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Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present contrasting approaches to the descriptive case study of tourism to the buried city of Plymouth, Montserrat, an example of the marketing and burying - the supply and demand - of apocalyptic dark tourism on the island. Design/methodology/approach: A...

Author(s)
Skinner, J.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Cities, 2018, 4, 1, pp 123-139
Abstract

This special issue seeks to present papers which reflect the fact that dark tourism is of increasing interest and importance, both for academic study and for gaining an insight into how the tourism industry may best meet the needs of tourists and visitors. Among the ten papers in this issue are...

Author(s)
Powell, R.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Cities, 2018, 4, 1, pp 1-155
Abstract

Although dark tourism research has gained significant attention over the last two decades, very little research effort has, to this date, concentrated on investigating the impact of dark tourism practices on the local population of "disaster" sites. The current study examines the multidimensional...

Author(s)
Tikoudi, A.; Dimou, I.; Kourgiantakis, M.
Publisher
The College of Tourism and Hotel Management, Nicosia, Cyprus
Citation
Tourism Today, 2016, No.16, pp 75-94
Abstract

The theme of this edition was originally 'cultural tourism', but this has been broadened out to accommodate the papers received for consideration. Topics covered by this selection of eight conference papers include: the role of local people as 'tourists' in their own city; historic heritage...

Author(s)
Butcher, J.
Publisher
The College of Tourism and Hotel Management, Nicosia, Cyprus
Citation
Tourism Today, 2016, No.16, pp 6-130
Abstract

Author(s)
Martin, L.
Publisher
USDA Forest Service, Rio Pedras, Puerto Rico
Citation
Linking conservation, tourism and sustainable development in the Caribbean. Proceedings of the Fourteenth Meeting of Caribbean Foresters in Dominica, 28 April - 2 May, 2008, 2009, pp 33-35
Abstract

This proceedings includes 15 papers presented during the conference. The topics of these papers include the contribution of national parks and ecotourist sites to the socioeconomics of different countries, sustainable forest management, the relation between tourism, conservation and sustainable...

Author(s)
Weaver, P. L.; Bauer, G. P.
Publisher
USDA Forest Service, Rio Pedras, Puerto Rico
Citation
Linking conservation, tourism and sustainable development in the Caribbean. Proceedings of the Fourteenth Meeting of Caribbean Foresters in Dominica, 28 April - 2 May, 2008, 2009, pp v + 110 pp.
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Cover for Modernist anthropology, ethnic tourism and national identity: the contest for the commodification and consumption of St Patrick's Day, Montserrat.

Following an introduction to the representation of Montserrat, this chapter presents and considers two St Patrick's Day festivities on the island as they were consumed by two anthropologists. The chapter then situates these accounts in the literature on tourism's commoditization of culture....

Author(s)
Skinner, J.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851996783)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The factors which contribute to British holidaymakers deciding to visit Catalonia, Spain are described. These factors include: its beaches, Port Aventura theme park and the attractions found in Barcelona and Montserrat. It is argued that understanding this market niche is important because it is...

Publisher
Turisme de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Estudis de Turisme de Catalunya, 1999, No. 5, pp 4-10
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Small island states or dependencies have increasingly turned to international mass tourism as a strategy for overcoming their underdeveloped status. However, mounting criticism of this sector has increased the interest in alternative tourism. The Caribbean island of Montserrat is well positioned to ...

Author(s)
Weaver, D. B.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1995, 16, 8, pp 593-604
Abstract

During the post-war era, Montserrat underwent a major economic restructuring away from agricultural staples toward export manufacturing, tourism, and related construction. This transformation was sparked by the discovery of the 'Emerald Isle' by North American tourists in the early 1960s and the...

Author(s)
McElroy, J. L.; Albuquerque, K. de
Citation
Social and Economic Studies, 1992, 41, 2, pp 127-152

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