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Alternative tourism is the counter-cultural rejection of modern mass tourism on one hand and the counter-cultural conception of sustainable tourism on the other hand. It involves personal and authentic travel while encouraging interaction with the nature, community and the people. The alternative...

Author(s)
Fency Sivadasan
Publisher
Centre for Mountain Tourism & Hospitality Studies, HNB Garhwal University, Srinagar Garhwal, India
Citation
Journal of Tourism, 2017, 18, 2, pp 31-47
Abstract

There is a paucity of academic literature on travel writing that examines travel writers and their perceived influence on sustainability. This article addresses this lacuna by exploring how travel writers understand their responsibilities and reflects on ethics in their profession, particularly in...

Author(s)
McWha, M.; Frost, W.; Laing, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2017, 25, 10, pp 1401-1417
Abstract

A qualitative approach was employed to examine how Chinese hotel guests perceive international chain hotels in different travel destinations (i.e. China and abroad) under the same brand. A total of 13,204 reviews were retrieved from online hotel review Web sites, namely DaoDao.com and Ctrip.com....

Author(s)
Sun, S.; Tong TszLun [Tong, T. L. K. ]; Law, R.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2017, 23, 2, pp 172-188
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This article explores the relationship between low-cost carrier (LCC) service proliferation and regional dispersal of tourists by examining the mode choice decision of leisure tourists. This research applies a stated choice method controlling for travel mode attributes as well as trip context...

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Koo, T. T. R.; Wu ChengLung; Dwyer, L.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2010, 49, 1, pp 106-120
Abstract

The purpose of this study is to identify the spatial configuration of day trips, and the role of planning and information on this configuration, by investigating the travel patterns of a sample of day trip visitors (n=366) to the Illawarra Tourism Region of New South Wales, Australia in 1995. The...

Author(s)
Parolin, B. P.
Publisher
School of Business, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
Citation
Journal of Tourism Studies, 2001, 12, 1, pp 11-27

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