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This special issue includes 8 papers, in addition to the introduction, which deal with China's international tourism industry. Topics covered include: the mainland Chinese outbound travel market; the demographics of Chinese visitors to New Zealand; the marketing of China as a destination; tourism ...

Author(s)
Heung, V. C. S.; Zhang HanqinQiu
Publisher
Henry Stewart Publications, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2001, 8, 1, pp 98 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
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Rural areas often present special problems in terms of tourism development owing to a lack of product, market access and infrastructure. This paper presents the findings of a case study focusing on the central southern wheat belt of Western Australia, in an area known as Dryandra Country. This area ...

Author(s)
Hughes, M.; Macbeth, J.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2005, 7, 4, pp 424-443
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
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This report highlights the risks that climate change poses for Australia's tourism sector. Following this introduction, Chapter 2 outlines the importance of the tourism industry for Australia's economy and Chapter 3 describes the climate change risks to the industry. Chapter 4 focuses on...

Author(s)
Hughes, L.; Stock, P.; Brailsford, L.; Alexander, D.
Publisher
Climate Council of Australia Limited, Sydney, Australia
Citation
Icons at risk: climate change threatening Australian tourism, 2018, pp iv + 61 pp.
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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
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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

In December 2010, Tourism Australia and Tourism New South Wales (respectively, Australia's national and Australia's largest state tourism promotion agencies) entered into an agreement with US talk show host Oprah Winfrey (or Oprah) for Ms Winfrey to undertake a celebrity endorsement tourism...

Author(s)
Johns, R.; Weir, B.; Weir, R.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2015, 21, 2, pp 117-130
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This paper considers the role of interpretive layering, that is, combining multiple sources of interpretation in order to repeat the interpretive message, in nature-based tourism. We explore interpretive layering at an attraction (the Great Barrier Reef (GBR)) that presents several challenges to ...

Author(s)
Coghlan, A.; Kim KyoungJin [Kim, K. J. A. ]
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Ecotourism, 2012, 11, 3, pp 173-187
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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