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This paper reports on a new survey on the use of Tourism Information Systems by WTO member countries and reports on the tourism technology conference ENTER '95 held by the Tyrolean Tourist Board in January 1995. Effective use of computer technology is fundamental to the tourism sector, computer...

Author(s)
Wayne, S.
Publisher
World Travel Organization, Madrid, Spain
Citation
WTO News, 1995, No. 2, pp 7-10
Abstract

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

Many tourists are oblivious to, or are ignorant about, the rich meanings and significance of historical products. Mediators need to select and package these intangible elements to help tourists access and consume them. This paper examines the role and influences of history mediators in packaging...

Author(s)
Ooi CanSeng
Publisher
Taylor & Francis AS, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2001, 1, 2, pp 113-132
Abstract

This paper analyses and compares the tourism strategies of Copenhagen, Denmark and Singapore and examines how Copenhagen and the Singapore Tourism Board manage their tourism industries and balance the different interests of locals and tourists. It discusses their respective tourism strategies and...

Author(s)
Ooi CanSeng
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2002, 29, 3, pp 689-706
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
AbstractFull Text

The scenarios for the future traveller vary greatly, however the main categories in predictions frequently contain the emerging economies, ubiquitous technology, multi-generational travel, non-traditional families, and mobile working. Acknowledging that a robust brand promise associates the reason, ...

Author(s)
Tuominen, P.
Publisher
EuroCHRIE,
Citation
32nd EuroCHRIE conference "Hospitality and Tourism Futures", Dubai 6-9 October 2014, 2014, pp 44
Abstract

This report looks at: (1) the definition of food tourism; (2) the most common subdivisions of food tourism (agritourism/rural tourism, beer tourism, culinary tourism, wine tourism, spa tourism); (3) the role of food in popular culture; (4) the celebrity chef syndrome; (5) the marketing of food...

Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2014, No.14, pp 38 pp.
Abstract

This volume contains nine full papers and one research note that cover contemporary topics in hospitality and leisure, including: destination image; the use of social networking sites in tourism; the safety of swimming as a holiday activity in the tropics; visitor behaviour; the choice of exchange...

Author(s)
Chen, J. S.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Advances in hospitality and leisure, 2015, pp 224 pp.
AbstractFull Text

This special issue on smart tourism destinations consists of five papers, which deal with smart destination management, tourism co-design, tourism recommender systems, and smart technologies to enhance cultural heritage experiences.

Author(s)
Errichiello, L.; Micera, R.
Publisher
Varna University of Management (ex International University College), Varna, Bulgaria
Citation
European Journal of Tourism Research, 2017, 17, pp 5-101

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