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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.
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Revitalizing the historic urban area is breathing new and fresh life into the environment for increasing the economic and social advantages. How to deal with the past and its valuable heritage is a big challenge that many of the cities are dealing with it. In this regard the main aim of this study...

Author(s)
Sahraiyanjahromi, F.; Safshekan, S.; Ghaedi, A.
Publisher
Eastern Mediterranean University and Washington State University, Famagusta, Cyprus
Citation
Conference proceedings, 7th Advances in Hospitality & Tourism Marketing & Management (AHTMM) Conference, Famagusta, Cyprus, 10-15 July 2017, 2017, pp 586-597
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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
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Cover for Emerging concepts and case studies of eco-cultural tourism.

This chapter uses case study work in a range of rural locations within Europe, Africa and South-East Asia to further the concept of eco-cultural tourism. The core study regions include areas in the Scottish Highlands, in Cornwall, Yorkshire, the Peak District and Norfolk in England, in the Libyan...

Author(s)
Rotherham, I. D.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Business tourism is a highly lucrative but competitive sector of the tourism industry which has led many destinations to implement strategies and invest in infrastructure and human resource developments. National and regional capital city status gives additional kudos to a destination. This paper...

Author(s)
Haven-Tang, C.; Jones, E.; Webb, C.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2007, 22, 3/4, pp 109-120
Abstract

This paper examines the trends in tourism flows from the UK to developing countries and presents an overview of the tour operating sector in the UK in order to identify implications for implementing pro-poor tourism. Section 2 of the paper briefly introduces the key issues and key terms by...

Author(s)
Meyer, D.
Publisher
Overseas Development Institute, London, UK
Citation
PPT Working Paper - Pro-Poor Tourism, 2003, No.17, pp 72 pp.
Abstract

This paper examines the similarities and differences in demand for coastal and marine tourism activities and experiences from three European markets. Long-haul travellers from the United Kingdom and Germany in 1996 (n=1200) and The Netherlands in 1993 (n=1125) were studied using archival survey...

Author(s)
Moscardo, G.; Pearce, P.; Green, D.; O'Leary, J. T.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2001, 9, 3, pp 212-227
Abstract

In this paper a review of pre-requisites for supply side competency in developing community-based tourism is offered. Using an interpretive and phenomenological approach, the skills, aptitudes and capacity to nurture within the community, are considered in a focus on improving a destination's...

Author(s)
Wiltshier, P.
Publisher
Universidade de Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
Citation
Revista Turismo & Desenvolvimento, 2017, No.27/28 Vol. 1, pp 1993-2007
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Cover for Ways of seeing the Caribbean cruise product: a British perspective.

This chapter examines the increasing importance of visual image in society and in tourism marketing, before looking at the portrayal of the Caribbean as a holiday destination. The chapter goes on to discuss the promotion of cruise tourism in the region with specific reference to the UK market and...

Author(s)
Weeden, C.; Lester, J. A.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This paper examines the empirical validity of the tourism-led growth hypothesis in the top ten tourist destinations in the world (China, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Russia, Spain, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States) using the quantile-on-quantile (QQ) approach and a new index of...

Author(s)
Shahzad, S. J. H.; Shahbaz, M.; Ferrer, R.; Kumar, R. R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2017, 60, pp 223-232

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