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The dominant logic in conventional research methods involves collecting and analyzing data to rigorously test a deductive theory. In contrast, grounded theory posits constructing theory from data (Glaser & Strauss, 1967). This analysis demonstrates the application of McCracken's (1988) long...

Author(s)
Martin, D.; Woodside, A. G.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2008, 24, 4, pp 245-258
Abstract

Islands and archipelagos pose unique challenges for tourism policy. While tourism development in islands is well studied, little attention has been given to archipelagos and their special challenges. This paper analyzes tourism issues faced by archipelagos. By comparing two successful "sun and...

Author(s)
Bardolet, E.; Sheldon, P. J.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2008, 35, 4, pp 900-923
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Cover for Tourism behaviour: travellers' decisions and actions.

This book focuses on individuals' and households' thinking and behaviour relating to discretionary travel. Part I (chapters 1-3) covers new theories of tourism behaviour and offers examples of empirical examinations of these theories in three settings: Australia, Hawaii (USA), and Prince Edward...

Author(s)
March, R. S.; Woodside, A. G.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851990215)
Type
Book
Abstract

Meetings and conventions represent one of the largest and fastest growing sectors within the tourist industry. For many destinations the sector provides a large number of tourists and high exposure. This article explores convention destination selection criteria and perceptions. It looks into...

Author(s)
Oppermann, M.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1996, 17, 3, pp 175-182
Abstract

The publication provides an introduction to the key issues involved in developing and managing tourist destinations. Looking at such areas as tourist satisfaction and customer care, impacts of tourism, tourism policies, marketing and planning, it assesses the differing importance of tourism for...

Author(s)
Laws, E.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Tourist destination management: issues, analysis and policies., 1995, pp 224 pp.
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Cover for Grounded theory of international tourism behaviour: building systematic propositions from emic interpretations of Japanese travellers visiting the USA.

This chapter demonstrates the application of the long interview method to collect data for grounded theory development in tourism. Long interviews with seven Japanese tourists visiting Hawaii's Big Island in 2006 map and compare visitors' plans, motivations, decisions and consequences. The results...

Author(s)
Martin, D.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933234)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The rapid growth of tourism in Maui, Hawaii, USA, has heightened anxieties about its possible spread outside the tourist area along their island's west and south coasts. In an interior community [date, name of settlement not specified] an attempt was made by some residents to forestall future golf ...

Author(s)
Wyllie, R. W.
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 1998, 23, 1, pp 55-64
Abstract

Tourism planning has been looked upon as a means of maximizing benefits from tourism development; however, there has been limited research on the accomplishments of tourism plans. This paper provides a long-term analysis of tourism planning in Pacific island destinations, using Hawaii, French...

Author(s)
Choy, D. J. L.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1991, 12, 4, pp 313-330
Abstract

This study examined the influences of past international travel experience, types of risk associated with international travel, and the overall degree of safety felt during international travel on individuals' likelihood of travel to 10 geographic regions (Africa, Asia, Australia/New Zealand,...

Author(s)
Sönmez, S. F.; Graefe, A. R.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1998, 37, 2, pp 171-177
Abstract

Covering the period 1984-89, when new Japanese owners introduced a controversial proposal to build a resort golf course and when public debate on Hana shifted towards questions of economic viability and community survival, this study shows how people with strong, community attachments can hold...

Author(s)
Wyllie, R. W.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1998, 19, 2, pp 171-178

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