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An overview of the second Australian Wine Tourism Conference, held in Rutherglen, Victoria, 15-17 August 1999, is presented. The conference was hosted by the Victorian Wineries Tourism Council, and was attended by 335 participants from Australia and New Zealand. The main focus of the conference was ...

Author(s)
Dowling, R. K.
Citation
Australian & New Zealand Wine Industry Journal, 1999, 14, 5, pp 63-65
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Cover for Sharing the country: ecotourism policy and indigenous peoples in Australia.

This chapter first discusses tourism policy-making and Aboriginal or indigenous tourism in Australia, including ecotourism ventures. Next, various Aboriginal tourism strategies are reviewed with reference to indigenous input and roles in ecotourism. The policy and management roles for indigenous...

Author(s)
Zeppel, H.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851996094)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for When one size doesn't fit all.

This chapter, which is based on a study conducted from December 2003 to March 2004 during the cruise season in Adelaide (South Australia), investigates passenger expectations, activities, spending and satisfaction levels while in a port that is a relatively new cruise destination. The implications...

Author(s)
Fanning, C.; James, J.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The structure and operation of coastal cruising: Australian case studies.

This chapter examines the structure, operation and future potential of coastal cruising activities. The chapter draws on a number of Australian examples to illustrate aspects of a framework of operational and activity structure, which has the capability of being applied in any coastal setting.

Author(s)
Reid, S.; Prideaux, B.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Community attitudes: tourism development in natural environments.

This chapter outlines various approaches to the environment and tourism, then describes how the community in Gascoyne, a World Heritage Region in Western Australia, views tourism development and how it impacts on the local natural environment and social fabric. It is concluded that the future of ...

Author(s)
Dowling, R. K.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851996116)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

A community based tourism development project, which transformed Her Majesty's Australian warship the Swan into an artificial reef off the coast of Perth, Australia, is described. The work that went into turning this warship into an ecotourism project is described, and the beneficial economic and ...

Author(s)
Dowling, R. K.; Nichol, J.
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2001, 28, 1, pp 226-229
Abstract

The expedition cruise industry along the remote 3000 km Kimberley coast in Australia's northwest draws on the area's environmental and cultural assets for its tourism product and provides the main means of access for visitors. Cruises involve frequent on-shore excursions to attractions including...

Author(s)
Scherrer, P.; Smith, A. J.; Dowling, R. K.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2011, 32, 5, pp 1218-1222
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Cover for Ecotourism and protected areas in Australia.

This chapter begins by defining protected areas and explaining their importance to tourism development in Australia. The benefits and costs of ecotourism in protected areas are examined, with attention directed to recent public and private sector initiatives in protected areas. The chapter...

Author(s)
Jenkins, J.; Wearing, S.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851996094)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This chapter reports on general trends in ecotourism, including the findings of the World Ecotour 1997 conference. The explosive growth of ecotourism at a national level is illustrated through brief case studies of three Indian Ocean countries: Australia, the Maldives, and Kenya. It is suggested...

Author(s)
Dowling, R. K.; Wood, J. C.
Publisher
Ashgate Publishing Ltd., Aldershot, UK
Citation
Tourism and economic development: case studies from the Indian Ocean Region, 2003, pp 42-62
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Cover for Environmental policy challenges for the cruise industry: case studies from Australia and the USA.

This chapter suggests that the cruise industry inevitably affects the marine environment and requires some form of regulation to guide its activities and procedures. It examines the debate over industry self-regulation and voluntary guidelines versus command-and-control regulation. Using two case...

Author(s)
Dobson, S.; Gill, A.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter

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