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Cover for Contemporary perspectives of pilgrimage.

The purpose of this chapter is to highlight contemporary perspectives of pilgrimage in the (post-)modern world, particularly focusing on changes that have taken place in pilgrimage travel due to the 'democratisation of travel' and the use of pilgrimage and pilgrim as a metaphor to describe other...

Author(s)
Olsen, D. H.; Timothy DallenJ.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245653)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cultural routes: tourist destinations and tools for development.

This chapter deals with cultural heritage-focused trails and routes. It describes several different types of heritage trails, and examines the important role these play in protecting a destination's cultural heritage and supporting its socio-economic development.

Author(s)
Timothy, D. J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390271)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Disappointment in tourism and hospitality: the influence of films on destinations.

This chapter discusses how films as a marketing communications tool may cause disappointment (service failure perception) for destinations. Destination management is studied from the viewpoint of disappointed film tourists, and the concept of disappointment management is further explored.

Author(s)
Irimiás, A.; Michalkó, G.; Timothy, D. J.; Franch, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390677)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Shopping tourism.

This chapter provides an overview of emerging trends in tourism and shopping research. These include demand characteristics, retail as a destination branding mechanism, unconventional retail spaces, the importance of souvenirs, the effects of globalization, and shopping as cultural experience. The...

Author(s)
Timothy, D. J.
ISBN
2017 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645667)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Destination communities and responsible tourism.

In accordance with the spirit of responsible tourism and sustainable development, this chapter examines one facet of responsible tourism: the destination community. It explores how communities can be empowered through tourism, which leads into an examination of some current trends that touch upon...

Author(s)
Timothy, D. J.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939878)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism and destination communities.

This introductory chapter reviews tourism issues in host communities, and the meaning of community from some geographical and social anthropological perspectives.

Author(s)
Shalini Singh; Timothy, D. J.; Dowling, R. K.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996110)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Effects of the August 2008 war in Georgia on tourism and its resources.

This chapter describes the events associated with the August 2008 conflict between the Republic of Georgia and Russia and its effects on the natural and cultural tourism resources of Georgia. The chapter provides a case study about many of the devastating effects of war on tourism and suggests...

Author(s)
Metreveli, M.; Timothy, D. J.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936778)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cruises, supranationalism and border complexities.

This chapter describes several geopolitical aspects of the cruise sector, including its political complexities, its similarity to the growth of tourism at international boundaries and the role of cross-border regional cooperation in tourism, especially as it pertains to cruises.

Author(s)
Timothy, D. J.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introducing river tourism: physical, ecological and human aspects.

This chapter examines various issues associated with the structure and operation of rivers before developing a framework to describe and understand river-based tourism. It commences with a discussion about aspects of the water cycle and fluvial hydrology. Following this, the discussion turns to...

Author(s)
Prideaux, B.; Timothy, D. J.; Cooper, M.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934682)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for River-based tourism in the USA: tourism and recreation on the Colorado and Mississippi rivers.

This chapter describes the current situation of tourism and recreation on the Mississippi and Colorado Rivers in the USA. It highlights the unique trends and problems associated with each river, and then examines how they are used in contemporary society and how they assist in forming regional...

Author(s)
Timothy, D. J.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934682)
Type
Book chapter

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