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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
Abstract

The Australian tourism industry is vulnerable to the impacts of climate change on natural areas and the destination choices of long-haul travellers concerned about carbon emissions. A National Tourism and Climate Change Taskforce was established in 2007; with a national action plan for Tourism and...

Author(s)
Zeppel, H.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2012, 15, 7, pp 603-626
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
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This chapter provides comparative reviews of the following individual adventure tourism destinations: Queenstown (New Zealand), Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe), Cairns (Queensland, Australia), Banff (Alberta, Canada), Moab (Utah, USA), Bozeman (Montana, USA), Pacific Harbour (Fiji) and Chamonix (France). ...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The Djabugay people live near Cairns, a tourist destination in North Queensland, Australia, on land to which they "belong" and which traditionally "belongs" to them. Their community is an equity partner in the Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park that features Djabugay culture. Some community members...

Author(s)
Dyer, P.; Aberdeen, L.; Schuler, S.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2003, 24, 1, pp 83-95
Abstract

Fraser Island, a natural World Heritage Area off the Queensland coast of Australia, receives in excess of 300 000 visitors every year. With visitor numbers expected to grow further, there is increasing concern that unregulated tourist activities may threaten the long-term conservation of the lakes...

Author(s)
Hadwen, W. L.; Arthington, A. H.
Publisher
School of Business, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
Citation
Journal of Tourism Studies, 2003, 14, 2, pp 35-44
Abstract

Michaelmas Cay and Reef is one of the prime tourist destinations offshore from Cairns, north Queensland, Australia, with an annual visitation rate of approximately 90 000 persons. The Cay is a major seabird nesting island with more than 30 000 birds at the site during peak nesting periods. To...

Author(s)
Muir, F.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1993, 14, 2, pp 99-105
Abstract

Using data generated during a community study of a north Queensland tourism town in Australia, the article illustrates the contested nature of hosts and guests. The blurred notions of hosts and guests highlighted the way in which participants' motivations to migrate to the town mirrored the ...

Author(s)
Sherlock, K.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourist Studies, 2001, 1, 3, pp 271-295

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