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Cover for Dark tourism and pilgrimage.

This volume is an eclectic multidisciplinary collection of essays related to the interconnections between dark tourism and pilgrimage travel. It focuses on dark tourism sites as pilgrimage destinations, dark tourists as pilgrims, and pilgrimage as a form of dark tourism. Theories and histories of...

Author(s)
Olsen, D. H.; Korstanje, M. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241877)
Type
Book
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Cover for Degrowth in tourism: conceptual, theoretical and philosophical issues.

The overall purpose of this book is to familiarize readers with the emergent research paradigm of degrowth by looking at it as an alternative to the classic models of development and by exploring and applying the concept of degrowth in a tourism context. The book has seven chapters, which explore:...

Author(s)
Andriotis, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392787)
Type
Book
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Cover for Destination benchmarking: concepts, practices and operations.

This book evaluates different approaches to benchmarking, and their application within tourism destinations. It considers organization benchmarking (performance evaluation of a particular organization and its departments), and destination benchmarking, which involves all elements such as transport...

Author(s)
Kozak, M.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997452)
Type
Book
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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
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Cover for Destination marketing and management: theories and applications.

This book offers a comprehensive understanding of the concept and scope of the tourism industry in general and of destination marketing and management in particular. Taking an integrated and comprehensive approach, it focuses on both the macro and micro aspects of destination marketing and...

Author(s)
Wang, Y.; Pizam, A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937621)
Type
Book
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Cover for Destination recommendation systems: behavioural foundations and applications.

An emerging area of study within technology and tourism focuses on the development of technologies that enable Internet users to quickly and effectively find relevant information about selected topics including travel destination and transportation. This area of tourism research and development is...

Author(s)
Fesenmaier, D. R.; Wöber, K. W.; Werthner, H.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990231)
Type
Book
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Cover for Disappearing destinations: Climate change and future challenges for coastal tourism.

This book with two key parts discusses threats and consequences of climate predictions on coastal tourism destinations. Chapters 1 to 7 explore the theoretical and contextual frameworks of climate change processes and their general relationship with coastal tourism destinations. Such concepts for...

Author(s)
Jones, A.; Phillips, M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935481)
Type
Book
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Cover for Diversity competence: cultures don't meet, people do.

This book provides a generous amount of theory on intercultural communication and competence in the context of international or multicultural environments. It describes what diversity competence entails and demonstrates how the TOPOI model offers an approach to analysing and addressing potential...

Author(s)
Hoffman, E.; Verdooren, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242409)
Type
Book
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Cover for Dogs in the leisure experience.

This book explores the social and cultural constructions and debates of what are dogs and what is leisure. It looks at how working dogs play a significant role in leisure experiences, and considers the differing roles and changing acceptance of dogs' involvement in sport. Within the setting of the...

Author(s)
Carr, N.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643182)
Type
Book
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Cover for Ecotourism and conservation in the Americas.

This book with 9 parts contains 16 chapters on ecoutourism and conservation in the Americas. The book aims to fulfill its mission, and to offer professionals in conservation and ecotourism organizations, non-governmental organizations and government offices, particularly in the USA and Latin...

Author(s)
Stronza, A.; Durham, W. H.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934002)
Type
Book

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