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This paper describes the outbound tourism market in Japan, based on statistics for the period 1990-99 from the Japan National Tourist Organization and the Japan Travel Bureau Foundation. After an introduction and a brief overview of international tourism, the paper discusses: the characteristics of ...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Special Report - World Tourism Organization, 2000, No.6, pp 48 pp.
Abstract

This paper discusses wine-tourism visitors' attitudes toward local tourism resources through a case study in Yamanashi, Japan. About 40% of visitors on the wine tour are categorized as repeat visitors and 25% of the visitors have experienced three or more visits. Repeat visitors seem to be a key...

Author(s)
Shimoura, S.; Ohe, Y.
Publisher
Agricultural Economics Society of Japan, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of Rural Economics, 2016, 88, 2, pp 200-205
Abstract

Understanding the sense of authenticity of heritage attractions is important for tourism management and marketing because presentation, interpretation and verification has a direct bearing on motivations to visit and engage with heritage tourism sites. This paper establishes relationships among the ...

Author(s)
Bryce, D.; Curran, R.; O'Gorman, K.; Taheri, B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2015, 46, pp 571-581
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This study investigates the efficacy of Lew's "cognitive perspective" in assessing how tourists evaluate destinations. Using 11 bipolar word pairs derived from Sasaki and Lew, 139 high school students were surveyed in 21 December 2001 about six destinations in and around Tokyo Prefecture, Japan,...

Author(s)
Naoi, T.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2003, 14, 1, pp 1-20
Abstract

This research examines three themes: heritage management and conservation activities, local communities and tourism development in Kii World Heritage Site (WHS) after WHS designation. Kii is a cultural WHS having links with Japanese religions and consisting of shrines, temples and pilgrimage...

Author(s)
Jimura, T.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Heritage Tourism, 2016, 11, 4, pp 382-394
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In Japan, official statistics on the number of tourists and characteristics of tourism demand are published, but the reliability of these statistics is said to be questionable. This paper aims to find a better way of estimating the number of tourists and characteristics of tourism demand by...

Author(s)
Shibasaki, S.; Sakata, Y.; Nagata, S.
Publisher
Tokyo Daigaku Nogakubu Fuzoku Enshurin, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Bulletin of the Tokyo University Forests, 2003, No.110, pp 1-25
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In a heterogeneous tourist market, segmentation is a valuable marketing tool to focus attention on the most advantageous clusters of visitors. In an ecotourism destination, the attractiveness of tourists may be defined by their ecological awareness, but also their (potential) economic impact, since ...

Author(s)
Neuts, B.; Romão, J.; Nijkamp, P.; Shikida, A.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2016, 22, 4, pp 793-808
Abstract

This paper presents the results of the outbound tourism in 2 major international tourism generators, Japan and the Republic of Korea for the year 2000 based on statistics for the period 1996-2000 from the Japan National Tourist Organization, the WTO, Ministry of Justice (Japan) and the Korea...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Special Report - World Tourism Organization, 2001, No.9, pp 26 pp.
Abstract

The concept of Slow Tourism has evolved in recent years, and while the literature discussion about the Cittàslow (Slow City) movement has been increasing, little is known about its application in destinations outside of Europe where it originated. Through a survey of visitors and residents, this...

Author(s)
Walker, T. B.; Lee, T. J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Sciences, 2019, 19, 2, pp 112-127
Abstract

War is one of the world's great tragedies, but it is clear that the history and social outcomes of war as a human experience and event as well as the indirect outcomes of warfare - artefacts, nostalgia, reunions and physical sites with broader historical or environmental significance - serve as...

Author(s)
Bigley, J. D.; Lee ChoongKi; Chon JinHyung; Yoon YooShik
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2010, 12, 3, pp 371-394

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