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Cover for A model of destination competitiveness.

This chapter examines a tourism-specific conceptual model of destination competitiveness.

Author(s)
Ritchie, J. R. B.; Crouch, G. I.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996646)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A model of destination competitiveness and sustainability.

This chapter examines the Ritchie/Crouch conceptual model of destination competitiveness and sustainability. This model contains seven components which have been found to play a major role, from both policy and management perspectives, in determining the competitiveness and sustainability of a...

Author(s)
Ritchie, J. R. B.; Crouch, G. I.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937621)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Core resources and attractors: the essence of destination appeal.

This chapter examines the factors that motivate individuals to choose one particular destination over the myriad other possibilities. When all the complexities of destination choice are stripped away, it is essentially the core resources and attractors that underlie the basic desire to travel to a...

Author(s)
Ritchie, J. R. B.; Crouch, G. I.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996646)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Destination policy, planning and development.

This chapter examines the nature of tourism policy and describes how effective tourism policy, planning and development should be structured, formulated and implemented. The chapter emphasizes that, in all cases, competitiveness and sustainability must be the primary goal of policy and that the...

Author(s)
Ritchie, J. R. B.; Crouch, G. I.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996646)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Destination management: the key to maintaining a sustainable competitive advantage.

This chapter examines the ways by which a destination should ensure its economic profitability while avoiding degradation of the factors that have created its competitive position.

Author(s)
Ritchie, J. R. B.; Crouch, G. I.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996646)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for The competitive destination: a sustainable tourism perspective.

This book is primarily intended to provide destination managers with an overall understanding of the complex and multifaceted factors that affect destination competitiveness. Following an introductory chapter, chapter 2 reviews the literature on competition and sustainable tourism. Chapter 3 is the ...

Author(s)
Ritchie, J. R. B.; Crouch, G. I.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996646)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The evolving nature of competition and sustainability.

This chapter examines the changing nature of a destination's competitiveness and sustainability. Since these forces are in a constant state of evolution, destination managers must monitor the world around them rigorously to ensure they are anticipating tomorrow rather than reacting to yesterday. In ...

Author(s)
Ritchie, J. R. B.; Crouch, G. I.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996646)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conceptual and theoretical perspectives.

This chapter consists of two complementary components that are intended to provide the theoretical and managerial interfaces between the two main concepts of competitiveness and sustainability. This chapter consists of two parts: Part I and Part II. Part I examines the theoretical and conceptual...

Author(s)
Ritchie, J. R. B.; Crouch, G. I.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996646)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The macroenvironment: global forces shaping world tourism.

This chapter examines the global forces and the manner in which they affect each of the components of the model of destination competitiveness. As shown, the totality of global forces affecting destination competitiveness/sustainability is captured within what we term an 'onionskin taxonomy'. The...

Author(s)
Ritchie, J. R. B.; Crouch, G. I.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996646)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The competitive (micro)environment: the destination and the tourism system.

This chapter examines how the principal elements of the competitive micro-environment are structured in the context of a tourism destination. The basic elements of the microenvironment are the suppliers and supporting industries, tourism and hospitality enterprises, marketing intermediaries and...

Author(s)
Ritchie, J. R. B.; Crouch, G. I.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996646)
Type
Book chapter

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