Sabrina

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27 10, 2008

Queensland State Government takes rescue initiative to protect reef

By |October 27th, 2008|Australia, International Tourism Context, Master in Tourism Destination Management|0 Comments

Introduction

The Great Barrier Reef stretching along Queensland’s northeast coast is one of Australia’s main tourist attractions. The world heritage listed reef annually attracts huge numbers of visitors to its destinations on the mainland, as well as the numerous islands situated in the reef.

Last weeks’ Reef Summit has revealed alarming facts about the current state […]

22 10, 2008

Dubaization: Possible implications for tourism in the Middle East

By |October 22nd, 2008|International Tourism Context, Master in Tourism Destination Management|0 Comments

Introduction

The paper deals with the current development taking place in Dubai and the city’s role as a key influencer on urban development of cities in the Middle East.

Dubai promptly appeared on the scene as a city with investments in the development of breathtaking, unique architectural and entrepreneurial ventures in 1994, when the building […]

7 10, 2008

Carbon neutral tourism – a real solution or just an attempt to salve one’s conscience?

By |October 7th, 2008|International Tourism Context, Master in Tourism Destination Management|0 Comments

Introduction

Carbon Neutral Tourism is a term that has first been introduced in the context of climate change. Carbon neutral tourism implies the offsetting of a destination’s carbon footprint by means of processes balancing carbon emissions, such as planting trees or investing in new energy sources. This article deals with the attitude of tourism stakeholders […]

30 09, 2008

Indonesia and the case of collaborative destination management – a win-win situation

By |September 30th, 2008|Indonesia, International Tourism Context, International trade and law, Master in Tourism Destination Management|1 Comment

Introduction

After a long period of negotiations, Indonesia’s House of Representatives is finally in the process of passing a new tourism law that enables tourism stakeholders at a destination to exert a greater power on tourism destination management. Once officially enacted, the law will allow non-governmental organizations, such as Association for Indonesian Tours & Travel […]

26 09, 2008

Involve to preserve – Thailand’s new approach to tourism

By |September 26th, 2008|International Tourism Context, Master in Tourism Destination Management, Thailand, Tourism consumer trends|5 Comments

Introduction

Thailand has a long tradition of attracting high numbers of international tourists due to its exoticness and rich culture. 

However, since having become one of the most popular holiday destinations worldwide, mass tourism attributes and artificial attractions became an integrated part on the insular state, which traditionally provides authentic and cultural experiences.

This gave rise to […]