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This paper, using isolated island destinations in the Caribbean region as illustrative examples, provides insights into the marketing and management of micro-destination tourism. It explores the strategic issues that should be considered in designing tourism policies for micro states. Strategies...

Author(s)
Reid, S. D.; Reid, L. J.
Publisher
International Business Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Global tourist behavior., 1994, pp 39-60
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Cover for Social tourism as correlates of quality of life: the case of disadvantaged people.

This chapter investigates the factors that affect the formation of the social holiday experience, and the meaning of the experience for the holiday taker. It presents a case study of the 'Well-being week for unemployed people' at a holiday centre in eastern Finland. The case study illustrates an...

Author(s)
Komppula, R.; Ilves, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390455)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Authenticity as a value co-creator of tourism experiences.

This chapter addresses a particular view of authenticity as a co-creator of value in cultural tourism experiences. This study outlines the findings from an empirical investigation of tourists consuming cultural and natural heritage sites on the island of Mauritius. By using the views and self...

Author(s)
Ramkissoon, H.; Uysal, M.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643489)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The cultural tourism market segment has experienced increasing interest in recent years. This article analyzes the structural relationship between destination image and cultural behavioral intentions of tourists using the island of Mauritius as a case study. Drawing from an extant literature...

Author(s)
Ramkissoon, H.; Uysal, M.; Brown, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management, 2011, 20, 5, pp 575-595
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Cover for Rhetoric versus the realities of sustainable tourism: the case of Cyprus.

This chapter offers insights into the paradigm of sustainable tourism by drawing on empirical evidence from the island of Cyprus. Discussion centres on the interplay of destination competitiveness, seasonality and quality of life. The chapter begins by presenting the theoretical background...

Author(s)
Farmaki, A.; Altinay, L.; Yascedilla˜arata, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645421)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Tourists' interests in traveling to natural and cultural heritage sites of different destinations in the quest for authenticity have fueled the growth of the cultural tourism industry in such economies. The purpose of the present study is to broaden the understanding of authenticity's various...

Author(s)
Ramkissoon, H.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2010, 15, 5, pp 571-583
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Cover for Sustainability and tourism development in island territories.

This chapter analyses the concept of sustainability and island tourism development, and includes a case study of a Sardinian island. The case study refers to the island of Sant'Antioco. A small group of entrepreneurs working within tourism and related sectors on the island was involved to test the...

Author(s)
Modica, P.; Uysal, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645421)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The tourism satellite account (TSA) has as its main categories "tourism-specific," "tourism-related," and "non-tourism-specific" production industries, which in turn produce "tourism-specific," "tourism-related," and "non-tourism-specific" goods. The latter comprise goods and services supplied...

Author(s)
Smeral, E.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2005, 10, 1, pp 55-64
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Cover for The potential effects of climate change on the tourism industry: a study in Turkey.

This chapter investigates the potential effects of climate change and global warming in Turkey. The chapter begins by reviewing the perceptions of hotel managers on the impact of these two salient issues on the tourism industry. Also analysed is the commitment to actions within the industry in...

Author(s)
Pİnar, M.; Bİrkan, I.; Tanİl, G.; Uysal, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646978)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Quality of life, the tourism area life cycle and sustainability: a case of Cuba.

This chapter intends to use the case of Cuba and its tourism status to provide preliminary support for the contention that the constructs of quality of life (QOL), the tourism area life cycle (TALC) and sustainability are intertwined. After briefly exploring the background of each construct and any ...

Author(s)
Beardsley, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645421)
Type
Book chapter

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