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Cover for Different travel markets: cultural and heritage tourism and the older traveller.

This chapter (i) discusses the growth in cultural and heritage tourism as a global market; (ii) defines cultural tourism and describes who cultural tourists are; (iii) defines heritage tourism and discusses its attributes such as authenticity and nostalgia; (iv) discusses the growth of cultural and ...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390943)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This section consisting of 18 chapters addresses a variety of marketing issues: an overview of tourism choice models, a review of tourism research based on citations in tourism journals, two papers on specific market segments, the youth market and the visiting friends and relatives niche,...

Author(s)
Ryan, C. (et al.)
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Tourism: the state of the art., 1994, pp 291-469
Abstract

This chapter presents the findings of a study into the economic contribution of tourists with disabilities to the Australian economy. The importance of including economic modelling within the research project is that rudimentary market estimates of tourists with disabilities in Australia were...

Author(s)
Dwyer, L.; Darcy, S.
Publisher
Channel View Publications Ltd, Bristol, UK
Citation
Accessible tourism: concepts and issues, 2011, pp 214-240
Abstract

The study presented in this chapter examines the perceptions of potential visitors from the Bendigo region regarding the historical Swan Hill Pioneer Settlement Museum (SHPSM) as a rural attraction and additionally, Swan Hill, as a tourist destination. The results of this preliminary research may...

Author(s)
Lade, C.
Publisher
Leisure Studies Association, Eastbourne, UK
Citation
Leisure and tourism: international perspectives on cultural practice, 2009, pp 53-66
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Cover for Improving sustainable management of expedition cruise destinations in Australia: governance and management lessons from the Great Barrier Reef, the Kimberley and Tasmania.

This chapter explores current challenges to managing expedition-style cruise activities from the perspective of destination sustainability through a comparative case study of three heritage destinations: the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area in Queensland; the West Kimberley National Heritage...

Author(s)
Ellis, C.; Scherrer, P.; Walker, K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This chapter examines regional variations in ecotourism that occur in Australia. In particular, it considers Queensland as a destination where rainforests are at the core of its tourism marketing and experience and contrasts this with Victoria, where rainforests are peripheral to the established...

Author(s)
Frost, W.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Nature-based tourism in peripheral areas: development or disaster?, 2005, pp 64-74
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Urban areas.

This chapter explores the concept of sustainable tourism in relation to urban areas. It discusses: (i) the challenge of managing tourist pressures in historic towns and cities; (ii) the contribution of events and festivals in urban tourism; (iii) the role of business tourism in the regeneration of...

Author(s)
Swarbrooke, J.
ISBN
1999 CAB International (H ISBN 0851993141)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This chapter highlights the role of government as an agent of change in tourism, in particular the role of Tourism Marketing Authorities (TMAs) in promoting the industry and reviewing the 'priority' or otherwise afforded to accessible tourism. After mapping and analysing the policy initiatives and...

Author(s)
Darcy, S.; Cameron, B.; Schweinsberg, S.
Publisher
Channel View Publications Ltd, Bristol, UK
Citation
Best practice in accessible tourism: inclusion, disability, ageing population and tourism, 2012, pp 79-113
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Cover for The impact of climate change on reef-based tourism in cairns, Australia - adaptation and response strategies for a highly vulnerable destination.

This chapter presents a synthesis of existing knowledge on anticipated biophysical changes in the Australia's Great Barrier Reef (GBR) due to anthropogenic climate change over the next 10, 40 and 60 years with implications for the reef-based tourism industry based in the Cairns region. On the basis ...

Author(s)
Wilson, R. F.; Turton, S. M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935481)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Reinventing British culture: multiculturalism, travel and cross-cultural comparisons.

This chapter provides important multi-cultural perspectives of culture that are intended to present a range of discourses on culture while also seeking to challenge the dominance of Eurocentric and 'white' perspectives of culture, which have become established as the bedrock on which cultural and...

Author(s)
Morpeth, N. D.; Raj, R.; Griffin, K. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book chapter

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