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Background: An important role of pre-travel consultations is to improve travelers' understanding of travel-related diseases, but the efficacy of education provided is unknown. This study sought to assess recall and knowledge immediately following a pre-travel consultation. Methods: The study was...

Author(s)
McGuinness, S. L.; Spelman, T.; Johnson, D. F.; Leder, K.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2015, 22, 3, pp 145-151
Abstract

Background: Respiratory infections including influenza are a common cause of acute short-term morbidity in travellers and yet the risk of these infections is poorly defined. Objectives To estimate the incidence density of and risk factors for acute respiratory infections (ARIs) and influenza in...

Author(s)
Ratnam, I.; Black, J.; Leder, K.; Biggs, B. A.; Gordon, I.; Matchett, E.; Padiglione, A.; Woolley, I.; Karapanagiotidis, T.; Gherardin, T.; Demont, C.; Luxemburger, C.; Torresi, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Clinical Virology, 2013, 57, 1, pp 54-58
Abstract

Geopark as an innovation for the protection of natural and geological heritages plays an important role in geotourism development. In recent decade "geotourism" emerged as a much talked about topic that is frequently linked to the term "sustainable tourism". Moreover, a geopark stimulates local...

Author(s)
Farsani, N. T.; Coelho, C. O. A.; Costa, C.
Publisher
Universidade de Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
Citation
Revista Turismo & Desenvolvimento , 2010, No.13/14, Vol. 2, pp 567-576
Abstract

This special issue discusses casino tourism in the Asia Pacific. The issue consists of eight articles. The first article discusses responsible gaming. The second investigates attitudes, perceptions, travel habits and lifestyles of Russian gamblers. The third examines the dynamism in gambling...

Author(s)
Back, K. J.; Lee, C. K.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2009, 26, 4, pp 347-444
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Cover for Building community capacity for tourism development.

This book seeks to improve an understanding of what happens when communities turn to, or are subjected to, tourism as a development strategy; use this knowledge to change the process of tourism planning and development in ways that will lead to improved outcomes for destination residents; address...

Author(s)
Moscardo, G.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934477)
Type
Book
Abstract

Dientamoeba fragilis is a pathogenic trichomonad parasite that causes gastrointestinal disease in humans. We report seven cases of travelers' diarrhea caused by D. fragilis in patients who had traveled to overseas destinations within Asia or the Pacific which occurred over an 8-month period....

Author(s)
Stark, D.; Beebe, N.; Marriott, D.; Ellis, J.; Harkness, J.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2007, 14, 1, pp 72-73
Abstract

Background. Little is known about the level of concern and sources of information of hostelers concerning personal safety and terrorism. This study was designed to investigate these in the Australian context. Methods. In 2006, self-administered questionnaires were distributed to hostelers attending ...

Author(s)
Leggat, P. A.; Mills, D.; Speare, R.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2007, 14, 2, pp 112-116
Abstract

Mean concentrations of coliform bacteria in streambed sediments in a subtropical rain forest conservation reserve in Queensland, Australia, undisturbed except by tourists walking, camping and swimming, were approximately 0.5 × 106 cfu/100 ml during the dry season and 1.2 × 106 cfu/100 ml during the ...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.; Clough, E.; Warnken, W.; Wild, C.
Citation
Water Research (Oxford), 1998, 32, 6, pp 1852-1856

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