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Purpose: The authors use two historical case studies (UK and Costa Rica) to explore the antecedents and legitimisation of sustainable development in hospitality and tourism, demonstrating the value of historical analysis through careful consideration of motivations, context and development type...

Author(s)
MacKenzie, N.; Gannon, M. J.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 2019, 31, 6, pp 2411-2427
Abstract

Purpose: This paper aims to examine participatory sport event organizers' perspectives on potential connections between their events and tourism and destination marketing outcomes. Design/methodology/approach: This qualitative study entailed in-depth interviews with participatory sport event...

Author(s)
Kennelly, M.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 2017, 29, 3, pp 883-899
Abstract

Comparative methodologies are discussed with particular reference to the lesson-drawing techniques outlined by R. Rose, Glasgow: Centre for the Study of Public Policy, 1991. Lesson-drawing is applied in a comparative study of the tourist industry in the North Atlantic including the Isle of Man,...

Author(s)
Baum, T.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1999, 20, 5, pp 627-633
Abstract

This paper proposes three methodologies for measuring and analyzing tourist seasonality from a market-side perspective and empirically implements them for Spain as a whole. Firstly, seasonality is analyzed by means of monthly concentration indexes and the coefficient of variation is especially...

Author(s)
Turrión-Prats, J.; Duro, J. A.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2018, 8, pp 23-31
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The aim of this paper is to establish the role of tourism in Scotland and its current development. The analysis is part of a wider study to identify an appropriate methodology for researching European visitors to Scotland. The following four areas are addressed: the volume and value of ...

Author(s)
Taylor, L.; Allardyce, M.; Macpherson, N.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1992, 13, 1, pp 50-55
Abstract

This paper analyses the use of the main e-tourism platforms by European tourists. A computer-aided Web interview (CAWI) was used to conduct the research in 19 European countries: Germany, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, Holland, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia,...

Author(s)
David-Negre, T.; Almedida-Santana, A.; Hernández, J. M.; Moreno-Gil, S.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Information Technology and Tourism, 2018, 20, 1/4, pp 131-152
Abstract

Purpose: This paper aims to contribute to theory concerning collaborative innovation through stakeholder engagement with reference to Glasgow City Marketing Bureau's (GCMB's) management strategies, which represent UK best practice in events procurement, leveraging and destination branding....

Author(s)
Schofield, P.; Crowther, P.; Jago, L.; Heeley, J.; Taylor, S.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 2018, 30, 6, pp 2499-2516
Abstract

This paper analyses the nature of the images of women and men represented in tourism marketing and discusses the wider socio-cultural impact of such imagery. It begins by briefly discussing the gendered nature of tourism experiences and then reviews work on tourism, gender and representation. The...

Author(s)
Pritchard, A.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Leisure Studies, 2001, 20, 2, pp 79-94
Abstract

Public sector organizations in the UK, especially those responsible for tourism and leisure services, have embraced the private (business/commercial enterprise) sector paradigm apparently in order to improve efficiency, increase usage and provide higher levels of customer service. This paper...

Author(s)
Copley, P.; Robson, I.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2001, 10, 2/3, pp 23-46
Abstract

This chapter deals with the issue of limits to growth in tourism due to demand factors and associated concepts such as market maturity and saturation. The focus is on leisure travel since the notions of demand maturity are not so easily applied to non-personal business travel. A basic methodology...

Author(s)
Graham, A.
Citation
Tourism statistics: international perspectives and current issues, 2001, pp 199-214

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