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Author(s)
Jiang YaWei; Ritchie, B. W.
Publisher
Sun Yat-sen University and Washington State University, Guangzhou, China
Citation
Conference proceedings, the 6th Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Marketing and Management Conference, Guangzhou, China, 14-17 July 2016, 2016, pp 79-81
Abstract

Visitor information centers are primarily responsible for promoting local tourism products and services; and consequently, have direct impacts upon the economic, social, and recreational well-being of the region in which they are located. Research highlights the importance of tailoring center...

Author(s)
Ballantyne, R.; Hughes, K.; Ritchie, B. W.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2009, 26, 8, pp 778-794
Abstract

The tourism industry is vulnerable to disasters due to its heavy dependence on natural resources. Despite growing studies on tourism disaster management, little research has been conducted from a stakeholder collaboration perspective, yet effective collaboration can improve recovery outcomes. This...

Author(s)
Jiang YaWei; Ritchie, B. W.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 2017, 31, pp 70-82
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Analysing the impact of the 2011 natural disasters on the Central Queensland tourism industry.

By analysing the impact of the 2011 natural disasters on the Central Queensland tourism industry, this chapter identifies that organization size, management attitude and media influence the crisis recovery stage. While the impact of the widespread flooding and Cyclone Yasi on the Central Queensland ...

Author(s)
Richardson, S.; March, R.; Lewis, J.; Radel, K.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643250)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Transformation theory attempts to understand the long-run process of structural shifts that occur in an industry and economy as a result of institutional change. While transformation theory is being advanced and tools have emerged to measure institutions, these innovations are yet to be applied to...

Author(s)
McLennan, C. J.; Ritchie, B. W.; Ruhanen, L. M.; Moyle, B. D.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2014, 41, pp 107-118
Abstract

This study took an integrated approach toward traveler risk segmentation by including psychological and behavioral variables together in the one study. This is an important first step to develop interventions targeting risk segments. A total of 864 respondents were surveyed in an Australian airport ...

Author(s)
Ritchie, B. W.; Chien, P. M.; Sharifpour, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2017, 34, 2, pp 274-289
Abstract

This chapter presents some findings from case studies undertaken in two Australian cities that play host to major motorsports events: Melbourne, Victoria, which hosts the Australian Formula One Grand Prix; and the Gold Coast, Queensland, which is the venue for the Indy 300. The case studies show,...

Author(s)
Fredline, L.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Sport tourism: interrelationships, impacts and issues, 2004, pp 155-173
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Using cluster analysis to segment a sample of Australian ecotourists.

This chapter highlights the strengths and weaknesses of cluster analysis for those considering its application as a market segmentation technique. The first section considers the nature and philosophical underpinnings of cluster analysis. The second section discusses the method's application to the ...

Author(s)
Weaver, D.; Lawton, L.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851999964)
Type
Book chapter

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