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This study was conducted to identify the tourist resources in Linzhi Region, Tibet, China, and to record the use of these resources. It was found that there were 645 tourist landscapes in Linzhi Region, which were classified into 8 major categories, 29 subgenera, and 131 fundamental categories. The ...

Author(s)
Zhang Min; Zhao KenTian; Fang HuaiLong
Publisher
Northeast Forestry University, Harbin, China
Citation
Journal of Northeast Forestry University, 2005, 33, 3, pp 80-82
Abstract

This book presents 19 papers on the reinvention of a tourist destination. It is divided into three parts, with the papers in each part focusing on two themes. Part one deals with destination marketing, focusing on the themes: competitiveness and branding and market research and segmentation. Part...

Author(s)
Weber, S.; Tomljenović, R.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Reinventing a tourism destination: facing the challenge, 2004, pp 282 pp.
Abstract

The Maltese Islands are a mass tourist destination traditionally renowned for their mild Mediterranean climate and the sea. Recent tourism policy has tried to redress this situation by utilizing the extensive historical and cultural heritage of the islands as a market diversification tool and to...

Author(s)
Theuma, N.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Coastal mass tourism: diversification and sustainable development in Southern Europe, 2004, pp 292-306
Abstract

Zhejiang province has long been famous for its natural landscape and tourism resources. Faced with fierce competition with other tourist areas and even with southeast Asian countries and regions, the tourist institutions in Zhejiang province should work out marketing strategy for healthy and ...

Author(s)
Wang MingXia
Publisher
Zhejiang Information Center of Forestry Science and Technology, Hangzhou, China
Citation
Journal of Zhejiang Forestry Science and Technology, 2004, 24, 2, pp 64-67, 74
Abstract

This paper discusses the central ideas for sustainable development of tourism in the Valley of Gastein (Salzburg, Austria), based on field research conducted in fall 2000. The main point of the interdisciplinary oriented analysis was the interaction between the economy (especially tourism), the...

Author(s)
Bätzing, W.; Böhmer, H. J.; Gschöpf, A.; Hermann, F.; Meumann, H.; Probst, T.; Tassenbacher, B.; Zidan, Z.
Publisher
Lucius & Lucius Verslagsgesellschaft mbH, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Tourismus Journal, 2001, 5, 3, pp 301-331
Abstract

This exploratory research used focus groups to analyse the perceptions of government officials (n=50), business people (n=20) and local stakeholders (n=12) regarding the supply of tourism resources in BeiHai, a coastal city in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, People's Republic of China. The major...

Author(s)
Li WenMei; Dewar, K.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2003, 5, 2, pp 151-167
Abstract

This chapter explores the conditions that need to be satisfied to develop a tourist attraction system that contributes to sustainable development of the area of San Carlos Lempa, El Salvador. It is concluded that the involvement of non-governmental development organizations (NGDOs) seems desirable...

Author(s)
Brouwer, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism development and local participation in Latin America, 2002, pp 86-100
Abstract

This article aims to show how the Mexican government's development policies have contributed to promoting coastal regions whose economic base rests on tourist activity. In this context, it describes the pattern of development taken by urbanization within a tourism development zone in northern...

Author(s)
Bringas-Rábago, N. L.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Environment & Development, 2002, 11, 3, pp 267-296
Abstract

Local authorities in Sheffield, UK, invested #147 million in facilities used during the 1991 World Student Games. The extent to which this investment promoted sustainable tourism and sustainable development more generally in the city is discussed. An analytical framework is used which is suggested...

Author(s)
Bramwell, B.
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 1997, 22, 2, pp 13-19

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