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Seasonality has long been regarded as a feature of the tourism industry. Many tourism destinations and relevant organizations are suffering from this phenomenon every year. Tourism seasonality is viewed as problematic but least understood by not only the academic community but also the domains of...

Author(s)
Sun XiaoDong; Wu XiaoRong; Feng XueGang
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2015, 30, 5, pp 117-126
Abstract

As the North American cruise industry matures and becomes increasingly competitive, both cruise lines and cruise destinations need to look for new ways to retain current customers and attract new tourists. Currently the literature lacks significant examination of destination image related to cruise ...

Author(s)
Whyte, L. J.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2018, 10, pp 172-180
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Community engagement and rural tourism enterprise.

This chapter discusses the role of communities in the development of rural tourism. Through a representative sample of more developed destination case studies in Europe and North America, the key indicators leading to successful community-based rural tourism are explored. These indicators include...

Author(s)
Wiltshier, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647494)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This article investigates the emergence of two distinct segments in the global cruise market: the local passenger, who lives within the region that they cruise to take a cruise, and the long-haul cruise passenger, who flies from their region to take a cruise in another region. The research examined ...

Author(s)
Henry, J.; Hamlin, R.; Simpson, E.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2015, 10, 3/4, pp 159-175
Abstract

Understanding tourism behavior is fundamental to tourism marketing, and cross-cultural influences are particularly relevant. Therefore, in understanding of tourist motivation toward cultural experiences, this study offers an integrated motivational process model adapted from the leisure literature...

Author(s)
Kay, P.; Meyer, D.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2013, 18, 4, pp 385-398
Abstract

Tourism in India today is rapidly changing. Besides being one of the top economic priorities of the government, tourism in contemporary India has emerged as the largest source of foreign exchange earnings and a multi-billion dollar industry. Marketing Indian tourism reflects the complexities of the ...

Author(s)
Ahmed, Z. U.; Krohn, F. B.
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 1992, 11, 2, pp 89-98
Abstract

A survey of 12 908 North American subjects (86% response rate) identified their most recent holiday experience and built up a demographic profile of tourists, trip planning behaviour, evaluative ratings of various holiday types and participation in cruising as a specific holiday type. In particular ...

Author(s)
Moscardo, G.; Morrison, A. M.; Cai, L. A.; Nadkarni, N.; O'Leary, J. T.
Citation
Journal of Tourism Studies, 1996, 7, 2, pp 54-63
Abstract

This paper explains the rationale behind a tourism marketing strategy prepared for Scotland, as an example of a small-nation destination. In 1985, a typical international tourist to Scotland would have been be described as 'American, over-50 and interested in heritage', whereas today the typical ...

Author(s)
Yeoman, I.; Greenwood, C.; McMahon-Beattie, U.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Futures (Oxford), 2009, 41, 6, pp 387-395
Abstract

This special issue presents 13 papers that critically review various facets of rural tourism in the broad North Atlantic. The papers address major themes in tourism studies: mobility, climate change, destination development, and tourist experience. Three of the papers deal explicitly with the roles ...

Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2015, 15, 1/2, pp 1-238
Abstract

This report provides an overview of the driving tourism sector in North America. Information is presented on: the highway system; international tourist arrivals; domestic travel; car ownership versus car rental; the market factors affecting driving holidays; cross-border travel and its relation to...

Author(s)
Loverseed, H.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2013, No.18, pp 37 pp.

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