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Gamification has become a focus of attention in an increasing number of fields including business, education, and health care. Through a wide range of applications and support functions, its potential for the tourism industry is significant. Gamification of tourism can contribute to a more...

Author(s)
Xu FeiFei; Buhalis, D.; Weber, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2017, 60, pp 244-256
Abstract

The growth and popularity of polar cruise tourism in the Arctic region have raised expectations about the opportunities in this part of the world. However, the existing academic literature has never ventured further than to recall these expectations and opportunities, which means that there is...

Author(s)
Lamers, M.; Pashkevich, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2018, 21, 4, pp 440-454
Abstract

This book presents a variety of practical application tools, skills, practices, models, approaches, and strategies that are proving themselves effective in tourism marketing. The volume considers overall infrastructure, socioeconomic conditions, and modern tourism business infrastructure in...

Author(s)
Nilanjan Ray; Das, D. K.; Raj Kumar
Publisher
CRC Press, Boca Raton, USA
Citation
Tourism marketing: a strategic approach, 2017, pp 330 pp.
Abstract

Halal tourism (tourism that respects the principles of Muslims) has become the focus of attention worldwide. In recent years, Halal tourism has been widely seen as one of the strongest export markets for this type of tourism. This new tourist style is meant for hotels and resorts that are keen to...

Author(s)
Biancone, P. P.; Secinaro, S.; Radwan, M.; Kamal, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2019, 24, 3, pp 395-404
Abstract

The planning, design, management and marketing of experiences for tourism markets is a major challenge for tourism destinations and providers in a globalized and highly competitive market. This book bridges the gap in contemporary literature by carefully examining the management and marketing of...

Author(s)
Gursoy, D.; Sotiriadis, M.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
The handbook of managing and marketing tourism experiences, 2016, pp 480 pp.
Abstract

The business incubators are entities that provide support to start-up companies, managing the obstacles faced by entrepreneurs and facilitating the hazardous process of business creation. This article aims to identify the existing views on best practices that can contribute to the achieving of...

Author(s)
Șchiopu, A. F.; Vasile, D. C.; Țuclea, C. E.
Publisher
Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania
Citation
Amfiteatru Economic, 2015, No.38, pp 343-356 (Ro), 474-487 (En)
Abstract

The UK Leisure and Tourism sector is uniquely fragmented at government and industry levels and comprises a wide and diverse range of products and services. Tourist boards and strategic authorities are important for the thousands of small enterprises that provide accommodation, food, attractions and ...

Author(s)
Wight, A. C.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2013, 19, 2, pp 133-148
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The third sector economy approach with organizational forms like cooperative based organisation structures that pursue both social and economic goals with an entrepreneurial spirit, is being increasingly used in all sectors. World science and practice recognised the impact of these structures as...

Author(s)
Perić, M.; Ðurkin, J.
Publisher
Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management, University of Rijeka, Opatija, Croatia
Citation
2nd International Scientific Conference "Tourism in Southern and Eastern Europe 2013", Volume 2: Crisis - a challenge of sustainable tourism development? Opatija, Croatia, 15-18 May 2013, 2013, pp 305-317
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Over the past three years research has taken place examining the critical factors leading to the success of the world's leading tourism destinations. The process of assessing these destinations involved the development of a multi-dimensional model initially pioneered by the University of Calgary in ...

Author(s)
Stevens, T.; Crook, Y.
Publisher
Univerza na Primorskem, Portorož, Slovenia
Citation
Academica Turistica, 2008, 1, 2, pp 26-31
Abstract

Further longitudinal and empirical studies of destination management organisations (DMOs) are needed to enhance our understanding of tourists' engagement management via social networking sites (SNS). In the context of European local DMOs and exploring a timeframe of 6 years, this paper provides...

Author(s)
Gálvez-Rodríguez, M. del M.; Alonso-Cañadas, J.; Haro-de-Rosario, A.; Caba-Pérez, C.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2020, 34,

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