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Cover for Networking for sustainable cultural tourism activities and dynamics: the case of Oporto.

This chapter elaborates on the networking nature of sustainable cultural tourism activities and dynamics in the Historic Centre of Oporto, Portugal. The chapter aims to (1) understand and discuss the importance of networking at the cultural tourism level; (2) identify if there is an official...

Author(s)
Stević, I.; Breda, Z.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646978)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Socio-economic profile of sustainable tourists and expenditure at destinations: a local-based analysis in Andalusia, Spain.

This chapter studies the profile of sustainable tourists and the expenditure patterns at destinations, using data from a survey of 1180 tourists who visited Andalusia, Spain, during 2013. The study begins by identifying the profile of a 'sustainable tourist'. Then, by means of a regression model,...

Author(s)
Cárdenas-García, P. J.; Pulido-Fernández, J. I.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646978)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Expenditure and stay behaviour of nature-based visitors: the case of Costa Rica.

This chapter explores the expenditure and stay behaviour of tourists, and the capacity of these two variables in improving the sustainability of a nature-based destination such as Costa Rica. Two equations explaining the expenditure and stay patterns of international tourists arriving in Costa Rica ...

Author(s)
Artal-Tur, A.; Briones-Peñalver, A. J.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646978)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Destination competitiveness, the environment and sustainability: challenges and cases.

This book provides insights on the topic of tourism destination management, focusing on the analysis of three main issues: (1) the factors influencing destination competitiveness, (2) the environmental dimension of tourism (including climate change issues); and (3) destination sustainability. The...

Author(s)
Artal-Tur, A.; Kozak, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646978)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conclusion.

As a method of seeking best practices by comparing one's own performance with others', the concept of benchmarking emerged in business management in the 1980s. Benchmarking, thinking and looking out of the box, has been adopted by a variety of national and international businesses in order to...

Author(s)
Kozak, M.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997452)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Internal destination benchmarking.

This chapter has addressed the application of internal benchmarking in destinations. The main purpose of internal benchmarking is to improve the performance of tourism businesses or tourist destinations by identifying their own strengths and weaknesses on the basis of the feedback obtained from...

Author(s)
Kozak, M.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997452)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Towards destination benchmarking.

This chapter has attempted to discuss the possible scope of destination management and approaches to it. It has also provided a rationale for destination benchmarking's contribution to achieving and maintaining destination competitiveness. In line with the guidelines provided by the benchmarking...

Author(s)
Kozak, M.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997452)
Type
Book chapter

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