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Over the last decade, there has been noticeable rise in popularity of all-inclusive holidays. This growth has coincided with the propensity in many destinations to develop tourism enclaves, which can either be purpose-built gated resorts physically isolated from their surrounding community or...

Author(s)
Wall-Reinius, S.; Ioannides, D.; Zampoukos, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2019, 21, 5, pp 766-784
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Purpose: The study presents examples of good practice, which use innovative tourism products to extend their visiting season. These destinations are Island and Slovenia. Both countries have their high season in summer due to more agreeable weather conditions and warmer climate. Hence, the need for...

Author(s)
Pavlakovič, B.; Turnšek, M.
Publisher
Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management, University of Rijeka, Opatija, Croatia
Citation
5th International Scientific Conference ToSEE - Tourism in Southern and Eastern Europe 2019 "Creating Innovative Tourism Experiences: The Way to Extend the Tourist Season", Opatija, Croatia,16-18 May 2019, 2019, pp 507-520
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This study explores service providers' perceptions of luxury tourism service provision and increases the understanding of luxury tourism services. The research was conducted in Finland, which does not have a strong luxury culture and does not represent a traditional luxury tourism destination....

Author(s)
Iloranta, R.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2019, 32, pp 100568
Abstract

While destination governance has grown into a mature research field, the dynamic analysis of destination governance transitions remains in its infancy. Therefore, this paper analyses and compares the destination governance transitions in the successful skiing destinations of Ǻre (Sweden), Whistler...

Author(s)
Nordin, S.; Volgger, M.; Gill, A.; Pechlaner, H.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2019, 31, pp 24-37
Abstract

The challenge to harmonize nature-based tourism with species conservation is important both from an economic, cultural and ecological perspective. One approach for understanding this interaction is to compare the spatiotemporal overlap between tourism activities and the focal species' space use,...

Author(s)
Gundersen, V.; Vistad, O. I.; Panzacchi, M.; Strand, O.; Moorter, B. van
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2019, 75, pp 22-33
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Winter tourism and seasonality in Iceland.

This chapter presents an overview of how tourism seasonality in Iceland has changed in recent years, with particular emphasis on a case study area, Hornafjörđur municipality, in rural south Iceland. The chapter pieces together available data from many and somewhat disparate sources, in order to...

Author(s)
Árnason, P.; Welling, J. T.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The Arctic Circle is the most commonly used border to delimit the Arctic region, and has been used in this way to such an extent that across the circumpolar North, municipalities and local communities have built various types of signs, shops and tourist centers for its celebration. This is...

Author(s)
Varnajot, A.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourist Studies, 2019, 19, 4, pp 434-452
Abstract

The development of affinities between the production and consumption of people and place is crucial for tourism development. We trouble front and backstage distinctions to examine how destinations are framed and critically explore the power of the imaginary in shaping how individuals apprehend and...

Author(s)
White, P.; Morgan, N.; Pritchard, A.; Heimtun, B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2019, 78, pp 102739
Abstract

The rapid growth of cruise tourism has spurred a debate on about spillover effects on other sectors in the port destination. In this study, we investigate the effect of cruise tourism on the demand for hotels, restaurants and cafés. We estimate a demand function for this sector applying a spatial ...

Author(s)
Skrede, O.; Tveteraas, S. L.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2019, 25, 8, pp 1286-1301
Abstract

The concept of co-creation has been extensively discussed in tourism and hospitality research. Most studies focus mainly on exploring the involvement of customers in experience creation and the development of tourism services and innovations. Although this way of thinking can be valuable for...

Author(s)
García-Rosell, J. C.; Haanpää, M.; Janhunen, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2019, 44, 3, pp 348-358

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