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Authors: Weiler, Betty | Yu, Xin
Date: 2007
Language: eng
Abstract: Outbound travel by Chinese residents is growing rapidly and it is predicted that Chinese visitors will become the largest inbound source market to Europe and Australia, possibly in less than a decade.... More
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Date: 2007
Language: eng
Abstract: This paper provides highlights of the progress to date of a two-year Australia-wide study that seeks to identify the attributes, both process and outcome-related, characterizing successful tourism-pro... More
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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Abstract: Business degree branding proves popular with employers, report Mahendra K. Goyal and Betty Weiler.
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Authors: Yu, Xin | Weiler, Betty
Date: 2006
Language: eng
Abstract: This paper reports on selected methods and results of a year-long study, which sought to describe and explain the experience of Chinese tourists visiting the state of Victoria in Australia. The aims o... More
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Date: 2005
Language: eng
Abstract: Phillip Island Nature Park`s (PINP) Mission and operational objectives include the conservation and protection of the flora and fauna of Phillip Island. This can only be achieved through economic succ... More
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Date: 2004
Language: eng
Abstract: This paper outlines the methods and findings from phase one of a study examining the relationship between interpretation and the achievement of conservation outcomes in the context of captive wildlife... More
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Date: 2004
Language: eng
Abstract: This paper addresses the cultural mediating role of tour guides on Chinese group tours in Australia, which emerged as important for this market. Using a case study, the paper reports on an investigati... More
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Date: 2004
Language: eng
Abstract: Thematic interpretation has become a standard approach in both natural and cultural heritage interpretation programs, and institutions across the world have begun the process of training their staff i... More
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Date: 2004
Language: eng
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Authors: Weiler, Betty | Ham, Sam
Date: 2004
Language: eng
Abstract: The relationships between socio-demographic and trip characteristics and tourists' satisfaction with their park experiences are still relatively poorly understood. An objective of this study was to de... More
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Date: 2004
Language: eng
Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to profile visitors who attended Winter Wine Fest (WWFest) 2003 and their motivations for visiting the festival, as a basis for informing marketing and management recommen... More
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Date: 2002
Language: eng
Abstract: Two cruise-based nature-oriented tour operations, CruiseWest, operating along the Inside Passage of Alaska, and Lindblad Special Expeditions, operating in the Galapagos Islands, provided the data for ... More
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Date: 2002
Language: eng
Abstract: The continuing growth in ecotourism and heritage tourism in Australia has enhanced the need for competent tour guides, as they are key to delivering a high quality ecotourism or heritage experience. H... More
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Date: 2002
Language: eng
Abstract: Guides have many important roles to perform in the ecotourism experience, such as ensuring the safety of the visitor, providing accurate and compelling interpretation of sites, and modelling appropria... More
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Date: 2001
Language: eng
Abstract: This paper draws on theories of intercultural communication and mediation to develop a conceptual framework and research approach for examining the intercultural competence (IC) of Chinese tour guides... More
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Date: 2000
Language: eng
Abstract: Ecotourism is increasing throughout the world and in particular in less developed countries where it is often promoted in association with protected areas (Weaver 1998). Guides have important roles to... More
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Authors: Ham, Sam | Weiler, Betty
Date: 2000
Language: eng
Abstract: Our on-going research on ecotour guide training in Latin America is exploring tourism's potential role in stimulating professional growth and employment opportunities in peripheral communities through... More
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Authors: Weiler, Betty | Ham, Sam
Date: 2000
Language: eng
Abstract: "Ecotourism" is increasing throughout the world, and in particular in less developed countries where it is seen as a strategic force for sustainable development. Although competent guides are widely a... More
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