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An appreciation of distance is important in all studies of travel behaviour. However, the impressions of distance that travellers hold in their minds are often very different from real distance. Such, 'cognitive distance' tends to be overlooked in travel research. A study to investigate whether...

Author(s)
Walmsley, D. J.; Jenkins, J. M.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1992, 31, 1, pp 24-29
Abstract

Background: Whilst alcohol and drug use among young people is known to escalate during short holidays and working breaks in international nightlife resorts, little empirical data are available on the impact of longer backpacking holidays on substance use. Here we examine changes in alcohol, tobacco ...

Author(s)
Bellis, M. A.; Hughes, K. E.; Dillon, P.; Copeland, J.; Gates, P.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Public Health, 2007, 7, 1, pp (02 January 2007)
Abstract

This study takes a holistic approach to investigating customer experience at a food and wine event. Drawing on an ecosystem concept from service design and the concept of cocreation of value, the authors develop a conceptual framework to capture the complexity of customer experience. Using photo...

Author(s)
Liu Wei; Sparks, B.; Coghlan, A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2017, 21, 4, pp 463-479
Abstract

This chapter explores decision making at the local government level in two coastal communities in Australia: New South Wales and Queensland.

Author(s)
Richins, H.; Mayes, G.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Coastal tourism development: planning and management issues, 2009, pp 265-291
Abstract

The catchments of many lowland streams in Queensland and northern New South Wales, Australia, have been extensively cleared for cultivation of sugarcane. This narrow coastal strip is also under considerable pressure from a wide range of non-agricultural land uses. Economic and social benefits from...

Author(s)
Arthington, A. H.; Marshall, J. C.; Rayment, G. E.; Hunter, H. M.; Bunn, S. E.
Publisher
CAB INTERNATIONAL, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Intensive sugarcane production: meeting the challenge beyond 2000. Proceedings of the Sugar 2000 symposium, Brisbane, Australia, 20-23 August 1996., 1997, pp 403-421
Abstract

Background. More Australians are traveling to overseas destinations where preventable infectious diseases, such as hepatitis A, are endemic. Yet, there is only limited data concerning the extent to which Australians seek travel advice and vaccination before their departures. Method. Annual...

Author(s)
Zwar, N.; Streeton, C. L.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2007, 14, 1, pp 31-36
Abstract

The package tourists dominate the outbound Chinese holiday travel market, and to date their nature tourism experiences have been investigated, analysed and reported primarily with a Western gaze. This paper critically examines the findings of previous studies from both Chinese and English-language...

Author(s)
Weiler, B.; Chen HanYu
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2016, 41, 3, pp 246-258
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to investigate some key characteristics of resorts in Australia with particular reference to size, location and star rating. The data referred to 291 properties which either describe themselves as resorts or are so classified by the various Australian State and...

Author(s)
King, B.; Whitelaw, P.
Citation
Journal of Tourism Studies, 1992, 3, 2, pp 41-48
Abstract

Background. European studies indicate that up to 67% of travelers traveling abroad participate in activities that put them at risk of exposure to hepatitis B. Australians are increasingly traveling to destinations where hepatitis B is highly endemic, such as Asia, and are likely to have similar...

Author(s)
Streeton, C. L.; Zwar, N.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2006, 13, 6, pp 345-350
Abstract

Research suggests that perceptions of time pressure are increasing and are particularly acute in households where both parents combine paid work with household and caring responsibilities. What specific strategies do working parents use to 'manage' the three-way juggling act of 'his' job, 'her'...

Author(s)
Brown, P.; Warner-Smith, P.
Publisher
ANZALS (School of Leisure, Sport Tourism), Lindfield, Australia
Citation
Annals of Leisure Research, 2005, 8, 2/3, pp 75-90

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