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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

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

The concept of sustainable development has been a key focus of academic research since the early 1990s. However, both the public and private tourism sectors have been criticised for their progress in applying the concept; with some authors noting that sustainability principles are not put into...

Author(s)
Ruhanen, L.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2008, 11, 5, pp 429-455
Abstract

This article discusses the necessity for complementing linear sustainability assessment tools, which disregard the complex and dynamic nature of tourism, with complex adaptive systems (CASs) approaches. A methodological framework for the selection and evaluation of sustainability indicators for...

Author(s)
Schianetz, K.; Kavanagh, L.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2008, 16, 6, pp 601-628
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
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Cover for Destination crisis management.

This chapter discusses the significance and importance of tourism crisis management; the reasons for the need for disaster planning in tourism destinations; the types of disasters and disaster impacts; the threats to tourists; and the functions of crisis management. It then presents cases of...

Author(s)
Pennington-Gray, L.; Pizam, A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937621)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The imputed links between media coverage of sport events and induced demand for host cities and destinations are discussed. Because it is so difficult to prove a causal link between media coverage and new demand, attention to improving media management of events is warranted. In this research, case ...

Author(s)
Getz, D.; Fairley, S.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2004, 8, 3, pp 127-139

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