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Tropical rainforests face a number of pressures ranging from urban settlement to climate change to outright clearing for timber. In many areas where rainforests have been protected under national law, or in some cases international covenants such as World Heritage, tourism has emerged as a new...

Author(s)
Prideaux, B.; McNamara, K. E.; Thompson, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Ecotourism, 2012, 11, 2, pp 102-117
Abstract

This paper examines the prevalence of unethical practices within the business sector operating in the China-to-Australia tourism market. The range and nature of the practices are outlined in the context of the structure of outbound operations in China and inbound operations in Australia, taking...

Author(s)
King, B.; Dwyer, L.; Prideaux, B.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2006, 8, 2, pp 127-142
Abstract

This paper demonstrates how the landscape is an integral component in the development of tourism experiences in agricultural regions. It proposes that agricultural landscapes are composed of three components: naturescape, farmscape and culturescape. Building on the tourist gaze, this research...

Author(s)
Thompson, M.; Prideaux, B.; McShane, C.; Dale, A.; Turnour, J.; Atkinson, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Landscape Research, 2016, 41, 7, pp 730-743
Abstract

This chapter examines the importance of coral reefs as visitor attractions with case studies on Australia's Great Barrier Reef and the Caribbean.

Author(s)
Coghlan, A.; Prideaux, B.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Coastal tourism development: planning and management issues, 2009, pp 237-251
Abstract

Originally a Christian festival to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, Christmas is now a major secular festival celebrated in numerous Christian and non-Christian countries. It is also a major holiday period that from a destination perspective offers an opportunity to attract significant numbers...

Author(s)
Prideaux, B.; Glover, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2015, 20, 9, pp 955-970
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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 River heritage: the Murray-Darling River.

This chapter examines aspects of river heritage and how the tourism industry has provided the impetus for the adaptive preservation of a significant heritage site on the Murray River, part of the larger Murray-Darling River System, Australia. The chapter commences with a brief overview of the...

Author(s)
Prideaux, B.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934682)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This paper discusses the need for supply-side analysis of inbound tourism and argues that reliance on demand-side only projections of market trends is insufficient. The paper discusses the results of a survey of 351 Korean visitors returning from Group Inclusive package holidays to Australia....

Author(s)
Kim SangMu; Prideaux, B.
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 1999, 5, 1, pp 66-81
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Cover for 'The river city'? Conflicts in the development of a tourism destination brand for Brisbane.

This chapter draws on the political underpinnings of destination marketing and explores how the image of the Brisbane River produced a controversy that allows a better understanding of the problems that relate organic and inorganic images of a destination. While the Brisbane River flows through the ...

Author(s)
Marzano, G.; Laws, E.; Scott, N.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934682)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

In recent years a growing number of disasters have affected the tourism industry on scales that range from regional to global. Although there have been a number of significant disasters including SARS, the September 11 attack on the US in 2001, coups in Fiji and the Asian Financial Crisis of...

Author(s)
Prideaux, B.; Coghlan, A.; Falco-Mammone, F.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2007, 23, 2/4, pp 163-174

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