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The indiscipline of tourism
Abstract This paper develops a new model which exposes the epistemological characteristics of tourism studies. Various claims and frameworks have been proposed with regard to the epistemology ofExpand
Public understanding of sustainable tourism
If tourism is to become part of a more sustainable lifestyle, changes are needed to the patterns of behaviour adopted by the public. This paper presents the results of research conducted amongstExpand
The philosophic practitioner
Abstract This paper develops principles for the ordering of the curriculum for tourism higher education. The framework proposed comprises four key domains of vocational action, vocational reflection,Expand
Abstract This article critically analyses the territories and tribes of tourism studies, an aim which initially divides into two objectives. The first of these is an epistemological enquiry whichExpand
The truth about tourism
Abstract This article examines the extent to which there is congruence between the theorized world of tourism (the canon of its knowledge) and its phenomenal world. Adopting a social constructionistExpand
From SERVQUAL to HOLSAT: holiday satisfaction in Varadero, Cuba
Abstract This paper sets out to consider present approaches to the measurement of satisfaction. It does this within the context of tourist satisfaction with a holiday. The result - HOLSAT - utilizesExpand
Tourism: A Critical Business
A research and practice gap is identified demonstrating tourism to be an insufficiently critical business. Initially the idea of critical tourism is addressed in two ways. First, an array of meaningsExpand
Sustainability Indicators for Small Tourism Enterprises – An Exploratory Perspective
Despite the numerical dominance of small tourism enterprises (STEs) in many destinations, little is known about their role in helping destinations progress towards sustainability objectives. The aExpand
Research Paradigms and the Tourism Curriculum
A critique of tourism curriculum proposals in the literature enables different methodological approaches to curriculum design to be identified and evaluated. Three methodological paradigms forExpand
The Economics of Recreation, Leisure and Tourism
1. Introduction Part 1: Organisations and markets 2. Organisations 3. Markets Part 2: Further issues of demand and supply 4. Demand: Time Preference 5. Elasticity and Forecasting 6. Supply and CostsExpand