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The paper was presented at the 1980 Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association of Geographers, Montreal, Canada, May, 1980. For various reasons, the game reserves in Nigeria have not developed as important destinations for tourists. In recent years the Yankari and Borgu Reserves have been visited...

Author(s)
Helleiner, F. M.
Citation
Tourism in Nigerian game reserves., 1980, pp 15pp.
Abstract

The article is based on a previous article published by the author in Canadian Geographer, 1966, entitled Recreational travel: the new migration. The present article raises some of the issues previously discussed and then considers how forecasts of future developments became inaccurate as a result...

Author(s)
Wolfe, R. I.
Citation
Ontario Geography, 1982, 19, pp 103-124
Abstract

In order to be successfully promoted in target markets, a destination must be favourably differentiated from its competition, or positively positioned, in the minds of the consumers. A key component of this positioning process is the creation and management of a distinctive and appealing...

Author(s)
Echtner, C. M.
Publisher
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Citation
Tourism: building credibility for a credible industry. Proceedings of the Travel and Tourism Research Association twenty-second annual conference, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Long Beach, California, June 9-13, 1991., 1991, pp 329-332
Abstract

The growth of special interest tourism, or ecotourism, brings with it several concerns associated with the protection of natural areas and features to which these types of tourists are drawn. In this paper, the concept of ecotourism is examined first as a form of alternative tourism. From this...

Author(s)
Fennell, D. A.; Smale, B. J. A.
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 1992, 17, 1, pp 21-32
Abstract

The purpose of this article is to carefully examine the concept of destination image with the goal of designing more appropriate and rigorous techniques for its measurement. A framework is presented which suggests that to completely measure destination image, several components must be captured....

Author(s)
Echtner, C. M.; Ritchie, J. R. B.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1993, 31, 4, pp 3-13
Abstract

The definition of an ecotourist is an issue of much debate. Many define an ecotourist based on a list of specific requirements that the tourist must meet, such as age, education or income level. It is proposed that while these characteristics may be useful in forming a general description of an...

Author(s)
Ballantine, J. L.; Eagles, P. F. J.
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 1994, 2, 4, pp 210-214
Abstract

The past, its conserved artefacts and remembered personalities, symbols and associations, is increasingly being turned into a heritage commodity to serve modern demands. The past is thereby being used as a resource in a major modern history as well as underpinning social, cultural and political...

Author(s)
Tunbridge, J. E.; Ashworth, G. J.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Dissonant heritage: the management of the past as a resource in conflict., 1996, pp xiii + 299 pp.
Abstract

Detailed case studies from five continents are presented to highlight the delicate interactions between fragile environments and human activities, especially tourism, which has grown rapidly in such environments over recent years. While tourism can provide new sources of revenue and help stem...

Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
People and tourism in fragile environments., 1996, pp xiv + 238 pp.
Abstract

The many changes in the structure, role and responsibilities of national tourism administrations (NTA) over the decade leading up to the millennium are described. Case studies of the experiences of selected countries reveal a relinquishing of many of governments' traditional responsibilities and...

Author(s)
Cockerell, N.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Towards new forms of public-private sector partnership: the changing role, structure and activities of national tourism administrations., 1997, pp ii + 88 pp.
Abstract

Ten case studies are presented which examine very different World Heritage Sites throughout the world, looking at visitor management issues within a general framework of cultural tourism and resource management. Each case study takes a different approach, although whatever the site, wherever the...

Publisher
Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Visitor management: case studies from world heritage sites., 1998, pp xiv + 250 pp.

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