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The Ethics of Sightseeing

Dean MacCannell

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257825
eISBN:
9780520948655
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257825.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

Is travel inherently beneficial to human character? Does it automatically educate and enlighten while also promoting tolerance, peace, and understanding? This book identifies and overcomes common ... More


Impacts of Seasonal Small-scale Urbanization on Nest Predation and Bird Assemblages at Tourist Destinations

Marja-Liisa Kaisanlahti-Jokimäki, Jukka Jokimäki, Esa Huhta, and Pirkko Siikamäki

in Urban Bird Ecology and Conservation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520273092
eISBN:
9780520953895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273092.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Northern tourist destinations are like towns with high numbers of people during the peak season and the urban structure of the nearby landscape. In this study, our aim was to investigate the effects ... More


A Study of Competitiveness of International Tourism in The Southeast Asian Region

Kuo-Liang Wang and Chung-Shu Wu

in Trade in Services in the Asia-Pacific Region

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386775
eISBN:
9780226386782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226386782.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter investigates the factors responsible for the changing competitiveness in international tourism of eight countries in Southeast and East Asia. The findings reveal that barriers of tourist ... More


Lessons from Hawaii’s Experience

James Mak

in Developing a Dream Destination: Tourism and Tourism Policy Planning in Hawaii

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832438
eISBN:
9780824871802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832438.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter highlights eight main lessons that can be learned from Hawaii’s experience in developing a premier destination since statehood. First, it argues that tight and pervasive government ... More


Sombreros and Motorcycles in a Newer South: The Politics of Aesthetics in South Carolina's Tourism Industry

P. Nicole King

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032516
eISBN:
9781617032523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032516.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In 1949, Alan Schafer opened South of the Border, a beer stand located on bucolic farmland in Dillon County, South Carolina, near the border separating North and South Carolina. Even at its ... More


Economic History, 1830–19961

Derek Winterbottom

in The Modern Period 1830–1999: A New History of the Isle of Man Volume 5

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237167
eISBN:
9781846313653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237167.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the economic history of the Isle of Man from 1830 to 1996, which, it explains, can be divided into five main phases. These include the period from 1830 to 1863, in which most of ... More


Remaking Communities: Concluding Thoughts

Stacy C. Kozakavich

in The Archaeology of Utopian and Intentional Communities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813056593
eISBN:
9780813053509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056593.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Reconstructions and restorations at intentional community sites, such as Shaker and Moravian villages, are popular tourist destinations and valuable resources for public education. How do these sites ... More


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