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This chapter discusses Malta's position in terms of price competitiveness as an international tourist resort compared with other Mediterranean countries. It also considers non-price factors which influence tourism demand. It compares prices of package holidays from the UK, Germany, and the...

Author(s)
Briguglio, L.; Vella, L.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Island tourism: management principles and practice., 1995, pp 133-147
Abstract

This chapter first describes different issues regarding tourism development in heritage cities, principally citing evidence from seven European art cities (Aix-en-Provence, France; Amsterdam, Netherlands; Bruges, Belgium; Florence, Italy; Oxford, UK; Salzburg, Austria; and Venice, Italy). It then...

Author(s)
Borg, J. van der
Publisher
Ashgate Publishing Ltd., Aldershot, UK
Citation
The challenge of tourism carrying capacity assessment: theory and practice, 2004, pp 163-179
Abstract

This chapter first reviews the literature on tourism demand, and the few studies that look into the relationship between climate and tourism. The chapter then analyses international tourist flows, to explore the sensitivity of tourism to climate in general. First, all tourist arrivals (for the...

Author(s)
Lise, W.; Tol, R. S. J.
Publisher
Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, Cheltenham, UK
Citation
Climate change in the Mediterranean: socio-economic perspectives of impacts, vulnerability and adaptation, 2003, pp 290-318
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Cover for Ecolabels for tourism in Europe: the European ecolabel for tourism?

A definition for sustainable tourism is sought. Next, a discussion is presented of how tourism and the environment may develop in Europe, how tourist organizations should react, and the benefits that may from tourism ecolabels are described. The following issues are addressed: tourism within the...

Author(s)
Hamele, H.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995063)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Generation Y: perspectives of quality in youth adventure travel experiences in an Australian backpacker context.

This chapter examines the importance of quality to Gen-Y youth adventure travellers and backpackers in Australia. Fourteen youth adventure travellers participated in focus groups, another 16 travellers participated in interviews and 8 youth adventure travellers completed travel diaries. The youth...

Author(s)
Jennings, G.; Cater, C.; Lee YoungSook; Ollenburg, C.; Ayling, A.; Lunny, B.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936013)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

We believe that certain administrative records should also be used for statistical purposes for tourism. Although more and more countries now have experience in the use of international passenger traffic data, there is very little experience in the case of fiscal sources. The experiences used for...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Tourism satellite account: implementation project. Enzo Paci papers on measuring the economic significance of tourism, Volume 3, 2003, pp 141-187
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Cover for The creative turn in regeneration: creative spaces, spectacles and tourism in cities.

This chapter examines the increasingly important role of creativity in urban regeneration. Following an analysis of four main types of regeneration e.g. using iconic structures, heritage mining, mega-events and thematization, it advocates models of creative development. The analysis draws on work...

Author(s)
Richards, G.; Wilson, J.
ISBN
2006 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845931308)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Resorts are not forever.

This chapter discusses: the phases of resort and spa development; some historic markers of resort development; Butler's resort cycle; and resort renewal. Three case studies of resort development and renewal are then presented: (1) that of Scheveningen in the Netherlands; (2) the 'Sea-Change...

Author(s)
Travis, A. S.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937423)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This paper analyses the history of 'expos' and garden festivals, which are really a form of cultural tourism, and concludes that the considerable sums invested should be integrated within a broader strategy of tourism that includes folk parks, festivals and major sporting events such as the Olympic ...

Author(s)
Evans, B. M.
Publisher
Donhead Publishing Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Cultural tourism: papers presented at The Robert Gordon University Heritage Convention 1994., 1994, pp 45-65
Abstract

The necessary pre-conditions for the creation of symbiotic, mutually supportive policies in urban areas. A number of case studies are presented to provide a set of guidelines for suitable policies in similar environments. The cases are drawn from the following characteristics: major tourist...

Author(s)
Ashworth, G. J.
Publisher
Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism and the environment: regional, economic, cultural and policy issues, 2000, Ed. 2, pp 283-304

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