Browsing by Author "Zahra, Anne Louise"

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  • Proposing video diaries as an innovative methodology in tourist experience research

    Pocock, Naomi; Zahra, Anne Louise; McIntosh, Alison J. (Routledge, 2009)
    Tourism is a highly visual experience, yet word-based approaches dominate travel and tourism research methods. Video diaries are one innovative methodology to understand the tourism experience; they capture visual and ...
  • Regional Tourism Organisations in New Zealand from 1980 to 2005: Process of Transition and Change

    Zahra, Anne Louise (The University of Waikato, 2006)
    This thesis is a historical case study tracing the establishment and evolution of Regional Tourism Organisations (RTOs) in New Zealand. It describes their role, structure and functions and the political processes that have ...
  • Rethinking regional tourism governance: the principle of subsidiarity

    Zahra, Anne Louise (Routledge Taylor and Francis, 2011)
    This paper examines the governance of regional tourism organisations (RTOs) and relates governance to the principle of subsidiarity. The principle maintains that tasks and responsibilities should be accomplished by the ...
  • Tourism and spirituality: A phenomenological analysis

    Willson, Gregory Brian; McIntosh, Alison J.; Zahra, Anne Louise (Elsevier Masson, 2013)
    Using phenomenological analysis, this paper examines the concept of 'spirituality' in the lived travel experience of an individual tourist. The paper contributes a phenomenological snippet of the tourist's 'portrait' (the ...
  • Volunteer tourism: A host community capital perspective

    Zahra, Anne Louise; McGehee, Nancy Gard (Elsevier, 2013)
    This study examines the impact of volunteer tourism on host communities utilising a community capitals perspective. A research design that includes focus groups, interviews and website analysis targets a cluster of communities ...