore, Switzerland and the USA, deal with wide-ranging issues such as developments in international hospitality...

Publisher
Cassell plc, London, UK
Citation
The international hospitality business., 1996, pp xxx + 386 pp.
Abstract

This collection of 15 chapters highlights new trends in research on women's leisure. Comparisons are drawn between countries at different stages of socioeconomic development. A wide range of socio-cultural experiences are reported in chapters on Australia, Canada, Colombia, France, Greece, Hong...

Publisher
CAB INTERNATIONAL, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Women, leisure and the family in contemporary society: a multinational perspective., 1996, pp xv + 302 pp.
Abstract

In most developed countries nationwide surveys are conducted periodically to assess levels of participation in leisure activities. This book brings together the results of such surveys from 12 different countries, namely: Australia, Canada, France, Germany, UK, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, New...

Publisher
CAB INTERNATIONAL, Wallingford, UK
Citation
World leisure participation: free time in the global village., 1996, pp xiv + 266 pp.
Abstract

The many changes in the structure, role and responsibilities of national tourism administrations (NTA) over the decade leading up to the millennium are described. Case studies of the experiences of selected countries reveal a relinquishing of many of governments' traditional responsibilities and...

Author(s)
Cockerell, N.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Towards new forms of public-private sector partnership: the changing role, structure and activities of national tourism administrations., 1997, pp ii + 88 pp.
Abstract

This study was designed to identify selection criteria and specific skills/areas of knowledge that are important to the success of expatriate hotel managers in China. Expatriate manager concerns and perceived causes of failure were also studied. The sample included 133 expatriots from Singapore,...

Author(s)
Feng Feng; Pearson, T. E.
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 1999, 18, 3, pp 309-321
Abstract

This study proposes a new methodology, the time-varying parameter (TVP) approach to tourism demand modelling. This method relaxes the assumption of parameter constancy, and the behavioural change of tourists over time is traced using a statistical estimator known as a Kalman filter. The...

Author(s)
Song, H.; Wong, K. K. F.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2003, 42, 1, pp 57-64
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Cover for The impact of theme parks.

This chapter first considers the role played by theme parks as elements for generating new areas of centrality. It then discusses the economic impacts of theme parks at a local and a regional level and their use as tools for development. Also discussed are the environmental and social impacts of...

Author(s)
Clavé, S. A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932084)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The analysis of international trade in sports goods is still in its infancy. In order to alleviate the sports economics ignorance in this area, an entirely new dataset is built up by extracting Comtrade data at the most disaggregated level (6 digits). The dataset covers 41 countries, 36 different...

Author(s)
Andreff, M.; Andreff, W.
Publisher
Taylor and Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
European Sport Management Quarterly, 2009, 9, 3, pp 259-294

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