Essays on Tourism Research

Edited by Margarita Kefalaki and Gregory T. Papanikos

ISBN: 978-960-6672-24-8, 470 pages, Hardback

First published in 2007 by ATINER

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Table of Contents

1.

Tourism Research: An Introduction

Kefalaki, M. & Papanikos, G.T.

1

PART I: Tourism Policy and Development

2.

Reaching the Independent Traveller:

Product Distribution Issues for Aboriginal Tourism Enterprises in Remote Australia

Schmallegger, D. & Carson, D.

13

3.

Geotourism: Antecedents, Present and Future

Hose, T.A.

31

4.

A Conceptual Model of Tourism Development Facilitated by Low-Cost Airlines

Mitas, O. & Kokkinou, A.

51

5.

Medical Tourism: A New Way of Traveling

Menvielle, L.

67

6.

Rural Tourism Stakeholders and their Difference in Approaches

Fotiadis, A. & Michalko, G.

81

7.

Sustainability of Handicrafts and Tourism:

The Sample of Beypazari District

Soylemezoglu, F. & Erdogan, Z.

93

8.

Technologies of the New Hotel Room

Maraouch, F.

99

PART II: Tourism Marketing

9.

Mending Tourism Policy:

Human Directed Advertising and Management

Mileva, S. & Gesiou, S.

121

10.

Economic Development for Remote Communities

Can 4WD Tourism Help?

Taylor, A. & Carson, D.

133

11.

Understanding Repeating Travel Phenomenon:

A Segmentation Approach

Moreno Pacheco, P. & Gonzalez Rodriguez, Mª R.

147

12.

Impacts of Resource Perception of Residence Area on the Evaluation of Preferred Destination Abroad - Focusing on Personal Value and Lifestyle

Kim, M.H., Kim, E.J. & Kim H.B.

163

13.

MultiObjective Tourist Tour Design

Caballero Fernandez, R., Gonzalez Lozano, M., Molina Luque, J. & Rodriguez Diaz, B.

179


 

14.

Are Wine Lovers Wine Tourists?An Analysis of the Tourism Behaviour of Visitors to Wine Festivals in Austria

Geißler, R., Peters, M. & Williams, P.

191

15.

The Culinary Culture of Yalvac

Erdogan, S. & Agca, H.

205

16.

Golfing Tourism and its Benefits towards Greek Tourism Industry

Nachmias, S.N. and Kyriakidou, N.

217

17.

Handicrafts Produced for Tourism Activities in Turkey and their Importance for Advertising of the Country

Sanli, H.S., Kayabasi, N.& Cittir, T.

231

18.

A Competitive Analysing of Promotion Activities at Extension of Tourism Planning:

A Case Study of Turkey

Sahbaz, P.R.

241

19.

The Food and Beverage Tourism Behavior of Neophylic and Neophobic Tourists in Rural Areas of Taiwan

Tseng, T.H., Shen, C.C. & Chen, Y-C

257

20.

Evileyebeads Produced in Turkey and their Contributions to Tourism

Yazicioglu,Y. & Sanli, H.S.

273

 

PART III: Tourism Management

21.

Adopted Planning Practices by the Greek Hospitality Industry: Empirical Findings

Koufopoulos, D.N., Gkliatis, I.P. & Argyropoulou, M.

291

22.

Managing the Social, Financial and Environmental Issues of Sustainable Travel Offers

Tixier M.

313

23.

The Role of Strategic Alliance in Determining the Relationship between Customers Perception to Alliance Companies and Hotels Brand Equity

Lee J.W. & Kim H.B.

339

24.

The Effects of Partner Selecting Criteria on the Perception of Strategic Alliances Outcomes in Hotels

Hwang S.Y., Kim S.H. & Kim S.

355

25.

Effects of the All-Inclusive System Applied for the Tourism of Bodrum District on the Sector of Souvenir

Etikan S., Guner B. & Soylemezoglu F.

371

26.

A Study of General Managers Career Path and their Career Path

Chun H., Kim M., Song Y. & Park H.

385

27.

The Price Competitiveness of Tourism Destinations:

A South African Case Study

Haarhoff, R.

401

28.

Spa Tourism: A Country Comparison

Wisnom, M. & Brezina, S.

415

PART IV: Food and Beverages

 

29.

An Evaluation of the Hygiene Status of Four and Five Star Hotel Kitchens in Ankara

Cakiroglu, F.P. & Ucar, A.

425

30.

The State of Academic Staffs having Holiday and their Nutrition Habits on Holiday

Ozcelik, A.O., Surucuoglou, M.S., Ucar, A. & Akan, L.S.

433

31.

Hygienic Rules to be Observed at the Food and Beverages Departments of Accommodation Enterprises

Ozcelik, A.O., Surucuoglu, M.S. & Ozdogan, Y.

449

32.

The Food Safety Perceptions of the Food and Beverages Personnel Working at Accommodation Enterprises: Kusadasi (Turkey) Sample

Cakiroglu, F.P. & Tas, B.

461