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The book examines the concept of luxury and its meaning across tourism, events and hospitality globally. Packed with case studies, it investigates how the idea of luxury is changing in response to a variety factors, such as social change, technological innovation and the challenge of...

Author(s)
Swarbrooke, J.
Publisher
Goodfellow Publishers Limited, Oxford, UK
Citation
The meaning of luxury in tourism, hospitality and events, 2018, pp 256 pp.
Abstract

A comprehensive and up-to-date introduction is presented on tourism, in an industry-relevant text that gives information on tourism data and analyses the current issues in international tourism. It draws on UK, European, and wider international case studies to explain the dramatic growth in tourism ...

Author(s)
Youell, R.
Publisher
Addison Wesley Longman Ltd, Harlow, UK
Citation
Tourism: an introduction., 1998, pp xii + 253 pp.
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Cover for Literary tourism: theories, practice and case studies.

The main aim of this book is to provide a broad view of the issues surrounding literary tourism and to provide a theoretical and practical guide to how literary tourism is evolving and affecting the current Western tourism market. Its scope encompasses a wide array of narratives, ranging from the...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I.; Lund, L. A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394590)
Type
Book
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Cover for Rural enterprise business development in the developed world.

This chapter provides an overview of rural business development in the developed world, offering UK, US and European perspectives on the development of rural tourism enterprises, including farm tourism and culinary tourism. The chapter illustrates the importance of public funding to the development ...

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Murray, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647494)
Type
Book chapter
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Rural areas are often affected by lack of impressive tourism attractions. Thus the creation of rural tourism and routes is hard and rarely providing long-term results. An overlooked opportunity to change this trend is in the cemeteries. A space with rich cultural heritage in a form of art,...

Author(s)
Pliberšek, L.; Vrban, D.
Publisher
Sveučilište u Rijeci Fakultet za menadzbreve˜ment u turizmu i ugostiteljstvu, Opatija, Croatia
Citation
4. međunarodni kongres o ruralnom turizmu, Novo vrijeme - vrijeme za ruralni turizam, Supetar, Hrvatska, 9.-13. svibnja 2018. Zbornik radova, 2018, pp 194-209
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Cover for Urban areas.

This chapter explores the concept of sustainable tourism in relation to urban areas. It discusses: (i) the challenge of managing tourist pressures in historic towns and cities; (ii) the contribution of events and festivals in urban tourism; (iii) the role of business tourism in the regeneration of...

Author(s)
Swarbrooke, J.
ISBN
1999 CAB International (H ISBN 0851993141)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Given recent developments in information and communication technology, the number of individual tourists enjoying free travel without the advice of travel agencies is increasing. Therefore, such tourists can visit more tourist destinations and create more complex movement patterns than mass ...

Author(s)
Chung HeeChung; Chung NamHo; Nam YoonJae
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2017, 9, 12, pp 2251
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Cover for Nautical tourism market suppliers on the European Atlantic coast.

This chapter examines the nautical tourism supply market in the European Atlantic Coast. It discusses: the geo-hydrographic features of the European Atlantic Coast; the main features of European Atlantic nautical tourism; the main features of the European Atlantic cruising industry ports; and the ...

Author(s)
Gržetić, Z.; Luković, T.; Božić, K.; Gibson, P.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642444)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Social tourism for low-income groups: benefits in a UK and Irish context.

This chapter provides an analysis of social tourism provision for low-income groups, focusing on the social and economic benefits of such provision. It begins by defining social tourism and discusses issues in relation to holiday participation, poverty and social exclusion. A number of examples of ...

Author(s)
Minnaert, L.; Stacey, J.; Quinn, B.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936624)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This report profiles the 5 most valuable outbound tourism markets in Europe (Germany, the UK, France, Italy, and the Netherlands), selected on the basis of their levels of travel expenditure: in 2002, their citizens spent a combined total of 151 146 million euro worldwide. For each country, data on ...

Author(s)
Cope, R.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2004, No.16, pp 1-54

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