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College age students make up the largest segment of social networking populations, with 75% of adults between the ages of 18 and 24 participating to some degree. Previous research has shown that people are often exposed to social networking sites during their college years. This study examines...

Author(s)
Kim WooHyuk; Malek, K.
Publisher
Routledge
Publication
Journal of Human Resources in Hospitality & Tourism, 2018, 17, 2, pp 200-221
Abstract

This study aimed at exploring whether cyberspace and the anonymity it provides can be useful in coping with leisure constraints that originate in gender stereotypes. The study was based on a survey that measured perceptions of parallel online and offline forms of masculine, feminine, and gender...

Author(s)
Ron, Y.; Nimrod, G.
Publisher
Routledge
Publication
Leisure Sciences, 2018, 40, 4, pp 251-266
Abstract

This article draws from interviews with music promoters from the northern England to consider their use of social media to develop online communities. It reveals they have developed online spaces offering digital leisure for the making and enjoying of music, but the forming of these music-loving...

Author(s)
Henderson, S.; Spracklen, K.
Publisher
Routledge
Publication
Leisure Sciences, 2018, 40, 4, pp 239-250
News Article

Authoritative organizations such as the UNWTO and WTTC have chronicled the inexorable growth in global tourism, which ever since the dip created by...

Date
May 2018
Author(s)
David Simpson
CABI Book Info
Cover for Risk and safety challenges for religious tourism and events.

This book is about an increasing awareness of the risks and safety challenges facing religious events/festivals on a global scale. The authors provide practical applications, models and illustrations of religious tourism and pilgrimage management from a variety of international perspectives....

Author(s)
Korstanje, M. E.; Raj, R.; Griffin, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392282)
AbstractFull Text

Digital Communication has provided an alternative and dynamic platform for interaction and socialization. Digital channels like social media and mobile phone are increasing their penetration into day to day life. According to a survey by (Digitalinsights, 2015), Indians are vigorously using...

Author(s)
Anil Gupta; Shuchita Bakshi; Nikita Dogra
Publisher
Institute for Tourism
Publication
Tourism (Zagreb), 2018, 66, 1, pp 63-77
AbstractFull Text

This paper evaluates the visibility, utility, and operability of the first Digital Repository for Tourism Studies in Greece. The creation of the repository was a project that funded and supervised by the Ministry of Tourism, aiming at the collection and analysis of tourism research, conducted from...

Author(s)
Gkoumas, A.
Publisher
Varna University of Management (ex International University College)
Publication
European Journal of Tourism Research, 2018, 18, pp 146-159
AbstractFull Text

Air transport plays a vital role in tourism because it makes long-haul destinations accessible and more frequent vacations possible. Despite its benefits, air travel extensively contributes to climate change. Behavioural change is seen as a key driver in mitigating the environmental impacts of air...

Author(s)
Baumeister, S.; Onkila, T.
Publisher
Varna University of Management (ex International University College)
Publication
European Journal of Tourism Research, 2018, 18, pp 57-74

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