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Revitalizing the historic urban area is breathing new and fresh life into the environment for increasing the economic and social advantages. How to deal with the past and its valuable heritage is a big challenge that many of the cities are dealing with it. In this regard the main aim of this study...

Author(s)
Sahraiyanjahromi, F.; Safshekan, S.; Ghaedi, A.
Publisher
Eastern Mediterranean University and Washington State University, Famagusta, Cyprus
Citation
Conference proceedings, 7th Advances in Hospitality & Tourism Marketing & Management (AHTMM) Conference, Famagusta, Cyprus, 10-15 July 2017, 2017, pp 586-597
Abstract

Business tourism is a highly lucrative but competitive sector of the tourism industry which has led many destinations to implement strategies and invest in infrastructure and human resource developments. National and regional capital city status gives additional kudos to a destination. This paper...

Author(s)
Haven-Tang, C.; Jones, E.; Webb, C.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2007, 22, 3/4, pp 109-120
Abstract

Sustainable tourism is a concept widely embraced by managers and planners of tourist destinations. However, it has received little attention in the context of urban tourism, an area of research that has until recently been largely neglected by academics. This paper contributes to the body of...

Author(s)
Maxim, C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2016, 24, 7, pp 971-989
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In the latest years, the smart city theme has been widely discussed in both city planning and academic studies from various perspectives, i.e. technology, sustainability, management and tourism. This is mainly due to the urgency of rethinking the city because of the rapid population growth and the...

Author(s)
Corte, V. della; D'Andrea, C.; Savastano, I.; Zamparelli, P.
Publisher
Varna University of Management (ex International University College), Varna, Bulgaria
Citation
European Journal of Tourism Research, 2017, 17, pp 7-27
Abstract

World tourism cities perform multiple functions and exhibit various characteristics that influence tourism development within their boundaries. They are the main gateway for tourists visiting a country and their success has a direct impact on the visitor economy of that destination. London, the...

Author(s)
Maxim, C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2019, 22, 9, pp 1006-1024
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Issues concerning destination governance continue to engender much interest and debate in the development of more sustainable forms of tourism. This study explores the implications of a New Public Management approach to tourist destination governance in the historic City of York. Using secondary...

Author(s)
Paddison, B.; Walmsley, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2018, 26, 6, pp 910-926
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Purpose: This study aims to recommend initiatives that can be adopted to overcome overtourism in host destinations of mega sport events. Design/methodology/approach: This study adopts a qualitative research design that involves 20 semi-structured interviews with key informant stakeholders of the...

Author(s)
Mhanna, R.; Blake, A.; Jones, I.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2019, 11, 5, pp 611-626
Abstract

Purpose: This paper aims to explore the characteristics (i.e. complex, specific) of destination image as perceived by visitors and non-visitors to a tourist place. Design/methodology/approach: Overall, 42 semi-structured interviews were conducted with Czech and Greek visitors and non-visitors to...

Author(s)
Stylidis, D.; Cherifi, B.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2018, 73, 1, pp 55-67
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Cover for Cool suburbs: a strategy for sustainable tourism?

This chapter draws on evidence and ideas from research on tourists' attempts to get off the beaten track in London and other World Tourism Cities to consider how far suburban areas can meet the demands previously satisfied by off-the-beaten-track areas in the inner city, and whether their images...

Author(s)
Maitland, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390141)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Over the last fifteen years, Hull has been the subject of urban regeneration and tourism development policies that seek to transform itself into an important leisure, tourism and retail centre, following models and broader developments present in several other English cities. The paper aims to...

Author(s)
Köhler, A. F.
Publisher
Universidade de Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
Citation
Revista Turismo & Desenvolvimento , 2014, No.21/22 Vol. 3, pp 435-444

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