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It is recognised that tourism destinations are vulnerable to some form of crisis or disaster. Consequently, attention has long been paid to the nature and consequences of tourism crises and disasters, whilst, more recently, a number of tourism crisis management models have been proposed in the...

Author(s)
Speakman, M.; Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2012, 1, 1/2, pp 67-77
Abstract

This paper briefly traces the historical development of tourism. It considers the nature and meaning of tourism, and suggests how the concept, as a socially determined activity, has evolved into the mass phenomenon that it is today. The evolution of tourism is traced from its earliest origins, in...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Elm Publications, Huntingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism, tourists and society., 1994, pp 33-62
Abstract

This chapter analyses and compares the efforts of two islands, Cyprus and Tenerife (Canary Islands, Spain), to achieve sustainable resort development. In so doing, it identifies common challenges facing island tourism destinations as well as lessons that emerge from a comparison of the recent ...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Managing coastal tourism reports: a global perspective, 2007, pp 112-133
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Cover for A theoretical approach to mass tourism in Italy.

This chapter focuses on mass tourism in Italy. First, it considers the leisure policies during Fascism, a period which was fundamental to the introduction of mass tourism in Italy. Secondly, it examines the boom from the 1950s to the 1970s, showing how mass tourism became the dominant model, and...

Author(s)
Savelli, A.; Manella, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This chapter explores how the main contemporary, competitive strategies and management challenges faced by the international airline industry and airport authorities can impinge on tourism development processes. First, a brief description of the critical role that international air transport plays...

Author(s)
Debbage, K. G.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
The management of tourism, 2005, pp 28-46
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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 concluding chapter highlights the various concepts, themes, and issues raised regarding the role of tourism in development. It concludes by considering four concepts: the nature of development; the nature of the tourism industry; the nature of tourists; and the nature of the destination.

Author(s)
Telfer, D. J.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Tourism and development: concepts and issues, 2002, pp 338-348
Abstract

Despite increasing academic attention paid to dark tourism, understanding of the concept remains limited, particularly from a consumption perspective. That is, the literature focuses primarily on the supply of dark tourism; less attention, however, has been paid to the demand for 'dark' touristic...

Author(s)
Stone, P.; Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2008, 35, 2, pp 574-595
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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
Abstract

This paper proposes resilience as a foundation for sustainability, and sustainable tourism development, identifying that resilience relates to place-based knowledge and senses originating from human-land interaction over a long period of time. A specific case drawn here is the post-disaster...

Author(s)
Kato, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2018, 15, 1, pp 55-67

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