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These proceedings discuss sustainable tourism. The proceedings consist of 50 papers on strategies for tourism development in alpine area; tourism strategy at the Transport Administration; renovation of coastal tourist destinations; creation of tourism routes for community development; relationship...

Author(s)
Brebbia, C. A.; Pineda, F. D.
Publisher
WIT Press, Southampton, UK
Citation
Sustainable tourism IV, 2010, pp 590 pp.
Abstract

Local involvement in tourism development is defined as a key issue for sustainable tourism, however it is often questioned and less seldom implemented in reality. Reasons behind this condition are lack of knowledge and practical experience on community-based tourism as a bottom-up approach. In this ...

Author(s)
Lindström, K. N.; Larson, M.
Publisher
De Gruyter Open, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Bulletin of Geography. Socio-economic Series, 2016, 33, pp 71-78
Abstract

Virtually all destinations seek to increase tourist numbers, pursuing economic maximization strategies. Considerably less attention is paid to optimizing existing tourist systems to create more profitable, stable, resilient and potentially more sustainable entities. While aspects of tourist...

Author(s)
Gössling, S.; Ring, A.; Dwyer, L.; Andersson, A. C.; Hall, C. M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2016, 24, 4, pp 527-548
Abstract

This special issue brings together six research papers focusing on tourism and development and how tourism connects with places and people. The first paper explores the connections between resort-oriented tourism development and tourism business cooperation in Ruka-Kuusamo, Finland. The second...

Author(s)
Saarinen, J.
Publisher
Geographical Society of Finland, Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Fennia, 2016, 194, 1, pp 1-88
Abstract

In tourism, simplified destination representations are often assumed to be a necessity in order to compete in an international marketplace. Consequently, destination dynamics are regarded as characterised by power struggles over these representations, and power is often seen as lying outside of the ...

Author(s)
Carina, E.; Keskitalo, H.; Schilar, H.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2017, 17, 4, pp 406-422
Abstract

This paper intends to analyze: (1) how information sources, eWOM, and image influence the intention to visit a medical tourism destination; (2) the moderating role of culture and (3) cross-cultural differences based on Hofstede's individualism and uncertainty avoidance. A total of 534 responses...

Author(s)
Hoz-Correa, A. de la; Muñoz-Leiva, F.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2019, 36, 2, pp 204-219
Abstract

This study estimates the effects of advertising on international tourism demand for the leading Swedish mountain destination Ǻre. In contrast to previous studies, which primarily focus on tourism demand at a national or sectorial level, this research is conducted at the destination level. The...

Author(s)
Kronenberg, K.; Fuchs, M.; Salman, K.; Lexhagen, M.; Höpken, W.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2016, 16, 4, pp 352-374
Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to identify functions for the domestic and international demand for tourism in the objective 6 region in Sweden (SW:6), in order to understand how tourism demand relates to the key macroeconomic variables and other variables such as real income, nominal and real...

Author(s)
Salman, A. K.; Shukur, G.; Bergmann-Winberg, M. L. von
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2007, 10, 4, pp 323-342
Abstract

The nexus of workforce and destination development is a largely uncharted area within tourism research. The local human capital has above all been in focus when underlining tourism's potential to create employment even for the inexperienced and less educated. However, a discordant strand of theory...

Author(s)
Ǻberg, K. G.; Müller, D. K.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2018, 20, 1, pp 67-84
Abstract

Outbound tour operators are key actors in international mass tourism. However, their contribution to more sustainable and inclusive forms of tourism has been critically questioned. Drawing from new institutional theories in organization studies, and informed by the case of one of the largest...

Author(s)
Campos, M. J. Z.; Hall, C. M.; Backlund, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2018, 20, 4, pp 630-652

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