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Cultural heritage tourism is a proven economic stimulus that creates jobs and direct economic benefits to locals. Heritage zones promote conservation of historic resources and can incubate small businesses, revitalize commercial districts, generate local jobs and foster positive change in a...

Author(s)
Doganer, S.; Dupont, W.
Publisher
WIT Press, Southampton, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sustainable Development and Planning, 2015, 10, 1, pp 1-19
Abstract

This paper defines gastronomic tourism, presents a demographic profile of gastronomic tourists, and discusses the drivers of the gastronomic tourism market. The paper also describes two forms of gastronomy (cookery schools and spa cuisine) and current gastronomic trends, as well as other niche ...

Author(s)
Loverseed, H.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2009, No.4, pp 1-42
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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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The growing fright tourism sector allows customers to enjoy frightful experiences within the context of horror, mystery, and the supernatural. Attractions such as haunted houses and ghost tours are experiences with a highly emotional component. Salem, USA was the site of the horrific witch trials...

Author(s)
Weidmann, S.
Publisher
Sun Yat-sen University and Washington State University, Guangzhou, China
Citation
Conference proceedings, the 6th Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Marketing and Management Conference, Guangzhou, China, 14-17 July 2016, 2016, pp 144-148
Abstract

Tourism is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. San Antonio is one of the Texas' top tourist cities and a major tourism destination nationally. The city has a rich and unique historic urban landscape characterized by its river with its famous "Riverwalk," historic neighborhoods, and...

Author(s)
Doganer, S.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2017, 17, 3, pp 298-313
Abstract

Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to explore the introduction of cruise ship tourism into historic urban centers, and the mitigation policies that can be implemented to encourage sustainable development of this relationship. Design/methodology/approach - The paper focuses on the unique aspects ...

Author(s)
Marsh, E. A.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cultural Heritage Management and Sustainable Development, 2012, 2, 2, pp 190-199
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This paper proposes new models for analyzing the volatility and dependence of monthly tourist arrivals to China applying a copula-GARCH approach. A desegregation of the top six origins of China inbound tourists from the period January 1994 to December 2013 is used in this study. The empirical...

Author(s)
Tang JieChen; Ramos, V.; Cang Shuang; Sriboonchitta, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2017, 34, 9, pp 1235-1246
Abstract

This paper profiles the state of the outbound travel and tourism market in the USA prior to the terrorist attacks on 11 September 2001. It also explores the subsequent governmental and industrial measures taken in an attempt to revive the tourism and travel industry. It highlights the state of the...

Author(s)
Cope, R.
Publisher
Travel & Tourism Intelligence, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2001, No.6, pp 29-58
Abstract

This article uses travel distance to segment rural tourists in a tourist destination in the U.S. Midwest. A distance decay pattern was identified, with more than half of the respondents traveling from a location within 200 miles of the destination. The differences in the socio-demographic,...

Author(s)
Cai, L. A.; Li Mimi
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2009, 26, 8, pp 751-761
Abstract

This book is intended to assist individuals and communities to consider the nature of tourism in a community context and its relationship to quality of life for the resident population in that community within the United States and Canada. Successful community-based tourism is characterized by...

Author(s)
Lankford, S. V.; Grybovych, O.; Lankford, J.
Publisher
Sagamore Publishing LLC, Champaign, USA
Citation
Introduction to community tourism: a North American perspective, 2017, pp 252 pp.

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