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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

This collection of articles on tourism marketing is presented in two main parts. The first part contains articles relating to issues affecting European tourist operators, focusing on the marketing strategies of providers of tourist services (in particular Pierre & Vacance and Best Western). The...

Publisher
Editions Touristiques Européennes, Paris, France
Citation
Cahiers Espaces, 2001, No.71, pp 1-128
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
Abstract

Purpose: Advances in information communication technologies (ICTs) have changed the tourism distribution channels model, as traditional players continue to disappear or change their business model, while new players and channels emerge because of technological developments. Therefore, this study...

Author(s)
Dieck, M. C. T.; Fountoulaki, P.; Jung HyungSoo [Jung, H. S. T. ]
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 2018, 30, 1, pp 326-342
Abstract

Thermalism is enjoying a global resurgence of interest as consumers seek out ethical, natural, and place-based wellness experiences. In Europe, the 'success rate of healing through thermalism has maintained the high reputation of thermal springs with curative powers'. However, thermalism has been...

Author(s)
Stevens, F.; Azara, I.; Michopoulou, E.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of Spa and Wellness, 2018, 1, 1, pp 55-68
Abstract

This study conducts multiple regression analysis to establish a forecasting model for the number of inbound tourists to Taiwan from different countries. Monte Carlo simulation is used to forecast the number of inbound tourists to Taiwan from different countries and to evaluate whether the...

Author(s)
Chou ChinMei; Hsieh ShuFen; Tseng HsiPeng
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2014, 20, 6, pp 1235-1251
Abstract

Following a brief background on European cycle tourism and its sustainability, this paper presents a profile of cycling tourists based on interviews with 171 of such tourists in the UK and Germany. Different market segments are identified. Some outbound markets and destinations of cycle tourism in...

Author(s)
Jabaudon, N.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2003, No.6, pp 1-21
Abstract

The viability of continental Europe as a cruise destination and the potential for river cruising in Europe are discussed. Statistical data on cruise passengers for Italy, Germany, Spain, France, the UK, the Mediterranean and other European countries are provided.

Author(s)
Peisley, T.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2004, No.2, pp 1-39
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Cover for Cruise ships in the UK and North European market: development opportunity or illusion for UK ports?

Following an overview of the growth of the world cruise market and Europe's market share, this chapter explores the criteria used by cruise lines for port selection and the economic benefits of cruise tourism for transit ports. It is argued that cruise shipping is a valuable source of...

Author(s)
Robbins, D.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter

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