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Date
17 April 2018
Abstract

This book explores the relationship between transition and tourism geographies on a global scale, discussing how tourism has been used as a tool to recover from decline or to manage change caused by event-driven, rapid transitions in a region's economy, politics or environment. With case studies...

Author(s)
Müller, D. K.; Więckowski, M.
Publisher
Springer International Publishing AG, Cham, Switzerland
Citation
Tourism in transitions: recovering decline, managing change, 2018, pp xiv + 203 pp.
Abstract

Gambling is the most viable and sustainable economic development option for many travel destinations and in some countries, gambling is a major economic sector. Gambling is a multibillion dollar business that continues to grow at an exponential rate each year in many countries around the world....

Author(s)
Li Jun; Liu XiaoMing; Ali FaiZan
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2018, 9, pp 175-183
Abstract

The government of Goa has been promoting casino tourism in Goa arguing that promoting casinos is necessary to bolster the economic growth of Goa especially in the aftermath of the mining ban that deprived Goa and its government of the substantial revenue generated through mining. The casino...

Author(s)
Afonso Botelho
Publisher
Publishing India Group, New Delhi, India
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Systems, 2018, 11, 2, pp 56-62
Abstract

Annual investment in casino free-play campaigns is usually great, yet little is known about its ability to generate increased gaming expenditures/behavioral loyalty. A method and model are advanced to estimate the impact of these costly and notoriously difficult-to-measure programs, providing...

Author(s)
Lucas, A. F.; Spilde, K.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Cornell Hospitality Quarterly, 2017, 58, 3, pp 263-271
Abstract

This study examines the relationship between casinos and economic growth in the U.S. Using county-level data on the 48 contiguous states from 2003 to 2012, we estimate the effect of casinos on per capita income growth and job creation. Our research procedures include examining the relationship...

Author(s)
Lim SiewHoon; Zhang Lei
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Growth and Change, 2017, 48, 3, pp 409-434
Abstract

Potential linkages among tourism, inequality, and housing are addressed for an integrated analysis in this paper, with Macao treated as a typical case. Casino tourism, albeit performing as a major key to local economic growth, is ultimately vulnerable to external shocks to gambling demand, as...

Author(s)
Gu XinHua; Li GuoQiang; Chang Xiao; Guo HaiZhen
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2017, 62, pp 253-263
Abstract

Ibiza is world-famous for its nightclubs, parties (legal or not) and its nightlife. The status of 'party destination' Ibiza currently holds would be difficult to explain without if not for the surging boom in the 80s. This is when nightclubs such as Pacha, Playboy, Amnesia and Ku became tourist...

Author(s)
Serra-Cantallops, A.; Ramon-Cardona, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2017, 20, 6, pp 566-579
Abstract

This study uses a formative modeling approach rather than the more common reflective modeling approach to operationalize residents' perceived benefits/costs. Partial least square structural equation modeling was adopted to model the predicting effects of perceived benefits/costs on residents'...

Author(s)
Fong HocNang [Fong, H. N. L. ]; Fong KaChio [Fong, K. C. D. ]; Law, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2016, 33, 8, pp 1181-1194
AbstractFull Text

This paper seeks to present the results of a study of the development of tourist functions in Atlantic City and the economic effects of the service of tourist traffic in this city. In the history of its tourist functions one can distinguish several major stages, cyclic sequences, in accordance with ...

Author(s)
Matuszewska, D.
Publisher
Uniwersytet Szczeciński, Szczecin, Poland
Citation
Ekonomiczne Problemy Turystyki, 2016, No.3, pp 273-286

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