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A key element of sustainable tourism is the inclusion of activities that both provide insights into the destination, or develop a "sense of place", and that encourage tourists to develop a sense of responsibility for the conservation of that destination, which could be described as "care of place". ...

Author(s)
Walker, K.; Moscardo, G.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2016, 24, 8/9, pp 1243-1261
Abstract

Despite a growing body of work on destination branding, there has been little investigation of whether or not tourists attribute brand personality characteristics to tourism destinations and whether or not an emotional connection exists based on tourists' perceived self-image and the 'brand...

Author(s)
Murphy, L.; Benckendorff, P.; Moscardo, G.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2007, 22, 2, pp 45-59
Abstract

Despite a growing body of work on destination branding in general, particularly at a country or nation level, there has been little investigation of whether or not tourists do attribute brand personality characteristics to tourism destinations and whether or not tourists' perceived self-image and...

Author(s)
Murphy, L.; Benckendorff, P.; Moscardo, G.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2007, 12, 5/6, pp 419-432
Abstract

Music tourism can be seen as a type of special interest cultural tourism. This paper addresses the role of themed music festivals in regional development. Three diverse and recurring music tourism events in regional Queensland, Australia are studied. The case studies describe the festivals and...

Author(s)
Moscardo, G.; McCarthy, B.; Murphy, L.; Pearce, P.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Policy, 2009, 2, 1/2, pp 5-23
Abstract

This chapter examines tourist motivation and the roles of transport in the tourist experience. The analysis begins with a discussion of existing work on tourist behaviour, tourist motivation, and transport. A conceptual map of the connections between life cycle, tourist motivation, and the roles...

Author(s)
Moscardo, G.; Pearce, P. L.
Publisher
Elsevier Science Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism and transport: issues and agenda for the new millennium, 2004, pp 29-43
Abstract

This paper considers the way in which operators and destination authorities can work within a destination region; illustrating how the problems, resulting from different geographic scales and the objectives of business units and government agencies, can be tackled through cooperative marketing...

Author(s)
Scott, N.; Parfitt, N.; Laws, E.
Publisher
Continuum, London, UK
Citation
Tourism in the twenty-first century: reflections on experience, 2001, pp 198-221
Abstract

This paper reviews tourist attraction development and classification and, through select examples, profiles empirical studies of attractions varying in their success. The paper also considers some key concepts to understand attraction success better and note emerging trends from recent studies of...

Author(s)
Pearce, P.; Benckendorff, P.; Johnstone, S.
Publisher
Continuum, London, UK
Citation
Tourism in the twenty-first century: reflections on experience, 2001, pp 110-129
Abstract

This chapter explores the potential impacts of wildlife on tourist safety, as well as on tourists' perceptions of destination attractiveness and their travel choice behaviours. Key results from two recent studies are described. The first was a study of 195 critical incidents related to wildlife...

Author(s)
Moscardo, G.; Taverner, M.; Woods, B.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism, security and safety: from theory to practice, 2006, pp 209-227
Abstract

There is a close relationship between interpretation and tourism. Interpretation is concerned with providing information to visitors about the places they are in and encouraging them to appreciate and care for these places. Many tourist activities are focused on interpretation. Despite this...

Author(s)
Moscardo, G.
Publisher
School of Business, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
Citation
Journal of Tourism Studies, 2003, 14, 1, pp 112-123
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Cover for Presenting destinations: marketing host communities.

This chapter deals with both the contentious issues and the opportunities in the marketing of host communities for tourism. It commences with an overview of the diversity of this phenomenon, followed by a brief but broad view of the scope of contemporary marketing. Here, the emphasis is on viewing...

Author(s)
Moscardo, G.; Pearce, P.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851996116)
Type
Book chapter

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