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The book Libro Blanco del Titulo de Grado en Turismo is a guide which includes aspects considered fundamental for the design of the Degree in Tourism in Spain. In such document, it is considered important to discuss about economic development of tourism, relating it to the sustainability of the...

Author(s)
Rodrigues Soares, J. R.
Publisher
Instituto de Estudios Turísticos, Centro de Documentación Turística de España, Madrid, Spain
Citation
Estudios Turísticos, 2017, No.211/212, pp 87-97
Abstract

Pilgrimage is one of the most ancient forms of tourism. Nowadays, it is becoming a mass phenomenon that can lead to serious problems of environmental degradation in valuable sites. In this work, we have analysed by means of a structural equation model how religious consciousness is inspired in the...

Author(s)
Ramírez, R. R.; Fernández, M. P.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2018, 10, 9, pp 3064
Abstract

Protected areas (PAs) constitute the largest global effort for biodiversity conservation and the maintenance of ecosystem services. Science-based management, grounded in methods co-designed by scientists and managers, is necessary to improve the efficiency of PAs to achieve these goals and to...

Author(s)
Moreno-Llorca, R. A.; García-Morales, V. J.; Lloréns-Montes, J. F.; Ramos-Ridao, Á. F.; Alcaraz-Segura, D.; Javier Navarrete, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Environmental Management, 2019, 233, pp 586-594
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
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 article explores the potential of the new peer-to-peer (P2P) platforms for tourist accommodation as a local development tool for the residential tourism oriented economies on the main Costa blanca (Spain) municipalities. It analyzes the main characteristics of this phenomenon and its...

Author(s)
Jimeno Miranda, I.; Aledo Tur, A.; Ortuño Padilla, A.
Publisher
WIT Press, Southampton, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sustainable Development and Planning, 2018, 13, 7, pp 1008-1019
Abstract

The aim of this article is to quantify the impact of tour operators' marketing strategies on the price of sun and beach package holidays. The published information of 15 tourist destinations in Spain, Turkey, Egypt, Malta, and Cyprus, was examined from a hedonic price perspective. The analysis...

Author(s)
Picazo, P.; Moreno-Gil, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 2018, 35, pp 17-28
Abstract

Tourism loyalty is a key topic that has been covered in literature mainly from a very homogenous perspective. This study analyses horizontal loyalty (consumer's loyalty divided among several destinations), and explains the background factors that affect this behaviour (cognitive, affective and...

Author(s)
Almeida-Santana, A.; Moreno-Gil, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2018, 65, pp 245-255
Abstract

The islands of Lanzarote and Fuerteventura are the easternmost of the Canary Islands, and are located on the southern edge of the temperate zone, in the subtropical anticyclone belt. With less than 150 mm of rainfall a year, they are classified as an arid zone. Their inhabitants have devised...

Author(s)
García-Rodríguez, J. L.; García-Rodríguez, F. J.; Castilla-Gutiérrez, C.
Publisher
Institute of Island Studies, Charlottetown, Canada
Citation
Island Studies Journal, 2016, 11, 1, pp 113-130
Abstract

This paper examines the empirical validity of the tourism-led growth hypothesis in the top ten tourist destinations in the world (China, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Russia, Spain, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States) using the quantile-on-quantile (QQ) approach and a new index of...

Author(s)
Shahzad, S. J. H.; Shahbaz, M.; Ferrer, R.; Kumar, R. R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2017, 60, pp 223-232

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