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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
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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
Abstract

Misalignment of pro-environmental beliefs and environmentally unsustainable vacation behaviour can cause psychological tension to tourists. They manage this tension by finding justifications for their behaviour, rather than changing their behaviour. A recent study has systematized such...

Author(s)
Juvan, E.; Ring, A.; Leisch, F.; Dolnicar, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2016, 24, 11, pp 1506-1522
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Huang, L.
Publisher
International Program in Hotel and Tourism Management, Siam University, Bangkok, Thailand
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The Proceedings of 1st World Conference on Hospitality, Tourism and Event Research and International Convention and Expo Summit 2013, Bangkok, Thailand, 25th-28th May 2013, 2013, pp 605-606
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The vacation experience is often enjoyed in the company of others. Whereas scholars have focused on the consumer behaviors of mature travelers, young travelers have received less attention. The present study explores customer-to-customer interactions among young travelers (in their 20 s and 30 s)...

Author(s)
Torres, E. N.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management, 2015, 24, 8, pp 826-856
Abstract

The objective of this special issue was to gather together some of the most recent research on the relationship between happiness and leisure. Majority of the contributions test various aspects of subjective well-being (SWB) and how leisure activities contribute to SWB. Specific topics covered by...

Author(s)
Robertson, R. W.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
World Leisure Journal, 2016, 58, 4, pp 241-326
Abstract

Five contributions make up this third and final part of a special issue which captures the diversity of family life and leisure. They encompass active leisure during pregnancy, the leisure of young people with disabilities, children's tourism experiences, conference family travel without children,...

Publisher
Routledge, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Annals of Leisure Research, 2016, 19, 4, pp 381-478
Abstract

This report examines adult gap travel in the developed UK market and emerging ones such as the USA, Australia and Canada. Adult gap travel refers to travel of an adult aged 25 to 70, for one month to as long as two years in order to take a break from formal education, training or the workplace. The ...

Author(s)
Messerli, H. R.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2008, No.12, pp 42 pp.
Abstract

The principle that any person who enters a contract for a holiday or some other form of pleasure, entertainment or enjoyment is entitled to receive monetary compensation for the disappointment suffered from the enjoyment lost as a result of a breach of contractual promise is examined. In...

Author(s)
Jonson, P.
Citation
World Leisure & Recreation, 1997, 39, 1, pp 31-36

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