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This article explains why attractions need to offer a comprehensive set of high-quality training programmes for all staff. Training initiatives throughout the Asia-Pacific region are highlighted.

Author(s)
McKeogh, S.
Publisher
Australian Leisure Media Pty Ltd, Collaroy, Australia
Citation
Australasian Leisure Management, 2019, No.131, pp 38, 40
Abstract

Author(s)
Bernstein, J. D.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2019, 77, pp 161-163
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Discussion questions.

Discussion questions are presented for each chapter of this book on religious tourism in Asia.

Author(s)
Yasuda, S.; Raj, R.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Lichens are well-known dye yielding organisms since ancient times. The present study investigates the dye yielding potential of nineteen lichen species belonging to eleven genera (Flavopunctelia, Flavoparmelia, Cladonia, Parmelia, Umbilicaria, Xanthoria, Ochrolechia, Hyperphyscia, Hypogymnia, ...

Author(s)
Summaira Shaheen; Zafar Iqbal; Manzoor Hussain
Publisher
Pakistan Botanical Society, Karachi, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Botany, 2019, 51, 1, pp 341-361
Abstract

This paper critically reviews the theoretical engagement of empirically-based tour guiding literature published in the tourism literature from 1980 to 2016, as a driver for future high-quality, rigorous research. An analysis of 140 empirical studies on tour guides and tour guiding during this...

Author(s)
Black, R.; Weiler, B.; Chen HanYu
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2019, 19, 1, pp 95-113
Abstract

In the first quarter of the twenty-first century, the social, political and economic significance of sports in the Asia-Pacific region has been continually on the rise. First, the prominence of Asian athletes at international sporting arenas has become more visible. Second, major global sports...

Author(s)
Lee, J. W.; Tan, T. C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Sport in Society: Cultures, Commerce, Media, Politics, 2019, 22, 8, pp 1319-1496
Abstract

The snow leopard Panthera uncia is an elusive species inhabiting some of the most remote and inaccessible tracts of Central and South Asia. It is difficult to determine its distribution and density pattern, which are crucial for developing conservation strategies. Several techniques for species...

Author(s)
Watts, S. M.; McCarthy, T. M.; Namgail, T.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2019, 14, 1, pp e0211509
Abstract

Barrage, also known as "bullet screen," is a new, instantly updated interactive commenting system attached and synchronized with online videos, that has recently become widespread in East Asia. This paper analyses the content and emotion of barrages on the Korean reality show Youth Over Flowers in...

Author(s)
Hao XiaoFei; Xu ShuoJing; Zhang XiaoMing
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2019, 12, pp 27-36
Abstract

Stoneflies (Insecta: Plecoptera) provide ecosystem services as indicators of water quality, as food for predators, as mediators of energy flow and nutrient cycling, and through cultural services related to recreation and artistic creativity. The Plecoptera Species File (PSF) aggregates stonefly...

Author(s)
DeWalt, R. E.; Ower, G. D.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Insects, 2019, 10, 4, pp 99
Abstract

This issue of 'Tourism Places' is focused on tourism in Asia, in particular the Chinese realm of mainland China and Taiwan, but also a couple of papers from Southwest Asia. Topics covered by the eight papers include destination image, the commodification of industrial heritage, tourist motivations, ...

Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2019, 21, 1, pp 1-189

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