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Cover for 'A virtual huanying, selamat datang and herzlich willkommen!' The internet as a cross-cultural promotional tool for tourism.

This chapter considers the role of the internet as a cross-cultural communication and marketing tool in tourism. It reviews the results of two studies conducted in 2002 to determine how European destinations respond to the opportunity offered by the internet. The first study examined the...

Author(s)
Arlt, W. G.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851990118)
Type
Book chapter
News Article

ETC study shows 4% growth

Date
2 June 2006
Abstract

In 2010, South Africa became the first country on the African continent to host the FIFA World Cup. Crucially the hosting of such a prestigious tournament was seen as a chance to prove that this developing nation could host an event of this magnitude as efficiently as the developed economies who...

Author(s)
Allen, D.; Knott, B.; Swart, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of the History of Sport, 2013, 30, 16, pp 1994-2006
News Article

Fourth year of growth predicted for 2007

Date
31 January 2007
Abstract

Two varieties of alternative tourism are distinguished: a counter-cultural variety arising from a rejection of modern mass consumerism, and a concerned variety caused by appreciation of the negative impacts of the modern world on Third World societies. The viability and effects of both varieties...

Author(s)
Cohen, E.
Publisher
Peter Lang, Frankfurt-am-Main, German Federal Republic
Citation
Europäische Hochschulschriften 10 (Fremdenverkehr), 1989, No. 11, pp 127-143
News Article

SA Tourism has already started preparations for the 2010 Soccer World Cup, the travel promotion body's new CEO, Moeketsi Mosola, said at the World Travel Market 2004 in London on November 8.

Date
10 November 2004
Abstract

Tourists' needs are becoming increasingly diverse and complex and new motives for travel are continually emerging. In response to these changes, tourism providers are constantly having to develop new forms of tourism products, tourist activities and services. It has therefore become necessary to...

Author(s)
Pirjevec, B.
Citation
Acta Turistica, 1990, 2, 2, pp 140-145
News Article

World Travel Market 2011 Industry Report now available

Date
7 November 2011
Abstract

Tourists and tourism on the Canary island of Gomera are examined to illustrate how individuals relate their social and natural environments, mediating through practice and driven by conceptualisations related to personal and social identity. By focusing on 'alternative' travellers, this chapter...

Author(s)
Macleod, D. V. L.
Publisher
Berg Publisher Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourists and tourism: identifying with people and places., 1997, pp 129-147
News Article

Social media integral to three-year global strategy

Date
2 March 2010

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