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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

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

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

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

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 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
Abstract

This study examines how residents form attitudes about their city through a structural model that is developed to explain the formation of their attitude to their city brand, Brand Cairns, and further the path to explaining intentions of residents to act as "occasional tourists" in their own city....

Author(s)
Merrilees, B.; Miller, D.; Herington, C.; Smith, C.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2007, 12, 5/6, pp 409-417
Abstract

A comparative study of tourism development on the Yorkshire coast and Queensland's Gold Coast illustrates the importance of waterfalls as attractions, even in beach orientated tourist areas catering mainly for seaside holidaymakers. A relative decline in the importance of the Yorkshire coast...

Author(s)
Hudson, B. J.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2003, 5, 4, pp 283-293
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

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

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