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Previous studies largely treat the on-site travel experience as a single stage of homogenous tourist behavior, despite widespread recognition that tourist behavior is complex and consists of temporal decision processes. In particular, little attention has been given to what changes during the...

Author(s)
Anantamongkolkul, C.; Butcher, K.; Wang Ying
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2017, 23, 3, pp 217-232
Abstract

A comprehensive and up-to-date introduction is presented on tourism, in an industry-relevant text that gives information on tourism data and analyses the current issues in international tourism. It draws on UK, European, and wider international case studies to explain the dramatic growth in tourism ...

Author(s)
Youell, R.
Publisher
Addison Wesley Longman Ltd, Harlow, UK
Citation
Tourism: an introduction., 1998, pp xii + 253 pp.
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Different travel markets: cultural and heritage tourism and the older traveller.

This chapter (i) discusses the growth in cultural and heritage tourism as a global market; (ii) defines cultural tourism and describes who cultural tourists are; (iii) defines heritage tourism and discusses its attributes such as authenticity and nostalgia; (iv) discusses the growth of cultural and ...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390943)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This section consisting of 18 chapters addresses a variety of marketing issues: an overview of tourism choice models, a review of tourism research based on citations in tourism journals, two papers on specific market segments, the youth market and the visiting friends and relatives niche,...

Author(s)
Ryan, C. (et al.)
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Tourism: the state of the art., 1994, pp 291-469
Abstract

This issue comprises a selection of 25 papers presented at the Sustainable Tourism 2016 conference. The papers respond to some of the concerns regarding the impacts of tourism and consider the strategies to protect the natural and cultural landscapes, trying to minimize the adverse effects of...

Author(s)
Pineda, F. D.; Brebbia, C.; Miralles i Garcia, J. L.
Publisher
WIT Press, Southampton, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sustainable Development and Planning, 2016, 11, 3, pp iii + 227-482
Abstract

This report looks at the wilderness tourism market and the profile of wilderness tourists; the major wilderness regions in the world and their key destinations and tourism activities; the major tour operators involved in wilderness tourism; and the future prospects of this tourism sector.

Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2014, No.20, pp 36 pp.
Abstract

This book focuses on ethnic and minority communities in urban contexts and the ways in which their cultures are represented in tourism development. It offers a multi-disciplinary approach which draws on examples and case studies of ethnic and minority communities and cultural tourism development...

Author(s)
Diekmann, A.; Smith, M. K.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Ethnic and minority cultures as tourist attractions, 2015, pp 272 pp.
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Urban areas.

This chapter explores the concept of sustainable tourism in relation to urban areas. It discusses: (i) the challenge of managing tourist pressures in historic towns and cities; (ii) the contribution of events and festivals in urban tourism; (iii) the role of business tourism in the regeneration of...

Author(s)
Swarbrooke, J.
ISBN
1999 CAB International (H ISBN 0851993141)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This book outlines the main forms of educational tourism, their demand and supply elements, as well as their marketing and management implications. The book has restricted the concept of educational tourism to the following segments: general education tourism with an emphasis on ecotourism and...

Author(s)
Ritchie, B. W.; Carr, N.; Cooper, C.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Managing educational tourism, 2003, pp xviii + 283 pp.
Abstract

This paper introduces information and communication technologies as an innovative approach to managing sustainable tourism development from a destination management perspective. Specific attention is focused on the how destination managers utilise the various forms of technology in addressing...

Author(s)
Ali, A.; Frew, A. J.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Information Technology and Tourism, 2014, 14, 4, pp 265-290

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