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Cover for Mass tourism in Thailand: the Chinese and Russians.

This chapter compares the characteristics and dynamics of Chinese and Russian mass tourism to Thailand. It is concluded that (i) Chinese tourists to Thailand fit more closely the conventional definition of 'mass tourists' than their Russian counterparts; (ii) mass tourism has a destabilizing effect ...

Author(s)
Cohen, E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourist behaviour, vandalism and stakeholder responses.

This chapter is concerned with visitor impacts at tourist attraction sites, exploring tourist behaviours, vandalism and related stakeholder responses. The first section of the chapter clarifies the meaning of the term vandalism in a tourism context, provides a condensed literature review of the...

Author(s)
Bhati, A.; Pearce, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647357)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Influence of cultural distance in comparison with travel distance on tourist behaviour.

This chapter examines the extent to which cultural distance influences tourist behaviour in comparison with travel distance. This is accomplished by examining the profile, travel patterns and activities of eight different markets (Japan, France, Thailand, Australia, Singapore, the USA, Malaysia,...

Author(s)
Fung SukFong [Fung, S. F. D. ]; McKercher, B.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648125)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourist immersion or tourist gaze: the backpacker experience.

This chapter draws on the findings from an empirical study of backpackers in Thailand to highlight the disparity between the ideology of backpacking and the actual behaviour of backpackers. By analysing the data obtained from interviews, it shows that far from immersing themselves in the host...

Author(s)
Buddhabhumbhitak, K.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936099)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The adaptive decision-making process as a tool for integrated natural resource management: focus, attitudes, and approach.

This paper argues that the key focus of integrated natural resource management should not be the natural resource itself, but rather the interactions of humans with each other and with their natural environment, and the decisions they make about using and managing resources. Such decision making...

Author(s)
Lal, P.; Lim-Applegate, H.; Scoccimarro, M.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997315)
Type
Book chapter

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