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Understanding the motivation to visit particular tourist destinations and festivals is important for building effective tourism marketing strategies. This paper explores the effect of existing health and wellness values on the motivation to visit a festival using a field survey at the Goomeri...

Author(s)
Yoo InYoung; Lee JeongLyeol [Lee, J. L. T. ]; Lee ChoongKi
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2015, 20, 2, pp 152-170
Abstract

Nature-based tourism has been viewed as a large and growing segment of the tourism market. Advocates of nature-based tourism argue its potential to generate income for biodiversity conservation and local economic benefit, while detractors fear a risk of "loving our parks to death". Some recent...

Author(s)
Hardiman, N.; Burgin, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2017, 25, 6, pp 732-745
Abstract

Tropical rainforests face a number of pressures ranging from urban settlement to climate change to outright clearing for timber. In many areas where rainforests have been protected under national law, or in some cases international covenants such as World Heritage, tourism has emerged as a new...

Author(s)
Prideaux, B.; McNamara, K. E.; Thompson, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Ecotourism, 2012, 11, 2, pp 102-117
Abstract

Political national capitals provide the location for national institutions, represent national values and are the seat of government. Despite the importance of political national capital cities as tourism destinations, they may be faced with a poor image and perceptions from potential tourists...

Author(s)
Mules, T.; Pforr, C.; Ritchie, B. W.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2007, 22, 3/4, pp 35-53
Abstract

An understanding of how best to communicate with the tourism market in the wake of a disastrous event is essential for destination marketing organizations seeking to manage the misperceptions and media-imposed attitudes held by potential visitors. To date, the literature remains silent in terms of...

Author(s)
Walters, G.; Mair, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2012, 29, 1, pp 87-103
Abstract

The purpose of this article is to model and forecast the seasonal variation, the fluctuations in tourist numbers from season to season in Australian inbound holiday tourism, using climate variables such as maximum temperature, humidity, and hours of sunshine. For estimation purposes this study uses ...

Author(s)
Kulendran, N.; Dwyer, L.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2012, 17, 2, pp 121-137
Abstract

This paper describes the outbound tourism market of Australia, based on data for the period 1990-99 from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. After an introduction and a brief overview of international tourism, the paper describes: the characteristics of outbound travel (destination, purpose of...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Special Report - World Tourism Organization, 2000, No.5, pp 39 pp.
Abstract

This paper examines whether or not Australia's tourism markets are converging. It defines convergence as the reduction in tourist arrivals' differential, which is calculated as the difference between total visitor arrivals to a country and visitor arrivals from a particular tourist source market....

Author(s)
Narayan, P. K.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Applied Economics, 2006, 38, 10, pp 1153-1162
Abstract

This study analyses Chinese views of seven selected long-haul holiday destinations using secondary data from the 2008 China survey of the Global Tourism Watch market research program commissioned by the Canadian Tourism Commission. Results indicate that Mainland Chinese travellers considered...

Author(s)
Yun DongKoo; Joppe, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of China Tourism Research, 2011, 7, 4, pp 459-489
Abstract

This is the first study to explore the connection between Australian residents' satisfaction with Korean cuisine, the various characteristics of the restaurant experience, and Australians' intention to visit Korea. Data was collected from customers of 16 Korean restaurants in the state of...

Author(s)
Min KyeHong; Lee JeongLyeol [Lee, J. L. T. ]
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2014, 31, 4, pp 493-506

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