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Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to provide a better understanding of the long-term viability of community-based tourism (CBT) as a development tool in rural tourism, and how the best practice from the Asia Pacific region can be used to strategize the nine-stage plan to develop and sustain it ...

Author(s)
Vikneswaran Nair; Amran Hamzah
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2015, 7, 5, pp 429-439
Abstract

Although most port cities seek and work to grow cruise tourism, in some cases there is broad-based public activism against cruise ships and cruise tourism. This article looks at 10 case studies where grassroots movements have confronted cruise tourism, with varying degrees of success. The study...

Author(s)
Klein, R. A.; Sitter, K. C.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2016, 11, 2/3, pp 147-159
Abstract

Accurate forecast of inbound tourism demand is vital for the tourism industry as well as government economic policy and decision making. This article sought to identify the factors which influence the demand for China's tourism with the aid of econometric models and to generate forecasts of...

Author(s)
Ayeh, J. K.; Lin ShanShan
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2011, 11, 3, pp 197-206
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The report examines urban tourism by the following indicators - economic impact, management and planning, marketing activities, products and services, human resources, responsibility for cultural and natural heritage, innovations, experiences of visitors in the world tourist destinations. Specific...

Author(s)
Emilova, I.
Publisher
Agrarian University, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Citation
Agraren Universitet Plovdiv - Nauchni Trudove / Scientific Works of the Agrarian University - Plovdiv, 2016, 60, 1, pp 137-144
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As a knowledge domain, contemporary indigenous tourism is framed in reference to cultures conventionally recognized as 'indigenous,' and engages this almost exclusively from a supply-side perspective. This paper reimagines indigeneity and indigenous tourism as embracing also the other 94% of global ...

Author(s)
Weaver, D. B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2016, 18, 1, pp 28-37
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This study analyses Chinese views of seven selected long-haul holiday destinations using secondary data from the 2008 China survey of the Global Tourism Watch market research program commissioned by the Canadian Tourism Commission. Results indicate that Mainland Chinese travellers considered...

Author(s)
Yun DongKoo; Joppe, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of China Tourism Research, 2011, 7, 4, pp 459-489
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Knowledge dissemination among tourism stakeholders is vital to the overall development of tourism. Yet, this topic has been underinvestigated in past tourism literature. Taking the courses on tourism marketing as an example, this study examined what and how knowledge is being disseminated in the...

Author(s)
Hung Kam; Li, X.; Pan, B.; Petrick, J. F.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2010, 27, 5, pp 519-532
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Many wildlife tourist attractions (WTAs) have negative impacts on animal welfare and species conservation. In the absence of regulation, raising standards requires tourists to create market pressure by choosing to attend WTAs with benefits for wildlife. We surveyed respondents from five countries...

Author(s)
Moorhouse, T. P.; D'Cruze, N. C.; Macdonald, D. W.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2019, 27, 1, pp 12-33
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Birdwatching has evolved into one of the most popular nature-based recreational activities and a significant niche tourism sector, yet literature on birding destination development has been limited. Through a four phase, mixed-methods approach, coupling thematic content analysis, word frequencies...

Author(s)
Vas, K.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2017, 6, 1, pp 33-45
Abstract

Due to the growth of nature-based tourism during in recent decades, the value of forested areas for the tourism industry has been increasing. This is largely due to the aesthetic values that are often associated with forests. However, forests are also highly valued for timber production, an...

Author(s)
Hilsendager, K.; Harshaw, H.; Kozak, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Leisure/Loisir, 2017, 41, 2, pp 205-230

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