Destination networks: Four Australian cases

Scott, N., Cooper, C. and Baggio, R. (2008) Destination networks: Four Australian cases. Annals of Tourism Research, 35 1: 169-188. doi:10.1016/j.annals.2007.07.004

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Author Scott, N.
Cooper, C.
Baggio, R.
Title Destination networks: Four Australian cases
Journal name Annals of Tourism Research   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0160-7383
Publication date 2008
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/j.annals.2007.07.004
Volume 35
Issue 1
Start page 169
End page 188
Total pages 20
Editor Tribe, J.
Place of publication Oxford, U.K
Publisher Pergamon (Elsevier)
Collection year 2009
Language eng
Subject C1
900399 Tourism not elsewhere classified
150603 Tourism Management
Abstract Tourism involves a network of organizations interacting to produce a service. This paper examines the structural properties of interorganizational networks within destinations. Network analysis adopts a whole of destination approach and does not impose predefined groupings on the organization of tourism in a region. Information flows between key agencies provide the basis for analyzing structures and linkages, allowing strategic weaknesses in the cohesiveness of the destination to be addressed by policy and management. The paper outlines four Australian case studies that demonstrate the utility of network analysis by illustrating features such as product clusters, structural divides, and central organizations.
Keyword network analysis
destination structure
cohesion
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code

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Sub-type: Article (original research)
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