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Branson, a community of 8,000 permanent inhabitants, situated on the hilly Ozark Plateau of southwestern Missouri, in southerly mid-central USA, is an anomaly. Most world-famous music centres develop in cities with large government-supported venues. In Branson, with 60 000 seats and over 70 live...

Author(s)
Smith, V. L.
Publisher
Centre for Tourism Research & Development, Lucknow, India
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2008, 33, 2, pp 185-193
News Article

The main fraud targets were online accommodation and airlines

Date
7 May 2019
Abstract

On the second half of the 19th century, Portuguese emigration to Brazil was a major historical and sociological phenomenon. After an arduous path, the Portuguese returned and became part of the political, economical, social and artistic lives of their hometowns, causing a change on the...

Author(s)
Neto, A. H.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2016, 16, 3, pp 294-307
News Article

ABTA Travel Trends Report shows increases in forward bookings

Date
7 January 2013
Abstract

The paper describes a village community which has undergone rapid modernization through the growth of a mass tourist industry. Changes engendered by tourism have contributed to the strength of a localized religious revival. The village of Watamu is at the heart of the Kenyan tourist boom, and over...

Author(s)
Beckerleg, S.
Citation
African Affairs, 1995, 94, 374, pp 23-38
News Article

TRA study looks at accessibility in Victoria and Queensland

Date
22 January 2018
Abstract

A survey of residents in the walled town of Mdina, Malta, sought to determine the impact of 0.75 million tourists on the lives of the 300 residents of this historic town. Like other Maltese, most residents of Mdina were not hostile to tourists but, not surprisingly, a greater proportion of the...

Author(s)
Boissevain, J.
Publisher
Pinter, London, UK
Citation
Sustainable tourism in islands and small states: case studies., 1996, pp 220-240
News Article

UNWTO publication outlines best practices

Date
17 February 2015
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for 'Butterflying' career patterns in the convention and exhibition industry.

This chapter extends a previous Australian research on the career patterns of managers in the convention and exhibition industry by presenting four case studies. By mapping individuals' career profiles, the chapter demonstrates the non-linear nature of career progression, with job movements...

Author(s)
McCabe, V.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934767)
Type
Book chapter
News Article

What prevents people with impairments from taking holidays?

Date
11 July 2018

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