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Studies exploring digital technology in the context of leisure for older people tend to neglect their parallel use of traditional media. By simultaneous examination of both online and offline recreational media use, the present study explores media-based leisure repertoires and wellbeing among...

Author(s)
Gallistl, V.; Nimrod, G.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Leisure Studies, 2020, 39, 2, pp 251-265
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Cover for Managing quality of life in tourism and hospitality.

This book shares the work of various scholars under the umbrella of quality of life in tourism and hospitality, including case studies showing best practice. The main goal of this volume is to provide a portfolio of selected activities from tourism and hospitality settings as best practices and...

Author(s)
Uysal, M.; Sirgy, M. J.; Kruger, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390455)
Type
Book
Abstract

Aim: This mixed-methods exploratory study investigates the perceived health benefits of singing in a choir from an international sample of choristers. Method: An online questionnaire including demographic information, 28 quantitative statements and two qualitative questions relating to the...

Author(s)
Moss, H.; Lynch, J.; O'Donoghue, J.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Perspectives in Public Health, 2018, 138, 3, pp 160-168
Abstract

This research investigates and compares the photo-taking and online photo-sharing behaviors of mainland Chinese and Western theme park visitors using decade length generations. Given the rapid growth in digital photography and growing popularity of online sharing of photos, an enhanced...

Author(s)
Prideaux, B.; Lee YeeSum [Lee, Y. S. L. ]; Tsang, N.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2018, 24, 1, pp 29-43
Abstract

This book examines how the growth of tourism in locations that have historically been considered geographically remote plays a major role in the consolidation and transformation of often longstanding and powerful cultural imaginaries about 'the edges of the world'. The contributors examine the...

Author(s)
Herrero, N.; Roseman, S. R.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
The tourism imaginary and pilgrimages to the edges of the world, 2015, pp 224 pp.
Abstract

This paper presents the extant literature on evolutionary economic geography (EEG) and tourism studies and briefly reviews what has been produced thus far. There are two main areas addressed: path dependence (and how to break from a path) and co-evolution (of tourism paths within a given region and ...

Author(s)
Brouder, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2014, 16, 4, pp 540-545
Abstract

This proceedings includes seven papers which try to elucidate recreation and tourism phenomena relevant for policy and management of forest and nature areas. These papers discuss policy and research on access of ethnic minority groups to natural areas, public preferences for structural attributes...

Author(s)
Elands, B. H. M.; van Marwijk, R. B. M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forest Policy and Economics, 2012, 19, pp 1-65
Abstract

Background. Human African trypanosomiasis (HAT) can affect travelers to sub-Saharan Africa, as well as migrants from disease endemic countries (DECs), posing diagnosis challenges to travel health services in non-disease endemic countries (non-DECs). Methods. Cases reported in journals have been...

Author(s)
Simarro, P. P.; Franco, J. R.; Cecchi, G.; Paone, M.; Diarra, A.; Postigo, J. A. R.; Jannin, J. G.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2012, 19, 1, pp 44-53
Abstract

The purpose of the research project presented in this book was to examine various experiences relative to statistical operations used to estimate visitor expenditure associated with inbound tourism. Countries that collaborated in this research project include Canada, Spain, Sweden, Finland, France, ...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Tourism satellite account: implementation project. Measuring visitor expenditure for inbound tourism: international experiences: model border survey: WTO proposal, 2003, pp 89 pp. + app.
Abstract

This book examines and compares the sporting experiences of women from different countries around the world, and offers the first systematic and cross-cultural analysis of the topic of women in sport. The book presents in-depth case studies of 16 countries in North and South America, Asia, Oceana,...

Author(s)
Hartmann-Tews, I.; Pfister, G.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Sport and women: social issues on international perspective, 2003, pp 288 pp.

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