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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.
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Cover for Ways of seeing the Caribbean cruise product: a British perspective.

This chapter examines the increasing importance of visual image in society and in tourism marketing, before looking at the portrayal of the Caribbean as a holiday destination. The chapter goes on to discuss the promotion of cruise tourism in the region with specific reference to the UK market and...

Author(s)
Weeden, C.; Lester, J. A.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This article investigates the emergence of two distinct segments in the global cruise market: the local passenger, who lives within the region that they cruise to take a cruise, and the long-haul cruise passenger, who flies from their region to take a cruise in another region. The research examined ...

Author(s)
Henry, J.; Hamlin, R.; Simpson, E.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2015, 10, 3/4, pp 159-175
Abstract

The Olympic Games 2012 provided the host city London with the opportunity to showcase its cultural diversity and world-class tourist attractions. However, the build-up to the world's largest sporting event attracted considerable negative publicity primarily related to security at the Games, namely ...

Author(s)
George, R.; Swart, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2015, 32, 8, pp 1117-1132
Abstract

Understanding tourism behavior is fundamental to tourism marketing, and cross-cultural influences are particularly relevant. Therefore, in understanding of tourist motivation toward cultural experiences, this study offers an integrated motivational process model adapted from the leisure literature...

Author(s)
Kay, P.; Meyer, D.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2013, 18, 4, pp 385-398
Abstract

It is believed that films and television dramas that are not directly concerned with tourism promotion have become a catalyst for tourism as publicity and promotional media for attracting tourists. This paper considers what roles films and television dramas play in influencing overseas tourists '...

Author(s)
Iwashita, C.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2008, 24, 2/3, pp 139-151
Abstract

In this article, we examine whether tourists ascribe value priorities to destinations in a way that is consistent with the structure of the Schwartz theory of human values. In study 1, we test a new measure of destination values to elicit tourists' perceptions of the values of a recent memorable ...

Author(s)
Ye Sheng; Lee, J. A.; Sneddon, J. N.; Soutar, G. N.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2020, 59, 7, pp 1168-1185
Abstract

The term 'cultural intelligence' (CQ) has generated considerable attention since Earley and Ang (2003) first introduced the concept formally. The implications of CQ have been widely demonstrated in cross-cultural studies. The tourism industry has a strong human component based on a high level of...

Author(s)
Frías-Jamilena, D. M.; Sabiote-Ortiz, C. M.; Martín-Santana, J. D.; Beerli-Palacio, A.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2018, 8, pp 350-358
Abstract

Location-based augmented reality (AR) games have the potential to transform tourism marketing, yet their proliferation in the tourism sector is limited. On the other hand, full-fledged location-based AR games appeal to users, who readily adopt and use them. Although they are not developed to...

Author(s)
Lacka, E.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2020, 23, 3, pp 345-357
Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to provide a deeper understanding of the different factors of destination quality in explaining European tourist satisfaction in Nha Trang city, which has one of the 29 most beautiful bays in the world and more than one million international tourists per year....

Author(s)
Cong Chi Le; Dam Xuan Dong
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Cities, 2017, 3, 4, pp 350-362

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