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This book provides a comprehensive survey of special interest tourism, discussing strategies, policies, and initiatives introduced in Australia and internationally. The authors use theory and industry applications to illustrate the diversity of special interest tourism development. The result is a...

Author(s)
Douglas, N.; Douglas, N.; Derrett, R.
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Australia, Ltd, Milton, Australia
Citation
Special interest tourism, 2001, pp 475 pp.
Abstract

This study is an attempt to investigate the tourism marketing and attraction strategies adopted by various countries. A case study based approach is adopted in this study. On the basis of investigation of tourism development strategies adopted by various countries, suggestions are also made at the...

Author(s)
Khan, M. K.; Muhammad Ramzan; Ishfaq Ahmed; Talat Islam
Publisher
Maxwell Science Publications, Birmingham, UK
Citation
Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology, 2014, 7, 22, pp 4627-4631
Abstract

This study examines local residents' attitudes and the antecedents of those attitudes towards two different types of tourism development: mass tourism and alternative tourism. Mass tourism development is defined as attractions and facilities designed to accommodate a large number of tourists....

Author(s)
Gursoy, D.; Chi, C. G.; Dyer, P.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2009, 36, 4, pp 723-726
Abstract

Large-scale, major social events, such as music and cultural festivals and international sporting events, are an important motivator of tourism activity and an increasingly significant component of destination marketing. Despite the growing consumption trend of group-oriented travel behavior and...

Author(s)
Regan, N.; Carlson, J.; Rosenberger, P. J., III
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2012, 29, 2, pp 185-204
Abstract

The arts and cultural sector is recognised as an important driver of urban and regional development, with empirical evidence linking it to economic growth, social inclusion and increased social capital. Despite best efforts, however, government-sponsored cultural tourism policy development has...

Author(s)
Lehman, K.; Wickham, M.; Reiser, D.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2017, 14, 4, pp 467-482
Abstract

A key element of sustainable tourism is the inclusion of activities that both provide insights into the destination, or develop a "sense of place", and that encourage tourists to develop a sense of responsibility for the conservation of that destination, which could be described as "care of place". ...

Author(s)
Walker, K.; Moscardo, G.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2016, 24, 8/9, pp 1243-1261
Abstract

Understanding tourism behavior is fundamental to tourism marketing, and cross-cultural influences are particularly relevant. Therefore, in understanding of tourist motivation toward cultural experiences, this study offers an integrated motivational process model adapted from the leisure literature...

Author(s)
Kay, P.; Meyer, D.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2013, 18, 4, pp 385-398
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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

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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