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This study provides insight into the outbound Spanish package travel market through an analysis of tourist attractions and spatial patterns that characterize package tourism. A content analysis of Spanish tour operator brochures offering China as one of their destinations found that Spanish...

Author(s)
Seguí-Llinás, M.; Capellà-Cervera, J. E.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2006, 8, 3, pp 233-252
Abstract

This issue comprises a selection of 25 papers presented at the Sustainable Tourism 2016 conference. The papers respond to some of the concerns regarding the impacts of tourism and consider the strategies to protect the natural and cultural landscapes, trying to minimize the adverse effects of...

Author(s)
Pineda, F. D.; Brebbia, C.; Miralles i Garcia, J. L.
Publisher
WIT Press, Southampton, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sustainable Development and Planning, 2016, 11, 3, pp iii + 227-482
Abstract

The first decade of the present century has been characterized by several economic shocks such as the 2008 financial crisis. In this data article we present the annual percentage growth rates of the main tourism indicators in the world's top tourist destinations: the United States, China, France,...

Author(s)
Claveria, O.; Poluzzi, A.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Data in Brief, 2016, 7, pp 1063-1069
Abstract

This paper presents the extant literature on evolutionary economic geography (EEG) and tourism studies and briefly reviews what has been produced thus far. There are two main areas addressed: path dependence (and how to break from a path) and co-evolution (of tourism paths within a given region and ...

Author(s)
Brouder, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2014, 16, 4, pp 540-545
Abstract

This article explores the time-varying causal nexus between tourism development and economic growth for the top 10 tourist destinations in the world, namely China, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, the Russian Federation, Spain, Turkey, the UK and the United States of America, over the period...

Author(s)
Shahbaz, M.; Ferrer, R.; Shahzad, S. J. H.; Haouas, I.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Applied Economics, 2018, 50, 24, pp 2677-2697
Abstract

This paper explores how the national tourism organizations (NTOs) of the top 10 most-visited countries by international tourists strategically employ Facebook to promote and market their destinations. Based on big data retrieved from the NTOs' Facebook pages, and leveraging advanced metrics for...

Author(s)
Mariani, M. M.; Mura, M.; Felice, M. di
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2018, 8, pp 312-325
Abstract

Existing tourism-destination investigations of Chinese texts remain weak, and no approach is available to realize Chinese context semantically and automatically. To resolve this, we provide a novel method based on qualitative analysis for studying the online opinions of Chinese tourists regarding...

Author(s)
Chen FangWei; Guevara Plaza, A.; Alarcón Urbistondo, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2017, 20, 10, pp 1070-1087
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Cover for The development of theme park destinations.

This chapter analyses the development process of three of the world's principal theme park destinations: (1) Orlando, Florida, USA; (2) Paris, France; and (3) the Greater Pearl River Delta, China. Also presented is a case study examining the transformation of PortAventura (Spain) into a tourist ...

Author(s)
Clavé, S. A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932084)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This paper examines the status and progress of academic research in assessing and explaining tourism destination competitiveness in Spain and China. The authors first present a theoretical framework for understanding and determining destination competitiveness. Second, in the context of this...

Author(s)
Medina-Muñoz, D. R.; Medina-Muñoz, R. D.; Chim-Miki, A. F.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2013, 19, 2, pp 297-318

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