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This volume includes eight full papers and two research notes covering topics such as: the role of personality in customer satisfaction and loyalty in coffee shops; the integration of community participation in multinational corporations' tourism market development strategies; the motivations for...

Author(s)
Chen, J. S.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Advances in hospitality and leisure, 2016, pp 250 pp.
Abstract

This volume contains nine full papers and one research note that cover contemporary topics in hospitality and leisure, including: destination image; the use of social networking sites in tourism; the safety of swimming as a holiday activity in the tropics; visitor behaviour; the choice of exchange...

Author(s)
Chen, J. S.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Advances in hospitality and leisure, 2015, pp 224 pp.
Abstract

The efforts that have been made during the 1990s to develop new methods to analyse tourism and tourism-related employment, standardise and ensure the relevance of tourism statistics systems, increase consistency between the various systems in place at an international level, and create awareness...

Publisher
Paris, France
Citation
Measuring the role of tourism in OECD economies: the OECD manual on tourism satellite accounts and employment., 2000, pp 270 pp.
Abstract

Tourism has become an active and dominant agent of change and control in the countryside and associated rural communities. The effects of rural recreation and tourism are explored. Following an introductory chapter on continuity and change in rural tourism, chapters cover: policy dimensions of ...

Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK
Citation
Tourism and recreation in rural areas., 1997, pp xii + 261 pp.
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Cover for Ecotourism in Scandinavia: lessons in theory and practice.

This book describes, analyses, and evaluates Scandinavian ecotourism. It includes overviews of the state of ecotourism development in Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Iceland and focuses on aspects of sustainability, among others. This book will appeal to researchers and students of ecotourism. It has...

Author(s)
Gössling, S.; Hultman, J.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 1845931343)
Type
Book
Abstract

This book examines how the growth of tourism in locations that have historically been considered geographically remote plays a major role in the consolidation and transformation of often longstanding and powerful cultural imaginaries about 'the edges of the world'. The contributors examine the...

Author(s)
Herrero, N.; Roseman, S. R.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
The tourism imaginary and pilgrimages to the edges of the world, 2015, pp 224 pp.
Abstract

This collection of 8 papers is concerned with how individuals and communities who are dependent on the presence of tourists to sustain a livelihood are able to cope with the commoditisation of their culture and the constant attention that tourism brings. The studies reflect the continuum of the...

Publisher
Berghahn Books, Oxford, UK
Citation
Coping with tourists: European reactions to mass tourism., 1996, pp viii + 264 pp.
Abstract

The hypothesis on which the book is based is that the medieval pilgrim industry was the start of modern tourism. Although triggered by religious motivation, it is argued that pilgrims were equally driven by a desire for adventure, discovery and cultural enrichment. It is argued that much can be...

Publisher
Donhead Publishing Ltd, Shaftesbury, UK
Citation
In search of heritage: as pilgrim or tourist?, 1998, pp xviii + 493 pp.
Abstract

This report compiles and analyses data on the budgets that national tourism organizations (NTOs) allocate to the promotion of inbound tourism as well as on their structure, functions and methods of operation in order to illustrate the various forms of NTOs and suggest possible action in the area of ...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Structures and budgets of national tourism organizations - 2004-2005, 2006, pp ix + 138 pp.
Abstract

The book explores the relationship between a nation's level of development and the nature of its tourists, i.e., whether they are domestic or foreign to the country. Rostow's stages of development are used to designate nations and such countries as Afghanistan, Tunisia, Turkey and the Irish...

Publisher
Christian-Albrechts-Universitat zu Kiel, Geographisches Institut, Kiel, Germany
Citation
Endogener tourismus., 1991, pp 193pp.

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