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A comprehensive and up-to-date introduction is presented on tourism, in an industry-relevant text that gives information on tourism data and analyses the current issues in international tourism. It draws on UK, European, and wider international case studies to explain the dramatic growth in tourism ...

Author(s)
Youell, R.
Publisher
Addison Wesley Longman Ltd, Harlow, UK
Citation
Tourism: an introduction., 1998, pp xii + 253 pp.
Abstract

This study examines how food and drink-related practices mediate tourists' experiences in destinations. Adopting an interpretivist approach, and drawing on content analysis of travel blogs, the article contributes to knowledge by demonstrating how the production and consumption of food and drink...

Author(s)
Bezzola, T.; Lugosi, P.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourist Studies, 2018, 18, 4, pp 486-506
Abstract

This book provides comprehensive coverage of worldwide tourism destinations, examining the basic principles undelying the geography of tourist demand, supply and transportation, with a broad survey of world tourism generating and destination regions. Case studies from around the world are used to...

Author(s)
Boniface, B. G.; Cooper, C.
Publisher
Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Worldwide destinations: the geography of travel and tourism, 2001, Ed.3, pp 389 pp.
Abstract

The reports briefly review the potential offered by the UK, continental Europe, Australia and Japan as tourism markets for New Zealand. The UK is expected to continue to provide sound growth potential for New Zealand. The marketing strategy aims to take advantage of traditional family ties, thus...

Publisher
Wellington, New Zealand
Citation
Market brief 1992-1993: United Kingdom, continental Europe, Australia, Japan., 1992, pp 19pp.; 33pp.; 21pp.; 17pp.
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Cover for Contemporary trends in international tourism and travel for older adults.

This chapter examines the population growth of older people in selected countries throughout the world, and explores the growth in domestic and international travel by older people. The tourism and leisure-related behaviour of older people in USA, Canada, Australia, Europe, UK, Germany, Japan,...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930653)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to examine the dimensionality and usefulness of Hofstede's measure of values and Kahle's List of Values (LOV) in the context of parks and recreation. Parks and recreation areas around the world increasingly serve as international visitor attractions and play an...

Author(s)
Li ChiehLu; Chick, G. E.; Wu, H. C.; Yen TianMing
Publisher
World Leisure and Recreation Association, Okanagan Falls, Canada
Citation
World Leisure Journal, 2010, 52, 2, pp 80-93

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