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Despite tourism scholars highlighting the use of evaluation as a tool in managing the development of tourism, few evaluation studies form an integral part of tourism development practice, a situation exacerbated by the fragmented nature of the tourism sector and the diversity of its actors....

Author(s)
Tilbury, J.
Publisher
University of Mauritius, Mauritius
Citation
4th Advances in Hospitality & Tourism Marketing & Management Conference, Mauritius, 25-27 June 2014, 2014, pp 462-490
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This paper explores the adoption of sustainable tourism ideas in a Park Authority's policies over a period of two decades in a developed world, category V protected area. There is only limited research on influences encouraging the inclusion of sustainable tourism ideas in protected area policies,...

Author(s)
Mellon, V.; Bramwell, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2016, 24, 10, pp 1369-1386
Full TextCABI Book Info
Cover for Heritage tourism destinations: preservation, communication and development.

This book on heritage tourism utilizes a three-part structure. Part I (chapters 1-3) deals with the conservation and revitalization of heritage destinations, as well as the role local communities have in supporting an attraction. Part II (chapters 4-6) discusses the development of heritage tourism ...

Author(s)
Alvarez, M. D.; Go, F. M.; Yüksel, A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646770)
Type
Book
Abstract

Due to political division within Northern Ireland, spectator sports, particularly Gaelic games, have been a contentious issue and, as result, have not been developed as a tourism product. This paper discusses how politics can impinge on policies relating to sport, tourism and consequently sports...

Author(s)
Devine, A.; Devine, F.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Sport Tourism, 2004, 9, 2, pp 171-182
Abstract

The 13 papers in this special issue reflect the changes in the concepts of rural tourism as well as in the academic interest in this form of tourism. The papers can be divided into two main types. The first group of papers examines aspects of the unique sense of place that rural areas possess, the...

Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2015, 23, 8/9, pp 1133-1403
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This study aims to evaluate the stated reasons for a holiday amongst low income families and other groups who experience barriers to participation in tourism. The paper also analyses how socially excluded groups benefit from the opportunity to experience a holiday through financial assistance. The...

Author(s)
McCabe, S.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2009, 36, 4, pp 667-688
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The European protected areas approach to organizing ecotourism: a study of benchmark protected areas.

This chapter presents a multiple case study analysis to corroborate the role of strategic and participatory approaches for ecotourism development within protected areas. Three protected areas were selected: the Alpi Marittime Regional Park (Italy), the Clwydian Range and Dee Valley area of...

Author(s)
Niccolini, F.; Cavallini, I.; Giannini, M.; Contini, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391315)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Canals have historically formed the economic backbone of regions by connecting areas of production to urban markets. Britain, in particular, boasted over 4,000 miles of navigable waterways during the 'Golden Age' of canals (1760 to 1830). However, with competition from faster modes of transport,...

Author(s)
Slocum, S. L.; Clifton, J. M.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Policy, 2012, 4, 4, pp 356-374
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This paper focuses on exploring yoga tourism as an under researched area where little has been written to date. Yoga tourism is an emergent niche market that can be viewed as a subset of wellness or holistic tourism. Previous research has suggested that it reflects consumers' desire for...

Author(s)
Ali-Knight, J.; Ensor, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2017, 42, 4, pp 484-497
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With the growth in the opportunities for amateur athletes to take part in competitive events it is becoming apparent that there is a need to separate active sport tourists into two types: non-event (e.g. golf, skiing) and event. Active event sport tourism constitutes travel to take part in various...

Author(s)
Kaplanidou, K.; Gibson, H. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sport & Tourism, 2010, 15, 2, pp 163-179

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