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The repertory grid technique was used in this paper to investigate the decision-making process of travellers. Results showed that both destination physical attributes and the travellers' feelings towards the destination play a significant role in the choice of holiday destinations. Notably, a...

Author(s)
Keshavarzian, P.; Wu ChengLung
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2017, 19, 5, pp 546-556
Abstract

This paper claims that for wildlife-rich destinations such as the Northern Territory, the analytical focus of wildlife tourism research ought to shift from that of the tourist-animal encounter (in terms of personal motivations, impact on the animal welfare, etc.) towards that of habitat...

Author(s)
Tremblay, P.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Ecotourism, 2008, 7, 2/3, pp 174-191
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
Abstract

The marketing of tourism and hospitality product to any country or market segment is associated with the interest generated and/or attitude of buyers. So, why is it that despite proximity and availability of direct flights between Kuala Lumpur and Darwin (capital city of the Northern Territory of...

Author(s)
Mohsin, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2005, 26, 5, pp 723-732
Abstract

Many types of nature-based tourism are associated with the use of natural areas that are relatively pristine. It is in the interests of both the industry and sustainability to investigate whether some of the experiences nature-based tourists are seeking can be provided in non-pristine areas. This...

Author(s)
Chirgwin, S.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2005, 13, 1, pp 50-62
Abstract

This paper reports the findings of a study of 475 backpackers in the Northern Territory of Australia. It finds that backpackers tend to visit many of the same locations as other tourists, and like those tourists, are attracted to the natural sights of the Territory. It is also found that the...

Author(s)
Mohsin, A.; Ryan, C.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2003, 5, 2, pp 113-131
Abstract

This paper aims to refine a previously developed model for tourism disaster management plans (companion paper) by examining the case of the 1998 Australia Day flood at Katherine Gorge in Northern Territory's Nitmiluk National Park. In the process, the potential contribution of such a plan to...

Author(s)
Faulkner, B.; Vikulov, S.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2001, 22, 4, pp 331-344
Abstract

This paper examines the attitudes of 'backpackers' (n=175) interviewed in Darwin in Northern Territory, Australia in July 1998. The interviews cover 2 components, first 'backpackers' attitude toward the Northern Territory, and second their preferences as to accommodation. 'Backpackers' are...

Author(s)
Ryan, C.; Mohsin, A.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2001, 10, 1, pp 69-92

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