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Previous studies largely treat the on-site travel experience as a single stage of homogenous tourist behavior, despite widespread recognition that tourist behavior is complex and consists of temporal decision processes. In particular, little attention has been given to what changes during the...

Author(s)
Anantamongkolkul, C.; Butcher, K.; Wang Ying
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2017, 23, 3, pp 217-232
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Cover for Agritourism markets.

This chapter examines the supply and demand and market exchange process of the agritourist market. Apparently no country in the world records detailed statistics for the size of the agritourist market. The value of this market was assessed in some states of the USA. The state of New York has...

Author(s)
Sznajder, M.; Przezbórska, L.; Scrimgeour, F.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934828)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Although cultural tourism is the most prevalent type of tourism in the world it still remains invisible in South Africa's tourism landscape. Despite the country's unique cultural heritage resource base and the fact that cultural diversity is the core feature of South African marketing strategy,...

Author(s)
Ivanovic, M.; Saayman, M.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, 2013, 19, Suppl. 2, pp 138-154
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Cover for Different travel markets: cultural and heritage tourism and the older traveller.

This chapter (i) discusses the growth in cultural and heritage tourism as a global market; (ii) defines cultural tourism and describes who cultural tourists are; (iii) defines heritage tourism and discusses its attributes such as authenticity and nostalgia; (iv) discusses the growth of cultural and ...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390943)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This issue comprises a selection of 25 papers presented at the Sustainable Tourism 2016 conference. The papers respond to some of the concerns regarding the impacts of tourism and consider the strategies to protect the natural and cultural landscapes, trying to minimize the adverse effects of...

Author(s)
Pineda, F. D.; Brebbia, C.; Miralles i Garcia, J. L.
Publisher
WIT Press, Southampton, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sustainable Development and Planning, 2016, 11, 3, pp iii + 227-482
Abstract

An overview is given of latest trends in medical tourism and its conceptualization with an industry analysis. The rapidly evolving health awareness and preferences of medical tourists, in tandem with medical treatments' higher levels of affordability across the globe, have changed the global ...

Author(s)
Majeed, S.; Lu, C.
Publisher
Scientific and Didactical Campus of Rimini and the Advanced School of Tourism Sciences of Alma Mater Studiorum, Rimini, Italy
Citation
Almatourism: Journal of Tourism, Culture and Territorial Development, 2017, 8, 15, pp 56-83
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Cover for Literary tourism: theories, practice and case studies.

The main aim of this book is to provide a broad view of the issues surrounding literary tourism and to provide a theoretical and practical guide to how literary tourism is evolving and affecting the current Western tourism market. Its scope encompasses a wide array of narratives, ranging from the...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I.; Lund, L. A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394590)
Type
Book
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Cover for Rural enterprise business development in the developed world.

This chapter provides an overview of rural business development in the developed world, offering UK, US and European perspectives on the development of rural tourism enterprises, including farm tourism and culinary tourism. The chapter illustrates the importance of public funding to the development ...

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Murray, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647494)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to examine international tourism development in Mongolia in the last decade and analyse international tourists' satisfaction with tourist attractions, facilities, services and prices. This study identified the demographic characteristics of international tourists...

Author(s)
Yu, L.; Goulden, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2006, 27, 6, pp 1331-1342
Abstract

This book outlines the main forms of educational tourism, their demand and supply elements, as well as their marketing and management implications. The book has restricted the concept of educational tourism to the following segments: general education tourism with an emphasis on ecotourism and...

Author(s)
Ritchie, B. W.; Carr, N.; Cooper, C.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Managing educational tourism, 2003, pp xviii + 283 pp.

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