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This study examines the prospects for leisure time in a sample of 18 important tourism generating countries, to establish what changes in the pattern of leisure time are taking place, how these are reshaping holiday taking, and how governments and the tourism industry should respond. The countries...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Changes in leisure time: the impact on tourism., 1999, pp 151 pp.
Abstract

This special issue contains 9 papers on the current status of island tourism worldwide. Among the issues highlighted are: sustainable tourism planning for Old Providence and Santa Catalina islands in the Caribbean; challenges for tourism development within a restrictive planning environment...

Author(s)
Ioannides, D.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2001, 49, 4, pp 283-388
Abstract

This report presents a global overview of skiing holidays, highlighting the major destinations for skiing holidays and the threats to the future of the industry. Visitor data are presented for several skiing destinations, including the USA, France, Austria, Japan, Italy, Switzerland, Germany,...

Author(s)
Millington, K.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2006, No.3, pp 1-32
Abstract

The bronze sculpture of the Little Mermaid is a national treasure in Denmark. When the World Exposition 2010 was held in China, the statue was moved from its original location in Copenhagen to the Danish pavilion in Shanghai. The move prompted a media debate in Denmark that revealed some of the...

Author(s)
Bom, A. K.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Heritage Tourism, 2012, 7, 4, pp 341-357
Abstract

Background: Accessible travel has led to a rapid growth in international tourism, particularly to developing countries. With the increase, travel-associated morbidity and mortality has changed. Data on traveling populations are essential for policy makers to estimate infectious and noninfectious...

Author(s)
Behrens, R. H.; Carroll, B.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2013, 20, 5, pp 296-302
Abstract

This paper presents the extant literature on evolutionary economic geography (EEG) and tourism studies and briefly reviews what has been produced thus far. There are two main areas addressed: path dependence (and how to break from a path) and co-evolution (of tourism paths within a given region and ...

Author(s)
Brouder, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2014, 16, 4, pp 540-545
Abstract

This paper is based on a case study on a Chinese investment proposal in Iceland and sets out to explore the different ways in which actors from different backgrounds, with an extensive range of expectations and ideas of what a destination could and should be, produce and sustain ideas about tourism ...

Author(s)
Huijbens, E. H.; Alessio, D.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2015, 18, 5, pp 433-449
Abstract

Marketing Places and Spaces covers a broad range of issues that hospitality and tourism executives will benefit from addressing, but frequently forget to do so. The book's 21 chapters are organized into four parts under the following headings: (i) places, perceptions and co-creative development;...

Author(s)
Woodside, A. G.; Correia, A.; Gnoth, J.; Kozak, M.; Fyall, A.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Marketing places and spaces, 2015, pp 352 pp.
Abstract

The 13 papers in this special issue reflect the changes in the concepts of rural tourism as well as in the academic interest in this form of tourism. The papers can be divided into two main types. The first group of papers examines aspects of the unique sense of place that rural areas possess, the...

Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2015, 23, 8/9, pp 1133-1403
Abstract

The nine papers in this issue were chosen not only for the nature and quality of their inquiries, but also for their close connection to the meeting's theme of "Building Enduring Place Brands". Each article in this collection presents a divergent view on destination branding - the factors that...

Author(s)
Dioko, L. A. N.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2016, 10, 1, pp 5-118

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