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This paper explores the volunteer tourist experience that unexpectedly led to a long-lasting spiritual experience. The paper fills a gap in the tourism literature in linking international volunteering and the spiritual experience. Empirical data is presented in the form of narratives from six...

Author(s)
Zahra, A.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2006, 54, 2, pp 173-185
Abstract

Dientamoeba fragilis is a pathogenic trichomonad parasite that causes gastrointestinal disease in humans. We report seven cases of travelers' diarrhea caused by D. fragilis in patients who had traveled to overseas destinations within Asia or the Pacific which occurred over an 8-month period....

Author(s)
Stark, D.; Beebe, N.; Marriott, D.; Ellis, J.; Harkness, J.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2007, 14, 1, pp 72-73
Abstract

Background. Little is known about the level of concern and sources of information of hostelers concerning personal safety and terrorism. This study was designed to investigate these in the Australian context. Methods. In 2006, self-administered questionnaires were distributed to hostelers attending ...

Author(s)
Leggat, P. A.; Mills, D.; Speare, R.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2007, 14, 2, pp 112-116
Abstract

This paper reviews the causes of the Asian financial crisis, examines the initial impacts on Australia's tourism industry and assesses the response of the Australian Government. It appears that the Australian Government has generally ignored the impact of the crisis on the tourism industry and has...

Author(s)
Prideaux, B.; Witt, S. F.
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2000, 5, 1, pp 1-7
Abstract

Among the many types of tourism development in the world today, the most recent and least well known is so-called 'zootourism', a form of ecotourism. Zootourism first developed as game tourism. In recent years, increasing degradation of nature and the growth of ecological awareness have also given...

Author(s)
Visković, N.
Citation
Turizam, 1993, 41, 1-2, pp 23-25
Abstract

Planning and development issues pertinent to the convention industry in general are discussed in this chapter before outlining specific global factors that are likely to impact the industry in the coming years, namely: globalization; fragmentation; potential for cooperation and conflict;...

Author(s)
Go, F.; Govers, R.; Vliegenthart, A. M.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Convention tourism: international research and industry perspectives, 2002, pp 37-56
Full TextCABI Book Info
Cover for Crisis management in tourism.

With examples drawn from the UK, Europe, the USA, Australia, and Asia, this book brings together a range of expert academic analysis of theory and practice concerning crisis management in tourism. Part I (chapters 2-11) deals with theoretical foundations of crisis management. Part II (chapters...

Author(s)
Laws, E.; Prideaux, B.; Chon, K.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930479)
Type
Book
Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to develop a theoretical structural equation model using LISREL to determine whether cultural differences between international Asian tourists and their Australian hosts are predictors of tourist satisfaction. The study uses two culturally different samples of 618 Asian ...

Author(s)
Reisinger, Y.; Turner, L.
Citation
Journal of International Hospitality, Leisure & Tourism Management, 1998, 1, 3, pp 21-35
Abstract

Based on the economic conditions as at 31 October 1997, three possible scenarios were incorporated into a forecasting model to develop a range of estimates of international visitor arrivals over a 10 year period to 2006. This model analyses and assesses the the possible impact of the Asian...

Citation
Forecast - Tourism Forecasting Council, 1997, 4, 1, pp 4-8
Abstract

An overview of the timeshare industry in the Asia-Pacific region is provided. Although still in its infancy, South East Asia, together with Japan, accounts for around 4% of global resorts and Australia, New Zealand and Fiji combined represent another 3% and the timeshare concept constitutes but one ...

Author(s)
Dean, P.
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1997, No. 4, pp 38-57

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