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Travel flows to many destinations are today characterized by mass tourism. A large proportion of international visitors travel on standardized package tours. The use of economies of scale to produce cheap and identical holidays to unsegmented groups of travellers and a lack of consideration for the ...

Author(s)
Kierchhoff, H. W.
Citation
Geographische Rundschau, 1995, 47, 11, pp 646-652
Abstract

Health tourism is a rather broad concept that spans from wellness tourism to medical tourism and destinations for that matter differ greatly in their specific health tourism characteristics from a supply but also a demand perspective. Focusing on medical tourism, it is proposed in this paper that...

Author(s)
Locher, C.; Pforr, C.
Publisher
Lucius & Lucius Verslagsgesellschaft mbH, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
TW Zeitschrift für Tourismuswissenschaft, 2015, 7, 1, pp 19-34
Abstract

Ecotourism is rapidly becoming an important marketing image for the tourist industry, offering a picture of escape from a polluted urban environment to unspoiled nature. Developments in this field in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands in the period since the 1950s are reviewed....

Author(s)
Hall, M.
Citation
Geographische Rundschau, 1994, 46, 11, pp 641-646
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A collection of short articles explores Australia's role as a conference and incentive tourism destination. Potential not yet exploited (pp.51-52) shows that, although Australia is an increasingly important venue for meetings organizers and delegates from many countries, the conference tourism...

Citation
TW, Tagungs-Wirtschaft, 1993, 16, 8, pp 51-66
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Six papers discuss conference and business tourism in Australia. Down Under launches attack on meeting markets (pp.44-46) looks at recent tourism growth in Australia, which has been characterized by the increasing importance of conferences, and tourism, and at current efforts and plans to set up...

Citation
TW (Tagungs-Wirtschaft), 1989, 13, 1, pp 43-57
Abstract

Scientific research on the optimal holiday for patients with the MetS is scarce. In the last 10 years, we have worked on the project Austrian Moderate Altitude Study. We have been able to find evidence that an activity holiday at low and at moderate altitude (1700 m) had a positive effect on the...

Author(s)
Schobersberger, W.; Hoffmann, G.; Humpeler, E.
Publisher
Georg Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Aktuelle Ernährungsmedizin, 2008, 33, 3, pp 132-137
Abstract

The slow down in economic growth and employment in the 26 OECD countries was accompanied by a slow down in the growth of international tourism. As a result the increase in OECD international tourism (nights lodgings) which had been 11% in 1993/1994 is estimated at only 3% in 1994/1995. While for...

Citation
STV Bulletin, 1996, No. 2, pp 6-8
Abstract

Following a brief discussion of the ICCA (International Congress and Convention Association), a number of reports are presented on selected cities and countries, and their potential, current development and future prospects as conference tourism locations/centres. The first on South Africa (p.24)...

Citation
TW Tagungs-Wirtschaft, Convention Industry, 1987, 11, November/December, pp 24...112
Abstract

Uluru National Park in central Australia which incorporates Ayers Rock and Mount Olga is facing two pressures: a growing number of visitors who come from all over the world and an increasing desire for conservation. Now a development plan for the park and the neighbouring town of Yulara has been...

Author(s)
Scholz, H.
Citation
Garten und Landschaft, 1990, 100, 7, pp 32-37
Abstract

A number of articles are presented on the international conference and incentive tourism businesss. The main key to the Far East:conferences (pp.16-19) looks at the variety of opportunities offered by the Far East due to its above average gross national product growth rates, specifically in terms...

Citation
TW Tagungs-Wirtschaft, Convention-Industry, 1988, 12, 5, pp 16-19; 46-59; 78-80; 82-85

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