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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

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to analyse the impact of a World Heritage site (WHS) nomination as perceived by a specific group in a community, namely, the residents of the Alto Douro Wine Region. Design/methodology/approach: The primary data were gathered through a face-to-face...

Author(s)
Lourenço-Gomes, L.; Rebelo, J. F.; Ribeiro, C.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Journal of Cultural Heritage Management and Sustainable Development, 2019, 9, 2, pp 212-226
Abstract

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) practices have shown evidence of success in marketing and business outcomes, even during financial crisis periods and in the context of small businesses. This paper presents a case study of a small company producing digital albums that launched a digital...

Author(s)
Casais, B.; Sousa, B.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development, 2019, 15, 1/2, pp 29-41
Abstract

Previous research has revealed the relevance of consuming local food products in the visitor experience and in maintaining the sustainable development of tourism destinations. By reviewing the available studies in the field of tourism, attempts have been made to identify those factors influencing...

Author(s)
Madaleno, A.; Eusébio, C.; Varum, C.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Food Products Marketing, 2019, 25, 2, pp 159-186
Abstract

Geoparks are areas where sites of international geological significance are managed with a holistic concept of sustainable development. Although the geoparks concept is implemented in many European countries, it is still not well known. The current research aims to clarify how the geoparks concept...

Author(s)
Nikolova, V.; Sinnyovsky, D.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2019, 29, pp 141-147
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The "Wine Villages Network" (Douro, Portugal), formulated as a result of the local reconstruction and promotion in a group of Douro villages, aimed to encourage people to settle and deepen the area's socioeconomic dynamics. Based in a territory where the wine and tourism industries complement each...

Author(s)
Gonçalves, E.
Publisher
Universidad de la Laguna, La Laguna, Spain
Citation
PASOS: Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural, 2018, 16, 2, pp 457-464
Abstract

Tourism precincts have a very relevant territorial presence in areas with the most valued landscape features, both scenic and ecological lato sensu. The rationale of their development is allocating a business value to those very same features. The design of territorial occupation tends however to...

Author(s)
Carvalho, J. M.
Publisher
WIT Press, Southampton, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sustainable Development and Planning, 2018, 13, 6, pp 885-892
Abstract

Many coastal regions in the world have witnessed the de-naturalization of vast areas through the private development of large enclosed tourism resorts (i.e., tourism precincts). In emergent economies, this type of private tourism development aims at insulating the resort from the surrounding lack...

Author(s)
Carvalho, J. M.; Martins, C. S.
Publisher
WIT Press, Southampton, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sustainable Development and Planning, 2016, 11, 3, pp 285-294
Abstract

There is increasing awareness of the importance of sustainability in sports tourism. Research in this field is nevertheless still limited and is mostly confined to specific areas such as mega-events. The adoption of sustainable management practices by companies offering sports tourism products has...

Author(s)
Carneiro, M. J.; Breda, Z.; Cordeiro, C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sport & Tourism, 2016, 20, 3/4, pp 305-334
Abstract

Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to perform a comparative analysis between Aveiro's Lagoon (Portugal) and Sepetiba Bay (Brazil), in order to understand the similarities and differences between these two coastal zones, in terms of human occupation. Design/methodology/approach - This paper is...

Author(s)
Bastos, M. R.; Dias, J. A.; Dias, A. C.; Pereira, S. D.; Oliveira, N. V. de; Rodrigues, M. A.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Management of Environmental Quality, 2012, 23, 4, pp 383-399

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