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Purpose - This paper aims to explore how destination image can be shaped, created and crafted, from an induced-source, supply-side perspective to better cater to Arab visitors, drawing on empirical research conducted on the Gold Coast, Australia. Design/methodology/approach - Two sequential stages...

Author(s)
Abodeeb, J.; Wilson, E.; Moyle, B.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2015, 9, 1, pp 6-21
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

Destination marketing organizations (DMO) worldwide are increasingly focusing attention on place branding. However, there has been relatively little research on the topic reported in the academic literature. In particular there is a paucity of research regarding performance measures for destination ...

Author(s)
Pike, S.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2007, 22, 1, pp 51-61
Abstract

Tourism segmentation research has focused on (1) developing tourist segment profiles using primary and secondary tourist data and (2) understanding which segmentation bases can accurately predict future tourist behaviour. Researchers have not considered how tourism stakeholders are segmenting...

Author(s)
Tkaczynski, A.; Rundle-Thiele, S. R.; Beaumont, N.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2009, 30, 2, pp 169-175
Abstract

The aim of this study is to develop a better understanding of the use of social media in tourism pre-trip information search patterns for small regional leisure destinations. Only limited research has previously focused on how small regional destinations use and adopt social media strategies. This...

Author(s)
Pabel, A.; Prideaux, B.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2016, 22, 4, pp 335-348
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Cover for Keith Williams: Chaos maker on the gold coast.

This chapter focuses on Keith Williams, an individual who played a major role in the development of the Gold Coast of Australia into an international tourist destination. Like many other Australian developers, Williams fits the definition of entrepreneur extremely well. He is described as a 'rogue' ...

Author(s)
Russell, R. A.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936525)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Many destinations encounter problems when attempting to adopt a strategic approach to planning. If destinations misread target markets and fail to provide the experiences desired by tourists, they face the danger of falling revenue, adverse impacts on their image and a disenchanted travel trade...

Author(s)
Prideaux, B.; Cave, J.; Thompson, M.; Sibtain, J.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2012, 18, 4, pp 287-299
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

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