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Non-consumptive wildlife tourism can be an under-appreciated facet of a country's domestic tourism portfolio. Yet it is well documented that there has been incremental growth over the last ten years in the range and volume of wildlife tourism worldwide. This fast growth has not just been in terms...

Author(s)
Curtin, S.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2013, 2, 3, pp 196-211
AbstractFull Text

The tourist experience is at the heart of tourism. Despite this, academic and practitioner understanding of the complexities inherent in the interaction-rich context of tourism consumption is surprisingly under-developed. With more demanding customers and increased competition, there is an urgent...

Author(s)
Melvin, J.
Publisher
Washington State University, Pullman, USA
Citation
The 5th Advances in Hospitality & Tourism Marketing and Management (AHTMM) Conference, Beppu, Japan, 18-21 June 2015, 2015, pp 18-30
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This special issue on war and tourism consists of 6 papers and 2 research notes. Topics covered by the 6 papers are: the legacy of the Korean war on the development of the tourist industry in South Korea; crisis management and tourism marketing responses to terrorist acts; the dark tourism...

Author(s)
Fyall, A.; Prideaux, B.; Timothy, D. J.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2006, 8, 3, pp 153-246
Abstract

In this work we seek to identify what we see as a dysfunctional barrier in the development of environmentally and economically sustainable tourism at a local level. Changing shifts in tourism markets have led to the greater importance of sustainable tourism initiatives, which by their very nature...

Author(s)
Koščak, M.; O'Rourke, T.
Publisher
University of Huelva, Huelva, Spain
Citation
Enlightening Tourism: A Pathmaking Journal (ET), 2017, 7, 1, pp 1-18
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Cover for Tourist destination governance: practice, theory and issues.

This book examines the political order and the issues, processes and approaches in applying governance insights to tourist destinations. The book consists of 16 chapters presented in three parts. Part I introduces the reader to the issues and considerations of tourist destination governance. The...

Author(s)
Laws, E.; Richins, H.; Agrusa, J.; Scott, N.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937942)
Type
Book
Abstract

Purpose - This paper aims to determine the role of heritage tourism in Shetland Island destination development and how this links to tourism public policy in island communities. Design/methodology/approach - The study is conducted in the Shetland Islands, located off the north coast of Scotland,...

Author(s)
Leask, A.; Rihova, I.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2010, 4, 2, pp 118-129
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 research investigates pro-poor tourism (PPT), which has only been considered in a third world context, in a first world country, determining whether PPT principles are being used to alleviate poverty in a developed location, Glasgow Govan, in Scotland. The research develops and applies a new...

Author(s)
Butler, R.; Curran, R.; O'Gorman, K. D.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2013, 15, 5, pp 443-457
Abstract

This book examines the future of world tourism and the tourist industry by 2030. The book consists of 23 major chapters. Chapter 2 discusses the development of world tourism and the tourist and where the tourist is traveling for business or pleasure. Chapter 3 examines the 17 mega drivers that will ...

Author(s)
Yeoman, I.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tomorrow's tourist: scenarios and trends, 2008, pp x + 357 pp.
Abstract

This paper examines patterns of seasonality in international tourism to the regions of Scotland. Quarterly numbers of overnight stays are disaggregated by trip purpose. Seasonality in vacation tourism to Scotland is shown to be defined by more than a simple rural-urban division. Overseas visiting...

Author(s)
Coshall, J.; Charlesworth, R.; Page, S. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Regional Studies, 2015, 49, 10, pp 1603-1620

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