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Cultural heritage tourism (CHT) has become an important part of the tourism industry. Therefore, it is essential to evaluate the sustainability of CHT destinations for tourism development. The majority of existing studies have examined the destination sustainability of ecotourism with the...

Author(s)
Weng LiSheng; He BaoJie; Liu LiNa; Li ChenXi; Zhang Xin
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2019, 11, 5, pp 1392
Abstract

Community groups in historic cities and their generational socio-cultural practices are important living heritage that carries educational value. Hence, historic cities, particularly those which are inscribed as the UNESCO World Heritage Site, are usually famous tourist destinations. Nevertheless,...

Author(s)
Foo, R.; Gengeswari Krishnapillai
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Heritage Tourism, 2019, 14, 4, pp 358-370
Abstract

This paper explores the dynamics of retail landscapes in places where World Heritage designation and economic transition occur simultaneously. Empirically, the paper focuses on clothing retail in the significant tourist destination of Hoi An in Vietnam. It shows how the creation of a clothing...

Author(s)
Thomsen, L.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Geoforum, 2018, 91, pp 245-252
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Timor-Leste is the newest Asian nation, achieving independence on May 20, 2002, and, after petroleum and agriculture, tourism is considered a strategic sector for its national economic development. The previous literature suggests that new destinations should explore the potential demand for...

Author(s)
Vong, M.; Pinto, P.; Silva, J. A.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2017, 65, 2, pp 218-233
Abstract

West Lake's economic, social and cultural structure comprises six facets: (1) maintaining West Lake World Heritage Site as an open accessible tourist location; (2) ensuring the planning, management and tourism marketing of West Lake are culturally rather than purely economically oriented; therefore ...

Author(s)
Xu SongLing; Liu Yu; Qian YiHong; Wang QiuJu
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2017, 58, pp 286-292
Abstract

Despite long dominance of general interest tourism on tourism mobility, there is an increasing interest for specialized tourism products. This brings about a challenge for tourism destinations which have based their product offer on sun and sea tourism. Aggravated with seasonality, dependence on...

Author(s)
Taș, İ.
Publisher
Journal of Academic Social Science Studies, Lorient, France
Citation
Journal of Academic Social Science Studies, 2016, No.48, pp 183-198
Abstract

'This paper investigates collaborative management and planning among public organisations involved in urban heritage tourism. An exploratory case study has been applied, capturing urban heritage tourism development in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. The findings demonstrate a shared desire for further...

Author(s)
Petrova, P.; Hristov, D.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2016, 18, 1, pp 1-9
AbstractFull Text

Interorganisational cooperation seems to have become the common strategy in a modern tourism market. On one hand it strengthens organisations with all the benefits it can offer, on the other it develops and promotes the competitive advantage of a destination on a global tourist market. The paper...

Author(s)
Drozdowska, M.; Duda-Seifert, M.; Leśniak-Johann, M.
Publisher
Uniwersytet Szczeciński, Szczecin, Poland
Citation
Ekonomiczne Problemy Turystyki, 2016, No.4, pp 7-19
Abstract

This study analyzes the perspectives of roots tourism through the experiences of Western Ukrainian diaspora members. Their sense of attachment to the ancestral homeland and their visits to the places of origin are investigated, together with the views by tour operators specialized in roots tourism...

Author(s)
Corsale, A.; Vuytsyk, O.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2016, 13, 1, pp 88-110
Abstract

Tourism has been one of the largest contributors towards Malaysian GDP over the last three decades. In essence, Malaysia generated 1,795,500 employments in 2013 of which some 6.5% of the total employment was created in the tourism sector. The study deals with extraction of tourists' expenditure in...

Author(s)
Syakir Amir; Osman, M. M.; Syahriah Bachok; Mansor Ibrahim
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Procedia Environmental Sciences, 2015, 28, pp 443-452

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