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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 Cross-cultural and visual research: issues and concerns.

In an increasingly global environment, leisure, recreation and tourism managers are confronted by diverse populations of employees and customers. As managers, you will hire and manage employees who come from multiple cultural backgrounds and nationalities. As marketers, you will attempt to satisfy...

Author(s)
Dimanche, F.; Griffin, T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Can perceptions of Italian organized crime affect travel behaviour?

This chapter examines how the image perceptions of Italian and British travelers towards Italian organized crime affect visitor behaviour. In this study, a cross-cultural analysis aimed at assessing the similarities and differences between Italian and UK interviewees was carried out. The results...

Author(s)
Bregoli, I.; Ceruti, F.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648125)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Reinventing British culture: multiculturalism, travel and cross-cultural comparisons.

This chapter provides important multi-cultural perspectives of culture that are intended to present a range of discourses on culture while also seeking to challenge the dominance of Eurocentric and 'white' perspectives of culture, which have become established as the bedrock on which cultural and...

Author(s)
Morpeth, N. D.; Raj, R.; Griffin, K. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939236)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cross-cultural research: issues and concerns.

This chapter examines some of the issues and concerns that one should consider and address when planning a cross-cultural study or when reading a document reporting on cross-cultural issues, in the context of leisure, recreation and tourism. The chapter proposes methodological guidelines to help...

Author(s)
Dimanche, F.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938918)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Host and guest perceptions of tourism impacts in island settings: a Malaysian Perspective.

This chapter discusses cross-cultural exchanges in Malaysian island tourism development. This chapter investigates the exchanges between hosts and guests, and the potential impacts of cultural differences on perceptions of sustainable tourism development in the small island settings of Malaysia.

Author(s)
Fathilah Ismail; King, B.; Ihalanayake, R.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936792)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Community development strategies in the Kalahari: an expression of modernization's monologue?

This chapter examines aspects of South African and Botswana national tourism agendas and approaches with regard to development among indigenous peoples. The comparative case study focuses on two communities - the Khomani of Witdraai, in the Northern Cape of South Africa, and the !Xoo in Ngwatle,...

Author(s)
Dyll, L.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935085)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Educating ecotourists: lessons from the field.

This chapter presents a case study conducted in Peru's Upper Amazon basin to determine how a specific ecotourism experience educationally impacted a selected group of ecotourists. The data indicate that the cultural element of the ecotourism experience has the greatest impact on ecotourists,...

Author(s)
Dubin, J.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934002)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Free time and leisure participation: international perspectives.

This book is an expanded and updated edition of a previous work entitled World Leisure Participation: Free Time in the Global Village, by the same editors (CABI, 1996). It brings together the results of national leisure participation surveys from 15 economically developed countries (3 of which were ...

Author(s)
Cushman, G.; Veal, A. J.; Zuzanek, J.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996202)
Type
Book

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