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Alternative tourism is the counter-cultural rejection of modern mass tourism on one hand and the counter-cultural conception of sustainable tourism on the other hand. It involves personal and authentic travel while encouraging interaction with the nature, community and the people. The alternative...

Author(s)
Fency Sivadasan
Publisher
Centre for Mountain Tourism & Hospitality Studies, HNB Garhwal University, Srinagar Garhwal, India
Citation
Journal of Tourism, 2017, 18, 2, pp 31-47
Abstract

Growing acceptance and concern about anthropogenic climate change is beginning to influence tourists' travel practices, with a hardening of attitudes towards long-haul aviation now evident in a number of key European outbound tourism markets. This raises timely questions as to whether or not the...

Author(s)
Reis, A. C.; Higham, J. E. S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2017, 42, 1, pp 59-71
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The cruise sector is arguably the most dynamic sector of the tourism industry having sustained phenomenal growth in recent years in customer demand and operational expansion. Cruise corporations are continually seeking out viable locations to add to their itineraries, not only to vary their product ...

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Johnson, P.; Lyons, K.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2012, 60, 1, pp 15-28
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Although most port cities seek and work to grow cruise tourism, in some cases there is broad-based public activism against cruise ships and cruise tourism. This article looks at 10 case studies where grassroots movements have confronted cruise tourism, with varying degrees of success. The study...

Author(s)
Klein, R. A.; Sitter, K. C.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2016, 11, 2/3, pp 147-159
Abstract

Following recent policy statements recognising the need to develop the Aboriginal tourism industry in New South Wales (NSW), Australia, this article examines the extent of Aboriginal peoples' inclusion in, and contribution to, the destination images for four regional NSW tourism destinations....

Author(s)
Seiver, B.; Matthews, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2016, 24, 8/9, pp 1298-1314
Abstract

This article describes the strategy developed by the Australian Tourist Commission (ATC) to capitalize on the increased profile of Australia as a tourist destination following the staging of the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney. The broad objectives of the strategy were to: increase visitor arrivals to ...

Author(s)
Morse, J.
Publisher
Henry Stewart Publications, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2001, 7, 2, pp 101-107
Abstract

The package tourists dominate the outbound Chinese holiday travel market, and to date their nature tourism experiences have been investigated, analysed and reported primarily with a Western gaze. This paper critically examines the findings of previous studies from both Chinese and English-language...

Author(s)
Weiler, B.; Chen HanYu
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2016, 41, 3, pp 246-258
Abstract

Located on the east coast of Australia, Byron Bay is well recognised as a popular tourism and wellness destination that offers an eclectic mix of 'alternate' services and businesses that provide health and wellbeing experiences including alternative 'new-age' shops, 'spiritual' services such as...

Author(s)
Wray, M.; Laing, J.; Voigt, C.
Publisher
Australian Academic Press Pty. Ltd., Bowen Hills, Australia
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 2010, 17, 1, pp 158-166
Abstract

This study investigated the influence of face as a Chinese cultural value on Chinese outbound group tourists' gift purchase behaviour. Specifically, the study examined how face's impact on gift purchase behaviour is moderated by the gift giver-receiver relationship. The results confirmed that...

Author(s)
Gao HaiLian; Huang SongShan; Brown, G.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2017, 62, pp 97-106
Abstract

In the past, heritage tourism has been associated with urban sites but there is now an acceptance of the application of this concept to rural areas. In the Clarence Valley in northern New South Wales there is potential for an extension of agritourism associated with working dairy farms to include...

Author(s)
Fisher, D. G.
Publisher
Routledge, Basingstoke, UK
Citation
Australian Geographer, 2006, 37, 3, pp 411-424

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