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This paper examines the similarities and differences in demand for coastal and marine tourism activities and experiences from three European markets. Long-haul travellers from the United Kingdom and Germany in 1996 (n=1200) and The Netherlands in 1993 (n=1125) were studied using archival survey...

Author(s)
Moscardo, G.; Pearce, P.; Green, D.; O'Leary, J. T.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2001, 9, 3, pp 212-227
Abstract

Culture is an important dimension of tourism, both as an attraction for visitors and as a characteristic that influences visitor behaviour and interaction with destination residents and tourism staff. In recognition of this importance, there has been a steady increase in the number of studies...

Author(s)
Kang MiHee; Moscardo, G.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2006, 11, 4, pp 303-320
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for CAVIAR: Canterbury and Vladimir International Action for Regeneration - a case study of techniques for integrated marketing, service quality and destination management.

This chapter presents a case study of international links between two World Heritage status cities. It presents the economic partnership between Vladimir in Russia and Canterbury in the UK and demonstrates how techniques and know-how have been successfully transferred across different cultural...

Author(s)
Pelley, B. le; Pettit, W.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930127)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This special volume (consisting of 24 articles, in addition to an introduction) considers the state of research and practice in sustainable tourism. The articles are organised into four thematic areas of research: community and multi-stakeholder perspectives on sustainability in tourism; business...

Author(s)
Budeanu, A.; Miller, G.; Moscardo, G.; Ooi, C. S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 285-539
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Cover for Generation Y: perspectives of quality in youth adventure travel experiences in an Australian backpacker context.

This chapter examines the importance of quality to Gen-Y youth adventure travellers and backpackers in Australia. Fourteen youth adventure travellers participated in focus groups, another 16 travellers participated in interviews and 8 youth adventure travellers completed travel diaries. The youth...

Author(s)
Jennings, G.; Cater, C.; Lee YoungSook; Ollenburg, C.; Ayling, A.; Lunny, B.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936013)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Shopping is perhaps the most universal of tourist activities. Tourists form a separate retailing segment from the general population and place importance on different products and product attributes, contributing billions of dollars each year for both the private and public sector by which retail...

Author(s)
Murphy, L.; Benckendorff, P.; Moscardo, G.; Pearce, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, London, UK
Citation
Tourist shopping villages: forms and functions, 2010, pp 272 pp.
Abstract

Tourism has been critiqued as an environmentally destructive industry on account of the greenhouse gas emissions associated with tourist mobility. From a policy perspective, current and projected growth in aviation is fundamentally incompatible with radical emissions reduction and decarbonisation...

Author(s)
Higham, J.; Cohen, S. A.; Cavaliere, C. T.; Reis, A.; Finkler, W.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 336-347
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Cover for Presenting destinations: marketing host communities.

This chapter deals with both the contentious issues and the opportunities in the marketing of host communities for tourism. It commences with an overview of the diversity of this phenomenon, followed by a brief but broad view of the scope of contemporary marketing. Here, the emphasis is on viewing...

Author(s)
Moscardo, G.; Pearce, P.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996110)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This paper explores the changing nature of short break holidays in the UK. The data was gathered from 3 phases of research and represents a longitudinal study into the competitive dimensions of supply in short break markets. The following are highlighted in the discussion: the growth and value of...

Author(s)
Edgar, D.
Publisher
Continuum, London, UK
Citation
Tourism in the twenty-first century: reflections on experience, 2001, pp 67-88
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Cover for The role of research in improving tourism and hospitality services: measuring service quality.

This chapter first presents an overview of marketing/applied research in tourism and hospitality. It then assesses the four main methods of measuring customer service quality (importance performance analysis (IPA), SERVQUAL, SERVPERF, and SERVQUAL × Importance), and then in a case study, compares...

Author(s)
Hudson, S.; Miller, G. A.; Hudson, P.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930127)
Type
Book chapter

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