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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

One negotiation site of heavily mediated, indirect, and usually inadvertent communication between hosts and tourists is the picture postcard rack. As "hegemonically scripted discourses," postcards make important assumptions about the tourist's touristic experience, as well as the image of that...

Author(s)
Thurlow, C.; Jaworski, A.; Ylänne-McEwen, V.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Culture & Communication, 2004, 5, 2, pp 93-104
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

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

This volume contains nine full papers and one research note that cover contemporary topics in hospitality and leisure, including: destination image; the use of social networking sites in tourism; the safety of swimming as a holiday activity in the tropics; visitor behaviour; the choice of exchange...

Author(s)
Chen, J. S.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Advances in hospitality and leisure, 2015, pp 224 pp.
Abstract

The nine papers in this issue were chosen not only for the nature and quality of their inquiries, but also for their close connection to the meeting's theme of "Building Enduring Place Brands". Each article in this collection presents a divergent view on destination branding - the factors that...

Author(s)
Dioko, L. A. N.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2016, 10, 1, pp 5-118
AbstractFull Text

This special issue on smart tourism destinations consists of five papers, which deal with smart destination management, tourism co-design, tourism recommender systems, and smart technologies to enhance cultural heritage experiences.

Author(s)
Errichiello, L.; Micera, R.
Publisher
Varna University of Management (ex International University College), Varna, Bulgaria
Citation
European Journal of Tourism Research, 2017, 17, pp 5-101
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Cover for Managing quality of life in tourism and hospitality.

This book shares the work of various scholars under the umbrella of quality of life in tourism and hospitality, including case studies showing best practice. The main goal of this volume is to provide a portfolio of selected activities from tourism and hospitality settings as best practices and...

Author(s)
Uysal, M.; Sirgy, M. J.; Kruger, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390455)
Type
Book

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