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Today national and regional tourism organizations look to sophisticated cultural tourism programmes to enhance the visitor experience for tourists of their particular city. Yet research indicates that a challenge exists in designing and implementing programmes that take full advantage of a city's...

Author(s)
Carson, S.; Hawkes, L.; Gislason, K.; Cantrell, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change, 2017, 15, 4, pp 380-392
Abstract

Wildlife tourism experiences have the potential to positively impact tourists' awareness, appreciation and actions in relation to the specific wildlife they encounter and the environment in general. This paper investigates the extent of such impact across multiple sites, and uses Structural...

Author(s)
Ballantyne, R.; Packer, J.; Falk, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2011, 32, 6, pp 1243-1252
Abstract

This study examines how residents form attitudes about their city through a structural model that is developed to explain the formation of their attitude to their city brand, Brand Cairns, and further the path to explaining intentions of residents to act as "occasional tourists" in their own city....

Author(s)
Merrilees, B.; Miller, D.; Herington, C.; Smith, C.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2007, 12, 5/6, pp 409-417
Abstract

The tourism industry is vulnerable to disasters due to its heavy dependence on natural resources. Despite growing studies on tourism disaster management, little research has been conducted from a stakeholder collaboration perspective, yet effective collaboration can improve recovery outcomes. This...

Author(s)
Jiang YaWei; Ritchie, B. W.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 2017, 31, pp 70-82
Abstract

The current growth in Chinese outbound tourism is phenomenal, yet relatively little research has paid heed to issues related to how Chinese tourists overcome challenges before and during their trips. This study surveyed 463 Chinese tourists in Queensland, Australia to explore Chinese outbound ...

Author(s)
Jin Xin; Wu Lei; Becken, S.; Ding PeiYi
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of China Tourism Research, 2016, 12, 3/4, pp 374-393
Abstract

The management of wildlife resources, including encounters that occur between tourists and wildlife, has emerged as a major issue for the tourism industry and management agencies. This paper explores the preferences for wildlife encounters of visitors in Cairns, Australia. Based on a survey of 287...

Author(s)
Coghlan, A.; Prideaux, B.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Ecotourism, 2008, 7, 1, pp 68-76
Abstract

The aim of this paper is to explore the potential use of the cassowary, a large colourful but threatened bird as a flagship for tourism and conservation in the Far North Queensland (FNQ) region of Australia. Demand side (push factors) and supply side (pull factors) perspectives are investigated as...

Author(s)
Prideaux, B.; Pabel, A.; Sakata, H.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Ecotourism, 2018, 17, 1, pp 43-66
Abstract

A comparative study of tourism development on the Yorkshire coast and Queensland's Gold Coast illustrates the importance of waterfalls as attractions, even in beach orientated tourist areas catering mainly for seaside holidaymakers. A relative decline in the importance of the Yorkshire coast...

Author(s)
Hudson, B. J.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2003, 5, 4, pp 283-293
Abstract

This study looks at the practice of displaying customized commercially made decals on car windows, titled "My Family", with cartoon representations of family members equipped for their preferred recreational activities. It considers these car decals a source of data on self-drive domestic tourism....

Author(s)
Buckley, R.; Ollenburg, C.
Publisher
Centre for Tourism Research & Development, Lucknow, India
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2012, 37, 2, pp 183-186
Abstract

This study investigates whether there has been a change in residents' perceptions of various tourism impacts over time and the impact of residents' socio-demographic characteristics on those changes. A survey of local residents (n=732 in 2004 and n=590 in 2009) was carried out for collecting the...

Author(s)
Bishnu Sharma; Gursoy, D.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2015, 20, 12, pp 1332-1352

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