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This paper discusses the role played by national and regional tourism offices in the provision and distribution of destination information. Issues in the structure and design of destination information systems using computer technology are discussed and contrasted with commercial computer...

Author(s)
Sheldon, P. J.
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 1993, 20, 4, pp 633-649
Abstract

This essay is based on the central findings from a survey conducted among 711 members of Norwegian supporter clubs for English football teams in 2000. Norwegian football fans' anglophile liaisons form part of a personal football geography and history in which supporters have developed passionate...

Author(s)
Hognestad, H. K.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Soccer and Society, 2006, 7, 4, pp 439-462
Abstract

This book discusses the contribution of leisure, culture and sport in alleviating social exclusion for marginalized groups of people. The book consists of ten chapters. The first chapter examines whether the social intellectual or technical capital of British/UK National Governing Bodies can...

Author(s)
Collins, M.; Holmes, K.; Slater, A.
Publisher
Leisure Studies Association, Eastbourne, UK
Citation
Sport, leisure, culture and social capital: discourse and practice, 2007, pp xi + 212 pp.
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
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

These proceedings examine cultural and event tourism. The proceedings consist of 13 articles. The first article considers a network-based stakeholder approach for marketing and managing community-run events and festivals between the Orta and Maggiore Lakes in Italy. The second article develops a...

Publisher
Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management, 2011, 20, 3/4, pp 239-500
Abstract

This paper reports results from two quasi experiments and one field experiment. The first study was performed before and during the Iraq war (Spring 2003), applying a within-subjects design. Participants rated their desire to undertake trips to various destinations and they estimated risks linked...

Author(s)
Larsen, S.; Brun, W.; Øgaard, T.; Selstad, L.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2011, 11, 3, pp 268-285
Abstract

This book addresses many of the key themes that are seen as challenges to achieve sustainability and to mitigate climate change impacts in the near future, in the tourism sector. In particular it focuses on the economic drivers for growth in tourism as they relate to sustainable development,...

Author(s)
Reddy, V.; Wilkes, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, London, UK
Citation
Tourism, climate change and sustainability, 2012, pp 284 pp.
Abstract

Since November 2012, there has been an increase in reported cases of hepatitis A in tourists returning from Egypt in several European countries. As of 24 April, 80 HAV cases in travellers with symptom onset after 1 November 2012 visiting different areas in Egypt have been reported. Four cases from...

Author(s)
MacDonald, E.; Steens, A.; Stene-Johansen, K.; Lassen, S. G.; Midgley, S. E.; Lawrence, J.; Crofts, J.; Ngui, S. L.; Balogun, K.; Frank, C.; Faber, M.; Gertler, M.; Verhoef, L.; Koopmans, M.; Sane, J.; Pelt, W. van; Sundqvist, L.; Vold, L.
Publisher
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Eurosurveillance, 2013, 18, 17, pp 20468
Abstract

This book examines how the growth of tourism in locations that have historically been considered geographically remote plays a major role in the consolidation and transformation of often longstanding and powerful cultural imaginaries about 'the edges of the world'. The contributors examine the...

Author(s)
Herrero, N.; Roseman, S. R.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
The tourism imaginary and pilgrimages to the edges of the world, 2015, pp 224 pp.
Abstract

A large-scale sample of food lovers accessed by an online survey, which followed a qualitative focus group study, employed the photo elicitation technique to investigate their preferences for travel experiences. This technique identified top choices both for food-related and other types of urban,...

Author(s)
Andersson, T. D.; Getz, D.; Vujicic, S.; Robinson, R. N. S.; Cavicchi, A.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2016, 22, 1, pp 55-67

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