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Cover for Alternative forms of elephant tourism.

This chapter highlights the key welfare issues with regard to elephant attractions and presents the findings of a survey of tourists who have previously visited elephant attractions in Asia which aimed to find out more about their motivations, the activities they undertook, their experiences and...

Author(s)
Curtin, S.; Day, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourists in the garden; human health and happiness and the semiotics of garden visiting.

In this chapter the motivations of garden visiting are explored at a deeper level, into the realm of psychology and psychological drivers to gardens. This research area is called "semiotics". It is suggested that examination of the five senses would be a major indicator of semiotics as much of what ...

Author(s)
Benfield, R. W.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241761)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ethical hunting.

This chapter reflects on the ethics of hunting, taking into account the motivation of hunting for meat versus the motivation of the hunting tourist which is mainly focused on the quality of the trophy and/or on obtaining a trophy from a new or exotic species. It is also suggested that the manner in ...

Author(s)
Lovelock, B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391858)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Customer profile.

This chapter evaluates the characteristics of the adventure tourism customer, differentiating each into market segments and looking at motivations. It also explores the growth of lifestyle sports and the influence of the internet in propagating lifestyles and new types of adventure activities....

Author(s)
Jenkins, I. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Trends.

This chapter looks at the trends in tourism that affect the development of routes, branded trails and circuits as means of structuring the traveller's experiences. The desire for richer experiences and adventure among today's travellers, the return to local and authentic, the slow tourism movement, ...

Author(s)
Ward-Perkins, D.; Beckmann, C.; Ellis, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394767)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The family of tourism routes.

This chapter provides an overview of how tourism routes can be categorized according to principal motivations for travel. Four of the categories are examined: cultural tours and circuits; themed and branded driving routes; cycling routes; and long-distance walking trails. A case study is presented...

Author(s)
Ward-Perkins, D.; Beckmann, C.; Ellis, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394767)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism and destination marketing.

This chapter provides a comprehensive introduction to both consumer motivation and to marketing in a tourism context. It provides an outline of the strategies and methods used by tourism businesses to play to consumer motivations in order to positively influence consumer behaviour. The chapter...

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Lück, M.; Smith, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241488)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for What drives voluntourism? Internal impulses and external encouragement.

This chapter aims to identify the motivations behind voluntourism, categorizing them into types so as to provide a foundation upon which we might better assess why it is that so many voluntourists seek to work with children, often in institutional environments. Particular attention is paid to...

Author(s)
Biddle, P.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240795)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Determinant and motivational factors.

This chapter discusses two types of factors (determinant and motivational) that influence tourism demand relative to whether to purchase a particular tourism product.

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Frontier travel narratives: imagining the American West through novels.

This chapter focuses on the role that reading novels might play in influencing how tourists imagine the American West as both a real and mythical space. It examines the myths of travel through the West through three well-known novels: The Virginian (Wister, 1902), The Dude Ranger (Grey, 1952), and ...

Author(s)
Frost, W.; Laing, J.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394590)
Type
Book chapter

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