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This issue comprises a selection of 25 papers presented at the Sustainable Tourism 2016 conference. The papers respond to some of the concerns regarding the impacts of tourism and consider the strategies to protect the natural and cultural landscapes, trying to minimize the adverse effects of...

Author(s)
Pineda, F. D.; Brebbia, C.; Miralles i Garcia, J. L.
Publisher
WIT Press, Southampton, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sustainable Development and Planning, 2016, 11, 3, pp iii + 227-482
Abstract

This study focuses on demonstrating the differences and similarities between and among Western and Asian customers in terms of travelers' evaluation of satisfaction, perceived value, and attribute quality in a Hong Kong hotel setting. It has been noted that national culture has a substantial impact ...

Author(s)
Zhang ZiQiong; Li HengYun; Law, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2015, 32, Suppl. 1, pp S2-S14
Abstract

This report looks at the use of technology (internet, mobile phones, and social media networks, among others) in travel and tourism. The statistics presented throughout the report focus mainly on the ten leading outbound tourism markets: China, Germany, the USA, the UK, Russia, France, Canada,...

Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2014, No.13, pp 40 pp.
Abstract

The researchers undertook an empirical examination of the tourist images of Taiwan prior to and after visiting a Taiwanese tourist night market. A survey was distributed at Shilin Night Market and generated 230 responses from Japanese, 171 from US/Canadian, and 95 from Mandarin-speaking Chinese ...

Author(s)
Chang HsuanHsuan
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Culture & Communication, 2012, 11, 3, pp 183-199
Abstract

This report presents a global overview of skiing holidays, highlighting the major destinations for skiing holidays and the threats to the future of the industry. Visitor data are presented for several skiing destinations, including the USA, France, Austria, Japan, Italy, Switzerland, Germany,...

Author(s)
Millington, K.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2006, No.3, pp 1-32
Abstract

This special issue focuses on food in Asian cities, including Western cities with significant Asian populations. It brings together seven research papers that together draw attention to the everyday culinary habits, rituals, creativity, and sensory experiences that are collectively used to nurture...

Author(s)
Low, K. E. Y.; Ho, L. E. E.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Food, Culture and Society: An International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research, 2018, 21, 1, pp 2-117
Abstract

The forecasting of international tourist arrivals is normally done on a per country basis. The volume of tourist flow varies widely among countries, largely depending on their population size but also on their openness to tourism. This paper uses data for Austria, China (PRC), Canada, the Cook...

Author(s)
Vu, J. C.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2006, 12, 2, pp 263-276
Abstract

This book examines how leading economic countries use sport business, particularly individual sports events (such as the Olympics or FIFA Men's or Women's World Cup) as well as participant sport, in comprehensive plans toward driving and furthering economic development, raising brand awareness...

Author(s)
Zhang, J. J.; Huang HaiYan; Nauright, J.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Sport business in leading economies, 2017, pp 544 pp.
Abstract

This study examines the prospects for leisure time in a sample of 18 important tourism generating countries, to establish what changes in the pattern of leisure time are taking place, how these are reshaping holiday taking, and how governments and the tourism industry should respond. The countries...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Changes in leisure time: the impact on tourism., 1999, pp 151 pp.

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