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Ecotourism principles, which often reference only undisturbed or remote destinations, can be applied to urban destinations as well and offer great potential to the tourism industry. Cities host more than half the world's population and the majority of tourists visit or pass through urban areas...

Author(s)
Dodds, R.; Joppe, M.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2003, 51, 2, pp 157-164
Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the impact of cognitive destination food image in food expectation, satisfaction and visit outcomes within a local context of the USA-Mexico border. The differences between tourists and excursionists were also assessed for their possible implications ...

Author(s)
Toudert, D.; Bringas-Rábago, N. L.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
British Food Journal, 2019, 121, 5, pp 1101-1115
Abstract

Gastronomy has always been a central part of the tourism experience but in recent years has become one the main motivations to travel for visitors to a particular destination. Wine tourism represents today a key component of this segment. This paper examines the profile of U.S. wine tourists...

Author(s)
Garibaldi, R.; Stone, M. J.; Wolf, E.; Pozzi, A.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2017, 23, pp 53-57
Abstract

The establishment of small-scale active sport events continues to rise at destinations around the world. These events draw visitors to a destination for the purpose of engaging in an active sporting event. Tourists visiting a destination for sport events have the potential to become repeat visitors ...

Author(s)
Plunkett, D.; Brooks, T. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sport & Tourism, 2018, 22, 4, pp 303-313
Abstract

Arcosanti in Arizona, USA, is a yet-to-be completed ecological settlement which reflects the major ideas of Paolo Soleri, an Italian architect and philosopher, on an alternative type of city. Based on field research using interviews, participatory observation and the survey method it examines the...

Author(s)
Doğan, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Heritage Tourism, 2019, 14, 4, pp 371-381
Abstract

Heritage tourism is a growing segment of the modern tourism industry, and several studies have been undertaken to identify the individuals who participate in this type of tourism. These have indicated that heritage tourists, generally, are middle class, middle age, and well educated. However,...

Author(s)
Adie, B. A.; Hall, C. M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Heritage Tourism, 2017, 12, 1, pp 67-80
Abstract

The research reported here analyzed non-wine activities that wine tourists might engage in while visiting a wine trail. Data was obtained by online questionnaires from 104 tour visitors to the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail in southern Illinois. Results indicated wine tourists were older, with higher...

Author(s)
Smith, S.; Davis, N.; Pike, J.
Publisher
Extension Journal Inc, West Lafayette, USA
Citation
Journal of Extension, 2010, 48, 5, pp 5RIB4
Abstract

In this paper we address the problem of clustering tourist attractions according to the tourists' interests that these attractions serve. With growing diversity of tourist interests, there is a new understanding of tourist clustering as formed by multiple proximity metrics with the social distance ...

Author(s)
Kirilenko, A. P.; Stepchenkova, S. O.; Hernandez, J. M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2019, 72, pp 400-410
Abstract

Wine tourism has become a thriving niche in global tourism industry with successful cases like Napa Valley in the USA with 19 million visitors per year. However, there are important disparities among wine regions. The paper analyses the case of the Chilean wine tourism, which is one of the regions...

Author(s)
Kunc, M.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Policy, 2010, 3, 1, pp 51-61
Abstract

Despite the significant role that the visual plays in the experience of tourism, few studies have specifically examined the visual appearances of heritage tourist destinations. This study sought to analyze how historically grounded the visual appearances were of two heritage tourist towns in the...

Author(s)
McMullen, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Heritage Tourism, 2018, 13, 5, pp 411-425

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