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Bringing Football Back To Los Angeles, Gabriel G. Leiner Mr. 2015 Run At Space Productions

Bringing Football Back To Los Angeles, Gabriel G. Leiner Mr.

Gabriel Leiner

Identifying a suitable parcel for a large scale professional football stadium in the greater Los Angeles, CA area, which does not conflict with current uses, environmental protection codes, or airspace rights, and also has adequate transportation access and nearby populated neighborhoods.


2014 Nonresident Visitation, Expenditures, And Economic Impact Estimates: Estimates By Full Year, Quarters, Trip Purposes, And International Visitors., Kara Grau 2015 The University of Montana - Missoula

2014 Nonresident Visitation, Expenditures, And Economic Impact Estimates: Estimates By Full Year, Quarters, Trip Purposes, And International Visitors., Kara Grau

Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research Publications

A collection of 2014 full year and quarterly estimates of nonresident visitation, expenditures by nonresident travelers, and economic impact estimates, including expenditures by purpose of trip, airport of arrival, and international visitors.


Patriarchy, Empire, And Ping Pong Shows: The Political Economy Of Sex Tourism In Thailand, Kristen Kelley 2015 Columbia College - Chicago

Patriarchy, Empire, And Ping Pong Shows: The Political Economy Of Sex Tourism In Thailand, Kristen Kelley

Cultural Studies Capstone Papers

This project provides a postcolonial feminist analysis of the prosperity and reputation of the sex tourism industry in Thailand. It examines the ways in which Western imperialism created the space for the globalization of sex work, as well as providing a postcolonial analysis of the hegemonic structures which have existed throughout Thailand's history that enable the sex tourism industry to thrive today. This project also explores how policy making and enforcement in Thailand affects the sex tourism industry, as well as the ways in which activism works to change or support these policies, and how this affects individuals who ...


App Newsletter 2, riccardo pelizzo 2015 Nazarbayev University

App Newsletter 2, Riccardo Pelizzo

riccardo pelizzo

This is the second issue of the newsletter of African Politics and Policy. In this issue our collaborators discuss the uneasy relationship between democracy and development, Tourism in Tanzania, elections in Togo, and Chinese Investments in Africa.


Event Tourism In Remote Areas: An Examination Of The Birdsville Races, Jeremy Buultjens, Grant Cairncross 2015 Southern Cross University

Event Tourism In Remote Areas: An Examination Of The Birdsville Races, Jeremy Buultjens, Grant Cairncross

Grant Cairncross

Purpose – The purpose of this paper was to examine the direct economic and social benefits accruing from the Birdsville Races. The paper also explores how strategic place marketing has been used to shape the image of the destination, and how this has provided a boost to tourism visitation to periods outside of the event. Design/methodology/approach – This study was based around a textual analysis of online discourse, interviews with local residents and business owners and a survey of visitors. Findings – The data indicate that the Races make a solid contribution to the local, regional and state economy; however the ...


Paket Wisata Bromo Surabaya Batu Malang Ijen Tour Travel Murah, uki bin adi uki 2015 uki bin adi

Paket Wisata Bromo Surabaya Batu Malang Ijen Tour Travel Murah, Uki Bin Adi Uki

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wisata bromo adalah sebuah wisata yang menikmati keindahan sunrise di gunung bromo. Disana kita bisa merasakan sensasi alam yang sungguh luar biasa, mulai dari keindahan matahari terbit diantara pegunungan yang mengelilingi gunung bromo. Selain itu anda juga dapat merasakan hawa pegunungan bromo yang lumayan dingin. Balutan hawa dingin di padukan dengan keindahan matahari terbit ini dapat kita nikmati dari bukit penanjakan satu. Setelah menikmati suasana di penanjakan satu kita bisa langsung menikmati padang pasirnya indonesia disekitar kawah gunung bromo. Gunung bromo ini memiliki hamparan padang pasir yang cukup luas,sehingga kita seakan sedang berada di daerah timur tengah. Tidak hanya ...


Multi-Stakeholder Assessment Of A Mobile And Temporarily Interconnected Systems Prototype: People-First Tourism, Fay Cobb Payton, Duarte Morais, Ernie Heath 2015 N. Carolina State

Multi-Stakeholder Assessment Of A Mobile And Temporarily Interconnected Systems Prototype: People-First Tourism, Fay Cobb Payton, Duarte Morais, Ernie Heath

The African Journal of Information Systems

While tourism has often been proposed as a mechanism for equitable and sustainable development in developing countries, most destination communities remain relegated to the role of passive “tourees” who are unable to participate in economic opportunities often controlled by tourism retail monopolies. Guided by information systems (IS) research on mobile and temporarily interconnected systems (MTIS), this work examines the ubiquitous nature of information services for users on the move. That is, users that are largely dependent on mobile telephones and temporary tourism services. Stakeholder interviews included local South African micro-entrepreneurs from under-resourced rural and peri-urban communities and other national and ...


Tourism And Recreation Trends And Outlook: Montana's Varied Traveler - A Look Into Quarterly Differences, Norma P. Nickerson, Megan Schultz 2015 University of Montana - Missoula

Tourism And Recreation Trends And Outlook: Montana's Varied Traveler - A Look Into Quarterly Differences, Norma P. Nickerson, Megan Schultz

Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research Publications

This report shows a Montana tourism and recreation outlook for 2015 and a review of 2014 data.


Plan Your Holiday With The Best Travel Guide, Christa Jocelyn 2015 University of California - Berkeley

Plan Your Holiday With The Best Travel Guide, Christa Jocelyn

Christa Jocelyn

A travel guide can simplify the strategic planning of a holiday. It gives necessary information pertaining to the destination planned by us and other relevant features.


Do Satisfied Tourists Really Intend To Come Back? Three Concerns With Empirical Studies Linking Satisfaction To Behavioral Intentions, Sara Dolnicar, Tim Coltman, Rajeev Sharma 2015 University of Queensland

Do Satisfied Tourists Really Intend To Come Back? Three Concerns With Empirical Studies Linking Satisfaction To Behavioral Intentions, Sara Dolnicar, Tim Coltman, Rajeev Sharma

Tim Coltman

Explaining human behavior is a primary concern for tourism research and a substantial body of research concludes that highly satisfied tourists are more likely to return to a particular destination. In this article, we provide an analysis of this body of work, arriving at three concerns relating to the strength of association between satisfaction and behavioral intention: (1) the link between constructs is complex, resulting in the frequent omission of causal factors; (2) inconsistency with construct operationalization impedes cumulative knowledge development; and (3) explainable variance is impeded by between-study heterogeneity. We illustrate these problems by analyzing empirical guest survey data ...


Economic Recession As A Catalyst To Increased Collaboration In Rural Tourism, Catherine Gorman, Ziene Mottiar 2015 Dublin Institute of Technology

Economic Recession As A Catalyst To Increased Collaboration In Rural Tourism, Catherine Gorman, Ziene Mottiar

Books / Book chapters

Purpose: This chapter illustrates the collaborative strategies used by a rural village and community to counteract the rapid decline in economic and social activity in tourism that occurred during and after the recession in Ireland.

Design/methodology/approach: A review of literature focuses on collaborative strategies evident within a rural context, and considers benefits, challenges, inter and intra- relationships including ties, structure and communication. Motivational factors relating to social and economic need are also discussed. The case study is set in context with a brief review of the Irish economic environment, rural policy and rural tourism.

Findings: In a community ...


From Grapes To Wine To Brands To Culture: A Qualitative Study Of Kentucky Wineries And Kentucky Wine Producers, Benjamin J. Triana 2015 University of Kentucky

From Grapes To Wine To Brands To Culture: A Qualitative Study Of Kentucky Wineries And Kentucky Wine Producers, Benjamin J. Triana

Theses and Dissertations--Communication

The Kentucky wine industry has grown from six wineries in 1999 to more than sixty wineries as of 2013. However, the industry has reached a crucial point in its development as funds allotted from the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement ended in 2014. As a result, Kentucky wine producers must navigate the demands of local, regional, national, and international wine markets without the same amount of economic support provided in the early stages of the industry’s development.

The purpose of this study was to investigate (1) how Kentucky wine producers use cultural associations to manage their brands, (2) communicate with ...


Application Of Heritage Tourism Development Frameworks To Jenkins County, Georgia, Shelby R. Herrin 2015 Georgia Southern University

Application Of Heritage Tourism Development Frameworks To Jenkins County, Georgia, Shelby R. Herrin

University Honors Program Theses

With the decline of traditional agriculture and extraction industries, many small towns in the Southeast US are facing challenges of economic decline and looking for alternative development trajectories. The city of Millen in Jenkins County, Georgia is one of such small towns. With the discovery of a large Civil War heritage resource, Millen’s administration became interested in developing the town’s tourism potential. However, the community possesses neither the resources nor knowledge to develop and promote this potential. In this project, the combination of Gunn’s functioning tourism system model as a conceptual framework and Jamal and Getz’s ...


Conference Calls Volume 2(Ii), 2014 Dublin Institute of Technology

Conference Calls Volume 2(Ii)

International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage

No abstract provided.


Book Reviews Volume 2(Ii), 2014 Dublin Institute of Technology

Book Reviews Volume 2(Ii)

International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage

No abstract provided.


The Ceremony Of Tasua And Ashura As A Tourism Attractions In Iran (Case Study: Taft City), Amir Reza Khavarian, Mohammad Zare, Reza Mostofiolmamaleki Dr 2014 University of Tehran

The Ceremony Of Tasua And Ashura As A Tourism Attractions In Iran (Case Study: Taft City), Amir Reza Khavarian, Mohammad Zare, Reza Mostofiolmamaleki Dr

International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage

Today, tourism as a global and social phenomenon has special implication of its own. The mechanism behind the phenomenon intertwines and takes different forms in different times and places and completely different effects on the human beings (de freitas, 2003:47). There are many types of tourism. One of the most important tourism forms is religious tourism. Religious tourism is a combination of travel and religion. Most writers are taking into account religious tourism as a part of cultural tourism. Of course, both are quite different, but these two are tied together, and religion is a part of culture. Religious ...


‘Resurrecting Harry Clarke’: Breathing Life Into Stained Glass Tourism In Ireland, Tony Kiely 2014 Dublin Institute of Technology

‘Resurrecting Harry Clarke’: Breathing Life Into Stained Glass Tourism In Ireland, Tony Kiely

International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage

Internationally, the exponential demand for ‘cultural/heritage’ tourism is increasingly being viewed by tourism stakeholders as an opportunity for value adding revenue generation, wherein both specialist and ‘media programmed’ tourists can seek out designated cultural attractions to satisfy their respective quests for authentic, and/or emotionally charged experiences. Indeed, this international ‘demand’ re-alignment is exemplified in the growth of churches and cathedrals who openly promote their artistic content as ‘must see attractions’. However, despite such utilitarian attractiveness, one wonders if the counter-influences of indifference, protectionism, or fear of heritage commodification, might act to scupper an opportunity to re-envision Harry Clarke ...


Volunteers: Their Role In The Management Of The Visitor And Pilgrimage Experience, Peter Wiltshier 2014 P.Wiltshier@derby.ac.uk

Volunteers: Their Role In The Management Of The Visitor And Pilgrimage Experience, Peter Wiltshier

International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage

This paper examines the key conditions and parameters for management under which volunteers perform a valuable service to visitors in the context of sacred or secular visits to specific key sites. The paper considers consumers as visitors for sacred and secular purposes; it is situated at the CathedralchurchofAll SaintsinDerby,England. It is based on the premise that satisfied consumers will spread the word of how well expectations were exceeded by perceptions. It is further based on the premise that resources provided for tour guiding, visitor support and explanation and information provision by volunteers are exceptionally well located and an integral ...


Sacral Landscape And Its Influence On The Tourism Space Development In The Region (Based On The Example Of Western Pomerania Region Nw Poland), Tomasz Duda 2014 University of Szczecin, Department of Tourism, Poland

Sacral Landscape And Its Influence On The Tourism Space Development In The Region (Based On The Example Of Western Pomerania Region Nw Poland), Tomasz Duda

International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage

Formed through the centuries, cultural landscape of the region includes not only the material realm in the form of numerous historical buildings, monuments and other evidences of local society’s development, but also significant immaterial realm, which manifests itself in the form of spiritual heritage, faith, tradition, customs and language. Interesting, often unique in terms of religious and historical point of view, religious buildings, as well as traditional pilgrimage routes and local shrines are now undeniable qualities, shaping the touristic space of the region. The study of the tourism movement and a detailed valuation analysis of sacred objects showed that ...


A Cross-Cultural Comparison Of Weekend–Trips In Religious Tourism: Insights From Two Cultures, Two Countries (India And Italy), Kiran A. Shinde, Katia Rizello 2014 Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pune, India

A Cross-Cultural Comparison Of Weekend–Trips In Religious Tourism: Insights From Two Cultures, Two Countries (India And Italy), Kiran A. Shinde, Katia Rizello

International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage

This paper explains peculiarities, significance, and universality of weekend-trips as significant form of religious tourism using a comparative analysis of this phenomenon in two pilgrimage sites from two different cultures (and countries), namely, Vrindavan in India and the Shrine of Santimissi Medici in Italy. The findings derived from a case-study approach and visitors’ survey method confirm that religious tourism falls under the more general category of leisure and that visitors who flock to these places on weekends do not coincide either with general models proposed in the extant literature, nor can they be assimilated to the conventional categories of pilgrims ...


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