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Working tourists are a growing phenomenon in contemporary tourism although rarely the subject of focussed research. This analysis explores the role of work in the experience of working tourists through an empirical study of international working holiday makers (WHMs) in a regional Australian city....

Author(s)
Jarvis, J.; Peel, V.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2013, 37, pp 114-124
Abstract

This paper examines and finds synergies between indigenous tourism and ecotourism in Australia. Both were recognised in the 2003 Tourism White Paper as drawcards for international tourists; Tourism Australia markets both as two of the country's seven key visitor experiences. Despite this, and the...

Author(s)
Buultjens, J.; Gale, D.; White, N. E.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Oxfordshire, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2010, 18, 4, pp 497-513
Abstract

The paper generates a model that seeks to identify those factors that influence Australian Resident Short Term Departures (ARSTDs) to Greece. More specifically, the main aim is to discover and quantify relationships between ARSTDs and some important determinant factors such as the disposable...

Author(s)
Bakalis, S.; Theodossiou, C.
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Leisure Marketing, 1994, 2, 1, pp 5-26
Abstract

This collection of 6 papers, in addition to an introduction, deals with various aspects of Japanese tourism, including: the implications of demographic change for tourism in Japan; the history and evolution of Japanese inns (ryokan); the 'cultural style' of Japanese working holiday makers and...

Author(s)
Cooper, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Review International, 2007, 11, 1, pp 3-8
Abstract

This paper explores the emergence of gay pride festivals in Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide, in the wake of the emergence and consolidation of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras as one of the pre-eminent international tourism festivals staged in Australia. We argue that to understand the ...

Author(s)
Markwell, K.; Waitt, G.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2009, 11, 2, pp 143-168
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Contemporary trends in international tourism and travel for older adults.

This chapter examines the population growth of older people in selected countries throughout the world, and explores the growth in domestic and international travel by older people. The tourism and leisure-related behaviour of older people in USA, Canada, Australia, Europe, UK, Germany, Japan,...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930653)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Objectives - To study the demographics, risk behaviours and morbidity of young long-term international travellers (backpackers) attending a sexual health service in Sydney, Australia. Methods - Data on new patients were extracted from the Sydney Sexual Health Centre database for the period 1998 to...

Author(s)
McNulty, A. M.; Egan, C.; Wand, H.; Donovan, B.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Sexually Transmitted Infections, 2010, 86, 3, pp 247-250
Abstract

The Australian Travel Health Advisory Group was established in 1997 and its membership has been active in several areas, including networking, policy development, research and education in Australia. Information is given on purpose, membership and the various activities of the group.

Author(s)
Leggat, P. A.; Hudson, B.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2007, 5, 1, pp 57-59
Abstract

Background: Little is known about hostellers' knowledge of transmission and prevention of avian influenza when travelling abroad. This study was designed to investigate these in the Australian context. Methods: In 2006, hostellers attending a travellers' information evening in Brisbane, Queensland, ...

Author(s)
Leggat, P. A.; Mills, D.; Speare, R.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2007, 5, 1, pp 53-56

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