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Location-based augmented reality (AR) games have the potential to transform tourism marketing, yet their proliferation in the tourism sector is limited. On the other hand, full-fledged location-based AR games appeal to users, who readily adopt and use them. Although they are not developed to...

Author(s)
Lacka, E.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2020, 23, 3, pp 345-357
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Cover for Case Study Ireland: Coastal tourism and climate change in Ireland.

This chapter focuses on the transformation of Ireland's coastline from a tourism perspective, addressing first the context in which tourism occurs, the nature of visitor flows and change, the mix of visitor attraction and the position coastal tourism attractions and beaches play in overall visitor...

Author(s)
Cooper, J. A. G.; Boyd, S. W.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to analyse factors influencing the propensity to share travel experiences in social media during a trip, across a sample of Millennial and Generation Z consumers in three different countries. Design/methodology/approach: An online survey was sent to consumers...

Author(s)
Styvén, M. E.; Foster, T.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Journal of Tourism Futures, 2018, 4, 1, pp 80-92
Abstract

This research explores the literary enthusiast's experience of planning and undertaking literary inspired trips. The research reconceptualises the dominant figure of the literary pilgrim, inspired to visit sites associated with favourite authors, by using detailed results from 30 open-ended surveys ...

Author(s)
MacLeod, N.; Shelley, J.; Morrison, A. M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2018, 67, pp 388-398
Abstract

This paper examines the transformation of the Scottish Canals network for the purposes of leisure visitation as an element of tourism. It focuses on 2 iconic developments, The Kelpies and the Falkirk Wheel, which are considered in relation to their impact on destination awareness and tourism...

Author(s)
McKean, A.; Harris, J.; Lennon, J.
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2017, 19, 6, pp 736-745
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Cover for Garden tourism.

This chapter discusses key concepts concerning garden tourism, presents an overview of the number of garden visits worldwide, and discusses the motivations for visiting gardens in the UK, US and Australian contexts. Also discussed are the different market segments in garden tourism, the economic...

Author(s)
Benfield, R.
ISBN
2017 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645667)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The Battle of Fromelles, fought in northern France in 1916, was virtually forgotten until recent years, when the activities of a small group of people brought it to light. The discovery of a mass grave of Australian and British soldiers and their subsequent burial in a new Commonwealth War Graves...

Author(s)
Winter, C.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2014, 17, 3, pp 211-222
Abstract

This paper focuses on the challenge of encouraging visitors who are coming to London to stay in Britain longer, and to enjoy a richer and deeper experience of what else Britain can offer thereby helping to grow the country's inbound visitor economy. Some findings as why it is that many visitors...

Author(s)
Edwards, D.
Publisher
Tourism Society, London, UK
Citation
Tourism (London), 2014, No.160, pp 8-9
Abstract

Purpose - This paper aims to enrich discussion on pilgrimage tourism by analyzing motivations for visiting Sissinghurst, and of essential components of the pilgrimage experience. Design/methodology/approach - The paper utilizes data triangulation and the application of two powerful Jungian...

Author(s)
Lloyd, S.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2013, 7, 4, pp 375-393
Abstract

Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to consider how film can induce image, both individually and collectively. In particular, the psychological drivers of film are explored and how these may impact on tourism visitation. The impacts of film and cinema are explored, as is the relationship between ...

Author(s)
Basáñez, R. P.; Ingram, H.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2013, 5, 1, pp 39-54

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