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Cover for From holiday camps to the all-inclusive: the 'Butlinization' of tourism.

This chapter shows how the operational principles of Billy Butlin, a key player in providing tourism for the masses in British holiday camps in the 1930s, are reflected in more recent forms of all-inclusive tourism, including cruise holidays and all-inclusive beach resorts in the Caribbean. Key to...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for From blue to grey? Malta's quest from mass beach to niche heritage tourism.

The government of Malta has latterly attempted to modify the country's beach-resort mass tourism product and shift from a tourism dependent upon beaches to one dependent upon heritage and culture more broadly. The resource basis for, and the intentions, progress and difficulties of this transition...

Author(s)
Ashworth, G. J.; Tunbridge, J. E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sustainability and mass tourism: a contradiction in terms?

It is argued in this chapter that sustainable mass tourism is not a contradiction in terms, but rather the largely unrecognized normative form of sustainable tourism. The chapter begins by outlining a three-dimensional model as to what fundamentally constitutes the 'sustainability' in sustainable...

Author(s)
Weaver, D. B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This chapter analyses and compares the efforts of two islands, Cyprus and Tenerife (Canary Islands, Spain), to achieve sustainable resort development. In so doing, it identifies common challenges facing island tourism destinations as well as lessons that emerge from a comparison of the recent ...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Managing coastal tourism reports: a global perspective, 2007, pp 112-133
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Cover for Decline beside the seaside: British seaside resorts and declinism.

This chapter presents an account of post-1970s British seaside resorts, and their depiction in film and print, revealing a narrative and perception of 'declinism' only partly confirmed by the realities. In considering the experiences of British seaside resorts, this chapter melds the historical,...

Author(s)
Farr, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter