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The primary objective of this research focused on developing creative tourism patterns for Trat Province based on the potential of the destinations and the travel motivations and behavior of tourists towards creative tourism. From this study, three themes of creative tourism routes were presented,...

Author(s)
Phumsathan, S.; Manowaluilou, N.; Udomwitid, S.
Publisher
Sun Yat-sen University and Washington State University, Guangzhou, China
Citation
Conference proceedings, the 6th Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Marketing and Management Conference, Guangzhou, China, 14-17 July 2016, 2016, pp 299-310
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The city of Split is increasingly showing its cruising valorisation opportunities thanks to its geocommunication position, harbour infrastructure, cultural and historic heritage and the diversity of its tourism supply. Cruising tourism, as a form of modern tourism receives characteristics of...

Author(s)
Razović, M.
Publisher
Uniwersytet Szczeciński, Szczecin, Poland
Citation
Ekonomiczne Problemy Turystyki, 2016, No.4, pp 197-209
Abstract

Cruise tourism is on its way to becoming the new mass tourism and hospitality product. However, existing research on the sustainability of the cruise industry reveals that negative impacts often outweigh the positive. Criticism includes for example, unequal distribution of economic benefits,...

Author(s)
Römhild-Raviart, J.; Weeden, C.; Jarvis, N.; Pantelidis, I.
Publisher
Intellect Books, Bristol, UK
Citation
Hospitality and Society, 2019, 9, 1, pp 31-51
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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
Abstract

People have been travelling for health from the ancient time. Now people are more aware of the importance of health. They consciously plan to have a healthy body and mind. Hence, travel for health is getting more popularity and it is a widely preferred form of vacationing. Medical tourism, Health...

Author(s)
Sibi, P. S.; Abraham, S.
Publisher
Department of Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, India
Citation
Journal of Hospitality Application & Research, 2017, 12, 2, pp 61-79
Abstract

The book examines the concept of luxury and its meaning across tourism, events and hospitality globally. Packed with case studies, it investigates how the idea of luxury is changing in response to a variety factors, such as social change, technological innovation and the challenge of...

Author(s)
Swarbrooke, J.
Publisher
Goodfellow Publishers Limited, Oxford, UK
Citation
The meaning of luxury in tourism, hospitality and events, 2018, pp 256 pp.
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This research aims to (1) study the tourism behavior of senior tourists at Tha Kha Community, (2) study the appropriate tourism industry marketing factors for senior tourists at Tha Kha Community, and (3) study the guideline for slow tourism management for senior tourists at Tha Kha Community. The...

Author(s)
Kongdit, S.; Ratanapongtra, T.
Publisher
Commission on the Geography of Tourism and Leisure and Global Change, International Geographical Union,
Citation
Tourism, Leisure and Global Change, 2017, 4, pp CUHK-73-CUHK-82
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Tourism activities is considered as one of the major sources of economic growth, at International level it is one of the fastest growing industries, accounting for more than 10% of total international trade and almost half of total trade in services, and can be considered as one of the world's...

Author(s)
Irfan, M.; Yadav, A. K.
Publisher
OMICS International, Los Angeles, USA
Citation
Journal of Tourism and Hospitality, 2016, 5, 2, pp 203
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Leisure travel entails a necessary tourist-environmental exchange, understanding of which becomes critical when considering the role of tourism in providing rest and relaxation. The aim of this study was to understand the restorative functions of tourism destinations in the Chinese context. We...

Author(s)
Lehto, X.; Kirillova, K.; Li HuaMin; Wu Wei
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 148-158
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This research introduces the use of venue check-ins, which are available on mobile social media platforms, as an additional data source to study tourist behaviors in gaming destinations. The practical value of venue check-ins is demonstrated through a case study of Macau, a popular gaming and...

Author(s)
Luo JianMing; Huy Quan Vu; Li Gang; Law, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2019, 36, 1, pp 107-118

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