Think Tank VII
Destination and Enterprise Management for a Tourism Fu...
||5842 ||Oct 13, 2013 |
A key element of a successful tourism industry is the ability to recognize and deal with change across a wide range of key factors and the way they interact. Key drivers of global change can be classified as Economic, Social, Political, Tec...
Author: Larry Dwyer, Deborah Edwards, Nina Mistilis, & Carolina Roman
Think Tank IV
Sustainability and Mass Destinations: Challenges and P...
||3774 ||Oct 13, 2013 |
In year 2001, the Government of the Balearic Islands decided to establish a tourism tax, named "ecotax", as an important measure to achieve a more sustainable tourism model for the islands. This paper analyses the background of the ecotax, t...
Author: Antoni Serra Cantallops
Think Tank IX
Using Social and Political Values to Assess Host Commu...
||2880 ||Oct 13, 2013 |
Tourism, like any other endeavour, operates within the social and political domains of a community, and it is therefore likely that residents with different social and political values would hold different representations of tourism. In the ...
Author: Margaret Deery, Leo Jago & Liz Fredline
Think Tank IV
Environmental Attitudes of Tourism Activity Providers ...
||2540 ||Oct 13, 2013 |
This paper looks at the issue of environmental awareness and the related topic of 'ecolabels' in a New Zealand context, adopting a supplier's perspective to gain a greater insight into the attitudes of those managing and providing tourism pr...
Author: Christian Schott
Think Tank XIV
Sustainability and the Politics of Place in Resort Des...
||2438 ||Jun 26, 2014 |
The nature of a resort will reflect the varying coalitions, partnerships and discourses that emerge from the relative power of actors within the dominant political regime (Gill 2007). In this paper we examine the evolving discourse around th...
Author: Alison M. Gill & Peter W. Williams