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Brussels, often referred to as the Capital of Europe, has a flourishing "African" quarter called Matonge (named after a quarter of Kinshasa, Congo) that is becoming an important tourist destination within Brussels. On the up since the 1960s, Matonge can boast African food stores, clothes boutiques, ...

Author(s)
Diekmann, A.; Maulet, G.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Culture & Communication, 2009, 9, 1/2, pp 93-105
Abstract

This study proposes and tests a tour service performance framework that assesses the impact of tour service performance on tourists' satisfaction with tour services and experience as well as their behavioral intentions, based on data collected from 580 Chinese tourists participating in package...

Author(s)
Chan, A.; Hsu, C. H. C.; Baum, T.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2015, 32, 1/2, pp 18-33
Abstract

Focusing on the links between immigration, ethnic diversity, and tourism, this article concentrates on the supply side of one site of the ethnic tourism industry in Australia: that of ethnic precincts in Australian cities. Drawing on recent fieldwork with tourists, entrepreneurs, ethnic community ...

Author(s)
Collins, J.; Jordan, K.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Culture & Communication, 2009, 9, 1/2, pp 79-92
Abstract

This chapter discusses Malta's position in terms of price competitiveness as an international tourist resort compared with other Mediterranean countries. It also considers non-price factors which influence tourism demand. It compares prices of package holidays from the UK, Germany, and the...

Author(s)
Briguglio, L.; Vella, L.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Island tourism: management principles and practice., 1995, pp 133-147
Abstract

This chapter focuses on approaches to the management of alternative sustainable tourism which can allow destinations to guard against the destructive experiences that can often result from development such as reef diving. It assesses the relative merits of nature tourism, cultural tourism, and...

Author(s)
Albuquerque, K. de; McElroy, J. L.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Island tourism: management principles and practice., 1995, pp 23-51
Abstract

The chapter gives a broad outline of the fluctuating performance of the tourism industry in India in recent decades. Despite the fact that tourism has only recently achieved a significant place in development planning in India, its contribution to foreign exchange earnings and domestic employment...

Author(s)
Andrews, S.
Publisher
Butterworth Heinemann Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Human resource issues in international tourism., 1993, pp 177-191
Abstract

The chapter looks at the issues and problems facing the development of human resources and training in the Belgian tourism industry. It begins with a brief overview of the complex history and organization of the Belgian state and tourism industry. Tourism in Belgium depends upon Western European...

Author(s)
Langenhove, L. van; Lowyck, E.
Publisher
Butterworth Heinemann Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Human resource issues in international tourism., 1993, pp 116-124
Abstract

Tourist motivations are important factors in understanding tourist behaviour in relation to destination choice; and motivation relates to the needs, goals and preference of the tourists. Extensive research work on tourist motivation factors has been documented in the tourism literature. However,...

Author(s)
Chan KimLian [Chan, K. L. J.]; Baum, T.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2007, 12, 4, pp 349-364
Abstract

Envisaging the future of tourism anywhere is difficult but is amplified when making predictions for the dynamic and rapidly changing Asia-Pacific region. The purpose of this conceptual article is to problematize a 2030 Asia-Pacific tourism future by modeling one polarized and probable scenario,...

Author(s)
Robinson, R. N. S.; Ritchie, B. W.; Kralj, A.; Solnet, D. J.; Baum, T.; Ford, R. C.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2014, 53, 6, pp 805-818
Abstract

This chapter discusses the response of Bermuda in 1992 to the downturn in its tourism industry within the context of the destination's traditional tourism policy. It reviews the history of tourism in Bermuda up to the end of the 1980s and considers the policies which contributed to its success. It...

Author(s)
Conlin, M. V.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Island tourism: management principles and practice., 1995, pp 181-202

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