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The purpose of this study is to apply the cultural tourism typology of McKercher and to estimate the economic relevance of cultural tourism to the context of a small island destination tourist market. Small island destinations may be confronted with environmental constraints that restrain the...

Author(s)
Croes, R.; Semrad, K. J.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research, 2015, 39, 4, pp 469-491
Full TextCABI Book Info
Cover for Agritourism.

This book presents the depth of the new wave of agritourism apparent around the world. This book consists of four parts. The first section is an introduction to the economics of agritourism; it introduces the role of organization, management, logistics, safety, marketing, finance, economics and...

Author(s)
Sznajder, M.; Przezbórska, L.; Scrimgeour, F.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934828)
Type
Book
Abstract

The idea of "Keeping Up with the Joneses" was developed as a phenomenon wherein people want to own the same objects and do the same things as their peers in order to keep up with them socially. Along with the combined rise of globalization, mobile technology and the millennial mindset of valuing...

Author(s)
Siegel, L. A.; Wang Dan
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2019, 36, 2, pp 159-175
Abstract

This issue brings together eight papers investigating the intersection of rural tourism, entrepreneurship and destination/community development from research in Canada, the USA, Australia, Chile and the Netherlands. The papers provide evidence of innovative practices in destination organization,...

Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2014, 11, 3, pp 257-370
Abstract

This study investigated the relationship between the development of tourism industry (ARR), economic growth (GDP) and foreign direct investment (PLA) in 18 major international tourism destinations. Utilizing autoregressive distributed lag (ARDL) methodology; this study finds that there is a long...

Author(s)
Othman, R.; Salleh, N. H. M.; Sarmidi, T.
Publisher
Asian Network for Scientific Information, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Journal of Applied Sciences, 2012, 12, 12, pp 1245-1254
Abstract

This special issue focuses on the intersections of tourism moralities and tourism mobilities. The five papers (in addition to an introduction) deal with: the normalization and moralization of Canadian travel and tourism policies in the post-9/11 era; the intersections of mobilities and moralities...

Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourist Studies, 2017, 17, 1, pp 3-113
Abstract

The visiting friends and relatives (VFR) travel market segment is important, but often overlooked by international tourism marketing professionals. The paper explores the role of VFR in the international travel market. Drawing on data published by Tourism Canada, it compares travel patterns for...

Author(s)
Yuan TsaoFang; Fridgen, J. D.; Hsieh, S.; O'Leary, J. T.
Citation
Journal of Tourism Studies, 1995, 6, 1, pp 19-26
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Tourism destinations compete globally for international tourists and destinations management organizations (DMOs) need frameworks for benchmarking their destination against competitors. The following three theories and frameworks have been used for explaining global competition among tourism ...

Author(s)
Laitamaki, J. M.
Publisher
EuroCHRIE,
Citation
32nd EuroCHRIE conference "Hospitality and Tourism Futures", Dubai 6-9 October 2014, 2014, pp 46
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Cover for Generation Y: perspectives of quality in youth adventure travel experiences in an Australian backpacker context.

This chapter examines the importance of quality to Gen-Y youth adventure travellers and backpackers in Australia. Fourteen youth adventure travellers participated in focus groups, another 16 travellers participated in interviews and 8 youth adventure travellers completed travel diaries. The youth...

Author(s)
Jennings, G.; Cater, C.; Lee YoungSook; Ollenburg, C.; Ayling, A.; Lunny, B.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936013)
Type
Book chapter
AbstractFull Text

This paper argues and seeks to demonstrate that the tourist-travel dichotomy traces a debatable and contestable discursive space, often articulated via anti-tourism stances. This notion is epitomized in innovative and creative multimodal domain-specific texts, whose generic configurations transcend ...

Author(s)
Francesconi, S.
Publisher
Univerza na Primorskem, Portorož, Slovenia
Citation
Academica Turistica, 2015, 8, 1, pp 25-33

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