Think Tank VIII
Shared Playgrounds: Contrasting Visitor Perspectives o...
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Tourism is forming an increasingly significant component of the social and economic fabric of many major cities around the world. The quality of life for the residents of a city can be both degraded and enhanced by tourism and its associated...
Author: Tony Griffin, Deborah Edwards, Katie Schlenker & Bruce Hayllar
Think Tank VII
Volunteer Tourism: Sustainable Innovation in Tourism, ...
||5746 ||Oct 13, 2013 |
This is a study of the relationships between two volunteer tourism host communities and the volunteer tourists who visit them. One is a declining rural community located in the Appalachian mountains of the United States. The other is in a ra...
Author: Nancy McGehee
Think Tank XII
Destination Governance and Tourist Mobilities: New Par...
||4980 ||Nov 06, 2013 |
Resort communities are complex systems where destination governance has become increasingly challenged by new mobilities of capital, finance, labor, communication, transportation, leisure and tourism. Popular destinations like the coastal co...
Author: Dianne Dredge & Tazim Jamal
Think Tank VIII
Emerging Green Tourists: Their Behaviours and Attitudes
||4847 ||Oct 13, 2013 |
The concerns are varied and are not necessarily important to all tourists and the influence they have on sustaining the industry is unknown. For years the tourism industry has used a number of mechanisms in an attempt to green operators. The...
Author: Sue Bergin-Seers & Judith Mair
Think Tank XV
Environmental beliefs and feelings toward nature among...
||4055 ||Jul 27, 2015 |
Tourists are often depicted as irresponsible consumers, with mass tourism being linked to extensive consumerism in society (Sharpley, 2012; Singh, 2012)and tourists as consumers are part of the “culture-ideology of consumerism” (Higgins-Desb...
Author: Elizabeth Ann Kruger