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Each of the seven case studies presented in this issue illustrates one or several ways that tourism inflects local community arrangements - life styles, identities, and politics. The studies presented, from small resorts on the Adriatic to major urban centres like Hiroshima and Detroit, reveal that ...

Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourist Studies, 2016, 16, 4, pp 343-477
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.
Abstract

The purpose of this article is to carefully examine the concept of destination image with the goal of designing more appropriate and rigorous techniques for its measurement. A framework is presented which suggests that to completely measure destination image, several components must be captured....

Author(s)
Echtner, C. M.; Ritchie, J. R. B.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1993, 31, 4, pp 3-13
Abstract

In order to be successfully promoted in target markets, a destination must be favourably differentiated from its competition, or positively positioned, in the minds of the consumers. A key component of this positioning process is the creation and management of a distinctive and appealing...

Author(s)
Echtner, C. M.
Publisher
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Citation
Tourism: building credibility for a credible industry. Proceedings of the Travel and Tourism Research Association twenty-second annual conference, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Long Beach, California, June 9-13, 1991., 1991, pp 329-332

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