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Destination image studies have largely centred upon conceptualizing destination image through a variety of methods that are predominantly researcher driven. Whilst this has furthered our understanding of how vacationers perceive a destination(s) on key reference criteria, the researcher-driven...

Author(s)
Tkaczynski, A.; Rundle-Thiele, S. R.; Cretchley, J.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2015, 21, 2, pp 151-162
Abstract

This paper reports on and interprets the results of a survey of visitors to the Jourama Falls Section of the Paluma Range National Park located in Northern Queensland. It reports, amongst other things, on how much knowledge visitors to the site had about it before their visit, the procedures they...

Author(s)
Tisdell, C.
Publisher
University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Citation
Working Paper - Economics, Ecology and the Environment, School of Economics, University of Queensland, 2010, No.164, pp 41 pp.
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
Abstract

Although the branding literature commenced during the 1940s, the first publications related to destination branding did not emerge until half a century later. A review of 74 destination branding publications by 102 authors from the first 10 years of destination branding literature (1998-2007) found ...

Author(s)
Pike, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2009, 30, 6, pp 857-866
Abstract

This destination-wide, longitudinal case analysis provides an examination of the growth of strata titled tourism accommodation (STTA) on Australia's Gold Coast. The observations signify that the first decade of the 21st century has seen a continuing amplification of the dominance of STTA...

Author(s)
Warnken, J.; Guilding, C.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2014, 53, 2, pp 167-182
Abstract

The Daintree Rainforest is a prime attraction for Tropical North Queensland (Australia) as a tourist destination. Visitation of the rainforest, specifically the Cape Tribulation section, has increased rapidly as impediments to self-drive access have been removed. This paper examines the potential...

Author(s)
Greiner, R.; Rolfe, J.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2004, 10, 3, pp 317-328
Abstract

This paper considers the way in which operators and destination authorities can work within a destination region; illustrating how the problems, resulting from different geographic scales and the objectives of business units and government agencies, can be tackled through cooperative marketing...

Author(s)
Scott, N.; Parfitt, N.; Laws, E.
Publisher
Continuum, London, UK
Citation
Tourism in the twenty-first century: reflections on experience, 2001, pp 198-221
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Adventure destinations.

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
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
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

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