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Discourses in tourism destination marketing play an important role in constructing and consuming tourism destinations. However, various discursive contradictions can emerge, potentially limiting or facilitating tourism development. This paper has two objectives. First, it aims to identify...

Author(s)
Jeuring, J. H. G.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2016, 5, 2, pp 65-75
Abstract

This chapter examines trends in tourism and leisure as they affect the demand and supply for holidays and tourist facilities in tourist origin and tourist destination areas, based on the situation in the Netherlands. It finds that the number of holidays has increased, people go away more often on ...

Author(s)
Haan, T. Z. de
Publisher
Avebury, Aldershot, UK
Citation
Sustainable tourism development., 1995, pp 41-47
Abstract

This paper argues that a gap exists between the marketing of shore excursions and cruise tourists' expectations of 'local flavor' experiences. The paper first establishes that this discrepancy exists, then aims to refine the focus of marketing and promotion, and finally proposes strategies for...

Author(s)
Dai TianChen; Hein, C.; Zhang Tong
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2019, 29, pp 157-165
Abstract

The increase in activity tourism as a special interest type of travel is discussed with reference to its potential in attracting visitors from countries such as the UK and Netherlands to the sparsely populated areas of eastern Europe. Examples from research carried out in Slovenia are used to...

Author(s)
Broek, M. van den
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 1997, 22, 2, pp 21-27
Abstract

Over the last 20 years, international development agencies like SNV Netherlands Development Organisation have hesitantly become involved in tourism. This paper explains the complex and rarely researched political and technical issues behind the working practices, drivers and beliefs of an aid...

Author(s)
Hummel, J.; Duim, R. van der
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2012, 20, 3, pp 319-338
Abstract

Recent growth in the cruise tourism industry has been accompanied by the development of new cruise passenger terminals in many port cities, in part to assist aims for spatial planning and urban regeneration. Such terminals can bring specific benefits but also problems, though application of...

Author(s)
McCarthy, J. P.; Romein, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
European Planning Studies, 2012, 20, 12, pp 2033-2052
Abstract

This article discusses how and why a tourist destination can generate income without risking environmental degradation. It draws general lessons from a small island in the Netherlands that attracted mass tourism, generated high income, and satisfied tourists' and experts' opinions about...

Author(s)
Krozer, Y.; Christensen-Redzepovic, E.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2006, 10, 1/2, pp 113-124
Abstract

Understanding tourism related behavior and traveling patterns is an essential element of transportation system planning and tourism management at tourism destinations. Traditionally, tourism market segmentation is conducted to recognize tourist's profiles for which personalized services can be...

Author(s)
Rodríguez, J.; Semanjski, I.; Gautama, S.; Weghe, N. van de; Ochoa, D.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sensors, 2018, 18, 9, pp 2972
Abstract

The idea of "Keeping Up with the Joneses" was developed as a phenomenon wherein people want to own the same objects and do the same things as their peers in order to keep up with them socially. Along with the combined rise of globalization, mobile technology and the millennial mindset of valuing...

Author(s)
Siegel, L. A.; Wang Dan
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2019, 36, 2, pp 159-175
Abstract

The purpose of this special issue is to provide a range of alternative tourism futures and directions in order to challenge present perspectives in an informed, thoughtful and considered way. Eight papers look at the future of sustainable tourism, literary festival tourism, family tourism, the ...

Author(s)
Yeoman, I.; Postma, A.
Publisher
Centre for Tourism Research & Development, Lucknow, India
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2014, 39, 3, pp 293-452

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