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Cover for Community attitudes: tourism development in natural environments.

This chapter outlines various approaches to the environment and tourism, then describes how the community in Gascoyne, a World Heritage Region in Western Australia, views tourism development and how it impacts on the local natural environment and social fabric. It is concluded that the future of...

Author(s)
Dowling, R. K.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996110)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Aristotelian ethical values within a tourism/hospitality industry context.

This study has sought to examine ideal ethical beliefs together with employment context preferences and also perceived visitor, staff and management ethical expectations among a sample of 493 secondary college students (many of whom would likely later seek post-secondary college education or...

Author(s)
Ross, G. F.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997490)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'Crises' that scare tourists: investigating tourists' travel-related concerns.

This chapter reports on the results of two empirical studies that aimed at eliciting currently perceived risks from the tourist marketplace, and investigates the differences in statements of concerns with respect to different tourism settings. One study was conducted among undergraduate students...

Author(s)
Dolnicar, S.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930479)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourist interactions with sharks.

This chapter explores the biophysical and socio-economic contexts of shark-based tourism, focusing on whale shark watching. It examines the historical evolution of attitudes towards sharks; describes whale shark tourism in key locations (Phuket, Thailand; Ningaloo Reef, Australia; Gladden Spit,...

Author(s)
Dearden, P.; Topelko, K. N.; Ziegler, J.
ISBN
2007 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933456)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Generation Y and work in tourism and hospitality: problem? What problem?

This chapter examines tourism and hospitality employers' views of Generation-Y employees and their attempts to engage and motivate these employees. Focus groups of 30 employers were carried out in Coffs Harbour, Cairns, and Port Douglas in 2006 and a series of interviews was also carried out with...

Author(s)
Cairncross, G.; Buultjens, J.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936013)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Transforming nature's value - cultural change comes from below: rural communities, the 'othered' and host capacity building.

This chapter examines the transformative potential of tourism in an Australian rural community of Eden, New South Wales, that is characterized by a historical dependence on primary industry production. Drawing on Mezirow's transformation theory and George Kelly's theory of personal constructs, the...

Author(s)
Schweinsberg, S.; Wearing, S.; Wearing, M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643922)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Analysing the impact of the 2011 natural disasters on the Central Queensland tourism industry.

By analysing the impact of the 2011 natural disasters on the Central Queensland tourism industry, this chapter identifies that organization size, management attitude and media influence the crisis recovery stage. While the impact of the widespread flooding and Cyclone Yasi on the Central Queensland ...

Author(s)
Richardson, S.; March, R.; Lewis, J.; Radel, K.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643250)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Australia's Alpine areas: motivations, experiences and satisfaction of visitors to Mt Kosciuszko.

The interest and fascination with high mountain regions is explored in this chapter on mountain tourism in Australia. The chapter deepens our understanding of wilderness and what it is that draws tourists to alpine areas, looking at visitor motivation, perceptions and satisfaction in the Snowy...

Author(s)
Dickson, T.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter

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