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Detailed case studies from five continents are presented to highlight the delicate interactions between fragile environments and human activities, especially tourism, which has grown rapidly in such environments over recent years. While tourism can provide new sources of revenue and help stem...

Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
People and tourism in fragile environments., 1996, pp xiv + 238 pp.
Abstract

Comparative methodologies are discussed with particular reference to the lesson-drawing techniques outlined by R. Rose, Glasgow: Centre for the Study of Public Policy, 1991. Lesson-drawing is applied in a comparative study of the tourist industry in the North Atlantic including the Isle of Man,...

Author(s)
Baum, T.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1999, 20, 5, pp 627-633
Abstract

This paper discusses the differences between rural and farm tourism, and identifies why farm tourism has become an important part of the rural economy. After the concepts of "rural", "rural tourism" and "farm tourism" have been defined, an overview is presented of the status of farm tourism in...

Author(s)
Nilsson, P. Ǻ.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2002, 29, 1, pp 7-24
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Cover for Starting the family business.

In this chapter, the critical issues of motivation and goals are examined, particularly the contrasts inherent in growth and profit-oriented entrepreneurship versus the more prevalent lifestyle and autonomy motivations. Research data from Australia, Canada and Denmark are analysed to examine...

Author(s)
Getz, D.; Carlsen, J.; Morrison, A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851998089)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Balancing family and business through the life cycle.

This chapter examines key challenges and issues together with strategies and actions that are actually employed, or are recommended by experts, to achieve a healthy balance between family and business. It starts with a discussion on generic challenges and issues for family business, plus some that...

Author(s)
Getz, D.; Carlsen, J.; Morrison, A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851998089)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This paper discusses the nature of entrepreneurship and examines the importance of entrepreneurs and family businesses within the micro, small and medium-sized tourism and hospitality sector. Destination competitiveness is examined based on the roles of individual enterprises and owners. Findings...

Author(s)
Getz, D.; Petersen, T.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Reinventing a tourism destination: facing the challenge, 2004, pp 135-146
Abstract

Surveys were conducted among family business owners in the tourism and hospitality industry in two resort areas (Canmore, Canada and Bornholm, Denmark) with a view to identifying growth- and profit-oriented entrepreneurs. The sample size was 84 in Bornholm and 100 in Canmore. Analysis of owners'...

Author(s)
Getz, D.; Petersen, T.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 2005, 24, 2, pp 219-242
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Cover for Generation Y: perspectives of quality in youth adventure travel experiences in an Australian backpacker context.

This chapter examines the importance of quality to Gen-Y youth adventure travellers and backpackers in Australia. Fourteen youth adventure travellers participated in focus groups, another 16 travellers participated in interviews and 8 youth adventure travellers completed travel diaries. The youth...

Author(s)
Jennings, G.; Cater, C.; Lee YoungSook; Ollenburg, C.; Ayling, A.; Lunny, B.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936013)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The article argues that semiotic analysis can be applied advantageously in tourism studies. C. S. Peirce's representation triad is applied to destination representations by conceptualizing destinations, related activities, or entities as objects; photographs or textual descriptions as signs; and...

Author(s)
Pennington, J. W.; Thomsen, R. C.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2010, 10, 1, pp 33-53
Abstract

The purpose of present paper is to estimate and evaluate the relationship between Pollution Index (CO2 emissions) and International tourism in selected developed countries consist of Austria, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Denmark, France, Ireland, Japan, Korea Rep., Sweden and United States. Results...

Author(s)
Nademi, Y.
Publisher
American-Eurasian Network for Scientific Information, Ma'an, Jordan
Citation
Advances in Environmental Biology, 2011, 5, 9, pp 2620-2622

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