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Cover for A stakeholder approach for sustainable community-based rural tourism development in Thailand.

This chapter explores the approach of tourist destination governance with a focus on community-based tourism in Thailand. Through five case studies, the chapter explores a number of factors in the failure and success of community-based tourism development, and the importance of an integrated...

Author(s)
Choibamroong, T.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937942)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourist destination governance: practice, theory and issues.

This book examines the political order and the issues, processes and approaches in applying governance insights to tourist destinations. The book consists of 16 chapters presented in three parts. Part I introduces the reader to the issues and considerations of tourist destination governance. The...

Author(s)
Laws, E.; Richins, H.; Agrusa, J.; Scott, N.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937942)
Type
Book
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Cover for Governance approaches in new tourist destination countries: introducing tourism law in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam.

This chapter focuses on what may be termed 'new tourist destination countries': Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam, part of the Greater Mekong Subregion, and discusses the numerous challenges these countries face in their governance as emerging tourist destinations. This chapter explains that these...

Author(s)
Semone, P.; Laws, E.; Ruhanen, L.; Wang Zhuo; Scott, N.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937942)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This book provides a series of reflections on tourism developments in the 20th century, in order to provide a foundation for considering the key issues and challenges that will arise in the current century. Part I explores the impacts of recent socioeconomic and tourism supply-side trends on ...

Author(s)
Faulkner, B.; Moscardo, G.; Laws, E.
Publisher
Continuum, London, UK
Citation
Tourism in the twenty-first century: reflections on experience, 2001, pp xxxii + 352 pp.
Abstract

Package holidays are the main modes of outbound travel in many Asian countries and regions, especially in mainland China. This paper considers competition strategies in a tourism supply chain (TSC) network consisting of three sectors - theme parks, accommodation providers, and tour operators (TOs). ...

Author(s)
Huang, G. Q.; Song HaiYan; Zhang XinYan
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, London, UK
Citation
Service Industries Journal, 2010, 30, 9/10, pp 1593-1606
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Cover for The role of knowledge in good governance for tourism.

This chapter discusses the role of knowledge in good governance for tourist destinations. In this context, the chapter identifies the broad processes and institutions involved in governance and decision making regarding tourism. These include levels of government, promotion and marketing...

Author(s)
Moscardo, G.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937942)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This article examines Thailand's recent tourism policy and its attitudes towards international tourism development collaboration in the Greater Mekong Subregion. Thailand is the major tourist destination country and gateway for international tourists visiting the region, and is a leader of Mekong ...

Author(s)
Tirasatayapitak, A.; Laws, E.
Publisher
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Department of Hotel and Tourism Management, Hong Kong, China
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2003, 8, 1, pp 48-57
Abstract

Mainland China has been acknowledged as one of the major emerging markets by the Australian inbound tourism industry. The Chinese tourism market to Australia has developed dramatically. However, little research has been conducted with regard to the nature of the market and its implications for...

Author(s)
Pan, G. W.; Laws, E.
Publisher
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Department of Hotel and Tourism Management, Hong Kong, China
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2003, 8, 1, pp 37-47
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Cover for Tourist destination governance: practice, theory and issues.

This introductory chapter summarizes key aspects of the development of thinking in reference to tourist destination governance. It reviews the changing contexts of tourist destination governance, identifying and analyzing the main sources of its recent transformations. It examines concepts of...

Author(s)
Laws, E.; Agrusa, J.; Scott, N.; Richins, H.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937942)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Controversial ecotourism and stakeholder roles in governance: 'swim with humpback whales' in Vava'u.

This chapter looks closely at stakeholder roles in the governance of a wildlife tourist activity in Vava'u, Tonga. The case study acknowledges the international attention and pressure that a controversial 'swim with whales' tourist activity has received. The chapter explores the conflict of values...

Author(s)
Walker, K.; Moscardo, G.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937942)
Type
Book chapter

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