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A comprehensive and up-to-date introduction is presented on tourism, in an industry-relevant text that gives information on tourism data and analyses the current issues in international tourism. It draws on UK, European, and wider international case studies to explain the dramatic growth in tourism ...

Author(s)
Youell, R.
Publisher
Addison Wesley Longman Ltd, Harlow, UK
Citation
Tourism: an introduction., 1998, pp xii + 253 pp.
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Cover for Religious pilgrimage routes and trails: sustainable development and management.

Through a combination of theoretical and case-study chapters, this volume focuses on religious routes and trails in terms of their spiritual, cultural and economic meanings, and considers the opportunities and challenges arising from their recent increase in popularity. The book is divided into...

Author(s)
Olsen, D. H.; Trono, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390271)
Type
Book
Abstract

Destination image formation is a complex, multifaceted process that has been examined extensively by tourism scholars. However, previous studies often used a predetermined list of tourism-specific attributes to measure destination image, leading to a lack of empirical research on destination image...

Author(s)
Tegegne, W. A.; Moyle, B. D.; Becken, S.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2018, 8, pp 14-22
Abstract

Each of the seven case studies presented in this issue illustrates one or several ways that tourism inflects local community arrangements - life styles, identities, and politics. The studies presented, from small resorts on the Adriatic to major urban centres like Hiroshima and Detroit, reveal that ...

Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourist Studies, 2016, 16, 4, pp 343-477
Abstract

The hypothesis on which the book is based is that the medieval pilgrim industry was the start of modern tourism. Although triggered by religious motivation, it is argued that pilgrims were equally driven by a desire for adventure, discovery and cultural enrichment. It is argued that much can be...

Publisher
Donhead Publishing Ltd, Shaftesbury, UK
Citation
In search of heritage: as pilgrim or tourist?, 1998, pp xviii + 493 pp.
Abstract

This book examines how leading economic countries use sport business, particularly individual sports events (such as the Olympics or FIFA Men's or Women's World Cup) as well as participant sport, in comprehensive plans toward driving and furthering economic development, raising brand awareness...

Author(s)
Zhang, J. J.; Huang HaiYan; Nauright, J.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Sport business in leading economies, 2017, pp 544 pp.
Abstract

Papers, speeches and declarations are presented from the 34th Meeting of the WTO Commission for South Asia, and the 13th Joint Meeting of the WTO Commission for South Asia and the WTO Commission for East Asia and the Pacific. They focus on the need to develop a sustainable tourism policy. Part I...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Tourism 2000: building a sustainable future for Asia-Pacific: final report. Conference Bandos Island Resort, Maldives 16-17 February 1997., 1997, pp vii + 198 pp.
Abstract

This study examines the prospects for leisure time in a sample of 18 important tourism generating countries, to establish what changes in the pattern of leisure time are taking place, how these are reshaping holiday taking, and how governments and the tourism industry should respond. The countries...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Changes in leisure time: the impact on tourism., 1999, pp 151 pp.
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

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