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The book examines the concept of luxury and its meaning across tourism, events and hospitality globally. Packed with case studies, it investigates how the idea of luxury is changing in response to a variety factors, such as social change, technological innovation and the challenge of...

Author(s)
Swarbrooke, J.
Publisher
Goodfellow Publishers Limited, Oxford, UK
Citation
The meaning of luxury in tourism, hospitality and events, 2018, pp 256 pp.
Abstract

Over the last decade, there has been noticeable rise in popularity of all-inclusive holidays. This growth has coincided with the propensity in many destinations to develop tourism enclaves, which can either be purpose-built gated resorts physically isolated from their surrounding community or...

Author(s)
Wall-Reinius, S.; Ioannides, D.; Zampoukos, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2019, 21, 5, pp 766-784
Abstract

Local involvement in tourism development is defined as a key issue for sustainable tourism, however it is often questioned and less seldom implemented in reality. Reasons behind this condition are lack of knowledge and practical experience on community-based tourism as a bottom-up approach. In this ...

Author(s)
Lindström, K. N.; Larson, M.
Publisher
De Gruyter Open, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Bulletin of Geography. Socio-economic Series, 2016, 33, pp 71-78
Abstract

This special issue brings together six research papers focusing on tourism and development and how tourism connects with places and people. The first paper explores the connections between resort-oriented tourism development and tourism business cooperation in Ruka-Kuusamo, Finland. The second...

Author(s)
Saarinen, J.
Publisher
Geographical Society of Finland, Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Fennia, 2016, 194, 1, pp 1-88
Abstract

This special volume reports recent research relating to marketing of travel and tourism services. Topics addressed by the seven papers include: research progress in shopping tourism; the role of sensory reference cues and capacity for imagination in destination marketing; lifestyle segmentation of...

Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2016, 33, Suppl. 1, pp S1-S137
Abstract

This article details the findings of research undertaken on cruise ship operations around Iceland and in the North Atlantic in the year 2013 and until the end of the summer season 2014. The focus of the research was on the socioeconomic impact of cruise ship arrivals on small and/or peripheral ...

Author(s)
Huijbens, E. H.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2015, 10, 3/4, pp 241-254
Abstract

Authenticity is considered a very important means to attract tourists. Different enterprises and destinations compete for visitors and authenticity is an important factor for visitors' travel decisions. Within the context of indigenous and cultural tourism, several studies have criticized the way...

Author(s)
Bernardi, C. de
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Heritage Tourism, 2019, 14, 3, pp 249-262
Abstract

This paper explores the relationship between sea ice conditions and cruise tourism activities in the Arctic Archipelago of Svalbard. It analyzes how cruise tourism planning and organization depend on sea ice conditions and to what extent Arctic climate change influences tourism. A mixed-method...

Author(s)
Bystrowska, M.
Publisher
Arctic Institute of North America, Calgary, Canada
Citation
Arctic, 2019, 72, 2, pp 151-165
Abstract

Very complex yet highly integrated business logics characterise cruise tourism with shore excursions frequently identified as a key source of value. This paper presents a case study of cruise tourism and shore excursion planning in Copenhagen, Denmark. The aim of this paper is to investigate the...

Author(s)
Lopes, M. J.; Dredge, D.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2018, 15, 6, pp 633-652
Abstract

This volume includes eight full papers and two research notes covering topics such as: the role of personality in customer satisfaction and loyalty in coffee shops; the integration of community participation in multinational corporations' tourism market development strategies; the motivations for...

Author(s)
Chen, J. S.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Advances in hospitality and leisure, 2016, pp 250 pp.

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