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Cover for The spatial and organizational structure of destinations.

This chapter introduces the core themes of the spatial structure of destinations, namely, scale, boundaries, regions, and morphology; as well as the different aspects of the organizational structure of destinations.

Author(s)
Pearce, D. G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245837)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Frameworks for tourist destinations.

This chapter reviews frameworks that have been taken from outside the tourism literature and applied to destinations, with a particular emphasis on the relationships between multiple interdependent actors. Six sets of frameworks are discussed: industrial districts, clusters, networks, systems,...

Author(s)
Pearce, D. G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245837)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sustainability and tourism: reflections from a muddy pool.

This chapter explores the problems with the concepts of sustainability and sustainable development. The focus of this chapter is especially on sustainable tourism and its relationship to social and cultural phenomena.

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Islands, image and tourism.

Recognizing the current attraction of tropical island destinations, in particular, for Western tourists, this chapter examines how they have been portrayed as utopian escapes from Western reality or dystopian harbours of dark and unknown human and non-human forces.

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pro-poor tourism: a critique.

This chapter argues that the perception of pro-poor tourism (PPT) as a distinct (and small scale) variant of tourism involves conceptual and substantive problems. There is, indeed, a place for such tourism but it is not and will never be the alternative to mass tourism, which will continue as the...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism and development: from development theory to globalization.

This chapter explores the relationship of tourism to development. The emergence of development theory, tourism as viewed through the lens of development theory, and the globalization perspective are discussed.

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mass tourism in a small world (co-authored with Richard Sharpley).

This chapter discusses the emergence of mass tourism, the general pattern of modern mass tourism, and the scholarly approaches to mass tourism. In the concluding section of the chapter, an outline of the key features of an ideal type of mass tourism is presented, in the hope that it can be used in...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction: motivation of the pilgrimage journey.

This chapter introduces the concept of pilgrimage, and reviews different theories and perspectives to understand the motivations of pilgrims.

Author(s)
Liutikas, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245653)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Understanding project success or failure.

This chapter discusses the tourism project environment, the role of private-public partnership, the tourism development process and design, as well as the possible range of project outcomes.

Author(s)
Wanhill, S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242812)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for In search of alchemy: the art and science of destination management.

This chapter summarizes the body of knowledge on destination management and the benchmarking of successful destination management organizations (DMOs). Some of the success factors for destinations are discussed, and reflections are offered on the likely future agenda for destination management and...

Author(s)
Stevens, T.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242812)
Type
Book chapter

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