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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

The efforts that have been made during the 1990s to develop new methods to analyse tourism and tourism-related employment, standardise and ensure the relevance of tourism statistics systems, increase consistency between the various systems in place at an international level, and create awareness...

Publisher
Paris, France
Citation
Measuring the role of tourism in OECD economies: the OECD manual on tourism satellite accounts and employment., 2000, pp 270 pp.
Abstract

This book with 19 chapters provides a varied collection of recent research relating to small businesses in tourism in some regions, viz., South Africa, Ghana, Israel, New Zealand, Finland, Australia, the UK, and Switzerland. Topics range from the potential contribution of small firms to achieving...

Author(s)
Thomas, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Small firms in tourism: international perspectives, 2004, pp ix + 325 pp.
Abstract

This report compiles and analyses data on the budgets that national tourism organizations (NTOs) allocate to the promotion of inbound tourism as well as on their structure, functions and methods of operation in order to illustrate the various forms of NTOs and suggest possible action in the area of ...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Structures and budgets of national tourism organizations - 2004-2005, 2006, pp ix + 138 pp.
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Cover for Seakayaking.

This chapter describes the structure of the seakayaking adventure sector and presents case studies from Canada, Norway, Alaska, Fiji, Australia, New Zealand, and Thailand. For each of the seven case studies, the place, operator, activity, equipment, accommodation, statistics, access, community,...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cross-country skiing.

This chapter describes the cross-country-skiing adventure sector and presents case studies from Norway, Australia and the USA. For each of the three case studies, the place, operator, activity, equipment, accommodation, statistics, access, community, experience, environment, safety and marketing...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter
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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

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

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
Abstract

Encouraging positive public behaviour change has been touted as a pathway for mitigating the climate impacts of air travel. There is, however, growing evidence that two gaps, one between attitudes and behaviour, and the other between practices of "home" and "away", pose significant barriers to...

Author(s)
Cohen, S. A.; Higham, J. E. S.; Reis, A. C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2013, 21, 7, pp 982-998

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