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It is of vital importance that nature-based tourist destinations maintain their natural resources in a sustainable way. Nature and wilderness are the main attractions for tourism in Iceland. The Central Highlands are uninhabited with little visible evidence of human influence except for some huts,...

Author(s)
Sæpórsdóttir, A. D.; Hall, C. M.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2018, 10, 7, pp 2315
Abstract

Tourism has long been one of the driving forces of island development, but may impose serious impacts on their physical and social composition and on island communities. Yujiale has been developed recently on many islands of China. It is a form of tourism through which households earn money by...

Author(s)
Su MingMing; Wall, G.; Wang SanGui
Publisher
Institute of Island Studies, Charlottetown, Canada
Citation
Island Studies Journal, 2017, 12, 2, pp 127-142
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

The rapid development of tourism in recent years has brought benefits but also detrimental impacts for tourism destinations. Sustainable tourism has become an important choice for tourism development. This study attempted to explore residents' attitudes toward sustainable tourism from the viewpoint ...

Author(s)
Wang WeiChing
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 2019, 25, pp 1-9
Abstract

Host attitudes toward tourists are critical to the sustainable development of the tourism industry. Although numerous studies have focused on investigating host attitudes toward tourists and tourism development, the theoretical support from an economic perspective in this field is still...

Author(s)
Fan, D. X. F.; Liu AnYu; Qiu, R. T. R.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2019, 25, 2, pp 171-188
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

This collection of seven papers focuses on geotourism and mining tourism, sustainable development, tourist perceptions, and the application of IT technologies in tourism. The first paper looks at the possibilities of tourism development in Hungarian rural settlements with brownfields. The second...

Publisher
Texas A & M University Press, College Station, USA
Citation
e-Review of Tourism Research, 2016, 13, 1/2, pp 296-421
Abstract

Over the last years, tourism has undergone significant development worldwide, especially in developing countries. Tourism is a multi-faced activity with positive and negative impacts on the destinations, linking the economic, social, and environmental components of sustainable development. The...

Author(s)
Harun, R.; Chiciudean, G. O.; Sirwan, K.; Arion, F. H.; Muresan, I. C.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2018, 10, 9, pp 2991
Abstract

Reducing private car use is an efficient way to promote the sustainable development of national parks. However, many visitors persist in using their cars, even when they are aware of the environmental damage it causes. This study proposed a norm-neutralization model to investigate why national park ...

Author(s)
Zhang HongMei; Chen Wei; Zhang YeChen; Buhalis, D.; Lu Lin
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2018, 69, pp 97-108
Abstract

Critical discourse analysis (CDA) is one of the prevalent schools in discourse analysis, which is particularly useful in analyzing in-depth meanings under a specific social context. Tourism researchers have realized the effectiveness of such an approach in exploring multifaceted tourism phenomena...

Author(s)
Qian JianWei; Wei JieWen; Law, R.
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2018, 20, 4, pp 526-537

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