Think Tank IV
Impediments to Sustainable Service Quality in Luxury H...
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In order for tourism to be sustainable in the long term, there must be continued viability of tourism related entities (Tesone 2004), that is business operations must be sustainable. Hotels are major tourism entities and play an important ro...
Author: Rayka Presbury
Think Tank V
Tourism in Small Communities: Risks and Benefits
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This paper presents the findings from a Sustainable Tourism Co-operative Research Centre study into the risks associated with the social impacts of tourism on a small community in the Australian state of Tasmania. This state is known for its...
Author: Leo Jago, Margaret Deery & Liz Fredline
Think Tank VI
Service Learning in Tourism Educational Programs – A S...
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A problem in developing new tourism markets remains how to resource them from an existing employment base. Key questions arising are: Do current tourism enterprises have the existing skills to move into these new markets for sustainable tour...
Author: Susan Anita Briggs
Think Tank VII
Innovations in Volunteer Tourism: A Case Study of Fund...
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The popularity of volunteer tourism as a form of alternative tourism has grown significantly over the past decade (McGehee, and Norman, 2002). Volunteer tourists can now be found throughout the world participating in a wide array of social, ...
Author: Kevin Lyons
Think Tank VIII
Tourism-led Amenity Migration and the Transformation o...
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Global economic and political change has stimulated an explosion in tourism-led migration flows resulting in unprecedented transformation in the form and condition of impacted communities (Woods, 2006). This increase in human migration to ar...
Author: Alison M. Gill
Think Tank VIII
Employment of the Disabled Workforce in the Hospitalit...
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Employment is one of the important requirements for the integration of disabled people to daily life. The tourism industry is one of Turkey’s important industries with a great potential for growth. However this growth must be a planned and ...
Author: Sabah Balta & Murat Bengisu
Think Tank IX
The role of values in sustaining the hospitality labou...
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The role of human resources in sustaining hospitality enterprises has long been recognized (Hjalager und Andersen 2001; Baum 2007). Personnel are considered vital for the delivery of touristic experiences, thus being a central ingredient of ...
Author: Anja Hergesell, Ulrike Bauernfeind & Dagmar Lund-Durlacher