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The book examines the concept of luxury and its meaning across tourism, events and hospitality globally. Packed with case studies, it investigates how the idea of luxury is changing in response to a variety factors, such as social change, technological innovation and the challenge of...

Author(s)
Swarbrooke, J.
Publisher
Goodfellow Publishers Limited, Oxford, UK
Citation
The meaning of luxury in tourism, hospitality and events, 2018, pp 256 pp.
Abstract

Purpose: Dark tourism is a topic of increasing interest, but it is poorly understood when considering its significance for mainstream and commercial tourism. The purpose of this paper is to investigate the significance of dark tourism in the top ten most visited European tourist cities and propose...

Author(s)
Powell, R.; Kennell, J.; Barton, C.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Cities, 2018, 4, 1, pp 4-21
Abstract

An analysis is presented of the most recent trends in international tourism in Europe up to 2003. Chapter I contains an overview of tourism development in the region and its international meetings industry. Chapter II includes a more in-depth quantitative analysis of tourism trends in terms of...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Tourism market trends - Europe 2004 edition, 2005, pp 391 pp. + app.
Abstract

An analysis is presented of the most recent trends in international tourism in Europe up to 2004. The volume opens with an overview of the tourism development in the region. Chapter II includes a more in-depth quantitative analysis of tourism trends in terms of tourism arrivals and receipts, as...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Tourism market trends: Europe 2005, 2006, pp 327 pp. + app.
Abstract

Starting from the field work in seven European countries, the paper identify Europeans' attitudes towards and preferences for European cities. The purpose here is to show whether a city's tourist attraction is linked solely with a given holiday format (city-break; 1-2 night stay; short holiday;...

Author(s)
Valls, J. F.; Sureda, J.; Valls-Tuñon, G.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2014, 31, 2, pp 178-194
Abstract

From the 1960s until today, the ideology of modernism has been followed by the ideology of post-modernism. One of the most important results of this ideology is culture and heritage tourism. The United Nations World Tourism Organization considers that 40% of international tourists worldwide are...

Author(s)
Akbulut, O.; Ekİn, Y.
Publisher
Izmir Katip Celebi University, Faculty of Tourism, Izmir, Turkey
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Tourism Research, 2019, 3, 1, pp 43-49
Abstract

The development of indicators and metrics systems has been identified as being of paramount importance by many tourism boards and international tourism organizations. This article discusses the bottom-up, micro-level approach of TourMIS, which is a platform for exchanging tourism statistics among...

Author(s)
Önder, I.; Wöber, K.; Zekan, B.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2017, 23, 2, pp 243-259
Abstract

Since the mid-twentieth century that several coastal areas in southern Europe began their tourism development, attracting unprecedented numbers of tourists, and culminating in the emergence of mass tourism. Henceforth, several negative impacts occurred, leading to the loss of attractiveness and...

Author(s)
Brandão, F.; Breda, Z.; Costa, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 2019, 41, pp 219-230
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Cover for Nautical tourism.

The subject of this book is the European nautical tourism market, which is later contrasted with research into cruising as a well-organized industry at a global level. In particular, European nautical tourism is compared to the developed world cruise markets in the Pacific. The book is divided into ...

Author(s)
Luković, T.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642444)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Community engagement and rural tourism enterprise.

This chapter discusses the role of communities in the development of rural tourism. Through a representative sample of more developed destination case studies in Europe and North America, the key indicators leading to successful community-based rural tourism are explored. These indicators include...

Author(s)
Wiltshier, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647494)
Type
Book chapter

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