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Cover for River tourism in the South Asian subcontinent.

This chapter outlines the geography, history and tourism usage of the major rivers in South Asia, concentrating on the Indus, Ganges and the Brahmaputra river systems but mentioning the other systems where significant differences may be observed in their tourism-use patterns. The status of...

Author(s)
Cooper, M.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934682)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This special issue on Japanese tourism consists of 6 papers in addition to an introduction. Topics covered include: the changing gaze of Japanese tourists; Japanese travellers' motives and gift buying behaviour while on leisure travel to the USA; the economic contribution to Hawaii of Japanese...

Author(s)
Cooper, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2006, 9, 3, pp 235-301
Abstract

Advances in telecommunication technologies are dramatically transforming spatial relationships in tourism, at every scale from local to global. In one such transformation, the Internet has increasingly become a popular medium for marketing the products of industries like tourism. This paper...

Author(s)
Cooper, M.; MacNeil, N. J.
Publisher
Centre for Tourism Research & Development, Lucknow, India
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2005, 30, 3, pp 61-68
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Cover for From sand mining to sand bashing in about 30 years: a difficult journey towards sustainable tourism for Fraser Island.

This chapter reviews the difficult journey of Fraser Island towards sustainability. This chapter describes the setting and historical context of tourism development, covering the previous sand mining and logging economy and describing the process of attaining world heritage listing in the 1990s,...

Author(s)
Cooper, M.; Erfurt-Cooper, P.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936792)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The Mekong: developing a new tourism region.

This chapter provides an introduction to the Greater Mekong Sub-region, sets regional tourism policy in the broader context of regional social and economic development initiatives, and summarizes the recent emergence of a cohesive regional approach to pro-poor tourism (PPT) development.

Author(s)
Laws, E.; Semone, P.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934682)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for River tourism: sailing the Nile.

This chapter discusses the geography, human history, and current tourism resources of the river Nile. It is shown that the river is important in tourism terms for many countries besides Egypt and Sudan, and that the range of tourism attractions and activities throughout the length of the river is...

Author(s)
Cooper, M.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934682)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The Pacific War segment of the Second World War provides several important sites in the touristic geography of war and peace today - the more violent the particular conflict area, the more 'attractions' it appears to provide. Discussion of Japanese involvement and therefore of Japanese battlefield...

Author(s)
Cooper, M.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2006, 8, 3, pp 213-222
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Cover for 'The river city'? Conflicts in the development of a tourism destination brand for Brisbane.

This chapter draws on the political underpinnings of destination marketing and explores how the image of the Brisbane River produced a controversy that allows a better understanding of the problems that relate organic and inorganic images of a destination. While the Brisbane River flows through the ...

Author(s)
Marzano, G.; Laws, E.; Scott, N.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934682)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for River heritage: the Murray-Darling River.

This chapter examines aspects of river heritage and how the tourism industry has provided the impetus for the adaptive preservation of a significant heritage site on the Murray River, part of the larger Murray-Darling River System, Australia. The chapter commences with a brief overview of the...

Author(s)
Prideaux, B.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934682)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The recent development of the tourism sector in one Asian country, China, is examined, and the likely impact of the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) on the growth of this sector of the Chinese economy is assessed. Based on findings from a study carried out for the Chinese Ministry,...

Author(s)
Cooper, M.
Publisher
CAB INTERNATIONAL, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Pacific Rim tourism., 1997, pp 206-218

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