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Cover for Literary tourism: theories, practice and case studies.

The main aim of this book is to provide a broad view of the issues surrounding literary tourism and to provide a theoretical and practical guide to how literary tourism is evolving and affecting the current Western tourism market. Its scope encompasses a wide array of narratives, ranging from the...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I.; Lund, L. A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394590)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The making of the literary city: Edinburgh, Barcelona and Óbidos.

This chapter interrogates the image of the 'literary city', in particular with the emergence of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network and the title of 'City of Literature' (awarded since 2004). Considering the complex relationships between literature and place in global contexts, the first question to ...

Author(s)
Marques, L.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394590)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Case Study Ireland: Coastal tourism and climate change in Ireland.

This chapter focuses on the transformation of Ireland's coastline from a tourism perspective, addressing first the context in which tourism occurs, the nature of visitor flows and change, the mix of visitor attraction and the position coastal tourism attractions and beaches play in overall visitor...

Author(s)
Cooper, J. A. G.; Boyd, S. W.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Purchasing attributes for cruise passengers.

This chapter analyses the fundamental product or service characteristics that inform cruise customer choices. The data presented were retrieved using conjoint analysis to better estimate the relative importance of attributes and reduce social desirability bias, from 441 questionnaires collected...

Author(s)
Adams, S. A.; Font, X.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Heritage tourism destinations: preservation, communication and development.

This book on heritage tourism utilizes a three-part structure. Part I (chapters 1-3) deals with the conservation and revitalization of heritage destinations, as well as the role local communities have in supporting an attraction. Part II (chapters 4-6) discusses the development of heritage tourism...

Author(s)
Alvarez, M. D.; Go, F. M.; Yüksel, A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646770)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Planning for tourism: towards a sustainable future.

This text provides an innovative multi-disciplinary social science approach to the pedagogy of contemporary tourism planning processes. The three chapters in Part I review different conceptual aspects of planning, tourism and sustainability, explored from different interdisciplinary perspectives....

Author(s)
Morpeth, N. D.; Yan, H. L.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644585)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism in St Andrews: conflicting governance in the Mecca of Golf.

This chapter examines closely the conflicts in governance of a destination with a strong history and a primary focus on one type of special interest tourism-golf. The case study presented by Richard Butler explores the diversity of views which are often prevalent in regional communities due to the...

Author(s)
Butler, R. W.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937942)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sustainable tourism in high-latitude islands: shetland islands.

This chapter reviews the nature of sustainable tourism planning on the Shetland Islands of Scotland. This chapter discusses the nature of tourism planning, control and development on the Shetland Islands, which were recently selected as one of the most sustainable tourism destinations in the world...

Author(s)
Butler, R.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936792)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for UK Coastal tourism destinations - assessment of perceived climate impacts: issues for destination management, local governance and public policy making.

This article examines the environmental impact of climate change on coastal tourism destinations in the UK, and perceptions of governance and policy making.

Author(s)
Jones, A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935481)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A 'vice among tourists'? Trans-national narratives of the Irish landscape, 1886-1914.

This chapter highlights the role of guidebooks and travelogues in prefiguring the Irish landscape for promotion to the domestic tourist market in Great Britain in the 19th century. It discusses how visual images and text were specifically employed to enable parallels to be drawn between Ireland and ...

Author(s)
James, K. J.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936099)
Type
Book chapter

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