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Social cost-benefit analysis and economic impact analysis are prominent methods used to estimate the benefits generated by nature (wildlife) tourism. Using a simple microeconomic model, this article specifies conditions under which values obtained from economic impact analysis exceed or are less...

Author(s)
Tisdell, C.
Publisher
Faculty of Economics, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Acta Turistica, 2012, 24, 2, pp 127-148
Abstract

There has been a paucity of research published in relation to the temporal aspect of destination image change over time. Given increasing investments in destination branding, research is needed to enhance understanding of how to monitor destination brand performance, of which destination image is...

Author(s)
Pike, S.
Publisher
Faculty of Economics, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Acta Turistica, 2015, 27, 2, pp 135-164
Abstract

While sustainable development is asserted to underpin contemporary approaches to tourism destination planning and management, the extent to which this legitimately occurs in practice has been repeatedly questioned. Therefore, strategic visioning, a well accepted planning approach in corporate and...

Author(s)
Ruhanen, L.
Publisher
Faculty of Economics, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Acta Turistica, 2012, 24, 2, pp 149-176
Abstract

The relationship between tourism and shopping behaviour is explored by examining the shopping patterns of Korean tourists in Australia. The results suggest that Korean retail expenditure patterns were relatively high but with a focus on the purchasing of traditional Korean health related items, or...

Author(s)
Hobson, J. S. P.
Citation
Turizam, 1996, 44, 9/10, pp 228-244
Abstract

Since the emergence of the destination branding literature in 1998, there have been few studies related to performance measurement of destination brand campaigns. There has also been little interest to date in researching the extent to which a destination brand represents the host community's sense ...

Author(s)
Pike, S.; Scott, N.
Publisher
Faculty of Economics, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Acta Turistica, 2009, 21, 2, pp 160-183
Abstract

A significant gap in the tourism and travel literature exists in the area of tourism destination branding. While interest in practical applications of brand theory in tourism is increasing, there is a paucity of published research to guide destination marketing organizations (DMOs). In particular,...

Author(s)
Pike, S.
Publisher
Faculty of Economics, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Acta Turistica, 2004, 16, 2, pp 102-124
Abstract

Research is conducted to provide a method by which price competitiveness of tourism by journey purpose can be estimated, results are presented of recent study indicating that a destination's price competitiveness depends on the expenditure patterns of different tourist segments according to purpose ...

Author(s)
Dwyer, L.; Forsyth, P.; Prasada Rao
Citation
Turizam, 1999, 47, 4, pp 283-299
Abstract

The major cultural differences between Thai tourists and Australian hosts are investigated to determine the causal relationships between cultural differences and Thai tourist satisfaction. A sample of 102 Thai tourists visiting the Gold Coast region of Southern Queensland, Australia. Man-Whitney...

Author(s)
Reisinger, Y.; Turner, L. W.
Citation
Turizam, 1999, 47, 2, pp 92-107
Abstract

A collection of 5 papers examines the debate surrounding competitiveness in the tourist industry. Case studies are presented from Australia, Croatia, Spain, and the Alpine regions of central Europe.

Author(s)
Klarić, M.
Publisher
Institut za Turizam Zagreb Biblioteka, Zagreb, Croatia,
Citation
Turizam., 1999, 47, pp 384 pp.

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