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Brussels, often referred to as the Capital of Europe, has a flourishing "African" quarter called Matonge (named after a quarter of Kinshasa, Congo) that is becoming an important tourist destination within Brussels. On the up since the 1960s, Matonge can boast African food stores, clothes boutiques, ...

Author(s)
Diekmann, A.; Maulet, G.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Culture & Communication, 2009, 9, 1/2, pp 93-105
Abstract

There has been an increase in research on the relationship between holidays and wellbeing in the last decade. However, only a few studies have investigated this association in seniors and the impact of holiday-related predictors of wellbeing is understudied. The aims of this study were to: (1)...

Author(s)
Mélon, M.; Agrigoroaei, S.; Diekmann, A.; Luminet, O.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, 2018, 10, 3, pp 221-240
Abstract

The six papers in this special issue highlight the diversity of issues, theories and social contexts that are relevant to the field of social tourism research. Five of them focus on target groups (the elderly and people with disabilities) and the benefits or constraints of these groups in holiday...

Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, 2018, 10, 3, pp 181-304
Abstract

This special issue examines rural tourism challenges and trends. The issue consists of eight articles. The first study analyzes the evolution and current state of rural tourism in the Carpathian area of Romania. The second study discusses copreneurship within rural tourism businesses in New...

Author(s)
Dinu, M. S.
Publisher
Romanian-American Association of Project Managers for Education and Research (RAAPMER), Bucharest, Romania
Citation
Journal of Tourism Challenges and Trends, 2011, 4, 1, pp 11-188
Abstract

The importance of the tourism and hospitality sectors to the urban night and the economies of cities has been well-documented. However, commercialised night-time leisure as a timespace of work remains relatively underexplored. A greater understanding of bars, hotels, restaurants and clubs as...

Author(s)
Plyushteva, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, 2019, 11, 3, pp 407-421
Abstract

The article reports on a four nation, European study, exploring family holiday behaviour in Belgium, France, Italy and the UK. It examines the perceived roles of children in holiday decision making, and the relationship between these roles and holiday satisfaction. A review is provided of the...

Author(s)
Seaton, A. V.; Tagg, S.
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 1995, 4, 1, pp 1-21
Abstract

Background: Large events or mass gatherings (MGs) are known to amplify the risk of infectious diseases, many of which can be prevented by vaccination. In this review we have evaluated the burden of vaccine preventable diseases (VPDs) in MGs. Methods: Major databases like PubMed and Embase, Google...

Author(s)
Alqahtani, A. S.; Alfelali, M.; Arbon, P.; Booy, R.; Rashid, H.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Vaccine, 2015, 33, 48, pp 6552-6563
Abstract

Background: The objective evaluation of the physical environmental characteristics (e.g. speed limit, cycling infrastructure) along adolescents' actual cycling routes remains understudied, although it may provide important insights into why adolescents prefer one cycling route over another. The...

Author(s)
Verhoeven, H.; Hecke, L. van; Dyck, D. van; Baert, T.; Weghe, N. van de; Clarys, P.; Deforche, B.; Cauwenberg, J. van
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
International Journal of Health Geographics, 2018, 17, 16, pp (29 May 2018)
Abstract

Background: Women living in socio-economically disadvantaged neighbourhoods are at increased risk for physical inactivity and associated health outcomes and are difficult to reach through personally tailored interventions. Targeting the built environment may be an effective strategy in this...

Author(s)
Dyck, D. van; Veitch, J.; Bourdeaudhuij, I. de; Thornton, L.; Ball, K.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 2013, 10, 108, pp (19 September 2013)
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism, transformation and urban ethnic communities: the case of Matonge, Brussels.

This chapter examines the transformation of the Matonge quarter (Brussels, Belgium) and its community and the extent to which two types of tourist groups, African 'intern' and Western 'extern', impact the host community members. The impact of extern tourism on the host community is not considered...

Author(s)
Diekmann, A.; Cloquet, I.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643922)
Type
Book chapter

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