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This research explores and explains the vital role of language relationships as foundational to supporting culturally appropriate, culturally relevant language use within indigenous community-based tourism settings. Significant language theories broadly posit a nature versus nurture perspective on...

Author(s)
Whitney-Squire, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2016, 24, 8/9, pp 1156-1176
Abstract

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
Abstract

An investigation was carried out into the relationship between catering and tourism both in destination choice and the holiday experience. In particular, it studied how different cultures value food when on holiday. A survey of 1300 visitors to the state of Hawaii, USA from Japan, Canada and the...

Author(s)
Sheldon, P. J.; Fox, M.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1988, 27, 2, pp 9-15
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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 Canadian outbound travel market is a mature one. After rapid growth in the early 1970s, outbound travel has levelled off as the market has become saturated, and also as a result of a decline in disposable incomes and unfavourable exchange rates. However, the stable volume totals mask changes in ...

Author(s)
Taylor, G. D.
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1987, April, pp 47-55

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