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This issue contains six full-length research articles and two research notes on cycle tourism. Specific topics addressed include: the success factors for community-based mountain bike tourism initiatives; the role of sport heritage in cycle tourism development; the economic impacts of cycle...

Author(s)
Lamont, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2014, 18, 1/2, pp 1-113
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Cover for Family-owned tourist attractions and wineries.

The three businesses in this chapter occupy an important position in the tourist industry, i.e., attractions. Like many tourist attractions though, they began operations not as tourist attractions, but in another industry. These businesses is what Leiper [see Leiper, N, Tourism Management...

Author(s)
Getz, D.; Carlsen, J.; Morrison, A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851998089)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This study uses an interdisciplinary view informed by two related streams of research that have evolved independently of each other, "Tourism Destination Image" and "Product Country Image", to research the place image construct. A theoretical model is applied to simultaneously measure image...

Author(s)
Elliot, S.; Papadopoulos, N.; Szamosi, L.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Anatolia, 2013, 24, 1, pp 5-16
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Cover for Generation Y: perspectives of quality in youth adventure travel experiences in an Australian backpacker context.

This chapter examines the importance of quality to Gen-Y youth adventure travellers and backpackers in Australia. Fourteen youth adventure travellers participated in focus groups, another 16 travellers participated in interviews and 8 youth adventure travellers completed travel diaries. The youth...

Author(s)
Jennings, G.; Cater, C.; Lee YoungSook; Ollenburg, C.; Ayling, A.; Lunny, B.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936013)
Type
Book chapter
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Author(s)
Huang, L.
Publisher
International Program in Hotel and Tourism Management, Siam University, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
The Proceedings of 1st World Conference on Hospitality, Tourism and Event Research and International Convention and Expo Summit 2013, Bangkok, Thailand, 25th-28th May 2013, 2013, pp 605-606
Abstract

This article explores the promotion potential of culturally iconic individuals through the examination of four countries' national tourism organization (NTO) websites. The four individuals - Australian Don Bradman, New Zealander Edmund Hillary, Canadian Terry Fox, and South African Nelson Mandela - ...

Author(s)
Kane, M. J.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Culture & Communication, 2013, 12, 2/3, pp 115-124
Abstract

Each of the seven case studies presented in this issue illustrates one or several ways that tourism inflects local community arrangements - life styles, identities, and politics. The studies presented, from small resorts on the Adriatic to major urban centres like Hiroshima and Detroit, reveal that ...

Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourist Studies, 2016, 16, 4, pp 343-477
Abstract

This paper presents partial results of a large-scale multi-lingual (English, French, German, and Dutch) international study conducted in 2012, resulting in responses from over 60 countries (n=2490). This paper provides analyses of data obtained from respondents in nine countries (Australia,...

Author(s)
George, E. W.; Mallika Das
Publisher
OMICS International, Los Angeles, USA
Citation
Journal of Tourism and Hospitality, 2017, 6, 2, pp 273
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This chapter provides comparative reviews of the following individual adventure tourism destinations: Queenstown (New Zealand), Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe), Cairns (Queensland, Australia), Banff (Alberta, Canada), Moab (Utah, USA), Bozeman (Montana, USA), Pacific Harbour (Fiji) and Chamonix (France). ...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

A series of examples of good urban tourism management practice are presented, drawn from the UK, Australia, Europe, Asia, South Africa, the USA and Canada. Areas as diverse as the historic case of Venice to the gay nightlife of San Francisco reveal the opportunities that cities offer to tourists (a ...

Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK
Citation
Managing tourism in cities: policy, process and practice., 1998, pp ix + 254 pp.

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