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Cover for Tourism and leisure behaviour in an ageing world.

This is the second edition to the book Growing Older: Tourism and Leisure Behaviour of Older Adults. Similar to the first edition, its focus is to provide the latest research about the characteristics, tourist behaviour, and leisure needs of baby boomers, seniors, and older adults. This edition...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390943)
Type
Book
AbstractFull Text

This research aims to (1) study the tourism behavior of senior tourists at Tha Kha Community, (2) study the appropriate tourism industry marketing factors for senior tourists at Tha Kha Community, and (3) study the guideline for slow tourism management for senior tourists at Tha Kha Community. The...

Author(s)
Kongdit, S.; Ratanapongtra, T.
Publisher
Commission on the Geography of Tourism and Leisure and Global Change, International Geographical Union,
Citation
Tourism, Leisure and Global Change, 2017, 4, pp CUHK-73-CUHK-82
AbstractFull Text

This issue presents the conference programme for the 2017 International Conference on Sustainable Tourism as well as the abstracts of presentations from the conference. Themes addressed by the presentations include: socio-economic sustainability; environmental sustainability; community-based and ...

Publisher
Commission on the Geography of Tourism and Leisure and Global Change, International Geographical Union,
Citation
Tourism, Leisure and Global Change, 2017, 4, pp 1-66 + CUHK-73 -CUHK-90
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The objectives of this study were to: (1) explore potential and costs contributing to community-based agro-tourism; (2) promote farmers to utilize their potential and existing costs for the management of agro-tourism; (3) construct partial tourist spots in order to be an alternative for tourists;...

Author(s)
Sittijinda, P.; Poungsuk, P.; Rodchamnan, T.
Publisher
Association of Agricultural Technology in Southeast Asia (AATSEA), Ladkrabang, Thailand
Citation
International Journal of Agricultural Technology, 2016, 12, 7.2, pp 1735-1743
AbstractFull Text

Background: There is a growing global demand for medical tourism while more people are moving across borders in Asia, offering new opportunities to the high-value medical tourism market. The purpose of this study was to provide grounds for promoting the International Meditour Coordinator (IMC),...

Author(s)
Seo ByungRo; Park SamHun
Publisher
School of Public Health and Institute of Public Health Research, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Public Health, 2018, 47, 8, pp 1077-1083
Abstract

Over the past few decades, the concerns relating to the social and environmental impacts of tourism has intensified significantly giving birth to an array of path breaking forms of tourism such as community based tourism, ecotourism, rural tourism and sustainable tourism. Notwithstanding the...

Author(s)
Priyakrushna Mohanty; Anu Chandran; Nilmadhab Swain
Publisher
Centre for Mountain Tourism & Hospitality Studies, HNB Garhwal University, Srinagar Garhwal, India
Citation
Journal of Tourism, 2018, 19, 1, pp 87-96
Abstract

If "pro-poor tourism" (PPT) is about changing the distribution of benefits from tourism in favour of poor people, it is not the same as ecotourism or community-based tourism, nor is it limited to these niches. In the area of the Greater Mekong Sub-region, six developing countries where ethnic...

Author(s)
Theerapappisit, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2009, 14, 2, pp 201-221
Abstract

A simultaneous analysis of gender and ethnicity provides a fuller understanding of how tourism initiatives benefit marginalised groups in developing countries. In this article, the gendered division of labour is analysed as a way to understand the micro-politics of ethnic tourism production aiming...

Author(s)
Phommavong, S.; Sörensson, E.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2014, 17, 4, pp 350-362
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Cover for Building community capacity for tourism development.

This book seeks to improve an understanding of what happens when communities turn to, or are subjected to, tourism as a development strategy; use this knowledge to change the process of tourism planning and development in ways that will lead to improved outcomes for destination residents; address...

Author(s)
Moscardo, G.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934477)
Type
Book
Abstract

Brussels, often referred to as the Capital of Europe, has a flourishing "African" quarter called Matonge (named after a quarter of Kinshasa, Congo) that is becoming an important tourist destination within Brussels. On the up since the 1960s, Matonge can boast African food stores, clothes boutiques, ...

Author(s)
Diekmann, A.; Maulet, G.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Culture & Communication, 2009, 9, 1/2, pp 93-105

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