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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

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

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

The concept of sustainable development usually evokes ideas about protecting the natural environment while implementing development plans. While this is definitely a large part of the concerns of sustainability in development, the concept also embraces a variety of other dimensions. It seeks to...

Author(s)
Achana, F. T.; Avgoustis, S. H.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2003, 51, 2, pp 127-140
Abstract

Central to the experience economy paradigm is the notion that services and experiences are distinct economic offerings; yet, little work has been done to investigate the assumption. This study examined experience economy dimensions (entertainment, esthetics, escapism, and education) alongside...

Author(s)
Sipe, L. J.; Testa, M. R.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management, 2018, 27, 2, pp 178-195
Abstract

The 11 September attacks on the USA caused considerable drops in tourist arrivals in many countries, estimated as a global loss of about 11% in September-December 2001. Detailed inbound and outbound series are presented for Canada, the UK and the USA, with the conventional comparisons of changes on ...

Author(s)
Bar-On, R. R.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2002, 8, 2, pp 231-253
Abstract

This study examines the influences of cognitive and affective destination images on tourist visit intention to New York City, USA. It also examines the moderating role of tourist motivation within the image and intention context, investigating whether the extent of the image effects on visit...

Author(s)
Phillips, W.; Jang, S. C.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2007, 12, 4, pp 319-326
Abstract

Many in the media have called for the abolition of the practice of tipping and at least some resorts, private clubs, hotels, and restaurants have replaced tipping with automatic service charges or service inclusive pricing. Particularly notable in this regard is the cruise industry, where several...

Author(s)
Lynn, M.; Kwortnik, R. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 2015, 51, pp 15-18
Abstract

Wild horses as the focus of tourism occupy a unique position. This is a consequence of their ambiguous status in the natural and cultural landscape, particularly in North America. Wild horses are ecological agents, cultural icons, economic factors and political pawns. The complexity of their...

Author(s)
Notzke, C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2016, 19, 12, pp 1235-1259
Abstract

This article provides an overview of the new security precautions for travellers, reasons for the security measures, their impact on travellers, future research, and marketing implications. Security is of paramount importance to the growth and sustainability of the tourism industry, and to the...

Author(s)
Goodrich, J. N.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2001, 11, 4, pp 1-12

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