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Gunkanjima Island (Battleship Island) is an abandoned coalmine and community off the coast of Nagasaki, Japan. At its peak, the island was fuelling the industrialisation of modern Japan, home to a community of over 5000 residents with one of the highest population densities in the world and the...

Author(s)
Hashimoto, A.; Telfer, D. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Heritage Tourism, 2017, 12, 2, pp 107-124
Abstract

Many high speed rail (HSR) routes are under construction in various cities of the world. Although tourism is one of the industries affected by HSR, not much is known about its effects on the same. This paper studies the impact of Kyushu's HSR (Shinkansen) on tourism using computable general...

Author(s)
Hiramatsu, T.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Transportation, 2018, 45, 2, pp 677-701
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to examine the business model of sports tourism utilized by the South Korean walking trail "Jeju Olle", leading to social change not only domestically but also internationally. Jeju Olle was opened in 2007 and currently it offers 26 courses (totaling 425 km). From 2011 ...

Author(s)
Irie, Y.; Ogasawara, M.; Yoshida, H.
Publisher
Japan Society of Sports Industry, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of Japan Society of Sports Industry, 2018, 28, 4, pp 345-355
Abstract

Men are considered to have a monopoly in the fishery sector and women are not considered to play a significant role. But, directly or indirectly, many women are engaged in the fishery sector. Women are engaged directly in a fishery by engaging in fishing either individually or by accompanying their ...

Author(s)
Ii SunAe
Publisher
Asian Fisheries Society, Quezon City, Philippines
Citation
Asian Fisheries Science, 2014, 27, Special Issue, pp 201-209
Abstract

This paper investigates the reasons behind and the nature of the intervention of non-local levels of government in local land management and economic development to assist the development of major tourism facilities. Two examples are provided of government intervention, one from Japan (Kitakyushu...

Author(s)
Cooper, M.; Flehr, M.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2006, 9, 1, pp 69-85
Abstract

The increase in the number of resorts in Okinawa, Japan and the development of existing sites have become so extensive that the natural resources of the area are at risk. Development has included the enclosure of common lands, increased crowding of resort areas and increases in land values. The...

Author(s)
Tabeta, M.
Citation
Research on Environmental Disruption - Toward Interdisciplinary Cooperation, 1991, 21, 2, pp 17-25
Abstract

This paper is the text of a tripartite discussion about various aspects of places visited as resorts. It particularly concerns the spa town of Yufuin in North Kyushu, Japan. The aspects discussed include the characteristics of places which have become resorts, the financial investments and gains,...

Author(s)
Nakaya, K.; Mizoguchi, K.; Kihara, K.
Citation
Research on Environmental Disruption - Toward Interdisciplinary Cooperation, 1991, 21, 2, pp 2-9

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