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Current situation, particularities and factors of development of tourist entrepreneurship in the agrarian sector of the Carpathian economic region of Ukraine are outlined. Development obstacles are identified and measures of improvement the tourist industry are suggested. Data are tabulated on...

Author(s)
Zaburanna, L. V.
Publisher
Institute of Agrarian Economy, Kiev, Ukraine
Citation
Agroinkom, 2012, No.10/12, pp 89-93
Abstract

'Green tourism' is defined as tourism that enhances local cultural elements, which are operating under the control of local communities, providing employment and maintaining economic benefits within the local communities. In fact, many times the above definition is poorly utilized, since there are...

Author(s)
Georgia, Y.; Eleni, S.; Charilaos, K.; Panagiota, B.; Michela, M.; George, C.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2017, 23, 5, pp 1155-1162
Abstract

Mountain protected areas play a fundamental role in the conservation of natural environment and at the same time provide the population with social benefits such as offering space for leisure and recreation. Understanding motivations and behavior of protected area visitors is crucial to effectively ...

Author(s)
Taczanowska, K.; González, L. M.; García-Massó, X.; Zięba, A.; Brandenburg, C.; Muhar, A.; Pellicer-Chenoll, M.; Toca-Herrera, J. L.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2019, 11, 5, pp 1314
Abstract

The rapid development of tourism in recent years has brought benefits but also detrimental impacts for tourism destinations. Sustainable tourism has become an important choice for tourism development. This study attempted to explore residents' attitudes toward sustainable tourism from the viewpoint ...

Author(s)
Wang WeiChing
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 2019, 25, pp 1-9
Abstract

Very little outdoor recreation and tourism research uses scientifically-grounded climate change projections or weather data to predict future recreation demand using standard contingent behavior methods. The demand studies that have presented visitors with projected changes to climate and weather...

Author(s)
Hestetune, A.; McCreary, A.; Holmberg, K.; Wilson, B.; Seekamp, E.; Davenport, M. A.; Smith, J. W.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 2018, 24, pp 21-25
Abstract

A destination's image and on-site recreation experience can be regarded as precedents of the authenticity perceived by heritage tourists. Historic images attract tourists to experience the authenticity of a heritage destination. This study examines the linear relationships among destination images, ...

Author(s)
Lee TsungHung; Chang PeiShiang; Luo YaWun
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Heritage Tourism, 2016, 11, 4, pp 349-363
Abstract

This paper uses multidimensional environmental value orientations as the segmentation bases for analyzing a natural destination tourism market of the National Forest Recreation Areas in Taiwan. Cluster analyses identify two segments, Acceptance and Conditionality, within 1870 usable observations....

Author(s)
Wang ChengPing; Li Ching; Liu SungTa
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Forests, 2016, 7, 5, pp 92
Abstract

This article explored length of stay (LOS) in the context of tour planning, to assess as to whether LOS can be increased. LOS is an important parameter for tourism destination management, at the same time as evidence have suggested that LOS is declining on a global scale. The study was based on...

Author(s)
Jacobsen, J. Kr. S.; Gössling, S.; Dybedal, P.; Skogheim, T. S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 2018, 35, pp 29-35
Abstract

The town of Split in Croatia does not yet have the character of a tourist resort. Besides its great potential for development as a destination for all forms of leisure and recreational tourist activities, it also needs to develop its health and sport tourism infrastructure and to develop as a...

Author(s)
Vlahović, D.
Citation
Turizam, 1996, 44, 1/2, pp 31-32
Abstract

This study investigates factors in tourism supply chain management (TSCM) which can influence tourist satisfaction in Isfahan, the leading tourist destination in Iran. Applying a neural network based on intelligent algorithm, the results indicate that factors such as recreation and entertainment,...

Author(s)
Ghaderi, Z.; Hatamifar, P.; Khalilzadeh, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Anatolia, 2018, 29, 3, pp 433-444

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