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Much of the discussion of 'space' in the recent literature has been concerned to provide a more 'active' account of its role in the transformation of historical epochs. Geographical frontiers, for example, are ascribed figuratively, temporally and spatially in ways that serve to influence...

Author(s)
Redclift, M.
Publisher
White Horse Press, Strond, UK
Citation
Environment and History, 2005, 11, 1, pp 83-97
News Article

Preliminary results for 2001 released by the World Tourism Organization (WTO) have shown that growth in the tourism sector peaked in 2000. The data reveal that international arrivals slipped by 1.3% due to the combined effects of the terrorist attacks of September 11 and the weakening economies of...

Date
31 January 2002
Abstract

Using a case study from Nepal, this paper argues that popular media such as blogs, travelogues, and guidebooks offer an underutilised source of consumer feedback that can assist state-level tourism planners in fine-tuning their marketing strategies of un/underplanned tourism destinations. The...

Author(s)
Grossman-Thompson, B.; Linder, B.
Publisher
Inderscience, Olney, UK
Citation
International Journal of Leisure and Tourism Marketing, 2014, 4, 2, pp 117-134
News Article

New research from the UK Office of National Statistics has estimated that the average UK household now spends the equivalent of £50.60 a week on leisure related services, reports ananova.com. In 2001, leisure expenditure accounted for more of the average household expenditure than any other area of...

Date
25 January 2002
Abstract

This paper describes the Bali Tourism Project and the assumptions behind the plan. The Bali Tourism Project, begun in the mid-1970s as a joint effort of the Indonesian central government, the World Bank, and the UN Development Program, has generally been portrayed as a success by the major actors...

Author(s)
Shepherd, R.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
South East Asia Research, 2002, 10, 1, pp 63-97
News Article

New figures released by the World Tourism Organization (WTO) show that despite all the negative predictions, international tourist arrivals have exceeded the 700 million mark for the first time, as the year ended with a 3.1% increase in international travel. But as the Economist reports, these...

Date
29 January 2003
Abstract

This article asks how landscape is presented by tour operators and consumed by tourists in the segment of hiking and cycling tourism. Tour operators rely on stereotypical images of landscape that were formed in literature, painting or film and reproduce these images in their marketing. These...

Author(s)
Aschenbrand, E.
Publisher
De Gruyter, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Zeitschrift für Tourismuswissenschaft, 2018, 10, 1, pp 121-141
News Article

New data from Deloitte & Touche shows that hoteliers in the gateway cities of Seoul and Tokyo have gained a competitive advantage over their competitors in the Asia Pacific region which is directly attributable to playing host to the 2002 Soccer World Cup, reports hospitality.net.

Date
20 August 2002
Abstract

Over the course of the twentieth century, the Fort Edmonton Park living history museum helped to coordinate the city's hinterland origins as a military and trading post with its metropolitan ambitions. In the process, it has served as a symbol of community progress and spirit as well as a tourist ...

Author(s)
Wall, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Heritage Tourism, 2011, 6, 2, pp 109-128
News Article

After three years of stagnant growth, international tourism experienced a spectacular rebound in 2004. According to WTO World Tourism Barometer, presented to the media at a news conference in Bangkok, Thailand, international tourist arrivals reached an all-time record of 760 million - an increase...

Date
2 February 2005

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