Think Tank VIII
Moving from Destination Marketing to Destination Manag...
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This paper provides a case study of how a tourism organisation has interpreted the change from a ‘marketing’ to a ‘management’ approach in destination development. It begins by looking at what the literature has said about destination manag...
Author: David Foster
Think Tank XI
What Do Tourism Students Know About Sustainability and...
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The topic of sustainable tourism education has only recently started to emerge in the tourism literature. A few tourism scholars have raised concerns about the need to prepare future tourism professionals for real life planning and manageme...
Author: Blanca A. Camargo & Ulrike Gretzel
Think Tank X
Sustainable Tourism Pedagogy and Student Community Col...
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There have been increasing calls to move away from the traditional disciplinary structures and research, teaching and learning approaches that have tended to ‘tunnel’ student learning and reinforce particular worldviews towards new forms of ...
Author: Tazim Jamal, Justin Taillon & Dianne Dredge
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 VII
Tourist Perceptions of Environmentally Friendly Innova...
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As the environmental movement got underway and environmental awareness came into focus in the late 20th century, the tourism industry began incorporating 'environmentally friendly' efforts into their business practices. Requests for towel r...
Author: Kathleen L. Andereck
Think Tank VI
Ecotourism and Environmental Education: Opportunities ...
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Ecotourism, which typically involves nature-based tourism, plays an increasing role in today's environmental management. As environmental conservation has, in many cases, suffered from a limited budget, funding ecotourism is perceived as a w...
Author: Aphirom Promchanya