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The overall purpose of this study is to examine the moderating roles of gender and generation in the effects of perceived destination image on tourist attitude and visit intention among Chinese potential tourists to Australia. Australia is one of the preferred destinations to Chinese tourists, and...

Author(s)
Huang SongShan; Veen, R. van der
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2019, 25, 3, pp 375-389
Abstract

Coastal tourism continues to experience sustained growth on a global scale, leading to concerns regarding socio-cultural, economic and environmental impacts. To-date, the explicit integration of tourism development with coastal management has lagged behind more traditional planning concerns,...

Author(s)
Munro, J.; Kobryn, H.; Palmer, D.; Bayley, S.; Moore, S. A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2019, 22, 4, pp 486-504
Abstract

The study presented in this article provides a valuable insight into the impact of human-induced environmental destruction on the travel market's image perceptions of a World Heritage-listed tourism icon: the Great Barrier Reef (GBR). The study employs a pre-/post-experimental design to explore how ...

Author(s)
Salvatierra, J.; Walters, G.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2017, 23, 1, pp 73-84
Abstract

Misalignment of pro-environmental beliefs and environmentally unsustainable vacation behaviour can cause psychological tension to tourists. They manage this tension by finding justifications for their behaviour, rather than changing their behaviour. A recent study has systematized such...

Author(s)
Juvan, E.; Ring, A.; Leisch, F.; Dolnicar, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2016, 24, 11, pp 1506-1522
Abstract

People's reasons for visiting national parks have been well researched. So too have their park activities and how diverse activities potentially affect visitors' park experiences (e.g. perceptions of overcrowding). Far less research has examined how park users' environmental values might affect...

Author(s)
Rossi, S. D.; Byrne, J. A.; Pickering, C. M.; Reser, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Geoforum, 2015, 66, pp 41-52
Abstract

This study investigates why people who actively engage in environmental protection at home engage in vacation behaviour which has negative environmental consequences, albeit unintentionally. The environmental activists participating in the study were highly aware of the negative environmental...

Author(s)
Juvan, E.; Dolnicar, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2014, 48, pp 76-95
Abstract

This paper examines a model for conceptualizing the impacts of environmental management strategies on travel and recreation choice-making behaviour that considers tolerance thresholds in visitor responses to destination change. A survey involving a sample of 347 regular campers and fishers in the...

Author(s)
Northcote, J.; Macbeth, J.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2008, 63, 1, pp 28-35
Abstract

This paper is concerned with the sustainable development of a self-drive tourist destination in the remote region in Northern Australia. It first compares officially used data on visitor profiles to the information collected in the survey. Differences between data collected and available secondary...

Author(s)
Larson, S.; Herr, A.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag GmbH, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Regional Environmental Change, 2008, 8, 1, pp 1-13
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Reducing impacts through interpretation, Lamington National Park.

This study was conducted at the Lamington National Park, Queensland, Australia, to assess the effectiveness of interpretation by measuring how much it reduced the actual environmental impacts of visitors on guided walks in national parks. It was found that environmental interpretation does have the ...

Author(s)
Littlefair, C. J.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998107)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Written in the Australian context, this book is designed for higher education students undertaking tourism studies. The book defines, discusses and gives real-world examples of important issues that future tourism industry professionals need to understand and manage effectively. Part 1 (chapters...

Author(s)
Richardson, J. I.; Fluker, M.
Publisher
Pearson Education Australia, Frenchs Forest, NSW, Australia
Citation
Understanding and managing tourism, 2004, pp xii + 419 pp.

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