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Following a background discussion on global tourism trends and Portugal's tourism sector, this study examines the tourist arrivals in Portugal for the 1992-96 period. The growth in tourist arrivals during this period is compared with the growth of tourist arrivals for benchmark tourism markets...

Author(s)
Yasin, M.; Alavi, J.; Sobral, F.; Lisboa, J.
Publisher
MCB University Press Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 2003, 15, 4/5, pp 221-225
Abstract

This volume presents an analysis of the evolution of international tourism worldwide up to 2003, together with the accompanying aggregated data. Section I presents the main features of tourism development worldwide and the outlook for 2004. Particular attention is given to the international...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Tourism market trends: world overview and tourism topics, 2004 edition, 2005, pp 154 pp. + annex
Abstract

Purpose - This article aims to identify the image of Portugal as a tourist destination in international markets and the impacts of the economic crisis on that image. As the basis for the analysis, the results from the past three years of an ongoing research by IPDT - Institute of Tourism on this...

Author(s)
Montenegro, M.; Costa, J.; Rodrigues, D.; Gomes, J.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2014, 6, 5, pp 397-412
Abstract

Rural tourism is driven by the search for unique and memorable experiences in particular settings, but knowledge on visitors' experiences in rural destinations is still scarce. This paper analyzes the rural tourism experience of Portuguese tourists who answered an online survey (N=252). The paper...

Author(s)
Kastenholz, E.; Carneiro, M. J.; Peixeira Marques, C.; Correia Loureiro, S. M.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2018, 35, 2, pp 189-201
Abstract

In this study we investigate the attractiveness of Portugal as a tourist destination from the perspective of Czech tour operators. Tour operators were selected as the target population because they represent an important source of information about a destination and can significantly influence the...

Author(s)
Tomigová, K.; Mendes, J.; Pereira, L. N.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2016, 33, 2, pp 197-210
Abstract

By analysing the responses of organizations and destinations to tourism trends (such as new tourist profiles, millennials, social media and the sharing economy) and their possible future impacts, this special issue takes the reader on a journey to explore some of the key issues affecting the ...

Author(s)
Costa, J.; Montenegro, M.; Gomes, J.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2017, 9, 6, pp 586-688
Abstract

Creativity points to the experience of the postmodern consumer to greater evidence of local heritage, becoming an alternative resource for tourism development. The main objective of the present study is to discuss the role and influence of the image in consumer buying behaviour in specific tourism...

Author(s)
Sousa, B. M. B. de; Vareiro, L. M. da C.; Coelho, D. A. G.; Mota, L. M. P. da S.; Silva, F. S. da
Publisher
Federal University of Alagoas, Penedo, Brazil
Citation
Revista Iberoamericana de Turismo (RITUR), 2019, 9, 1, pp 62-77
Abstract

This special issue includes nine papers dealing with outstanding areas of interest at the level of tourism research, both from the professional and academic perspectives in the Ibero-American region. Topics covered are quite varied, including wine tourism initiatives rising in Mexico, cruise ...

Author(s)
Artal-Tur, A.; Correia, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Anatolia, 2019, 30, 2, pp 175-278
Abstract

Geographical Information Systems are tools that allow a better decision making process, accessing politicians and managers in tourism development and providing integrated touristic information. Furthermore, these are powerful tools for the development of destination marketing strategies. Aveiro...

Author(s)
Albuquerque, H.; Costa, C.; Martins, F.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2018, 26, pp 172-178
Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present and analyse the development and marketing tourism strategy of Melgaço and determine how nature radical sports can be implemented as a core product, complemented with Alvarinho wine and its tradition. Design/methodology/approach: The information used...

Author(s)
Baptista, M.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2017, 9, 6, pp 663-668

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