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Abstract

Although the number of directions which geographical research on transport is taking has recently increased, the extent to which transport geography capitalises on theoretical advancements made in other sub-disciplines of human geography is still fairly limited. This especially pertains to economic...

Author(s)
Niewiadomski, P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Geoforum, 2017, 87, pp 1-14
News Article

The concept of “smart tourism”, in which destinations use innovative technologies to improve destination management, has emerged in...

Date
January 2018
Author(s)
David Simpson
Abstract

Social networks have become an ideal platform to raise awareness and increase the visibility of a brand or company and also to interact and analyze the actions of the fans and followers of these ones. Because of this, the present study aims to find out the different social networks which are...

Author(s)
Herrera-Torres, L.; Pérez-Tur, F.; García-Fernández, J.; Fernández-Gavira, J.
Publisher
Universidad de Murcia
Publication
Cuadernos de Psicología del Deporte, 2017, 17, 3, pp 175-182
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tourism and leisure behaviour in an ageing world.

This is the second edition to the book Growing Older: Tourism and Leisure Behaviour of Older Adults. Similar to the first edition, its focus is to provide the latest research about the characteristics, tourist behaviour, and leisure needs of baby boomers, seniors, and older adults. This edition has...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390943)
Abstract

In this paper I reflect on the role of digital and social media in the production, consumption and circulation of messages about major (and mega) sport events, drawing on research into digital cultures and events over the last decade. I argue that the mass availability of everyday digital devices...

Author(s)
McGillivray, D.
Publisher
Routledge
Publication
Sport in Society: Cultures, Commerce, Media, Politics, 2017, 20, 12, pp 1888-1901
AbstractFull Text

This study explores issues related to the forecasting in revenue management in the prediction of tourism arrivals for the Balearic Islands. Specifically, the study uses queries from a web search data (Google Trends) in order to demonstrate the forecasting power of such measures compared to...

Author(s)
García Rodríguez, Ó.
Publisher
Universidad de la Laguna
Publication
PASOS: Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural, 2017, 15, 4, pp 943-958
AbstractFull Text

The railroad was decisive for the growth and development of the Buenos Aires towns, in between siecle's XIX-XX. Local economic activity was strengthened in towns where railway workshops were installed, and the local identity was closely linked to the railway activity. Towards the end of 1970...

Author(s)
Yuln, M.; Montecelli, F.; Carrizo, S. C.
Publisher
Universidad de la Laguna
Publication
PASOS: Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural, 2017, 15, 4, pp 883-896
AbstractFull Text

This paper identifies the perceptions and behaviours of owners/managers of rural small and medium-sized tourism enterprises (SMTEs) regarding the use of social networks at the present time and in the future. Based on a qualitative perspective, nine semi-structured interviews were conducted with...

Author(s)
Oliveira, A.; Correia, A. I.; Fernandes, C.
Publisher
Universidad de la Laguna
Publication
PASOS: Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural, 2017, 15, 4, pp 807-822

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