Tourism as a heritage producing machine

Publication date: January 2018 Source:Tourism Management Perspectives, Volume 25 Author(s): Maria Gravari-Barbas The purpose of this document is to analyze the role that tourism has historically played and still plays today in the emergence and affirmation of the modern concept of heritage. It particularly looks to highlight the operational co-production of heritage and tourism and…

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A hotel in Anatolia in the last period of the Ottoman Empire: Hotel Tadia (1892–1922)

Publication date: April 2018 Source:Tourism Management Perspectives, Volume 26 Author(s): Aysel Yılmaz, Duygu Yetgin, Nazmi Kozak A quiet and underdeveloped town, in the last quarter of 19th century, Eskişehir in Turkey began to liven up with the arrival of the Berlin-Baghdad Railway. Since train rides took two days and the passengers had to stop and…

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Using the media’s tweets to broaden previous conceptualizations of political travel risks

Publication date: April 2018 Source:Tourism Management Perspectives, Volume 26 Author(s): Ashley Schroeder, Lori Pennington-Gray, Hany Kim, Bingjie Liu-Lastres This study utilized content analysis to identify and analyze the types of risk mentioned in the news media’s tweets. The findings broadened previous conceptualizations of travel risk related to politics and highlighted the significance of geopolitics as…

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Sustainable tourism: Sustaining tourism or something more?

Publication date: January 2018 Source:Tourism Management Perspectives, Volume 25 Author(s): Freya Higgins-Desbiolles Tourism today has a problem. It is addicted to growth, which is incompatible with sustainability goals. Despite three decades discussing pathways to sustainable tourism, tourism authorities continue to promote tourism growth despite the ecological and social limits of living on a finite planet….

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Another look at tourism- economic development nexus

Publication date: April 2018 Source:Tourism Management Perspectives, Volume 26 Author(s): Amin Sokhanvar, Serhan Çiftçioğlu, Elyeh Javid This paper investigates the causal relationships between tourism and economic development in emerging market economies. By using annual data for the period of 1995–2014, this study applies Granger causality analysis across countries to find the causal relationships between international…

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From digitization to the age of acceleration: On information technology and tourism

Publication date: January 2018 Source:Tourism Management Perspectives, Volume 25 Author(s): Zheng Xiang This essay presents an overview of the research development over the last twenty years on information technology and tourism. It argues that knowledge created in the last two decades can be characterized as consisting of two distinct eras, i.e., Digitization (1997–2006) and Age…

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Postcard narratives: A case of Vichy in France

Publication date: April 2018 Source:Tourism Management Perspectives, Volume 26 Author(s): Hsiao-Yueh Yu This research explores the viewing of Vichy postcards made for local tourism. Drawing on this retrospection, the author proposes a narrative anthropological method for the study of postcards of Vichy, France. Primary to the elaboration is an argument for the shaping of the…

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Multiple stressors impacting a small island tourism destination-community: A nested vulnerability assessment of Oistins, Barbados

Publication date: April 2018 Source:Tourism Management Perspectives, Volume 26 Author(s): Zainab Moghal, Erin O’Connell Small island nations face several challenges, both short- and long-term, in the context of a changing climate and socio-economic environments. Consequently, their communities are vulnerable to multiple sources of stress. This study examines the multiple stressors impacting a tourism community, based…

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