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This paper considers how tourism has been shaped in the South Pacific between 1984 and 2018. Reflecting on the literature from the past four decades suggests that if tourism is to be an effective driver of development in the interests of the people and environments of the South Pacific then...

Author(s)
Scheyvens, R.; Movono, A.
Publisher
Development Studies Network Ltd, Canberra, Australia
Citation
Development Bulletin, 2018, No.80, pp 134-139
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Ski slopes are tourism infrastructure with both leisure and socio-economic functions. Ski slope planning should take into account several factors: relief, land use, biodiversity, access, water resources, weather conditions, the ownership legal status of the land, facilities and community services,...

Author(s)
Bîca, I.; Schuster, E.; Ștefănescu, H.
Publisher
Research Center for Regional Analyses in Tourism, Environment and Sustainable Development, Faculty of Geography, Bucharest University, Bucharest, Romania
Citation
Journal of Environmental and Tourism Analyses, 2018, 6, 1, pp 43-57
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In the context of sustainable development, sustainable tourist destinations must focus on the stability and well-being of local communities, which play a defining role in the destination by maintaining the quality standards of the landscapes and through their involvement in the activities of the...

Author(s)
Truțescu, M. N.; Rotaru, A.
Publisher
Research Center for Regional Analyses in Tourism, Environment and Sustainable Development, Faculty of Geography, Bucharest University, Bucharest, Romania
Citation
Journal of Environmental and Tourism Analyses, 2018, 6, 1, pp 19-31
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Attractive cultural, historical and natural resources, development of the tourist and port infrastructure and good geographic position are the advantages of Dubrovnik as a cruise destination. Today, Dubrovnik is the fifth transit port on the Mediterranean, and the essential part on the itineraries...

Author(s)
Ban, I.; Peručić, D.; Vesna Vrtiprah
Publisher
Croatian Institute for Quality, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Business Excellence, 2018, 12, 2, pp 105-122
Abstract

Driven by spectacular growth over the last decade, the international cruise industry is constantly looking for new destinations to appeal to a different breed of traveler, one that seeks comfort alongside wilderness adventure. Meanwhile, national parks, long held up as icons of wilderness...

Author(s)
Tardif, J.; Roth, R.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism in Marine Environments, 2018, 13, 4, pp 217-230
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In recent years, with the development of wetland environmental protection, different countries around the world are recognizing the recreational value of wetland ecosystems. However, current researches on the perceptions of tourism stakeholders lack structural perceptions of recreation...

Author(s)
Wang XiaoWen; Li Tan
Publisher
Balaban Publishers - Desalination Publications, Hopkinton, USA
Citation
Desalination and Water Treatment, 2018, 119, pp 206-218
Abstract

The successful and sustainable development of inbound tourism necessitates a long-term commitment, balancing between tourism supply and tourist demands. This study manipulated a performance appraisal of tourism service quality in Taiwan with Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) by employing input and...

Author(s)
Chen HanShen; Tsai BiKun; Liou GwoBao; Hsieh ChiMing
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2018, 10, 6, pp 1866
Abstract

One form of cycle tourism can be represented features tourism that focuses on the relation between biking and the discovery of a territory. Geared toward forms of holiday that allow for the low consumption of natural resources and a connection with the landscape, cycle tourism represents a concrete ...

Author(s)
Gazzola, P.; Pavione, E.; Grechi, D.; Ossola, P.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2018, 10, 6, pp 1863
Abstract

Rural tourism may contribute to sustainable destination development but the realisation of this potential depends largely on the type and behaviour of the tourists attracted. Therefore, market knowledge, segmentation studies and management of demand, in accordance with sustainability-yielding...

Author(s)
Kastenholz, E.; Eusébio, C.; Carneiro, M. J.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2018, 10, pp 132-142
Abstract

The growing importance of destinations as loci for change in tourism systems has led to the recent accelerated growth of destination management and marketing (DMM) research. This paper conducts an integrated exploration of the structure and interconnections, and the dynamics of the recent growth of ...

Author(s)
Ávila-Robinson, A.; Wakabayashi, N.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2018, 10, pp 101-111

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