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This special issue consists of eight papers addressing a number of issues concerning tourism development in Japan, including: urban development and tourism in Japanese cities; the transition of forest tourism policies; sustainability in tourism development; surf tourism development; the transition...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.; Kato, K.; Horita, Y.; Yamada, Y.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2018, 15, 1, pp 1-101
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Cover for Mass tourism and China.

This chapter describes mass tourism as it relates to China. As the first section of this chapter indicates, it is not solely the numbers of domestic, outbound and inbound tourists that are large, but also the rate of growth. The chapter then provides a brief background to that growth, noting in...

Author(s)
Ryan, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conclusion: mass tourism in the future.

This chapter (i) identifies some potential future trends in mass tourism; (ii) highlights cities as the destinations on the 'front line' of mass tourism growth; and (iii) explores an alternative, 'conscious' approach to mass tourism development.

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.; Harrison, D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This book provides students with an understanding of the fundamental business management aspects of tourism, together with specific techniques required for successful management of the variety of tourism businesses. Part 1 (chapters 1-5) is concerned with 'managing the tourism system' and covers...

Author(s)
Pender, L.; Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
The management of tourism, 2005, pp xxiv + 347 pp.
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Cover for Mass tourism in Thailand: the Chinese and Russians.

This chapter compares the characteristics and dynamics of Chinese and Russian mass tourism to Thailand. It is concluded that (i) Chinese tourists to Thailand fit more closely the conventional definition of 'mass tourists' than their Russian counterparts; (ii) mass tourism has a destabilizing effect ...

Author(s)
Cohen, E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This chapter examines tourism and development from a community perspective, focusing primarily on: the empowerment of community members and other stakeholders in decision making; the benefits of tourism; and the obstacles to community tourism development. It concludes that community-based tourism...

Author(s)
Timothy, D. J.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Tourism and development: concepts and issues, 2002, pp 149-164
Abstract

Japan is scheduled to host several major international sporting events in the next four years including the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Its sport tourism sector is therefore well positioned for expansion but the issue of sustainability needs to be addressed. This research note sets out to clarify what...

Author(s)
Hinch, T.; Ito, E.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2018, 15, 1, pp 96-101
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Cover for Introduction: mass tourism in a small world.

This chapter (i) presents a brief historical overview of the emergence of mass tourism; (ii) describes the general pattern of modern mass tourism in terms of tourist arrivals and receipts; (iii) discusses the scholarly approaches to mass tourism; and (iv) highlights the ideal typical features of ...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.; Sharpley, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cruise ship tourism in the Caribbean: the mess of mass tourism.

This chapter argues that, while employment benefits might be considerable, the financial returns from Caribbean cruise ship tourism are exaggerated, especially when one considers leakages from imports, the cost of new piers for ever-larger ships, and the use of private islands. The assessment...

Author(s)
Wilkinson, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for From holiday camps to the all-inclusive: the 'Butlinization' of tourism.

This chapter shows how the operational principles of Billy Butlin, a key player in providing tourism for the masses in British holiday camps in the 1930s, are reflected in more recent forms of all-inclusive tourism, including cruise holidays and all-inclusive beach resorts in the Caribbean. Key to...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter

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