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This study investigates the impact of meetings, incentive, exhibitions, and conventions (MICE) on tourism demand in Singapore over a period of 10 years (2003-2012). Past studies have shown that MICE matters a great deal to host destinations but researchers have rarely conducted any empirical...

Author(s)
Lim, C.; Zhu Liang
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2018, 35, 7, pp 846-855
Abstract

Tourism in rural regions of Georgia has a long tradition; however, many structures had been developed during Soviet times under the framework of a centrally planned economy and forced collectivism. Today, Rural Tourism is widely discussed by the national government and international cooperation...

Author(s)
Khartishvili, L.; Muhar, A.; Dax, T.; Khelashvili, I.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2019, 11, 2, pp 410
Abstract

Sports tourism has received growing attention in academic research over the past two decades but greater understanding of the consumer is needed, particularly the factors which shape the inclusion of sport as part of a leisure trip. This paper provides, through a focus on the sport of golf, insight ...

Author(s)
Humphreys, C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sport & Tourism, 2014, 19, 1, pp 29-54
Abstract

Increase in tourism demand in the coastal areas of Mazandaran Province. Iran, as one of the major tourist attractions near Tehran, has led to tourism development and consequently adverse environmental impacts. However, given the tourism potential within the region, tourism managers and planners...

Author(s)
Nouri, J.; Arjmandi, R.; Aleshekh, A. A.; Tari, Z. S.
Publisher
Department of Environmental Engineering and Management, Gh. Asachi Technical University, Iasi, Romania
Citation
Environmental Engineering and Management Journal, 2017, 16, 12, pp 2707-2718
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The concept of tourism destination appeared in theory and practice after the development of mass tourism and tourism marketing. They are theoretically "travel market units" or areas that are capable "to exist independently and efficiently in the tourism market according to the principles of...

Author(s)
Dona, I.; Popa, D.
Publisher
University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Bucharest, Romania
Citation
Scientific Papers Series - Management, Economic Engineering in Agriculture and Rural Development, 2013, 13, 2, pp 133-138
Abstract

This research explores and explains the vital role of language relationships as foundational to supporting culturally appropriate, culturally relevant language use within indigenous community-based tourism settings. Significant language theories broadly posit a nature versus nurture perspective on...

Author(s)
Whitney-Squire, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2016, 24, 8/9, pp 1156-1176
Abstract

The debate on sustainable tourism development usually focuses on small-scale tourism practices, such as rural tourism or ecotourism, inappropriately referred to as 'alternative' tourism, judging by the problems they start to create. Mature destinations in the Mediterranean are a classic example...

Author(s)
Vera Rebollo, J. F.; Ivars Baidal, J. A.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Coastal mass tourism: diversification and sustainable development in Southern Europe, 2004, pp 176-199
Abstract

This special issue examines tourism demand and the economic impact of tourism addressed with the use of innovative methodologies; relationships between tourism and trade and between competitiveness and productivity, the analysis of tourism policy and taxation and the role of innovation and the use...

Author(s)
Aguiló, E.; Lozano, J.; Ramos, V.; Rey-Maquieira, J.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2009, 15, 3, pp 477-688
Abstract

Geographical Information Systems are tools that allow a better decision making process, accessing politicians and managers in tourism development and providing integrated touristic information. Furthermore, these are powerful tools for the development of destination marketing strategies. Aveiro...

Author(s)
Albuquerque, H.; Costa, C.; Martins, F.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2018, 26, pp 172-178
Abstract

Medical tourism provides an essential advantage for destinations. On the other hand, the knowledge of developing competitive medical tourism destinations is still limited. This study models a conceptual framework on novel ways of sustaining the United Arab Emirate (UAE) Vision 2020 with reference...

Author(s)
Al-Talabani, H.; Kİlİc, H.; Ozturen, A.; Qasim, S. O.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2019, 11, 1, pp 230

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