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Accurate forecast of inbound tourism demand is vital for the tourism industry as well as government economic policy and decision making. This article sought to identify the factors which influence the demand for China's tourism with the aid of econometric models and to generate forecasts of...

Author(s)
Ayeh, J. K.; Lin ShanShan
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2011, 11, 3, pp 197-206
Abstract

This issue comprises a selection of 25 papers presented at the Sustainable Tourism 2016 conference. The papers respond to some of the concerns regarding the impacts of tourism and consider the strategies to protect the natural and cultural landscapes, trying to minimize the adverse effects of...

Author(s)
Pineda, F. D.; Brebbia, C.; Miralles i Garcia, J. L.
Publisher
WIT Press, Southampton, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sustainable Development and Planning, 2016, 11, 3, pp iii + 227-482
Abstract

A formal, theoretical model of the dynamic structure of tourism demand is developed from consideration of information flows. The result is a nonlinear, diffusion form of model specification. Such models are estimated for seven major sources (Canada and USA, Germany, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand,...

Author(s)
Morley, C. L.
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 1998, 25, 1, pp 70-84
Abstract

This report examines adult gap travel in the developed UK market and emerging ones such as the USA, Australia and Canada. Adult gap travel refers to travel of an adult aged 25 to 70, for one month to as long as two years in order to take a break from formal education, training or the workplace. The ...

Author(s)
Messerli, H. R.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2008, No.12, pp 42 pp.
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
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This chapter provides comparative reviews of the following individual adventure tourism destinations: Queenstown (New Zealand), Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe), Cairns (Queensland, Australia), Banff (Alberta, Canada), Moab (Utah, USA), Bozeman (Montana, USA), Pacific Harbour (Fiji) and Chamonix (France). ...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Info
Cover for Agritourism.

This book presents the depth of the new wave of agritourism apparent around the world. This book consists of four parts. The first section is an introduction to the economics of agritourism; it introduces the role of organization, management, logistics, safety, marketing, finance, economics and...

Author(s)
Sznajder, M.; Przezbórska, L.; Scrimgeour, F.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934828)
Type
Book
Abstract

This paper compares and contrasts selected management practices among visitor attractions in Scotland, Australia, Canada and New Zealand. The catalyst for the study was the growing perception that management practices among visitor attractions in Scotland are becoming increasingly outdated and that ...

Author(s)
Garrod, B.; Leask, A.; Fyall, A.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2007, 9, 1, pp 21-42
Abstract

International tourism legacies are a key justification for hosting the Olympics. Although strong theoretical arguments have been made to support the tourism legacy, empirically measuring the effect has been problematic. Strong arguments for enhancing the legacy effect through the proper leveraging...

Author(s)
Moss, S. E.; Gruben, K. H.; Moss, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, 2019, 11, 1, pp 16-34
Abstract

Many wildlife tourist attractions (WTAs) have negative impacts on animal welfare and species conservation. In the absence of regulation, raising standards requires tourists to create market pressure by choosing to attend WTAs with benefits for wildlife. We surveyed respondents from five countries...

Author(s)
Moorhouse, T. P.; D'Cruze, N. C.; Macdonald, D. W.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2019, 27, 1, pp 12-33
Abstract

This paper explores the use of indicators to evaluate the impacts of volunteer tourism in host communities, based on an online questionnaire sent to 183 volunteer tourism organizations. Little research exists demonstrating how volunteer tourism programs impact host communities or how impacts can be ...

Author(s)
Lupoli, C. A.; Morse, W. C.; Bailey, C.; Schelhas, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2014, 22, 6, pp 898-921

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