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Community-based tourism (CBT) could be one way of creating a more sustainable tourism industry. This article critically reviews the CBT approach in light of fieldwork conducted in 1997-2000 in Port Douglas, a tourism destination in North Queensland, Australia. It is argued that the literature on...

Author(s)
Blackstock, K. L.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Community Development Journal, 2005, 40, 1, pp 39-49
Abstract

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

Understanding the motivation to visit particular tourist destinations and festivals is important for building effective tourism marketing strategies. This paper explores the effect of existing health and wellness values on the motivation to visit a festival using a field survey at the Goomeri...

Author(s)
Yoo InYoung; Lee JeongLyeol [Lee, J. L. T. ]; Lee ChoongKi
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2015, 20, 2, pp 152-170
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
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Cover for Improving sustainable management of expedition cruise destinations in Australia: governance and management lessons from the Great Barrier Reef, the Kimberley and Tasmania.

This chapter explores current challenges to managing expedition-style cruise activities from the perspective of destination sustainability through a comparative case study of three heritage destinations: the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area in Queensland; the West Kimberley National Heritage...

Author(s)
Ellis, C.; Scherrer, P.; Walker, K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This chapter examines regional variations in ecotourism that occur in Australia. In particular, it considers Queensland as a destination where rainforests are at the core of its tourism marketing and experience and contrasts this with Victoria, where rainforests are peripheral to the established...

Author(s)
Frost, W.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Nature-based tourism in peripheral areas: development or disaster?, 2005, pp 64-74
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

Governments at all levels have assumed greater responsibility for, and involvement in, tourism destination planning and development. In the post-Brundtland era local governments in particular have been under closer scrutiny for their role in driving the sustainable development agenda in tourism ...

Author(s)
Ruhanen, L.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2013, 21, 1, pp 80-98
Abstract

K'gari is a popular international tourism destination, having gained World Heritage (WH) status for its natural values. In spite of the local indigenous population, the Butchulla, having clear aspirations for its management, indigenous cultural heritage values have yet to be recognised in the...

Author(s)
Brown, S.; Baldwin, C.; Chandler, L.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Australasian Journal of Environmental Management, 2015, 22, 2, pp 163-180
Abstract

The international cruise industry has consistently recorded an average annual growth rate of 8.4% since 1980 with the fastest growth happening in the last decade. However, while the domestic market is small - some 50,000 Australians take a cruise annually - Australia's cruise potential lies in the...

Author(s)
Dwyer, L.; Douglas, N.; Livaic, Z.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2004, 1, 1, pp 5-16

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