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Alternative tourism is the counter-cultural rejection of modern mass tourism on one hand and the counter-cultural conception of sustainable tourism on the other hand. It involves personal and authentic travel while encouraging interaction with the nature, community and the people. The alternative...

Author(s)
Fency Sivadasan
Publisher
Centre for Mountain Tourism & Hospitality Studies, HNB Garhwal University, Srinagar Garhwal, India
Citation
Journal of Tourism, 2017, 18, 2, pp 31-47
Abstract

Wildlife tourism is a growing multimillion-dollar industry within the hospitality and tourism industry. Wildlife tourism, in its simplest sense, is the creation of tour packages for watching wild animals in their natural habitats, and is particularly important in African and South American...

Author(s)
Fatima, J. K.
Publisher
CRC Press, Boca Raton, USA
Citation
Wilderness of wildlife tourism, 2017, pp 290 pp.
Abstract

Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to provide a better understanding of the long-term viability of community-based tourism (CBT) as a development tool in rural tourism, and how the best practice from the Asia Pacific region can be used to strategize the nine-stage plan to develop and sustain it ...

Author(s)
Vikneswaran Nair; Amran Hamzah
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2015, 7, 5, pp 429-439
Abstract

Whether to satisfy one's hunger or just to indulge, gastronomy has always been a crucial part of the tourist experience. Given the importance of food in tourism, tourism promotional materials often promote destinations by highlighting appealing gastronomic experiences. Nevertheless, differences in...

Author(s)
Sulaiman, M. Z.
Publisher
Universiti Putra Malaysia Press, UPM Serdang, Malaysia
Citation
Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities, 2016, 24, S Feb, pp 21-35
Abstract

This paper sheds light on tourists emotional experiences on holiday, which are central to increase our understanding of tourist behavior. Tourists usually travel to cities with good impression. Choosing a travel destination is definitely a complicated decision-making process for tourists. For...

Author(s)
Anshul Garg
Publisher
Publishing India Group, New Delhi, India
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Systems, 2015, 8, 1, pp 1-9
Abstract

This theme issue contains eight articles (in addition to a summary paper) that explore: (1) the emerging innovations and new approaches in rural tourism development; (2) the approaches that need to be adhered to for the sustainability of responsible rural tourism destinations; and (3) how the...

Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2015, 7, 5, pp 429-534
Abstract

This research explores the relationships between social structural variables, psychographic variables and preference for travel to Asia by Australians. Differences in preference for travel to specific South-East Asian destinations, namely, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand, are explained using...

Author(s)
Kattiyapornpong, U.; Miller, K. E.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2011, 16, 1, pp 39-56
Abstract

A model was developed that explains international tourist flows from 9 countries (Australia, France, Germany, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, the UK, and the USA) to Thailand to forecast tourism demand from that market. Multiple regression analysis was applied over time series data from...

Author(s)
Hao, J.; Var, T.; Chon, J.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2003, 8, 1, pp 33-45
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Influence of cultural distance in comparison with travel distance on tourist behaviour.

This chapter examines the extent to which cultural distance influences tourist behaviour in comparison with travel distance. This is accomplished by examining the profile, travel patterns and activities of eight different markets (Japan, France, Thailand, Australia, Singapore, the USA, Malaysia,...

Author(s)
Fung SukFong [Fung, S. F. D. ]; McKercher, B.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648125)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

A discussion is presented of the concept of agrotourism, a relatively new idea in rural areas of the developing countries, differentiating it from other specialized and related forms of tourism, such as ecotourism, nature tourism, agrotourism, weekend retreats and village tourism. The approach...

Author(s)
Mohamad, S.
Citation
Akademika, 1997, No. 50, pp 103-121

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