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Psychographic segmentation in tourism marketing research can be an important tool in ascertaining why tourists choose destinations and what their expectations and perceptions of a holiday experience are. This paper describes the psychographic segmentation procedures with special emphasis on the...

Author(s)
Waryszak, R. Z.; Kim, H.
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Leisure Marketing, 1994, 2, 4, pp 5-19
Abstract

The South Pacific has a long history of being portrayed as a tropical paradise. Similar imagery is depicted for different destinations in the region, creating one homogeneous place. The issue for destination marketing organizations is how to attract tourists to their particular destination. This...

Author(s)
Pratt, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2013, 30, 6, pp 595-609
Abstract

The convergence of sport with tourism is a phenomenon of such recent origin that there is, as yet, no universally accepted definition of 'sports tourism'. Until recently the descriptors invariably followed a conceptual dualism with sport on the one side and tourism on the other, each field of study ...

Author(s)
Sofield, T. H. B.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Sport Tourism, 2003, 8, 3, pp 144-166
Abstract

Japanese tourism and leisure travel has burst upon the international tourism scene in the past few years. All the indications are that it will continue to grow rapidly and, although it is becoming increasingly global in destination choice, the South Pacific seems set to remain an especially...

Author(s)
Bywater, M.
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1990, No. 3, pp 51-64
Abstract

The research reported in this paper sought to identify the key determinants of small island tourism in the Pacific region. In order to investigate this research problem, 185 Australian tourists were surveyed as they returned from holidaying in Vanuatu. The sample included those who had visited...

Author(s)
Cassidy, F.; Brown, L.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Oxfordshire, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2010, 15, 2, pp 143-153
Abstract

A 1992 study of 44 tour operators examines their attitudes towards ecotourism. Three general issues are raised: standards, education and tourism policy and carrying capacity issues. While ecotourism remains a small, though growing, industry many of the practitioners of ecotourism interviewed here...

Author(s)
Lew, A. A.
Publisher
Addison Wesley Longman Ltd, Harlow, UK
Citation
Sustainable tourism: a geographical perspective., 1998, pp 92-106
Abstract

Ecotourism is rapidly becoming an important marketing image for the tourist industry, offering a picture of escape from a polluted urban environment to unspoiled nature. Developments in this field in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands in the period since the 1950s are reviewed....

Author(s)
Hall, M.
Citation
Geographische Rundschau, 1994, 46, 11, pp 641-646
Abstract

This paper reviews the current state of ecotourism in the South West Pacific, Australia, and New Zealand. Several countries are examined in terms of environmental aspects of policy formulation, legislation, development and marketing. Specific attention is paid to the application of sustainable...

Author(s)
Hall, C. M.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Ecotourism: a sustainable option?., 1994, pp 137-157
Abstract

Purpose - This paper aims to situate tourism within the wider context of temporary and permanent people movements and immigration as a form of permanent tourism with a deep gaze into tourists' own national culture and even deeper gaze into the trappings of immigrants' quotidian identity to define a ...

Author(s)
Villiers, R. de
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2015, 9, 4, pp 388-398
Abstract

Festivals, carnivals and community fairs add vitality and enhancedestinations' appeal for tourists. They are an important segment of events tourism 'which can be defined as the systematic development and marketing of special events as tourist attractions and as image-builders for destinations'...

Author(s)
Zeppel, H.
Publisher
Belhaven Press, London, UK
Citation
Special interest tourism., 1992, pp 69-82

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