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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
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Cover for Nautical tourism in the Pacific.

This chapter discusses nautical tourism in the Pacific, specifically in the areas of marinas and cruising. Examined as case studies are the marinas in Australia and cruising in Vanuatu, Micronesia, Australia and New Zealand. The data presented in this chapter indicate that both cruising and yacht...

Author(s)
Dowling, R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642444)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

A series of articles which were also presented as the Journal of Travel and Tourism Marketing, Volume 6 No. 1, 1997 are presented. These articles: Korean outbound tourism: pre-visit expectations of Australia (E..Y. J. Kim, pp.11-20); Distinguishing the destination choices of pleasure travellers...

Publisher
Haworth Press Inc., New York, USA
Citation
Marketing issues in Pacific area tourism., 1997, pp 114 pp.
Abstract

This document assesses the potential of Australia as a source market for intra-regional outbound tourism in the Asia-Pacific region. Sections present: (1) an overview of Australia's geography, population and economy; (2) a profile of Australia as an outbound tourism market; (3) data on Australian...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Australia: the Asia and the Pacific intra-regional outbound series , 2006, pp x + 71 pp.
Abstract

This book is a study of the economic consequences of Australian travel and tourism in the context of people movement in all its forms: inbound, outbound and domestic. It is set out in six sections. Section 1 introduces the scale of the subject, the difficulties caused by the composition of the...

Author(s)
Richardson, J. I.
Publisher
Hospitality Press Pty Ltd., Elsternwick, Australia
Citation
Travel & tourism in Australia: the economic perspective., 1995, pp x + 174 pp.
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

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

This special issue discusses casino tourism in the Asia Pacific. The issue consists of eight articles. The first article discusses responsible gaming. The second investigates attitudes, perceptions, travel habits and lifestyles of Russian gamblers. The third examines the dynamism in gambling...

Author(s)
Back, K. J.; Lee, C. K.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2009, 26, 4, pp 347-444
Abstract

Tourism in the 13 core countries of the Pacific Rim (Australia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Macau, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Korea Republic, Taiwan, Thailand) is poised to boom. Valued at more than $36 000 million in 1991, it is forecast to approach $100 000 million by...

Author(s)
Payne, M.
Publisher
Financial Times Business Information, London, UK
Citation
Tourism in the Pacific Rim: growth in a region of opportunity., 1993, pp xii + 171pp.
Abstract

This study measures and compares the efficiency of leading tour operator and hotel companies across several Asia Pacific countries. We use an innovative methodology that is based on combining the stochastic frontier and data envelopment analysis in a Bayes framework. We show from the results that...

Author(s)
Assaf, A. G.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2012, 33, 5, pp 1122-1127

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