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Japan is scheduled to host several major international sporting events in the next four years including the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Its sport tourism sector is therefore well positioned for expansion but the issue of sustainability needs to be addressed. This research note sets out to clarify what...

Author(s)
Hinch, T.; Ito, E.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2018, 15, 1, pp 96-101
Abstract

To date, limited attention has been paid to the contribution of tourism to the well-being of island residents in general and to whether such well-being varies according to the nature of tourism development in particular. Specifically, island tourism is frequently manifested in resort-based enclave...

Author(s)
Naidoo, P.; Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2016, 5, 1, pp 16-25
Abstract

This article presents a genealogy of domestic surf tourism development in contemporary Japan. Drawing on two months' ethnographic fieldwork conducted between July and August 2016, and participant observation during three years working, living and surfing in the area, I trace the historical...

Author(s)
Doering, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2018, 15, 1, pp 68-81
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Rural tourism has long been considered a means of achieving economic and social development and regeneration. More specifically, it has been widely promoted as an effective source of income and employment, particularly in peripheral rural areas where traditional agrarian industries have declined....

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2002, 23, 3, pp 233-244
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This paper critically analyses the historic development of the national forests (NF) management and policies in Japan, and discusses its relationship with tourism policies. Japan's NF accounts for approximately 30% of the nation's forests. "Forest tourism" policies in NF began with the growth of ...

Author(s)
Oura, Y.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2018, 15, 1, pp 40-54
Abstract

This paper proposes resilience as a foundation for sustainability, and sustainable tourism development, identifying that resilience relates to place-based knowledge and senses originating from human-land interaction over a long period of time. A specific case drawn here is the post-disaster...

Author(s)
Kato, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2018, 15, 1, pp 55-67
Abstract

Since around 2000, tourism has gradually become a key activity reinforcing the Japanese economy. In particular, there has been growth in urban tourism and many urban spaces have been transformed to meet visitors' needs, a process that has occurred not only in the large metropolises but also in...

Author(s)
Horita, Y.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2018, 15, 1, pp 26-39
Abstract

As the final resting place of celebrities and notable public figures, Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles has long served as a tourist attraction and a site of public memory. Unique among dark tourism sites, Hollywood Forever brings together the gravity of death and a celebratory sense of...

Author(s)
Levitt, L.
Publisher
Radford University, Radford, USA
Citation
Journal of Unconventional Parks, Tourism & Recreation Research, 2012, 4, 1, pp 20-25
Abstract

On April 4, 1968, Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated by James Earl Ray in Memphis, Tennessee, while standing on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel. This tragic event cast a bright light globally on the civil rights movement in the United States. The Lorraine Motel was later...

Author(s)
Waller, S. N.; Costen, W. M.
Publisher
Radford University, Radford, USA
Citation
Journal of Unconventional Parks, Tourism & Recreation Research, 2012, 4, 1, pp 9-13
Abstract

Over the last quarter century, both the supply of and demand for ecotourism have grown significantly. At the same time, ecotourism has, as a particular form of tourism development, become increasingly recognised and legitimised as a means of achieving sustainable development in destination areas....

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Ecotourism, 2006, 5, 1/2, pp 7-22

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