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The benefits of tourism are widely acknowledged in the literature given the prevalence of its potential towards stimulating economic growth through the development of the domestic industry associated to the tourism sector, the stimulation of the provision of basic infrastructure, and the transfer...

Author(s)
Boopen Seetanah; Sannassee, R. V.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management, 2015, 24, 2, pp 202-215
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Cover for From 'The Dunghill of England' to 'The Jewel of the Commonwealth': using the concept of tourism image to explore identity and tourism in 19th-century and early 20th-century Tasmania.

This chapter argues that, in Tasmania, a vehicle tailor-made for the purpose of removing and creating impressions was found in tourism promotion and that, once discovered, this vehicle was used constantly for image manipulation and development by various interested bodies and individuals who, in...

Author(s)
Walker, M.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936112)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The purpose of this study is to apply the cultural tourism typology of McKercher and to estimate the economic relevance of cultural tourism to the context of a small island destination tourist market. Small island destinations may be confronted with environmental constraints that restrain the...

Author(s)
Croes, R.; Semrad, K. J.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research, 2015, 39, 4, pp 469-491
Abstract

A series of chapters cover marketing in the tourist industry. Market analysis (F. Go, pp.239-242) emphasizes the importance of market analysis for measuring market size, identifying trends, and forecasting revenues from a particular venture. Market penetration (R.L. Zallocco, pp.243-245) highlights ...

Author(s)
Go, F. M. (et al)
Publisher
Prentice Hall, London, UK
Citation
Tourism marketing and management handbook., 1989, pp 239-273
Abstract

The conference on "Demographic Change and its Impact on large-scale Conservation Areas in Germany" took place from September 30th to October 2nd 2014 at the International Academy for Nature Conservation on Vilm - a small island in the Baltic Sea next to Rugen. The following topics were addressed:...

Author(s)
Düsterhaus, B.; Niclas, G.
Publisher
Bundesamt für Naturschutz (German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation), Bonn, Germany
Citation
BfN - Skripten (Bundesamt für Naturschutz), 2016, No.429, pp 147 pp.
Abstract

This chapter discusses the unique challenges and opportunities facing event tourism for island destinations, within a framework of strategic planning and management. Following a brief review of tourism literature on events and islands, a summary is presented of the general roles of festivals and...

Author(s)
Getz, D.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Island tourism: management principles and practice., 1995, pp 149-165
Abstract

Small Island Tourism Economies (SITEs) are developing sovereign countries that rely on tourism as a source of exports, and need a consistent inflow of foreign investment in order to facilitate economic growth. Access to international capital markets helps SITEs smooth out their consumption over...

Author(s)
Hoti, S.; McAleer, M.; Shareef, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2007, 28, 6, pp 1472-1484
Abstract

The special problems and opportunities presented by island tourism are major new areas of interest for both tourism academics and professionals, prompting much discussion and debate. This book focuses on how management and organizational issues affect small islands and their tourism industries, and ...

Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Island tourism: management principles and practice., 1995, pp xii + 278 pp.
Abstract

This chapter considers the degree to which conventional life-stages can still be used as a means of market segmentation. It presupposes that market segmentation is an important element in devising tourism market strategies, and the first part considers why this is the case. The second part examines ...

Author(s)
Ryan, C.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Island tourism: management principles and practice, 1995, Ed. 1, pp 79-93
Abstract

Saint-Barthìemy, a small island in the North Caribbean, presents the picture of a tropical tourist paradise created for the well-to-do traveller. Taking advantage of its small size, the island has always been able to select a small number of quality visitors. The small number of hotel facilities,...

Author(s)
Chardon, J. P.; Hartog, T.
Citation
Cahiers d'Outre-Mer, 1995, 48, 191, pp 261-276

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