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Although most port cities seek and work to grow cruise tourism, in some cases there is broad-based public activism against cruise ships and cruise tourism. This article looks at 10 case studies where grassroots movements have confronted cruise tourism, with varying degrees of success. The study...

Author(s)
Klein, R. A.; Sitter, K. C.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2016, 11, 2/3, pp 147-159
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This study applies the theory of push and pull factors of travel motivation as a basic theoretical framework to explore the motivational factors that drive and attract Chinese outbound tourists to travel to Hawaii. Primarily, questionnaire survey has been conducted to collect the primary data, and...

Author(s)
Wang, W.; Wen, I.; Tsai, H.; Wong, A.
Publisher
Washington State University, Pullman, USA
Citation
The 5th Advances in Hospitality & Tourism Marketing and Management (AHTMM) Conference, Beppu, Japan, 18-21 June 2015, 2015, pp 580-582
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This study explores the dynamic effects of US employment, real wages, employee overtime hours, travel costs and market shocks on tourism demand to Hawaii from the US mainland. The results show that US tourist arrivals and expenditure in Hawaii are sensitive to a change in total employment. These...

Author(s)
Chi JunWook
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2016, 22, 1, pp 171-178
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This article describes the recent efforts of the state of Hawaii, USA, a mass tourism destination in the Pacific, to bring new understanding, knowledge, and policy to improve the quality and sustainability of tourism across the islands. A comprehensive sustainable tourism study initiated by the...

Author(s)
Sheldon, P.; Knox, J. M.; Lowry, K.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2005, 9, 1, pp 47-59
Abstract

This special issue on Japanese tourism consists of 6 papers in addition to an introduction. Topics covered include: the changing gaze of Japanese tourists; Japanese travellers' motives and gift buying behaviour while on leisure travel to the USA; the economic contribution to Hawaii of Japanese...

Author(s)
Cooper, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2006, 9, 3, pp 235-301
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Paradise and other ports of call: cruising in the Pacific Islands.

This chapter explores the historical foundation of organized cruise tourism in the islands of Hawaii and the South Pacific and the imagery of Pacific cruising as a 'paradise'.

Author(s)
Douglas, N.; Douglas, N.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Evaluating tourism management programmes: advancing a paradigm shift for achieving highly effective tourism destination management programmes and strategy performance audits.

This chapter focuses on the tourism management programme evaluation practices by government auditing agencies. The national governments of several countries have audit agencies that conduct both financial and performance audits of other government departments charged with providing services and...

Author(s)
Woodside, A. G.; Sakai, M. Y.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933234)
Type
Book chapter
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Tourists planning to visit the United States have many exciting destinations to choose from. The number of people visiting the USA is on the rise, and their spending is growing even faster thus increasing the value of tourism to the economy. International arrivals and domestic travelers have...

Author(s)
Baker, D.; Stockton, S.
Publisher
Centre for Business Review and Studies (CBRS), Buenos Aires, Argentina
Citation
International Journal of Safety and Security in Tourism/Hospitality, 2014, 1, 5, pp 1-25
Abstract

The purpose of this research note is to extend Agrusa's (Journal of Travel and Tourism Marketing (2000) 9(1/2), 211-217) philosophical inquiry into the possible effects of gambling offerings on Japanese tourists visiting Hawaii. More specifically, the researchers empirically assess attitudinal and...

Author(s)
Rosenbaum, M. S.; Spears, D. L.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2006, 20, 3/4, pp 145-151
Abstract

Blogs are an Internet application that continues to grow in popularity. Many blogs contain travel-related postings and, thus, are of importance for researchers and practitioners in the tourism field. Differences in blog use have been found across different cultures. This study seeks to test whether ...

Author(s)
Lee, Y. J.; Gretzel, U.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2014, 31, 1, pp 37-54

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