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[In]Sight: Economic diversification and the competitiveness of regional Australia

  • Year: 2014
  • Author: Regional Australia Institute
  • Country: Australia

[In]Sight is an online index and interactive map tracking the competitiveness of Australia’s 560 Local Government Areas (LGA) and 55 Regional Development Australia (RDA) regions, unlocking thousands of insights into regional Australia.     [In]Sight’s economic diversification indicator (within the Business Sophistic ....

A community built on the pond: Social cohesion, sport tourism and the World Pond Hockey Championships

  • Year: 2008
  • Author: Awde, Cory
  • Journal Name: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
  • Publisher: University of Ottawa (Canada)
  • Published Location: Canada
  • ISBN: 9780494464649
  • Country: Canada
  • State/Region: New Brunswick

Neoliberalism and globalization have contributed to an environment of economic uncertainty in rural Canada, raising concern for the social well-being of its residents. Despite immense challenges, many rural communities possess positive elements of social cohesion that can be used by the community in the pursuit of their communal objecti ....

A longitudinal study of the use of the web by regional tourism organisations

  • Year: 2009
  • Author: Lois Burgess, Belinda Parrish, Joan Cooper and Carole Alcock
  • Country: Australia

The information-intensive nature of the tourism and travel industry suggests an important role for Web technology in the promotion and marketing of tourist destinations. The rapid development of the Internet is also having profound impacts on the industry. In fact, travel and tourism has become the single largest category of products sold over th ....

A Profile of Cellar Door Personnel: An Exploratory Case Study Analysis of Two Australian Wine Regions

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Williams, Kim Marianne
  • Journal Name: Journal of Human Resources in Hospitality & Tourism
  • Journal Number: 12.1
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd.
  • Published Location: United Kingdom
  • ISBN: 15332845
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Victoria, South Australia

This exploratory study investigated the profile of cellar door personnel working in two wine districts in Australia, the Yarra Valley, Victoria, and the McLaren Vale, South Australia. The project examined the demographic profile, employment relationships, career mobility, and the perceived skills and knowledge essential for cellar door or tasting ....

A rapid assessment of the effects of extreme weather on two Great Barrier Reef industries

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Margaret Gooch, Karen Vella, Nadine Marshall, Renae Tobin & Rachel Pears
  • Journal Name: Australian Planner
  • Journal Number: 50.3
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd.
  • Published Location: United Kingdom
  • ISBN: 0729-3682
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Queensland

In coastal areas, extreme weather events, such as floods and cyclones, can have debilitating effects on the social and economic viability of marine-based industries. In March 2011, the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority implemented an Extreme Weather Response Program, following a period of intense flooding and cyclonic activity between Dece ....

ABS Tourism Statistics

  • Year: Various
  • Author: Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: All

Includes data over various years on accomodation, domestic tourism, employment by industry, visitor expenditure, and visitors. Report Locationhttp://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/[email protected]/ViewContent?readform&view=ProductsbyTopic&Action=Expand&Num=3.16 ....

Advancing North Queensland: Investing in the future of the north

  • Year: 2016
  • Publisher: Queensland Government
  • State/Region: North Queensland

Advancing North Queensland outlines the five priority areas that have been identified to accelerate the government's efforts to develop and diversify North Queensland's economy. These are road infrastructure, water security, research and innovation, tourism, trade and investment, and North Queensland stadium. Report LocationClick here to view ....

An analysis of amenity-led rural economic development in northeast region: A spatial simultaneous equations approach

  • Year: 2009
  • Author: Kahsai, Mulugeta Saare
  • Journal Name: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
  • Publisher: West Virginia University
  • Published Location: United States -- West Virginia
  • ISBN: 9781109440652
  • Country: United States

In a matter of just a few decades, the economic landscape of rural America has changed in fundamental ways. Industries onceconsidered the backbone of rural economies have been  transformed by globalization and marketing. Others, such as tourism and amenity-based economies or the service sector, have emerged to replace the traditional na ....

Application of resiliency theory and adaptive cycles as a framework for evaluating change in amenity-transition communities

  • Year: 2008
  • Author: Hoffmann, Scott L.
  • Journal Name: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
  • Publisher: Utah State University
  • Published Location: United States -- Utah
  • ISBN: 9780549797005
  • Country: United States

In recent decades, many rural, natural resource-dependent communities have experienced ubiquitous and oftentimes substantial economic decline due to downturns in their commodity-oriented industries. In spite of this, communities with access to varying forms of natural capital have experienced an upsurge in activities such as recreation, ....

Benefits and costs of tourism for remote communities: case study for the Carpentaria Shire in north-west Queensland

  • Year: 2004
  • Author: Greiner R (CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems, Davies Laboratory Townsville) > Mayocchi C (CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems, Davies Laboratory Townsville); Larson S (CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems, Davies Laboratory Townsville); Stoeckl N (James Cook University, Town
  • Publisher: CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems
  • ISBN: 192094902X
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Queensland

This report summarises the results of a research project that studied the relationship between tourism and Carpentaria Shire Qld, as a host region and a host community. Tourism has become a significant industry in Carpentaria Shire since sealed roads ensured easy access by travellers. The regional community is small and tourism has ....

Change through tourism: Resident perceptions of tourism development

  • Year: 2006
  • Author: Doh, Minsun
  • Journal Name: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
  • Publisher: Texas A&M University
  • Published Location: United States -- Texas
  • ISBN: 9780549415374
  • Country: United States
  • State/Region: Texas

Many view tourism as a tool for community development. Especially in the rural areas experiencing economic hardships, tourism often is considered an instrument for revitalization of a local economy helping to improve quality of life and protect natural and cultural resources. However, many researchers have raised concerns about an over ....

Comparing resident attitudes toward tourism: Community-based cases from Arctic Canada

  • Year: 2009
  • Author: Stewart, Emma J.
  • Journal Name: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
  • Publisher: University of Calgary (Canada)
  • Published Location: Canada
  • ISBN: 9780494512142
  • Country: Canada
  • State/Region: Arctic Canada

This research examines attitudes toward local tourism development held by a sample of stakeholders and residents in three Arctic Canadian communities: Churchill, Northern Manitoba, Cambridge Bay and Pond Inlet, both in Nunavut. This research is premised on the idea that complex phenomena such as tourism are best understood through the l ....

Consequences of tourism-based growth on rural communities' quality of life: A comparative study of Liberia and La Fortuna, Costa Rica

  • Year: 2008
  • Author: Matarrita Cascante, David
  • Journal Name: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
  • Publisher: The Pennsylvania State University
  • Published Location: United States -- Pennsylvania
  • ISBN: 9780549906001
  • Country: Costa Rica

Tourism has become a source of income generation for many rural communities seeking ways to improve their livelihoods. This is particularly the case of amenity-rich areas which attract tourists because of their natural endowments. Often tourism-based growth is reflected in economic and infrastructural improvements. Nevertheless, such gr ....

Contribution of Indigenous Culture to Tourism Development – A Case in Central Australia

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: Gerritsen, Rolf; Zeng, Benxiang; Stoeckl, Natalie
  • Journal Name: International Journal of Culture and Tourism Research
  • Journal Number: Vol. 3, No. 1
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Central Australia

Tourism is a major contributor to Australia's economy.  Tourists and ther expenditure, from the provision of infrastructure, direct and indirect employment, and opportunities for cultual exchange impact upon many aspects of Australian life. Even a modest increase in the gorwth of tourism could see potentially significant benefits accrue in r ....

Creative destruction and rural tourism planning: The case of Creemore, Ontario

  • Year: 2008
  • Author: Vanderwerf, Julie L.
  • Journal Name: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
  • Publisher: University of Waterloo (Canada)
  • Published Location: Canada
  • ISBN: 9780494438497
  • Country: Canada
  • State/Region: Ontario

This study assesses the relationship between planning and creative destruction in the village of Creemore, Ontario. The study has four objectives. The first is to describe the evolution of tourism in Creemore by tracking change in three variables: investment, visitor numbers and resident attitudes. Second, is to describe past and presen ....

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