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This study explores the diversity of characteristics of birdwatchers from the perspective of recreation specialisation. Using the visitor survey data from birdwatchers in Queensland, Australia, three cluster groups were identified including casual birdwatchers, intermediate birdwatchers and...

Author(s)
Kim KyoungJin [Kim, K. J. A. ]; Keuning, J.; Robertson, J.; Kleindorfer, S.
Publisher
Hüseyin Yıldırım, Ankara, Turkey
Citation
Anatolia, 2010, 21, 2, pp 227-247
Abstract

Destination image studies have largely centred upon conceptualizing destination image through a variety of methods that are predominantly researcher driven. Whilst this has furthered our understanding of how vacationers perceive a destination(s) on key reference criteria, the researcher-driven...

Author(s)
Tkaczynski, A.; Rundle-Thiele, S. R.; Cretchley, J.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2015, 21, 2, pp 151-162
Abstract

This paper reports on and interprets the results of a survey of visitors to the Jourama Falls Section of the Paluma Range National Park located in Northern Queensland. It reports, amongst other things, on how much knowledge visitors to the site had about it before their visit, the procedures they...

Author(s)
Tisdell, C.
Publisher
University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Citation
Working Paper - Economics, Ecology and the Environment, School of Economics, University of Queensland, 2010, No.164, pp 41 pp.
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Cover for Analysing the impact of the 2011 natural disasters on the Central Queensland tourism industry.

By analysing the impact of the 2011 natural disasters on the Central Queensland tourism industry, this chapter identifies that organization size, management attitude and media influence the crisis recovery stage. While the impact of the widespread flooding and Cyclone Yasi on the Central Queensland ...

Author(s)
Richardson, S.; March, R.; Lewis, J.; Radel, K.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643250)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Tourism entrepreneurs are recognized as instigators of much tourism development and consequently have a role to play in contributing to sustainable tourism. In particular, entrepreneurial engagement with sustainability has the potential to alleviate negative impacts of tourism on a micro-scale,...

Author(s)
Kensbock, S.; Jennings, G.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2011, 16, 5, pp 489-504
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Cover for Emerging wine tourism regions: lessons for development.

This chapter describes and analyses two developing wine regions located in Queensland, Australia. A number of key themes emerged from this research. First, the importance of developing tourism clusters to attract tourists to a region is required. Second, there is a need to develop the marketing and ...

Author(s)
Sparks, B.; Malady, J.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931704)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Consumer satisfaction is of paramount importance to operators of tourism businesses. This research investigated the influence of individual visitor characteristics on satisfaction with built tourist attractions. The visitor characteristics investigated were derived from an exploratory study and...

Author(s)
Spinks, W.; Lawley, M.; Richins, H.
Publisher
School of Business, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
Citation
Journal of Tourism Studies, 2005, 16, 1, pp 12-23
Abstract

International students represent a relevant market for national tourism organisations, educational institutions, travel agencies and transport providers. These potential tourists may travel for a variety of touristic and non-touristic reasons and an understanding of their origin, financial status...

Author(s)
Lim ShenWei [Lim, S. W. S. ]; Tkaczynski, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 2017, 31, pp 244-252
Abstract

Despite a growing body of work on destination branding in general, particularly at a country or nation level, there has been little investigation of whether or not tourists do attribute brand personality characteristics to tourism destinations and whether or not tourists' perceived self-image and...

Author(s)
Murphy, L.; Benckendorff, P.; Moscardo, G.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2007, 12, 5/6, pp 419-432
Abstract

Invasive alien species potentially pose a threat to the sustainability of ecotourism by degrading the quality of the environment on which the industry depends. However, little research has investigated such implications. In this paper, we offer a case study on the impacts of feral pigs (Sus scrofa...

Author(s)
Koichi, K.; Cottrell, A.; Sangha, K. K.; Gordon, I. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Ecotourism, 2012, 11, 2, pp 132-148

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