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The case of tourism in an area where the economy has been mainly fishing and the population has been small and dispersed and which includes large uninhabitated areas, is presented. The main concern is with the concept of tourism as a mode of analysis and its consequences for aspects of tourist...

Author(s)
Craik, J.
Publisher
Avebury, Aldershot, UK
Citation
Who from their labours rest? Conflict and practice in rural tourism, 1987, pp 135-158
Abstract

The Whitsunday region is one of the major tourist destination areas in Queensland, Australia. An examination of its history reveals developmental trends similar to those outlined in major European and American models of tourism development by such theorists as Richard Butler. Despite these...

Author(s)
Barr, T.
Citation
Journal of Tourism Studies, 1990, 1, 2, pp 26-32
Abstract

Two hundred and four visitors to the wet tropics of far north Queensland were surveyed to gauge ideal holiday destination images together with actual destination images of this area. A comparison of actual and ideal image attributes revealed a negative divergence of images for attributes such as...

Author(s)
Ross, G. F.
Citation
Australian Psychologist, 1991, 26, 3, pp 153-157
Abstract

The apparent association between tourism and crime has been investigated by a number of researchers, stimulated by concerns over negative impacts on the host community and threats to the sustainability of the tourism industry. It is noted that these concerns focus on so-called predatory crimes...

Author(s)
Kelly, I.
Citation
Journal of Tourism Studies, 1993, 4, 2, pp 2-11
Abstract

Michaelmas Cay and Reef is one of the prime tourist destinations offshore from Cairns, north Queensland, Australia, with an annual visitation rate of approximately 90 000 persons. The Cay is a major seabird nesting island with more than 30 000 birds at the site during peak nesting periods. To...

Author(s)
Muir, F.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1993, 14, 2, pp 99-105
Abstract

This study investigated the destination evaluations, revisitation intentions, holiday preferences, and sociodemographic characteristics of budget travellers to the wet tropics region of Northern Australia. The reactions of 400 budget travellers were surveyed during the high season. More positive...

Author(s)
Ross, G. F.
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 1993, 20, 3, pp 477-489
Abstract

A collection of short articles explores Australia's role as a conference and incentive tourism destination. Potential not yet exploited (pp.51-52) shows that, although Australia is an increasingly important venue for meetings organizers and delegates from many countries, the conference tourism...

Citation
TW, Tagungs-Wirtschaft, 1993, 16, 8, pp 51-66
Abstract

This paper examines the world conventions market, where Australia is becoming a significant destination, attracting some of the world's largest conventions. It contends that this success can be attributed to a combination of a creative tourism product and world class venues. The cities of Melbourne ...

Author(s)
Ainsley, D.
Citation
Delegates, 1994, No. 42, pp 28-30
Abstract

Couran Cove Resort is a $150 million eco-tourism development on South Stradbroke Island, a 15-minute water taxi ride from Queensland's Gold Coast. The resort has been designed using 'best practice' environmentally friendly and energy efficient criteria, and in keeping with the projects...

Author(s)
McCulloch, B. A.
Publisher
Forest Research, Rotorua, New Zealand
Citation
Forest Research Bulletin, 1999, No. 212, pp 1-6
Abstract

An overview of multidestination travel patterns among international visitors to Queensland, Australia is presented. Based on an annual visitor survey, the Queensland Visitor Survey (QVS), the results demonstrate how the analysis of existing data sets can generate useful insights into the nature of...

Author(s)
Tideswell, C.; Faulkner, B.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1999, 37, 4, pp 364-374

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