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The research of modern tourism created by Dean MacCannell, which was brought forward due to the attention on the phenomenon of mass tourism, has greatly promoted the development of tourism sociology. Although this paradigm gives full scope to tourism phenomenon and tourism research, it ignores the...

Author(s)
Dong PeiHai; Li QingLei; Li Wei
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2019, 34, 6, pp 135-144
Abstract

When regarding the literature on engagement, we may find the term associated to co-creation, interactions, processes, levels of knowledge, consumption frequency. Engagement goes beyond involvement and commitment and comprises a proactive relationship between a tourist and the object or place (e.g....

Author(s)
Loureiro, S. M. C.; Sarmento, E. M.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2019, 19, 3, pp 368-381
Abstract

Young independent Chinese travellers are increasingly visiting Pai, a small town in northern Thailand, in part influenced by the popularity of the 2009 Thai movie Pai in Love. Using a performance perspective, combined with theory on affordances, which have not yet been applied in the growing body...

Author(s)
Kimber, S.; Yang JingJing; Cohen, S.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourist Studies, 2019, 19, 2, pp 164-191
Abstract

This article presents an analysis of the different methods and summary indicators published by international organizations (World Economic Forum, United Nations, etc.) to rank the countries globally in terms of the attractiveness and competitiveness of tourism. The study focuses on the case of...

Author(s)
Baouali, R.; Baziz, A.; Hadjiedj, A.
Publisher
Universitatea din Oradea Romania, Oradea, Romania
Citation
GeoJournal of Tourism and Geosites, 2019, 24, 1, pp 133-145
Abstract

Even if local policymakers increasingly claim that tourism is one of the key factors of future economic development for the French small island La Réunion, international tourist arrivals are observed to be locked in a stagnation phase since the beginning of the 2000s. Starting from this stylized...

Author(s)
Charles, A.; Darné, O.; Hoarau, J. F.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Applied Economics, 2019, 51, 24, pp 2639-2653
Abstract

To assess tourist motivations at the battlefield site on Kinmen Island of Taiwan, an empirical investigation was conducted. From a convenience sample, we collected 437 effective responses of respondents including domestic and international tourists with different cultural background in Kinmen. The...

Author(s)
Chen ChienMin; Tsai TsungHsien
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2019, 21, 1, pp 78-101
Abstract

This article investigates domestic and international tourists' "gaze" using tourism imagery. Domestic and international tourists' preferences are critically examined using the concept of the "tourist gaze" and "local gaze." Through qualitative, in-depth photo-elicitation interviews (PEIs) guided by ...

Author(s)
Stone, L. S.; Nyaupane, G. P.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2019, 58, 5, pp 877-891
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The paper seeks to explore the role specific attractions play in bringing tourists to destinations. The paper also seeks to find out whether a destination projects itself differently to different source markets. Using content analysis, the paper applies Pearce's travel career pattern model and...

Author(s)
Kankhuni, Z.; Ngwira, C.
Publisher
Sinop University, Sinop, Turkey
Citation
Ottoman: Journal of Tourism and Management Research, 2019, 4, 1, pp 378-395
Abstract

This paper examines how a single international border can exact different policies, practices, spatial variations, and tourism spaces at various points along its length. Based on an examination of the westernmost portion of the Canada-US frontier, this constructivist study investigates how the...

Author(s)
Gelbman, A.; Timothy, D. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2019, 22, 6, pp 682-704
Abstract

The burgeoning popularity of World Heritage Sites (WHSs) has negatively impacted the sustainability of the historic environment of the sites due to the increasing number of tourist arrivals. Too many pressures from human activity, especially tourists could potentially damage the physical condition...

Author(s)
Nurul Diyana, M. K.; Hairul Nizam Ismail; Syed Muhammad, R. S. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2019, 22, 5, pp 582-600

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