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This special issue consists of eight papers addressing a number of issues concerning tourism development in Japan, including: urban development and tourism in Japanese cities; the transition of forest tourism policies; sustainability in tourism development; surf tourism development; the transition...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.; Kato, K.; Horita, Y.; Yamada, Y.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2018, 15, 1, pp 1-101
Abstract

The recent diversification of domestic tourism needs in Japan, seen particularly in increasing demand for ecotourism and green tourism, shows that there is much potential for further development of nature tourism, much of which takes place in protected areas. However, numerous challenges exist....

Author(s)
Hiwasaki, L.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Society & Natural Resources, 2006, 19, 8, pp 675-
Abstract

While rural tourism will provide new opportunities for farmers and inhabitants in rural areas, many problems must be solved to make its sustainable development a reality. Therefore, this paper focused on the present issues facing rural tourism in Japan that must be addressed for further...

Author(s)
Ohe, Y.
Publisher
WIT Press, Southampton, UK
Citation
Cultural tourism, 2013, pp 63-75
Abstract

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

Japan is scheduled to host several major international sporting events in the next four years including the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Its sport tourism sector is therefore well positioned for expansion but the issue of sustainability needs to be addressed. This research note sets out to clarify what...

Author(s)
Hinch, T.; Ito, E.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2018, 15, 1, pp 96-101
Abstract

Eco-tourism has recently gained an important position in the choice mechanism of tourists. Sustainable tourism development implies a combination of ecological protection, economic prosperity and social benefits for local communities. This requires an effective marketing policy to identify and...

Author(s)
Romão, J.; Neuts, B.; Nijkamp, P.; Shikida, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Ecological Economics, 2014, 107, pp 195-205
Abstract

Purpose: This paper aims to examine the direct intervention of university researchers in tourism practices in Hokkaido, Japan. The overall objective is the further understanding into the potential value of research-based evidence and scientific knowledge in tourism destination management. The paper ...

Author(s)
Higuchi, Y.; Yamanaka, Y.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2019, 74, 2, pp 166-178
Abstract

Since the mid-twentieth century, small islands have emerged as important tourist destinations, whether as island-states (Barbados, Fiji), island dependencies (Guadeloupe, Jersey) or state-islands (Okinawa, Cozumel). A longstanding core-periphery narrative holds that small islands are geographically ...

Author(s)
Weaver, D. B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2017, 42, 1, pp 11-21
Abstract

This paper proposes resilience as a foundation for sustainability, and sustainable tourism development, identifying that resilience relates to place-based knowledge and senses originating from human-land interaction over a long period of time. A specific case drawn here is the post-disaster...

Author(s)
Kato, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2018, 15, 1, pp 55-67
Abstract

This article examines whether the future of tourism in island destinations lies in more and continued innovation on the part of all stakeholders so tourists will consider the extra expense of travelling a worthwhile investment. Islands have long been icons as tourism destinations. However,...

Author(s)
d'Hauteserre, A. M.; Funck, C.
Publisher
Institute of Island Studies, Charlottetown, Canada
Citation
Island Studies Journal, 2016, 11, 1, pp 227-244

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