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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 Chapter Info
Cover for Building foundations for understanding the consumer psychology of tourism, hospitality and leisure.

This chapter presents an introductory discussion on the dimensions of psychology and on the consumer psychology of tourism, hospitality and leisure, and concludes by presenting an overview of the book.

Author(s)
Crouch, G. I.; Perdue, R. R.; Timmermans, H. J. P.; Uysal, M.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997490)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Consumer psychology of tourism, hospitality and leisure.

This book focuses on consumer behaviour in the context of tourism, hospitality and leisure. It comprises of 8 parts that discuss: attitudes, emotions and information processing; motivation and learning; consumption systems; decision and choice; experience and satisfaction; market segmentation;...

Author(s)
Crouch, G. I.; Perdue, R. R.; Timmermans, H. J. P.; Uysal, M.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997490)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A study of tourist decision processes: Algarve, Portugal.

This study investigates tourist consumer behaviour in the Algarve, Portugal, with particular emphasis on their perceptions and motivations. A theoretical framework is developed, which assumes a relationship between pre-decision, decision and post-purchasing evaluation, (i.e. the main phases of the...

Author(s)
Correia, A.; Crouch, G. I.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997490)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The consumption of association convention sites: preliminary results from a study of site choice.

This chapter reports some preliminary results from a study which has sought to model the convention site selection choice process using data derived from a survey of 86 meeting planners in Australia. It finds that, although the characteristics of the meeting facilities are particularly important,...

Author(s)
Crouch, G. I.; Louviere, J. J.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997490)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Vacationing in space: tourism seeks 'new skies'.

This chapter presents an overview of the space tourism industry and discusses the categories of space tourism, the historical and cultural background to space tourism, the space tourism experience, problems associated with space tourism, the potential market for space tourism, and the future of...

Author(s)
Laing, J.; Crouch, G. I.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998633)
Type
Book chapter

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