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Cover for Improving sustainable management of expedition cruise destinations in Australia: governance and management lessons from the Great Barrier Reef, the Kimberley and Tasmania.

This chapter explores current challenges to managing expedition-style cruise activities from the perspective of destination sustainability through a comparative case study of three heritage destinations: the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area in Queensland; the West Kimberley National Heritage...

Author(s)
Ellis, C.; Scherrer, P.; Walker, K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Visitor information centers are primarily responsible for promoting local tourism products and services; and consequently, have direct impacts upon the economic, social, and recreational well-being of the region in which they are located. Research highlights the importance of tailoring center...

Author(s)
Ballantyne, R.; Hughes, K.; Ritchie, B. W.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2009, 26, 8, pp 778-794
Abstract

The repertory grid technique was used in this paper to investigate the decision-making process of travellers. Results showed that both destination physical attributes and the travellers' feelings towards the destination play a significant role in the choice of holiday destinations. Notably, a...

Author(s)
Keshavarzian, P.; Wu ChengLung
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2017, 19, 5, pp 546-556
Abstract

Because of the inefficiency in analyzing the comprehensive travel data, tourism managers are facing the challenge of gaining insights into travelers' behavior and preferences. In most cases, existing techniques are incapable of capturing the sequential patterns hidden in travel data. To address...

Author(s)
Huy Quan Vu; Li Gang; Law, R.; Zhang YanChun
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2018, 57, 3, pp 399-413
Abstract

Iconic wildlife tourism (that which focuses on the viewing and visiting of a single, well known species of wildlife) is a rapidly growing sector of the tourism industry. This paper reports on research undertaken as part of a multidisciplinary investigation which sought to collect information for...

Author(s)
Stoeckl, N.; Smith, A.; Newsome, D.; Lee, D.
Publisher
School of Business, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
Citation
Journal of Tourism Studies, 2005, 16, 1, pp 69-81
Abstract

This study takes a holistic approach to investigating customer experience at a food and wine event. Drawing on an ecosystem concept from service design and the concept of cocreation of value, the authors develop a conceptual framework to capture the complexity of customer experience. Using photo...

Author(s)
Liu Wei; Sparks, B.; Coghlan, A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2017, 21, 4, pp 463-479
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Cover for Family-owned tourist attractions and wineries.

The three businesses in this chapter occupy an important position in the tourist industry, i.e., attractions. Like many tourist attractions though, they began operations not as tourist attractions, but in another industry. These businesses is what Leiper [see Leiper, N, Tourism Management...

Author(s)
Getz, D.; Carlsen, J.; Morrison, A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851998089)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This paper presents the findings of a review of definitions and classifications used in Australia's current major tourism collections. It covers the four major national collections: the National Tourism Monitor; the Survey of Tourist Accommodation; the International Visitor Survey and the Overseas ...

Author(s)
Fleetwood, S.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Implications of the UN/WTO tourism definitions: Australia. Comparison of concepts, definitions and classifications used in Australian tourism collections with UN/WTO standards., 1997, pp 60 pp.
Abstract

Dengue is an important cause of illness in travellers returning to Australia. The risk of local transmission from imported cases is of particular concern, with several large and explosive outbreaks recorded in recent years in north Queensland in areas where the mosquito vector of dengue is present. ...

Author(s)
Knope, K.; Giele, C.
Publisher
Communicable Diseases and Surveillance Branch, Canberra, Australia
Citation
Communicable Diseases Intelligence, 2013, 37, 1, pp E55-E59
Abstract

Background. More Australians are traveling to overseas destinations where preventable infectious diseases, such as hepatitis A, are endemic. Yet, there is only limited data concerning the extent to which Australians seek travel advice and vaccination before their departures. Method. Annual...

Author(s)
Zwar, N.; Streeton, C. L.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2007, 14, 1, pp 31-36

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