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Tourism is becoming more and more important in the global economy, and its long-term prosperity is desired by every tourism destination. Prosperity, however, cannot be achieved successfully without the involvement of those influenced by the industry, so, evaluating residents' perceptions of tourism ...

Author(s)
Wang Yu; Li Gang; Bai XueMei
Publisher
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
Citation
China Tourism Research, 2005, 1, 1, pp 116-129
Abstract

An effective way of understanding travelers' preference in a destination is to investigate travel activity patterns. This study took a two-stage approach to discover how travel activities can be explored and verified by a manageable number of dimensions. Activity participation data collected from...

Author(s)
Jang, S. C.; Hu, C.; Morrison, A. M.; O'Leary, J. T.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2007, 12, 3, pp 149-164
Abstract

This paper examines the concept of sustainable tourism development in urban destinations. Both qualitative and quantitative data are employed, from interviews and questionnaires undertaken in Victoria and Calgary, Canada, and San Francisco, USA. Respondents representing the three clusters of the ...

Author(s)
Tİmur, S.; Getz, D.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Sustainable Development, 2009, 17, 4, pp 220-232
Abstract

This study assesses the dimensions of urban ecotourism. The indicators in this study undertaken in Taiwan were shaped by a novel approach, the fuzzy number construction approach. This approach possesses various advantages, including an ability was to cope with ambiguous issues; its comprehensive...

Author(s)
Wu YiYen; Wang HsiaoLin; Ho YuFeng
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2010, 31, 6, pp 739-743
CABI Book Info
Cover for Leisure, sport and tourism, politics, policy and planning.

This 3rd book edition examines the activities of policymaking and planning carried out by governments and associated agencies in the field of leisure, sport and tourism. The book consists of 15 chapters presented in five parts. Part 1 consists of five chapters. The introductory chapter presents...

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935238)
Type
Book
Abstract

This work deals with public-private partnerships that occur in urban open spaces, which serve concurrently for leisure and tourism. More specifically, it addresses the need for user participation for urban planning of these spaces, in some instance, given the type of partnerships 'Adoption',...

Author(s)
Silva, F. C. da
Publisher
Universidade de Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
Citation
Revista Turismo & Desenvolvimento , 2014, No.21/22 Vol. 3, pp 219-227
Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to investigate people's attitudes towards participation, tourism development and the conditions after tourism development in the Municipality Zones 7 and 10 of Tabriz and comparison of people's attitudes toward participation and tourism development in tow study zones in ...

Author(s)
Ghanbri, A.; Shojaeivand, B.
Publisher
Online International Interdisciplinary Research Journal, India
Citation
Online International Interdisciplinary Research Journal, 2015, 5, 1, pp 68-81
Abstract

This collection of 12 papers addresses tourism and urban policy from a socio-anthropological perspective. Specific topics addressed include: the participation of local stakeholders in tourism management; the effects of tourism on local communities; 'touristification' processes in urban spaces;...

Publisher
Federal University of Alagoas, Penedo, Brazil
Citation
Revista Iberoamericana de Turismo (RITUR), 2015, 5, Numero Especial, pp 1-179
Abstract

This work aims to demonstrate, through the quarrel on democracy and popular participation, as the development of the tourist activity in the slum quarter of the Rocinha in Rio de Janeiro assisted the locality to have greater visibility before the public agencies of the State. This community has...

Author(s)
Lança, V. S.; Maia, L. M.; Santana, M. da P. L. de
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Caderno Virtual de Turismo, 2015, 15, 1, pp 20-34
Abstract

Visiting places associated with popular literature is increasingly prominent as a tourist practice; however little is known on how to explain the growing popularity of this phenomenon in large cities over the world. How do tourists experience contemporary cities through their participation in...

Author(s)
Es, N. van; Reijnders, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2016, 57, pp 113-125

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