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The book examines the concept of luxury and its meaning across tourism, events and hospitality globally. Packed with case studies, it investigates how the idea of luxury is changing in response to a variety factors, such as social change, technological innovation and the challenge of...

Author(s)
Swarbrooke, J.
Publisher
Goodfellow Publishers Limited, Oxford, UK
Citation
The meaning of luxury in tourism, hospitality and events, 2018, pp 256 pp.
Abstract

Community-based tourism development typically assumes co-operation between different stakeholder groups at the local level, and thus combines different types of knowledge. However, this does not imply that a consensus exists between the stakeholders in the first place. In this article, we present ...

Author(s)
Matilainen, A.; Suutari, T.; Lähdesmäki, M.; Koski, P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2018, 67, pp 284-296
Abstract

Very complex yet highly integrated business logics characterise cruise tourism with shore excursions frequently identified as a key source of value. This paper presents a case study of cruise tourism and shore excursion planning in Copenhagen, Denmark. The aim of this paper is to investigate the...

Author(s)
Lopes, M. J.; Dredge, D.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2018, 15, 6, pp 633-652
Abstract

Collective self-governance is gaining attention in the literature for maintaining the quality of key attractions and promoting sustainable tourism. The long-term success of collective self-governance is dependent on both its internal organization and its embeddedness in external state and non-state ...

Author(s)
Bets, L. K. J. van; Lamers, M. A. J.; Tatenhove, J. P. M. van
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2017, 25, 11, pp 1583-1599
Abstract

This thesis presents the marine community concept as a new analytical lens for studying environmental governance of maritime activities. A marine community is a community of socio-economic and policy actors and institutions organised around a certain maritime activity that influences or will be...

Author(s)
Bets, L. K. J. van
Publisher
Wageningen University, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Marine communities: governing oil & gas activities and cruise tourism in the Arctic and the Caribbean, 2017, pp x + 207 pp.
Abstract

Due to increasing interest in wildlife tourism, there is a growing need to consider the balance between use and protection of wildlife. Mutual exchange and acceptance of research results between different academic disciplines, such as wildlife ecology and tourism research, has until recently been...

Author(s)
Granquist, S. M.; Nilsson, P. Ǻ.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 471-478
Abstract

The purpose of the study is to test if the model of a sustainable wellness destination developed by Sheldon and Park, adapted from Ritchie and Crouch, could be used while defining the Savonlinna town in Eastern Finland in the context of well-being/wellness tourism. The data for this article are...

Author(s)
Tuohino, A.; Honkanen, A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2015, 20, 4, pp 355-367
Abstract

The article argues that semiotic analysis can be applied advantageously in tourism studies. C. S. Peirce's representation triad is applied to destination representations by conceptualizing destinations, related activities, or entities as objects; photographs or textual descriptions as signs; and...

Author(s)
Pennington, J. W.; Thomsen, R. C.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2010, 10, 1, pp 33-53
Abstract

This study provides preliminary empirical insight into the contemporary tourist phenomenon of sightrunning. This combined offering simultaneously concurs with and evades theoretical perspectives of hybrid tourists, sport tourism, cultural tourism and urban tourism, favouring examination of such...

Author(s)
Kolar, T.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2019, 22, 4, pp 400-408
Abstract

A tourist destination's brand personality (TDBP) can be measured by asking tourists which personality traits they associate with the destination. A tourist who experiences a TDBP that is in congruence with the tourist's self-image will favor the tourist destination. Such congruence between the ...

Author(s)
Seljeseth, P. I.; Korneliussen, T.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2015, 15, Suppl. 1, pp 48-61

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