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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
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 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 Analysing the structure of destinations.

This chapter addresses core methodological issues which arise in analysing the spatial and organizational structure of destinations. Analysis of the spatial structure of destinations focuses on the location, distribution and interaction of phenomena, while the analysis of the organizational...

Author(s)
Pearce, D. G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245837)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Structure of regional destinations.

In this chapter a review of the regional distribution of tourism supply is followed by a discussion of patterns of demand and regional travel. Consideration is then given to organizational structures and relationships. An attempt at a regional synthesis is presented before overall patterns are...

Author(s)
Pearce, D. G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245837)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Structure of coastal resorts.

The focus in this chapter is on those destinations where tourism is a dominant function and the beach and coastal waters are a prime attraction. Their morphology is considered first, i.e. the spatial arrangement of basic structural features which demonstrate a close relationship between...

Author(s)
Pearce, D. G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245837)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Spatial and organizational structure of destinations: a synthesis.

This chapter draws together the key themes from the book's chapters to arrive at a more integrated set of findings and conclusions concerning first the spatial and then the organizational structure of destinations. Relationships between the two forms of structure are then discussed. For common or...

Author(s)
Pearce, D. G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245837)
Type
Book chapter

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