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Small islands often host distinctive resources to influence their future through tourism development. Island economies in Africa have witnessed a growing number of tourists seeking authentic cultural and natural heritage tourism attractions. This paper critically examines and bridges the nexus...

Author(s)
Ramkissoon, H.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Development Southern Africa, 2015, 32, 3, pp 292-302
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Author(s)
Jiang YangYang; Mavondo, F.; Ramkissoon, H.
Publisher
Washington State University, Pullman, USA
Citation
The 5th Advances in Hospitality & Tourism Marketing and Management (AHTMM) Conference, Beppu, Japan, 18-21 June 2015, 2015, pp 583-584
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Cover for Authenticity as a value co-creator of tourism experiences.

This chapter addresses a particular view of authenticity as a co-creator of value in cultural tourism experiences. The chapter outlines the findings from an empirical investigation of tourists consuming cultural and natural heritage sites in the island of Mauritius. By using the views and...

Author(s)
Ramkissoon, H.; Uysal, M. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395030)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This study explores the relationships between destination image, existential authenticity, and different dimensions of place attachment in the nature-based tourism context. A visitor-centric model is proposed in which existential authenticity is the principal mechanism that links destination image...

Author(s)
Jiang YangYang; Ramkissoon, H.; Mavondo, F. T.; Feng ShanFei
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management, 2017, 26, 2, pp 105-124
Abstract

The cultural tourism market segment has experienced increasing interest in recent years. This article analyzes the structural relationship between destination image and cultural behavioral intentions of tourists using the island of Mauritius as a case study. Drawing from an extant literature...

Author(s)
Ramkissoon, H.; Uysal, M.; Brown, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management, 2011, 20, 5, pp 575-595
Abstract

Tourists' interests in traveling to natural and cultural heritage sites of different destinations in the quest for authenticity have fueled the growth of the cultural tourism industry in such economies. The purpose of the present study is to broaden the understanding of authenticity's various...

Author(s)
Ramkissoon, H.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2010, 15, 5, pp 571-583
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Cover for Authenticity as a value co-creator of tourism experiences.

This chapter addresses a particular view of authenticity as a co-creator of value in cultural tourism experiences. This study outlines the findings from an empirical investigation of tourists consuming cultural and natural heritage sites on the island of Mauritius. By using the views and self...

Author(s)
Ramkissoon, H.; Uysal, M.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643489)
Type
Book chapter
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The purpose of this special issue is to provide event and tourism researchers, scholars, and policy-makers with a point of reference for research on mega events and their implications for tourism policies and planning. The volume consists of four peer-reviewed research papers on this topic.

Author(s)
Nunkoo, R.; Ramkissoon, H.
Publisher
International University College, Dobrich, Bulgaria
Citation
European Journal of Tourism Research, 2012, 5, 1, pp 6-67
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This research explored the image of Wales as a nation and a potential tourism destination in relation to the 2010 Ryder Cup. Despite being promoted and positioned as the third biggest sporting event in the world remarkably little academic research has focused on the Ryder Cup. As part of some...

Author(s)
Harris, J.; Lepp, A.; Lee, S. K.
Publisher
International University College, Dobrich, Bulgaria
Citation
European Journal of Tourism Research, 2012, 5, 1, pp 38-52
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Cover for Augmented reality application to museum visitor experiences.

This chapter draws attention to the use of innovative technologies in visitor management, specifically in managing visitor experiences. It aims to replicate cited examples of augmented reality (AR) application in museums in developed countries in the context of Bangladesh, an emerging tourist ...

Author(s)
Hassan, A.; Ramkissoon, H.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647357)
Type
Book chapter

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