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This special issue seeks to present papers which reflect the fact that dark tourism is of increasing interest and importance, both for academic study and for gaining an insight into how the tourism industry may best meet the needs of tourists and visitors. Among the ten papers in this issue are...

Author(s)
Powell, R.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Cities, 2018, 4, 1, pp 1-155
Abstract

This special issue contains nine papers and offers unique perspectives on consumer engagement across various settings such as sports tourism, cultural events, cruise tourism, visitor attractions and UNESCO world heritage sites. The studies provide insights into tourist engagement from different...

Author(s)
Taheri, B.; Hosany, S.; Altinay, L.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Service Industries Journal, 2019, 39, 7/8, pp 463-661
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These proceedings examine cultural and event tourism. The proceedings consist of 13 articles. The first article considers a network-based stakeholder approach for marketing and managing community-run events and festivals between the Orta and Maggiore Lakes in Italy. The second article develops a...

Publisher
Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management, 2011, 20, 3/4, pp 239-500
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These proceedings contain 42 papers which examine the current state of tourism and the initiatives by the local government and private stakeholders to improve sustainability.

Author(s)
Mohamed, B.
Publisher
Social Transformation Platform, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Citation
Proceedings of Regional Conference on Tourism Research, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia, 13-14 December 2010. The state of the art and its sustainability, 2010, pp 381 pp.
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Tourism sector plays an important role in economic development and therefore many countries try to develop various policies on this sector to maximize its impacts on the economy. Empirical research on this topic provide highly valuable information for the policy makers both in public and private...

Author(s)
Özcan, C. C.; Kar, M.
Publisher
University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece
Citation
Tourismos, 2016, 11, 1, pp 170-185
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Medical Tourism within the United States has become a growing industry, generally associated with people from second and third world areas coming to the United States for medical treatments. However, this trend is reversing, and there currently is a growing trend for North Americans to travel to...

Author(s)
Agbeh, A. O.; Jurkowski, E. T.
Publisher
OMICS Publishing Group, Los Angeles, USA
Citation
Journal of Tourism and Hospitality, 2015, 4, 5, pp 186
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This issue includes two papers on theology in relation to pilgrimages (one on Iranian Shiitism and the other on Kierkegaard's concept of 'repetition') as well as five papers dealing with religious tourism experiences in Mexico, Spain, Ireland, Lithuania, Turkey, and Malaysia. The latter papers...

Author(s)
Griffin, K.; Zammit, R. R. V.; Clarke, A.; Raffay, Á.
Publisher
Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin, Irish Republic
Citation
International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage, 2016, 4, 5, pp 1-66
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Social media are gaining prominence as an element of destination marketing organisation (DMO) marketing strategy at a time when public sector cuts in their funding are requiring them to seek greater value in the way marketing budgets are spent. Social media offers DMOs with a tool to reach a global ...

Author(s)
Hays, S.; Page, S. J.; Buhalis, D.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2013, 16, 3, pp 211-239
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This paper explores the role of budget travellers in pioneering destination development. The findings are based upon participant observation as a budget traveller during visits to South America (1984), India (1986), Turkey (1987), Thailand (1988 and 9), Central and East Africa (1990), Malaysia and...

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Pryer, M.
Citation
Progress in Tourism and Hospitality Research, 1997, 3, 3, pp 225-237

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