Collaboration and cooperation in a tourism destination: A network science approach

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The extent of collaboration and cooperation is an important determinant for the development of a tourism destination. These features are usually assessed through qualitative investigations. This letter proposes a quantitative approach based on the evaluation of the modularity characteristics of the network of the destination stakeholders. The results of a sample analysis are reported.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)183-189
Number of pages7
JournalCurrent Issues in Tourism
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2011
Externally publishedYes


  • Collaboration
  • Modularity
  • Network analysis
  • Tourism destinations

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management

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