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Analysing visitors' perception is one way to gauge whether a tourist destination can fulfil the varied needs of its customers. Using factor analysis, the perception patterns of the visitors to Tioman in Malaysia were grouped into 4 topical aspects, i.e., environment, recreation, social and...

Author(s)
Shuib, A.; Abdullah, N. M. R.
Citation
Malaysian Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1991, 8, pp 1-12
Abstract

This paper develops a simple process model to illustrate the way in which history provides the resources for a wide range of high-order economic activities, including heritage tourism. It examines the process by which history is transformed into heritage, by commodification, and develops a series...

Author(s)
Ashworth, G. J.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Building a new heritage: tourism, culture and identity in the New Europe., 1994, pp 13-30
Abstract

Tourism in Scotland is undergoing a process of change and refocusing. Edinburgh plays an important role in Scottish tourism and in the refocusing process, in terms of seasonality and heritage attractions, and the Old Town is one of the UK's top tourist destinations, containing attractions of...

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Parlett, G.; Fletcher, J.; Cooper, C.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1995, 16, 5, pp 355-360
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An account is given of the development of a resort complex in Honshu, Japan, which was started in the 1960s following serious damage to the forests due to snow. As well as ski resort facilities, various nature- and landscape-oriented events have taken place at the location, such as tree-planting,...

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Takeuchi, K.; Nakajima, D.; Maruta, K.
Citation
Research Bulletin of the Niigata University Forests, 1997, No. 30, pp 63-79
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The relationship between tourism and places of pilgrimage is analysed. With a focus on the high places of pilgrimage and worship in Quebec, Canada, the article examines their mission/vocation and looks at the role played by museums of religious heritage in these places, and at the ways in which...

Author(s)
Guimont, D.
Citation
Téoros, Revue de Recherche en Tourisme, 1997, 16, 2, pp 30-33
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This paper examines the roles of environmental groups in two multi-stakeholder roundtables convened to address concern and conflict over growth and development in ecologically sensitive destination areas of the Banff National Park, Canada, and the communities within and adjacent to the Park. The...

Author(s)
Jamal, T. B.
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 1999, 24, 2, pp 7-17
Abstract

The major problems of protected areas-based tourism in the Nepalese Himalaya are reviewed. The discussion is set in the context of three popular mountain destinations. The aims are to: discuss tourism growth in Nepal and the role of mountain parks and protected areas in this development; highlight...

Author(s)
Nepal, S. K.
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2000, 27, 3, pp 661-681
Abstract

The proceedings in the 'International Conference on Sustainable Tourism in the Islands of the Asia-Pacific' held in Sanya, an island of Hainan in China, from 6-8 December 2000, are presented. The conference aims to analyse strategies that could forestall or minimize the undesirable impacts of...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Island tourism in Asia and the Pacific: a report on WTO/UNEP International Conference on sustainable tourism in the islands of the Asia-Pacific region, Sanya, Island of Hainan, China, 6-8 December 2000, 2001, pp 266 pp.
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Cover for A regional survey by continent.

Case studies of the ecotourism experiences in different regions of the world are presented. The individual cases highlight the existence of significant differences between countries and regions, and within individual countries. It is indicated that ecotourism in each region is shaped by economic...

Author(s)
Cater, E.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851993680)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

A framework for evaluating the sustainability of ecotourism development in a protected area (Tangkoko Duasudara Nature Reserve) and an adjacent community (Batuputih) in North Sulawesi, Indonesia. Fieldwork was undertaken in a number of ecotourism sites in the province between June and August 1996....

Author(s)
Ross, S.; Wall, G.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Tourism, recreation and sustainability: linking culture and the environment, 2001, pp 271-288

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