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SMEs have become a core component of Thailand's economic development strategies, including tourism initiatives. Small and Medium Tourism Enterprises (SMTEs), with an emphasis on ecotourism and community-based tourism, play a vital role in rural and regional transformation, as these places change...

Author(s)
Sitikarn, B.
Publisher
Centre for Tourism Research & Development, Lucknow, India
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2008, 33, 3, pp 303-311
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Cover for Rejuvenating paradise: changing products, changing markets and changing visitor behaviour in Mauritius.

This chapter provides a historical overview of tourism development in Mauritius, with emphasis on economic sustainability driven by market concentration in the early stages of tourism development, market diversification in the later stages, increasing concern for environmental sustainability and ...

Author(s)
Prayag, G.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936792)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This study evaluates a collaborative wine tourism marketing alliance (Wine Islands Project) consisting of small to medium sized tourism enterprises (SMTEs) and wineries whose alliance forms part of the overall activities of a horizontally integrated wine network. An on-line questionnaire...

Author(s)
Randall, C.; Mitchell, R.
Publisher
Centre for Tourism Research & Development, Lucknow, India
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2008, 33, 3, pp 289-302
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Cover for Wine tourism and consumers.

This chapter examines the interconnections, or nexus, between wine consumer behaviour and wine tourism, including both theoretical concepts and applied research findings. Until very recently most wine tourism research had been conducted at wineries, which is very useful for evaluation of product...

Author(s)
Getz, D.; Carlsen, J.; Brown, G.; Havitz, M.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933234)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Land use policy and wine tourism development in North America's Pacific Northwest.

This chapter examines the mix of land use policies and related permitted activities that shape wine tourism development in North America's Pacific Northwest. The findings contribute to the recognized need for more policy-oriented and benchmarking research related to wine tourism destination...

Author(s)
Williams, P. W.; Graham, K.; Mathias, L.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931704)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Wine tourism as a discrete field of research is inchoate, yet there has been rapid development in this field since the mid 1990s. The hosting of the first Australian Wine Tourism Conference in 1998 was the first forum in which wine tourism researchers from the public and private sector were able to ...

Author(s)
Carlsen, J.
Publisher
Carfax Publishing, Taylor & Francis Ltd, Basingstoke, UK
Citation
Journal of Wine Research, 2004, 15, 1, pp 5-13
Abstract

This article describes the impacts on the tourism industry in the Maldives following the tsunami of 26 December 2004 and the formulation of strategies for tourism in response to the disaster. An application of lessons learned from previous disasters that have impacted on tourism, including Severe...

Author(s)
Carlsen, J.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2006, 10, 1/2, pp 69-79
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Cover for Sustainable tourism in high-latitude islands: shetland islands.

This chapter reviews the nature of sustainable tourism planning on the Shetland Islands of Scotland. This chapter discusses the nature of tourism planning, control and development on the Shetland Islands, which were recently selected as one of the most sustainable tourism destinations in the world...

Author(s)
Butler, R.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936792)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Global wine tourism: research, management and marketing.

This book reviews a broad range of topics concerning wine tourism, including regional development, marketing, cellar door experiences, festivals and events, and tours and trails, with insights from case studies in Europe, North America, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. The book has 20...

Author(s)
Carlsen, J.; Charters, S.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931704)
Type
Book
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Cover for Island casino development: an antithesis of socioculturally sustainable tourism. The cases of St Croix and Christmas Island.

This chapter examines particular forms of island tourism development that may represent the antithesis of social sustainability, as is found to be the case for casino development in St Croix, USA Virgin Islands, and in Christmas Island. These reviews of island casino development facilitate an...

Author(s)
Liburd, J.; Carlsen, J.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936792)
Type
Book chapter

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