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Segmentation of travel markets to examine regional and sectoral distribution can be achieved using a tourist distribution index that integrates a range of variables used to describe tourist activity. This technique has been applied to Australian national data, the International Visitor Survey, to...

Author(s)
Allcock, A.
Citation
Pacific Tourism Review, 1997, 1, 1, pp 17-22
Abstract

This study examines the prospects for leisure time in a sample of 18 important tourism generating countries, to establish what changes in the pattern of leisure time are taking place, how these are reshaping holiday taking, and how governments and the tourism industry should respond. The countries...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Changes in leisure time: the impact on tourism., 1999, pp 151 pp.
Abstract

The efforts that have been made during the 1990s to develop new methods to analyse tourism and tourism-related employment, standardise and ensure the relevance of tourism statistics systems, increase consistency between the various systems in place at an international level, and create awareness...

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Measuring the role of tourism in OECD economies: the OECD manual on tourism satellite accounts and employment., 2000, pp 270 pp.
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Despite the increasing attention Global Marketing Strategy (GMS) is receiving in the academic literature, researchers have paid relatively little attention to whether markets can be segmented cross-nationally. Drawing on GMS theory, this study predicts the existence of stable cross-market segments...

Author(s)
Ko EunJu; Taylor, C. R.; Sung HeeWon; Lee JooYeon; Wagner, U.; Martin-Consuegra Navarro, D.; Wang FangHua
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Business Research, 2012, 65, 11, pp 1565-1575
Abstract

Tourism is a major part of the contemporary experience economy, in which food plays an important role. Food is a key part of all cultures, a major element of global intangible heritage and an increasingly important attraction for tourists. The linkages between food and tourism also provide a...

Publisher
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Paris, France
Citation
Food and the tourism experience: The OECD-Korea Workshop, 2012, pp 176 pp.
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In modern cities buildings gain terrain and green spaces are invaded by concrete. As "green" lost its space on ground level, scientists and landscape engineers thought moving it on walls and on construction tops. It is not important, that we speak about vertical gardens or small compositions on...

Author(s)
Buta, E.; Cantor, M.; Buta, M.; Husti, A.
Publisher
Universitatea de Științe Agricole și Medicină Veterinară a Banatului Timișoara, Timișoara, Romania
Citation
Journal of Horticulture, Forestry and Biotechnology, 2013, 17, 1, pp 104-107
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As the significance of the creative economy continues to grow, important synergies with tourism are emerging, offering considerable potential to grow demand and develop new products, experiences and markets. These new links are driving a shift from conventional models of cultural tourism to new...

Publisher
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Paris, France
Citation
Tourism and the creative economy, 2014, pp 178 pp.
Abstract

The management of long-distance trails was investigated through a review of global case studies including the Munda Biddi Trail (Australia), Nga Haerenga Cycle Trail (New Zealand), Arizona Trail and Appalachian Trail and Pacific Crest Trail (USA), West Highland Way (UK), Lechweg (Germany/Austria),...

Author(s)
Stender, K.; Sanders, D.; Dowling, R.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2018, 23, 3, pp 365-376
Abstract

This book brings forward the success stories in tourism development of 15 different cities worldwide with the objective of enabling other cities to observe and learn from them. It provides tourism authorities and stakeholders with a large number of success factors and good practice examples in...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
UNWTO/WTCF: City tourism performance research, 2018, pp 286 pp.
Abstract

The idea of "Keeping Up with the Joneses" was developed as a phenomenon wherein people want to own the same objects and do the same things as their peers in order to keep up with them socially. Along with the combined rise of globalization, mobile technology and the millennial mindset of valuing...

Author(s)
Siegel, L. A.; Wang Dan
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2019, 36, 2, pp 159-175

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