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Cover for The spatial and organizational structure of destinations.

This chapter introduces the core themes of the spatial structure of destinations, namely, scale, boundaries, regions, and morphology; as well as the different aspects of the organizational structure of destinations.

Author(s)
Pearce, D. G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245837)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Frameworks for tourist destinations.

This chapter reviews frameworks that have been taken from outside the tourism literature and applied to destinations, with a particular emphasis on the relationships between multiple interdependent actors. Six sets of frameworks are discussed: industrial districts, clusters, networks, systems,...

Author(s)
Pearce, D. G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245837)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Islands, image and tourism.

Recognizing the current attraction of tropical island destinations, in particular, for Western tourists, this chapter examines how they have been portrayed as utopian escapes from Western reality or dystopian harbours of dark and unknown human and non-human forces.

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for In search of alchemy: the art and science of destination management.

This chapter summarizes the body of knowledge on destination management and the benchmarking of successful destination management organizations (DMOs). Some of the success factors for destinations are discussed, and reflections are offered on the likely future agenda for destination management and...

Author(s)
Stevens, T.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242812)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Analysing the structure of destinations.

This chapter addresses core methodological issues which arise in analysing the spatial and organizational structure of destinations. Analysis of the spatial structure of destinations focuses on the location, distribution and interaction of phenomena, while the analysis of the organizational...

Author(s)
Pearce, D. G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245837)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Structure of regional destinations.

In this chapter a review of the regional distribution of tourism supply is followed by a discussion of patterns of demand and regional travel. Consideration is then given to organizational structures and relationships. An attempt at a regional synthesis is presented before overall patterns are...

Author(s)
Pearce, D. G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245837)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Structure of urban destinations.

This chapter begins by reviewing the spatial structure of urban attractions and activities followed by accommodation. The focus switches next to research on tourist districts and precincts and then to consideration of broader network and relationship issues, a theme that has attracted relatively...

Author(s)
Pearce, D. G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245837)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Structure of coastal resorts.

The focus in this chapter is on those destinations where tourism is a dominant function and the beach and coastal waters are a prime attraction. Their morphology is considered first, i.e. the spatial arrangement of basic structural features which demonstrate a close relationship between...

Author(s)
Pearce, D. G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245837)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Spatial and organizational structure of destinations: a synthesis.

This chapter draws together the key themes from the book's chapters to arrive at a more integrated set of findings and conclusions concerning first the spatial and then the organizational structure of destinations. Relationships between the two forms of structure are then discussed. For common or...

Author(s)
Pearce, D. G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245837)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Setting a brand image through film tourism.

This chapter explains niche tourism, brand and brand image, destination brand/image and film tourism and then discusses the contribution of film tourism to the brand image of niche destinations.

Author(s)
Bayram, G. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394286)
Type
Book chapter

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