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Caves as destinations for geotourism, were some of the first documented geologic features that had become the object of tourism. While cave tourism development in Indonesia is still in its infancy, in line with the increasing popularity of geotourism and ecotourism, it has great prospects. The main ...

Author(s)
Rachmawati, E.; Sunkar, A.
Publisher
Sociedade Brasileira de Espeleologia, Campinas, Brazil
Citation
Tourism and Karst Areas, 2013, 6, 1, pp 57-71
Abstract

An overview of the current status of domestic tourism in South Africa is presented. Individual sections examine: the provincial distribution of domestic tourists; domestic tourists motivations; expenditure patterns; the total economic contribution of tourism in South Africa; the economic...

Author(s)
Koch, E.; Massyn, P. J.
Publisher
Earthscan Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
The native tourist: mass tourism within developing countries, 2001, pp 142-171
Abstract

The growing commodification of health care and therapeutic landscape, as well as the recent growth in international demand for wellness services and treatments, has led to the proliferation of destinations and enterprises that have selected health and wellness tourism as part of their corporate...

Author(s)
Medina-Muñoz, D. R.; Medina-Muñoz, R. D.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2013, 16, 5, pp 415-435
Abstract

We identify the latent variable 'destination image' to segment tourism demand based on the different types of behaviour generated by those images. We used simultaneous latent structure analysis, which also permits a comparison of the degree of homogeneity or heterogeneity of two or more tourist...

Author(s)
Sánchez-Rivero, M.; Pulido-Fernández, J. I.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2012, 14, 3, pp 250-268
Abstract

This paper shifts the debate on sustainable tourism destinations from an emphasis on ecotourism and eco-resorts towards sustainable urban tourism destinations. A quantitative online survey of visitors to Melbourne, Australia, examined tourists' pro-environmental behaviours in four major categories: ...

Author(s)
Miller, D.; Merrilees, B.; Coghlan, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2015, 23, 1, pp 26-46
Abstract

Policy makers and tourism developers must understand visitors' mobility behavior and how they consume space and tourism resources in order to set up sustainable cultural tourism destinations. With this in mind, it should also be pointed out that the mobility patterns of tourists in urban ...

Author(s)
Aranburu, I.; Plaza, B.; Esteban, M.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2016, 8, 8, pp 699
Abstract

This paper describes key travel traits of non-resident visitors to British Columbia's (BC) wine tourism destinations in Canada. It uses data obtained from a survey of 261 visitors conducted between April 1995 and March 1996. It identifies 'Generalist' and 'Immersionist' as being important segments...

Author(s)
Williams, P. W.; Dossa, K. B.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2003, 14, 3/4, pp 1-34
Abstract

The study examines Jamaica's destination image and brand personality, and how they relate to future tourist behavior. An integrative model of tourist behavior, involving destination image (cognitive, affective, and overall), destination personality, and behavioral outcomes was developed and...

Author(s)
Baloglu, S.; Henthorne, T. L.; Sahin, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2014, 31, 8, pp 1057-1070
Abstract

Parks and protected areas in Zambia are valuable resources for conservation, tourism, and economic development for the local and national economy. The government intends to increase arrivals in National Parks as well as diversify with culture-based products to ensure locals are involved and benefit ...

Author(s)
Thapa, B.
Publisher
Sagamore Publishing, Urbana, USA
Citation
Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 2013, 31, 2, pp unpaginated
Abstract

The potential offered by the China outbound tourism market will create pressure on destinations to relax their visa requirements in order to capitalize on the opportunities it presents. Prior research into the impacts of visa liberalization indicates that the volume of arrivals increases...

Author(s)
Liu AnYu; McKercher, B.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2016, 55, 5, pp 603-611

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