Tourism Review: Volume 59 Issue 2


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Do special events matter? The case of exhibitions

Mihai Nica, Ziad Swaidan

Researchers are showing lately an increased interest toward the special event tourist niche, mostly due to the growth in demand for manifestations such as exhibitions…

How tourists decide which heritage site to visit

Yaniv Poria, Richard Butler, David Airey

The relationship between the tourists and the heritage presented has already been identified as important for the understanding of tourist behaviour at the level of a…

The tendency to outsource hotel operations: Strategic reasons and relationship to activity performance and size

Tomás Fco. Espino‐Rodríguez

The purpose of this study is to find out the tendency to outsource hotel operations, explain the reasons, both strategic, related mainly to quality, improvement of…


Indigenous tourism and bush medicine: Is there a sustainable Nexus?

Christof Pforr, Connie Locher

This discussion paper seeks to explore new opportunities to develop or enhance already established indigenous‐run sustainable tourism operations (e.g. eco‐ and cultural…

Le génération et les caractéristiques de l'excursionisme religieux (catholique/dévot de Marie) (ERECAM) à Luján — Province de Buenos Aires, Argentine

Mónica Vasconi

Nuestra Señora de Lujan is situated in Lujan, Province of Buenos Aires. It is visited by about 5.000.000 pilgrims or religious campers (Catholics / Marianists) each year…

An integrated concept of financing hallmark sport events

Pietro Beritelli, Philipp E. Boksberger, Robert Weinert

This paper examines the financial aspect of hallmark sport events. It describes the financial requirements and the sources of income. Thereby an integrated concept of…

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