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External information sources are employed by tourists and form the basis for vacation planning. For marketers it is relevant to know what kind of information should be used in tour brochures to stimulate the tourist's external vacation search process. In this context the effect of experiential and...

Author(s)
Goossens, C. F.
Publisher
Haworth Press Inc., New York, USA
Citation
Economic psychology of travel and tourism., 1995, pp 89-108
Abstract

This chapter examines the way in which images of local populations are portrayed in travelogues. A series of examples are used to illustrate the ways in which images can be created and maintained under the guise of accuracy, and a continuum of attitudes is used from negative to positive, hostile to ...

Author(s)
Dann, G. M. S.
Publisher
International Thomson Business Press, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and indigenous peoples., 1996, pp 349-375
Abstract

The paper explores the environmental politics of resort development in Bali, Indonesia, in the 1990s. It focuses especially on the political and economic context and cultural discourses in which environmental issues have become embedded. It is argued that the controversy surrounding the luxury...

Author(s)
Warren, C.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
The politics of environment in Southeast Asia: resources and resistance., 1998, pp 229-261
Abstract

This chapter considers the way in which individual leisure landscapes may be elevated to a level that enables the experience to be defined as sacred. The role of travel brochures and other promotional material in this process is noted. These images are bolstered by the linking of personal memories...

Author(s)
Tressider, R.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Leisure/tourism geographies: practices and geographical knowledge., 1999, pp 137-148
Abstract

The utility and value of the postcard as a tool for the scientific analysis of the landscape of a place is considered, as an aid in developing more informed tourism policy and relevant planning interventions. The analysis is based on the presumption that the aesthetic and semantic interpretation of ...

Author(s)
Stefanou, J.
Publisher
Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism and the environment: regional, economic, cultural and policy issues, 2000, Ed. 2, pp 229-237
Abstract

This paper examines the ways in which tradition was manufactured and consumed at several levels. It is done by discussing the connections between traditions and texts through the cultures of travel that were set in motion by European and North American tourists in Egypt between 1820 and 1920. It is ...

Author(s)
Gregory, D.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Consuming tradition, manufacturing heritage: global norms and urban forms in the age of tourism, 2001, pp 111-151
Abstract

This paper examines the use of the internet as a medium for awareness and information in tourism marketing, using the example of a single origin representing a major tourism market and the destinations about which potential tourists may receive information via the internet [Toronto, Canada]. This...

Author(s)
Wilkinson, P. F.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Wien, Wien, Austria
Citation
Information and communication technologies in tourism 2001: Proceedings of the International Conference in Montreal, Canada, 2001, 2001, pp 120-129
Abstract

This paper demonstrates the city tourist image transformations of Geneva, Switzerland through history. The paper explores the 3 stages of development: (1) a 19th century romantic period; (2) a business-oriented image since 1960; and (3) a new hedonist and festive image since 1998 that breaks with...

Author(s)
Lévy, B.; Matos, R.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Wien, Wien, Austria
Citation
City tourism 2002: Proceedings of European Cities Tourism's International Conference in Vienna, Austria, 2002, 2002, pp 241-250
Abstract

This paper examines the preferences for information sources in travel planning by experienced travellers and Internet users in Norway. The study focuses on 4 categories of sources and how travellers planning to go on a city-holiday rank these sources and their sub-categories. A total of 392...

Author(s)
Tjøstheim, I.; Tronvoll, B.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Wien, Wien, Austria
Citation
City tourism 2002: Proceedings of European Cities Tourism's International Conference in Vienna, Austria, 2002, 2002, pp 276-285
Abstract

This chapter focuses on the Ireland of the Welcomes, the official publication of the Irish Tourist Board which has been in continuous existence since 1952. In particular, it looks at the depiction of Irish tourism, the changing writing practices, and what the writing itself can tell about a society ...

Author(s)
Cronin, M.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Irish tourism: image, culture and identity, 2003, pp 179-195

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