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The book examines the concept of luxury and its meaning across tourism, events and hospitality globally. Packed with case studies, it investigates how the idea of luxury is changing in response to a variety factors, such as social change, technological innovation and the challenge of...

Author(s)
Swarbrooke, J.
Publisher
Goodfellow Publishers Limited, Oxford, UK
Citation
The meaning of luxury in tourism, hospitality and events, 2018, pp 256 pp.
Abstract

Can distinctive natural assets in tourist destinations be artistically recreated and used to improve destination image and attract more visitors? This paper analyses the formation of the tourist image based on artistically recreated local nature icons, and shows how those images can enhance the...

Author(s)
Carballo, R. R.; León, C. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2018, 26, 2, pp 192-204
Abstract

This article is part of a broader research about traditional food markets as a tourist resource. The main goal of this paper is to explore the evolution of the traditional food markets from traditional distribution to essential sights in the cities, as a resource of experiential tourism. We study,...

Author(s)
García Henche, B.
Publisher
Universidade de Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
Citation
Revista Turismo & Desenvolvimento, 2016, No.25, pp 89-101
Abstract

Satisfaction is an excellent predictor of tourist behavior, often used in marketing and destination management. This paper analyzes the extent to which tourist satisfaction influences tourism expenditure at the destination using a gamma regression model, based on the information obtained from 2967 ...

Author(s)
Cárdenas-García, P. J.; Pulido-Fernández, J. I.; Pulido-Fernández, M. de la C.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2016, 33, 4, pp 497-512
Abstract

This study applies a factor-cluster analysis to a sample of 321 residents in the city of Valencia based on their perceptions of the impacts of cruises on their city. Three clusters of residents were identified, namely 'pessimists', 'cautious supporters' and 'optimists'. Overall, the findings reveal ...

Author(s)
Chiappa, G. del; Lorenzo-Romero, C.; Gallarza, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2018, 7, pp 170-181
Abstract

This study provides insight into the outbound Spanish package travel market through an analysis of tourist attractions and spatial patterns that characterize package tourism. A content analysis of Spanish tour operator brochures offering China as one of their destinations found that Spanish...

Author(s)
Seguí-Llinás, M.; Capellà-Cervera, J. E.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2006, 8, 3, pp 233-252
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Due to the continuous increase of the tourism industry, tourism destinations need to be managed under a sustainable framework, with the main aim of minimizing the adverse effects caused by tourism flows. In recent years, several attempts have been made to measure those effects and value the level...

Author(s)
Brščić, K.; Planaguma, L. P.; Raschi, A.; Marchi, V.; Šugar, T.; Lovrečić, K.; Poljuha, D.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2020, 68, 2, pp 144-155
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The membership of Spain and Portugal to the European Union has encouraged cross-border cooperation, promoting the diversification of the tourism in both sides of the Luso-Spanish border. Our analysis takes as a reference Duero/Douro region and the Douro River, this fluvial tourism has revalued...

Author(s)
Ruiz Romero de La Cruz, E.; Cruz Ruiz, E.; Zamarreño Aramendia, G.
Publisher
Universidad de Murcia, Murcia, Spain
Citation
Cuadernos de Turismo, 2020, 45, pp 381-409, 589-593
Abstract

Purpose: The development of heritage tourism has experienced a great development in recent years, mostly centred in the cities that are World Heritage. This paper aims to present an analysis of the relationship between Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) declared by UNESCO and tourism development...

Author(s)
Lopez-Guzman, T.; Gonzalez Santa-Cruz, F.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2016, 10, 3, pp 310-322
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

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