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Cover for The competitive destination: a sustainable tourism perspective.

This book is primarily intended to provide destination managers with an overall understanding of the complex and multifaceted factors that affect destination competitiveness. Following an introductory chapter, chapter 2 reviews the literature on competition and sustainable tourism. Chapter 3 is the ...

Author(s)
Ritchie, J. R. B.; Crouch, G. I.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851996647)
Type
Book
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Cover for Destination policy, planning and development.

This chapter examines the nature of tourism policy and describes how effective tourism policy, planning and development should be structured, formulated and implemented. The chapter emphasizes that, in all cases, competitiveness and sustainability must be the primary goal of policy and that the...

Author(s)
Ritchie, J. R. B.; Crouch, G. I.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851996647)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourist activity planning in congested urban tourism environments: towards a game-theoretic model and decision support system.

An activity-based approach to tourists ' behaviour analysis is combined with a game-theoretic methodology to study the interaction between individual tourists, as well as the interaction between tourists and the tourism information offices. We postulate that, when integrated in an Internet-based...

Author(s)
Han Qi; Dellaert, B. G. C.; Raaij, W. F. van; Timmermans, H. J. P.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199749X)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Core resources and attractors: the essence of destination appeal.

This chapter examines the factors that motivate individuals to choose one particular destination over the myriad other possibilities. When all the complexities of destination choice are stripped away, it is essentially the core resources and attractors that underlie the basic desire to travel to a...

Author(s)
Ritchie, J. R. B.; Crouch, G. I.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851996647)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Many cities around the world today place considerable emphasis in their tourism strategies on enhancing their competitiveness as potential convention hosts. The objective of this research was to evaluate how site attributes affect the choice of a host city in the international conventions tourism...

Author(s)
Crouch, G. I.; Chiappa, G. del; Perdue, R. R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2019, 71, pp 530-542
Abstract

This study uses meta-analysis to examine the relationship between estimated international tourism demand elasticities and the data characteristics and study features that may affect such empirical estimates. By reviewing 195 studies published during the period 1961-2011, the meta-regression...

Author(s)
Peng Bo; Song HaiYan; Crouch, G. I.; Witt, S. F.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2015, 54, 5, pp 611-633
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Cover for Supporting factors and resources: elements that enhance destination appeal.

This chapter examines the supporting factors and resources that serve as the foundation of a competitive tourism and hospitality industry. The core resources and attractors represent the principal 'pulling' force driving the demand for destination tourism, but if these are inaccessible, if the...

Author(s)
Ritchie, J. R. B.; Crouch, G. I.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851996647)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Domestic leisure traveller consumption systems.

The planning of tourism marketing strategies probably improves by focusing on specific visitor consumption systems, and avoiding attempts to promote products-services in consumption systems unrelated to the marketer's destination or service. Using unit record data of overnight domestic travellers...

Author(s)
Cowley, E.; Spurr, R.; Robins, P.; Woodside, A. G.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199749X)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Qualifying and amplifying determinants: parameters that define destination potential.

This chapter examines qualifying and amplifying determinants, which represent factors whose effect on the competitiveness of a tourist destination is to define its scale, limit or potential. Qualifying and amplifying determinants or conditioners are factors of competitiveness that either moderate,...

Author(s)
Ritchie, J. R. B.; Crouch, G. I.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851996647)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Destination management: the key to maintaining a sustainable competitive advantage.

This chapter examines the ways by which a destination should ensure its economic profitability while avoiding degradation of the factors that have created its competitive position.

Author(s)
Ritchie, J. R. B.; Crouch, G. I.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851996647)
Type
Book chapter

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