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Although most port cities seek and work to grow cruise tourism, in some cases there is broad-based public activism against cruise ships and cruise tourism. This article looks at 10 case studies where grassroots movements have confronted cruise tourism, with varying degrees of success. The study...

Author(s)
Klein, R. A.; Sitter, K. C.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2016, 11, 2/3, pp 147-159
Abstract

The package tourists dominate the outbound Chinese holiday travel market, and to date their nature tourism experiences have been investigated, analysed and reported primarily with a Western gaze. This paper critically examines the findings of previous studies from both Chinese and English-language...

Author(s)
Weiler, B.; Chen HanYu
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2016, 41, 3, pp 246-258
Abstract

Because of the inefficiency in analyzing the comprehensive travel data, tourism managers are facing the challenge of gaining insights into travelers' behavior and preferences. In most cases, existing techniques are incapable of capturing the sequential patterns hidden in travel data. To address...

Author(s)
Huy Quan Vu; Li Gang; Law, R.; Zhang YanChun
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2018, 57, 3, pp 399-413
Abstract

This study takes a holistic approach to investigating customer experience at a food and wine event. Drawing on an ecosystem concept from service design and the concept of cocreation of value, the authors develop a conceptual framework to capture the complexity of customer experience. Using photo...

Author(s)
Liu Wei; Sparks, B.; Coghlan, A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2017, 21, 4, pp 463-479
Abstract

Background: Whilst alcohol and drug use among young people is known to escalate during short holidays and working breaks in international nightlife resorts, little empirical data are available on the impact of longer backpacking holidays on substance use. Here we examine changes in alcohol, tobacco ...

Author(s)
Bellis, M. A.; Hughes, K. E.; Dillon, P.; Copeland, J.; Gates, P.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Public Health, 2007, 7, 1, pp (02 January 2007)
Abstract

Background. More Australians are traveling to overseas destinations where preventable infectious diseases, such as hepatitis A, are endemic. Yet, there is only limited data concerning the extent to which Australians seek travel advice and vaccination before their departures. Method. Annual...

Author(s)
Zwar, N.; Streeton, C. L.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2007, 14, 1, pp 31-36
Abstract

Research suggests that perceptions of time pressure are increasing and are particularly acute in households where both parents combine paid work with household and caring responsibilities. What specific strategies do working parents use to 'manage' the three-way juggling act of 'his' job, 'her'...

Author(s)
Brown, P.; Warner-Smith, P.
Publisher
ANZALS (School of Leisure, Sport Tourism), Lindfield, Australia
Citation
Annals of Leisure Research, 2005, 8, 2/3, pp 75-90
Abstract

Background. European studies indicate that up to 67% of travelers traveling abroad participate in activities that put them at risk of exposure to hepatitis B. Australians are increasingly traveling to destinations where hepatitis B is highly endemic, such as Asia, and are likely to have similar...

Author(s)
Streeton, C. L.; Zwar, N.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2006, 13, 6, pp 345-350
Abstract

Self response questionnaires were mailed to the most senior salaried tourism officer in each of the 119 local governments in the Australian states of New South Wales and Queensland. The questionnaire sought general information on the tourism unit, including details relating to its location in the...

Author(s)
McKercher, B.; Ritchie, M.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1997, 36, 1, pp 66-72
Abstract

An appreciation of distance is important in all studies of travel behaviour. However, the impressions of distance that travellers hold in their minds are often very different from real distance. Such, 'cognitive distance' tends to be overlooked in travel research. A study to investigate whether...

Author(s)
Walmsley, D. J.; Jenkins, J. M.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1992, 31, 1, pp 24-29

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