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This special issue of Tourism Geographies is a collection of articles that were independently submitted to the journal, but which bring a cultural geography perspective to tourism studies. The articles are organized into the topics of: 'revealing places' about both alternative attractions and mass...

Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2014, 16, 2, pp 171-332
Abstract

US outbound travel has registered strong annual gains in outbound trip volume during the 1990s. The average annual increase in trips and expenditure (excluding fares) between 1991 and 1997 was 4.2% and 7.4% respectively, with most of the increase accounted for by overseas travel - ie to ...

Author(s)
Fockler, S.
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1998, No. 4, pp 23-36
Abstract

The definition of an ecotourist is an issue of much debate. Many define an ecotourist based on a list of specific requirements that the tourist must meet, such as age, education or income level. It is proposed that while these characteristics may be useful in forming a general description of an...

Author(s)
Ballantine, J. L.; Eagles, P. F. J.
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 1994, 2, 4, pp 210-214
Abstract

This study adopts a multidisciplinary perspective on the process of transformational change in volunteer tourism. Transformational change is understood as an individualized process which can lead to a critical awareness of the self, leading to a new self-definition. It involves four specific...

Author(s)
Coghlan, A.; Weiler, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2018, 21, 5, pp 567-582
Abstract

Ecotourism has some of its programmes and initiatives influenced by the philanthropic behaviour of its constituents. Philanthropic behaviour is demonstrated through the contributions of time or charitable donations. In Kenya, philanthropic behaviour has been instrumental in generating revenue for...

Author(s)
Barnes, M. L.; Eagles, P.
Publisher
Centre for Tourism Research & Development, Lucknow, India
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2004, 29, 3, pp 35-38
Abstract

The purpose of this article is to carefully examine the concept of destination image with the goal of designing more appropriate and rigorous techniques for its measurement. A framework is presented which suggests that to completely measure destination image, several components must be captured....

Author(s)
Echtner, C. M.; Ritchie, J. R. B.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1993, 31, 4, pp 3-13
Abstract

In order to be successfully promoted in target markets, a destination must be favourably differentiated from its competition, or positively positioned, in the minds of the consumers. A key component of this positioning process is the creation and management of a distinctive and appealing...

Author(s)
Echtner, C. M.
Publisher
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Citation
Tourism: building credibility for a credible industry. Proceedings of the Travel and Tourism Research Association twenty-second annual conference, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Long Beach, California, June 9-13, 1991., 1991, pp 329-332
Abstract

The many changes in the structure, role and responsibilities of national tourism administrations (NTA) over the decade leading up to the millennium are described. Case studies of the experiences of selected countries reveal a relinquishing of many of governments' traditional responsibilities and...

Author(s)
Cockerell, N.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Towards new forms of public-private sector partnership: the changing role, structure and activities of national tourism administrations., 1997, pp ii + 88 pp.
Abstract

Detailed case studies from five continents are presented to highlight the delicate interactions between fragile environments and human activities, especially tourism, which has grown rapidly in such environments over recent years. While tourism can provide new sources of revenue and help stem...

Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
People and tourism in fragile environments., 1996, pp xiv + 238 pp.

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