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Cover for Community engagement and rural tourism enterprise.

This chapter discusses the role of communities in the development of rural tourism. Through a representative sample of more developed destination case studies in Europe and North America, the key indicators leading to successful community-based rural tourism are explored. These indicators include...

Author(s)
Wiltshier, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647494)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rural enterprise business development in the developed world.

This chapter provides an overview of rural business development in the developed world, offering UK, US and European perspectives on the development of rural tourism enterprises, including farm tourism and culinary tourism. The chapter illustrates the importance of public funding to the development ...

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Murray, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647494)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cruise tourism and the cruise industry.

This chapter examines cruise tourism as one of the largest components of tourism. The chapter starts with an historical overview and examines the principles and practices of the cruise industry. The supply and demand perspective is assessed to outline the characteristics of cruise tourists as well ...

Author(s)
Morgan, P.; Power, L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936846)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Events, festivals and the arts.

This chapter discusses the relationship between tourism and events, exploring the typology of events and the relationship between these typologies, the host destinations and communities. The chapter uses international case studies to discuss the rationale and justification for hosting events and...

Author(s)
Gelder, G.; Robinson, P.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936846)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism and destination strategy.

This chapter explores the concept of a strategy in the tourism sector and introduces a range of concepts that can be used to plan, manage and develop strategy for businesses of all shapes and sizes. The chapter demonstrates this through a structure that reflects the development of strategy in an...

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Lück, M.; Smith, S.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642970)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Water-borne transport.

This chapter presents an overview of the scope and variety of modes of water-borne forms of transport; explores the management and marketing issues associated with ocean cruising; looks at the geography of cruise holidays; and describes different forms of cruises and other water-borne tourism...

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Lück, M.; Smith, S.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642970)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Rural tourism and enterprise: management, marketing and sustainability.

In order to explore key issues, practices and approaches in marketing and management across the breadth of the rural tourism sector, this book considers issues around political intervention, public interest and local sustainability, and discusses key issues affecting rural enterprises in both...

Author(s)
Oriade, A.; Robinson, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647494)
Type
Book
Abstract

Technological evolution has led to a significant transformation in tourism organizations, particularly in those who focus their activities on particular themes or segments, such as wine tourism. This can be transposed to Portuguese wine tourism organizations because the majority lack the necessary...

Author(s)
Martins, J.; Gonçalves, R.; Branco, F.; Barbosa, L.; Melo, M.; Bessa, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2017, 6, 2, pp 103-109
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Cover for Dark tourism.

This chapter explores the emergent concept of dark tourism. In reviewing the definitions and understandings of dark tourism, appraising dark tourism motivations and management of dark tourism attractions in environmental, educational and financial terms, and interpreting dark tourism attractions...

Author(s)
Dale, C.; Robinson, N.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936846)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

As the pace of augmented reality (AR) adoption quickens, cultural heritage sites have begun to focus on the opportunities provided by this new and innovative technology. However, small organizations often fear making large investments in AR without a proof of concept due to the risk of failure....

Author(s)
tom Dieck, M. C.; Jung HyungSoo [Jung, H. S. T. ]
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2017, 6, 2, pp 110-117

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