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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

Authenticity is considered a very important means to attract tourists. Different enterprises and destinations compete for visitors and authenticity is an important factor for visitors' travel decisions. Within the context of indigenous and cultural tourism, several studies have criticized the way...

Author(s)
Bernardi, C. de
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Heritage Tourism, 2019, 14, 3, pp 249-262
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

We propose entrepreneurial bricolage as a framework that enables the description, explanation and exploration of the modus operandi of tourism micro-firms. Particularly, the notion of spatial bricolage constitutes fertile ground for further research and theoretical advances of sustainable tourism...

Author(s)
Yachin, J. M.; Ioannides, D.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2020, 28, 7, pp 1003-1021
Abstract

This study estimates the effects of advertising on international tourism demand for the leading Swedish mountain destination Åre. 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

Accurate forecasting of tourism demand is of utmost relevance for the success of tourism businesses. This paper presents a novel approach that extends autoregressive forecasting models by considering travellers' web search behaviour as additional input for predicting tourist arrivals. More...

Author(s)
Höpken, W.; Eberle, T.; Fuchs, M.; Lexhagen, M.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Information Technology and Tourism, 2019, 21, 1, pp 45-62

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