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Malaysia possesses a diversity of flora and fauna, which has become an advantage in promoting adventure, nature and ecotourism activities. Tourism in Malaysia plays an important role in contributing to its economy whilst raising awareness of its local cultures. Cameron Highlands, a historical hill...

Author(s)
Ati Rosemary, M. A.; Rosilawati Zainol; Norjumawati Binti Sabran; Hua AngKean
Publisher
Commission on the Geography of Tourism and Leisure and Global Change, International Geographical Union,
Citation
Tourism, Leisure and Global Change, 2016, 3, pp 11-20
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This study develops a series of ideas about landscape based upon an analysis of the influence of Chinese philosophy on Chinese attitudes towards nature. The focus of this study is on the interpretations of Chinese landscapes in both the tourism industry and popular culture. It suggests that Chinese ...

Author(s)
Petersen, Y. Y.
Publisher
Westview Press, Inc., Boulder, Colorado, USA
Citation
Tourism in China: geographic, political, and economic perspectives., 1995, pp 141-154
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This chapter explores several points of intersection between landscapes and seascapes, tourist imagery and tourism economy in the Caribbean. For industry professionals, this discourse focuses on the meaning of a region's 'brand image'. Sections discuss the role of sex tourism in the Caribbean brand ...

Author(s)
Momsen, J. H.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Seductions of place: geographical perspectives on globalization and touristed landscapes, 2005, pp 209-221
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In addition to other tourism products, rural tourism, in particular, has recently been gaining the recognition that is accelerating it into a growing segment of the tourism industry. Culture, environment, gastronomy, sports, and wildlife are examples of rural tourism products. Despite the thousands ...

Author(s)
Akbar, S. N. A.; Zahari, M. S. M.; Dusi, D. D.
Publisher
Commission on the Geography of Tourism and Leisure and Global Change, International Geographical Union,
Citation
Tourism, Leisure and Global Change, 2016, 3, pp 153-162
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This issue includes 16 papers and an abstract from the Tropical Tourism Outlook Conference on the theme of balancing tourism development and sustainability. Issues addressed by the papers include visitor interpretation, ecotourism, marketing, local community participation, tourist behaviour and...

Author(s)
Lew, A. A.; Othman, N.; Saufi, A.; Andilolo, I.
Publisher
Commission on the Geography of Tourism and Leisure and Global Change, International Geographical Union,
Citation
Tourism, Leisure and Global Change, 2016, 3, pp 1-188
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This study examines the role of cognitive distance measures in predicting tourists' destination visiting intentions. In addition, the study examines the stability of those roles across three distance ranges. A total of 1,020 Taichung residents in Taiwan were administered an on-site questionnaire....

Author(s)
Lin ChungHsien; Morais, D. B.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2008, 25, 3/4, pp 382-397
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Tourism is a multidisciplinary industry and therefore involves many different stakeholders for its operational activities. An essential element for sustainable tourism development in any tourist destination is the participation of active stakeholders and their collaborations. Among them the ...

Author(s)
Sandaruwani, J. A. R. C.; Gnanapala, W. K. A. C.
Publisher
Commission on the Geography of Tourism and Leisure and Global Change, International Geographical Union,
Citation
Tourism, Leisure and Global Change, 2016, 3, pp 62-73
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This collection of 13 papers provides an overview of the current state of geographic perspectives on tourism marketing. Half of the papers discuss the role of places in marketing, with some focusing on web-based tourism. Others deal with space geographies, including the use of geographic...

Author(s)
Lew, A. A.; Duval, D. T.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2008, 25, 3/4, pp 229-419
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Tourism landscapes are constructed and marketed in selective ways that reaffirm long-standing patterns of social power and inequality and thus influence whose histories and identities are remembered and forgotten. The purpose of this article is to conduct an analysis of plantation tourism marketing ...

Author(s)
Alderman, D. H.; Modlin, E. A., Jr.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2008, 25, 3/4, pp 265-281
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The impact of distance on demand is widely accepted in tourism geography, with a number of studies demonstrating that absolute volumes of tourists decline exponentially with distance. This article extends the field of research by examining the effect of distance on the profile of pleasure tourists...

Author(s)
McKercher, B.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2008, 25, 3/4, pp 367-381

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