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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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The seven papers in this issue on Asian tourism deal with: the bargaining propensity, discount satisfaction and word-of-mouth behaviour of tourists visiting Tabriz bazaar, Iran; the motivation of museum and cultural exhibition visitors in Taiwan; the economic impact of the lifting of sanctions on...

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Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2018, 21, 11, pp 1207-1328
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This article seeks to provide a comprehensive review of existing literature relating to the use of the Vienna Test System (VTS) in sport psychology research. A comprehensive search of major databases such as SPORTDiscus, PsycINFO, and Google Scholar yielded 22 studies related to the topic of...

Author(s)
Ong ChongHao [Ong, C. H. N. ]
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 2015, 8, 1, pp 204-223
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Cultural sustainability is the concept for the recovery and protection of cultural identities. It is linked to previous traditional practices through celebrating local and regional histories and passing down cultural values to future generations. Nowaday, geoparks as an innovation for the...

Author(s)
Farsani, N. T.; Coelho, C.; Costa, C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2012, 17, 1, pp 30-47
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Geopark as an innovation for the protection of natural and geological heritages plays an important role in geotourism development. In recent decade "geotourism" emerged as a much talked about topic that is frequently linked to the term "sustainable tourism". Moreover, a geopark stimulates local...

Author(s)
Farsani, N. T.; Coelho, C. O. A.; Costa, C.
Publisher
Universidade de Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
Citation
Revista Turismo & Desenvolvimento , 2010, No.13/14, Vol. 2, pp 567-576
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This study examines the labour market situation, characteristics and issues in the tourism industries of 10 countries in the Asia-Pacific region, namely Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Islamic Republic of Iran, Japan, Malaysia, Republic of Korea, Sri Lanka and Thailand; it also provides...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
The tourism labour market in the Asia-Pacific Region, 2009, pp 198 pp.
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This book examines the factors which influence the dynamics of community tourism through case studies on 11 Asian countries. The book consists of 13 major chapters that are presented in three sections. The first section is on implementation of community-based tourism. Under this section, Chapter 2...

Author(s)
Bao, J.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Tourism and community development: Asian practices, 2008, pp 267 pp.
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These conference proceedings discuss cultural tourism as a powerful tool for economic, cultural and social development. The proceedings consist of 12 papers presented in two parts. The first part is the potential of cultural tourism for local communities and the second part tackles the development...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
International conference on "cultural tourism and local communities", Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 8-10 February, 2006., 2006, pp 153 pp.
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The modern game of polo probably had its origins in central Asia. It flourished in ancient Persia (modern-day Iran) and spread from there through most of Asia from Turkey in the west to Japan in the east. The game figured prominently among the amusements of royal courts. It appeared in poetry and...

Author(s)
Chehabi, H. E.; Guttmann, A.
Publisher
Frank Cass & Co. Ltd, London, UK
Citation
International Journal of the History of Sport, 2002, 19, 2/3, pp 384-400
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The Constant Market Share model is used to analyze two sets of actual data related to tourist arrivals (1988-91 and 1991-95) to Iran. The growth in tourist arrivals to Iran is calculated from 6 different regions (Africa, Americas, Eastern Asia, Europe, Southern Asia and Western Asia) and compared...

Author(s)
Alavi, J.; Yasin, M. M.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2000, 9, 3, pp 1-20

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