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Tourism industry in the past two decades is increasingly subsuming the identity of an experience industry. Within the framework of the global crisis, Greece seeks for a way of rejuvenating, differentiating and upgrading in quality a "tired" tourism product within a broader framework of an enriched...

Author(s)
Vasileiou, M.; Tsartas, P.; Stogiannidou, M.
Publisher
University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece
Citation
Tourismos, 2016, 11, 3, pp 210-226
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Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to identify the organisational challenges of cultural tourism development in rural areas and to discuss and address those challenges using the principles of a community-based tourism concept. Methodology - A desk research was conducted to investigate ...

Author(s)
Ðurkin, J.; Perić, M.; Šebrek, J. K.
Publisher
Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management, University of Rijeka, Opatija, Croatia
Citation
4th International Scientific Conference ToSEE - Tourism in Southern and Eastern Europe 2017 "Tourism and Creative Industries: Trends and Challenges" Opatija, Croatia, 4 - 6 May 2017, 2017, pp 145-157
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Cover for A stakeholder approach for sustainable community-based rural tourism development in Thailand.

This chapter explores the approach of tourist destination governance with a focus on community-based tourism in Thailand. Through five case studies, the chapter explores a number of factors in the failure and success of community-based tourism development, and the importance of an integrated...

Author(s)
Choibamroong, T.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937942)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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The cruise industry has been one of the fastest-growing sectors of the international tourism industry with tremendous growth potential. With the rapid expansion of the mainland cruise market, it is critical for cruise operators to understand the perceptions of mainland travelers toward the cruise ...

Author(s)
Chan, E. A. H.; Mak, B. L. M.; Pan, S.
Publisher
Washington State University, Pullman, USA
Citation
The 5th Advances in Hospitality & Tourism Marketing and Management (AHTMM) Conference, Beppu, Japan, 18-21 June 2015, 2015, pp 518-523
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Community-based tourism is increasingly being developed and promoted as a means of reducing poverty in developing countries, assisting local communities to meet their needs through the offering of a tourism product. The Swaziland Tourism Authority with the support of the European Union Fund has...

Author(s)
Lukhele, S. E.; Mearns, K. F.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, 2013, 19, Suppl. 2, pp 199-216
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This paper is a conceptual study examining the implementation of the homestay programme as an establishment type in developing rural tourism in Malaysia focusing on rural community based tourism initiatives. It explores the policy background that encourages the growth of rural tourism in Malaysia....

Author(s)
Fadina Othman; Ferdhaus Sazali; Badaruddin Mohamed
Publisher
Tourism Educators Association of Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia
Citation
TEAM Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2013, 10, 1, pp 65-76
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Following a background discussion on global tourism trends and Portugal's tourism sector, this study examines the tourist arrivals in Portugal for the 1992-96 period. The growth in tourist arrivals during this period is compared with the growth of tourist arrivals for benchmark tourism markets...

Author(s)
Yasin, M.; Alavi, J.; Sobral, F.; Lisboa, J.
Publisher
MCB University Press Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 2003, 15, 4/5, pp 221-225
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These proceedings examine the theories and application of tourism research in Malaysia. The proceedings consist of 30 papers on the role of small firms in sustainable tourism; environmental management practices of a hotel in Malaysia; measurement of customer satisfaction in the ecotourism area;...

Author(s)
Mohamed, B.; Sirat, M.
Publisher
Social Transformation Platform, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Citation
Proceedings of 2nd National Symposium on Tourism Research, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia 18 July 2009. Theories and Applications, 2009, pp 246 pp.
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Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the relationship between global cities and international tourism with particular reference to the recent experiences of Tokyo which has recently seen a marked increase in arrivals. It addresses questions of the standing of Tokyo as a global city and ...

Author(s)
Henderson, J.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Cities, 2017, 3, 2, pp 143-157

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