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Cover for Tourism destination image.

This chapter discusses the concept of tourism destination image, pointing out that image is not the same as brand. It also considers how image is formed and how it can be changed by changing the destination's marketing strategy.

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.; Rodrigues, C. B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Resorts.

This chapter explains what resorts are, and presents an overview of studies on their evolution and structure as well as on topics such as the motivation of resort visitors and the environmental and socio-cultural sustainability of resorts.

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.; Rodrigues, C. B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Butler's model (tourism destination life cycle).

The five stages of Butler's tourism destination life cycle model are explained as well as the possible scenarios after these five stages. Similar concepts proposed by Fuster, years before the publication of Butler's model, are also discussed. Attempts to improve Butler's model and some criticisms...

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.; Rodrigues, C. B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Prideaux's resort-development spectrum.

Prideaux's resort-development model, called the resort development spectrum, is discussed. Although Prideaux's model has similarities to Butler's model, Prideaux's model considers the issue of development from an economic perspective. It is indicated that Prideaux's model has limitations when...

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.; Rodrigues, C. B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism supply.

This chapter defines three categories of tourism supply (tourist attractions, tourist facilities and services, and tourism-supporting infrastructure), and describes a number of characteristics of tourism supply such as its perishability, intangibility, rigidity, heterogeneity and others.

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.; Rodrigues, C. B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism infrastructure.

Tourism infrastructure consists of the facilities that tourists use when they leave their homes, reach their destinations and return. Two types of infrastructure are discussed: basic infrastructure; and tourism-specific infrastructure.

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.; Rodrigues, C. B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourist attraction.

This chapter looks at how tourist attractions have been defined by some authors, and discusses various categorizations of tourist attractions as well as the different paths through which attractions are planned and developed.

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.; Rodrigues, C. B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Seasonality.

The seasonality of demand in tourism is discussed, highlighting its impact on businesses, the factors that explain seasonality, its benefits for the environment and local residents, and the various efforts introduced at many tourist destinations to reduce seasonality.

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.; Rodrigues, C. B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Hospitality.

Different perspectives on the concept of hospitality are discussed, highlighting how scholarship on this topic has evolved.

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.; Spolon, A. P. G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Leisure.

Different conceptions of leisure are discussed, including the classic discussion of the clash between leisure and work. International scientific research on leisure has progressed on different fronts which are highlighted in this chapter.

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.; Stoppa, E. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter

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