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In recent years, home-sharing platform Airbnb has developed into a major player in the tourism sector. It allows tourists to have authentic, off-the-beaten-track experiences in neighbourhoods previously unvisited. Although neighbourhoods can profit from increased attention and income, Airbnb and...

Author(s)
Nieuwland, S.; Melik, R. van
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2020, 23, 7, pp 811-825
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Circling centre, finding our way home: circumambulation pilgrimages around Iona, Mount Tamalpais and labyrinths.

This chapter focuses on contemplative walking as a core pilgrimage practice. By such means, walking becomes a powerful tool in finding one's way home to what the author describes as the centre. The chapter presents an account of labyrinth walks and walking pilgrimages around Mount Tamalpais (Marin...

Author(s)
Pavlinac, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393265)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Visiting places associated with popular literature is increasingly prominent as a tourist practice; however little is known on how to explain the growing popularity of this phenomenon in large cities over the world. How do tourists experience contemporary cities through their participation in...

Author(s)
Es, N. van; Reijnders, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2016, 57, pp 113-125
Abstract

Tourism is perceived as an appropriate solution for pursuing sustainable economic growth due to its main characteristics. In the context of sustainable tourism, gamification can act as an interface between tourists (clients), organisations (companies, NGOs, public institutions) and community, an...

Author(s)
Negruscedilla˜a, A. L.; Toader, V.; Sofică, A.; Tutunea, M. F.; Rus, R. V.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2015, 7, 8, pp 11160-11189
Abstract

This special issue emerged out of the work of the recently formed Alcohol Study Group of the British Sociological Association. The six papers included present work on alcohol and tourism, leisure and events. The first paper draws on fieldwork in wine-making areas of California to explore the ways...

Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, 2014, 6, 2, pp 93-199
Abstract

This report presents a global picture of the current state of set-jetting tourism (film tourism). Information is presented on set-jetters, destination marketing, set-jetting tours, and set-jetting tourism trends. The report also features a wide spectrum of case studies to illustrate aspects of the...

Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2012, No.5, pp ii + 43 pp.
Abstract

Early 19th century changes, initiated by the Romantic Movement and the Industrial Revolution, were significant in many walks of life, not least with respect to the scale and nature of people's leisure. Resorts, particularly seaside resorts, evolved as a distinctive functional place form in response ...

Author(s)
Soane, J. V. N.
Publisher
CAB INTERNATIONAL, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Fashionable resort regions: their evolution and transformation with particular reference to Bournemouth, Nice, Los Angeles and Wiesbaden., 1993, pp xvi + 331 pp.
Abstract

Aquariums are rapidly becoming major visitor attractions. The trend was started in the 1960s with Marineland in Florida, USA, featuring performing dolphins. This was followed by the first Sea World Park in California and led on to a new generation of compact aquariums in buildings rather than open...

Author(s)
Brown, J.
Citation
Leisure Management, 1992, 12, 7, pp 26-28

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