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This study explores the personal event portfolios of amateur athletes, differentiating between those who pursue a specialized career within one sport and those who diversify within multiple sports. The impetus for this paper was the observation made in previously published research that many...

Author(s)
Andersson, T.; Getz, D.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2020, 20, 4, pp 376-397
Abstract

Purpose: This paper aims to investigate antecedents of using non-travel-specific social media (specifically Facebook) for travel decision-making before a leisure trip. Design/methodology/approach: Based on an online survey of 426 young travel consumers from Italy and Sweden, this work applies...

Author(s)
Mariani, M.; Styven, M. E.; Ayeh, J. K.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 2019, 31, 2, pp 1021-1044
Abstract

In this case study, decision-making processes in the sport club 'IF Stoor' are analysed with a focus on so called voluntary "key actors" and their involvement in formal and informal decision-making processes. The aim of the study is to provide knowledge about how eleven key actors in a large sport...

Author(s)
Hjelm, J.
Publisher
Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum, Malmö, Sweden
Citation
Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum, 2018, 9, pp 45-85
Abstract

Families with disabled children encounter a range of mobility constraints when travelling for tourism purposes, yet how such constraints affect their ultimate destination choices is currently not well understood. This paper applies a destination choice set model to explain how families with...

Author(s)
Nyman, E.; Westin, K.; Carson, D.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2018, 43, 1, pp 26-38
Abstract

Political crises, which have a known impact on the choice of tourism destination, can also negatively affect the choice of second-home destination and purchase. The purpose of this study is to investigate why some Swedish-Iranian second-home buyers prefer Spain to Turkey for political reasons. More ...

Author(s)
Abbasian, S.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Culture & Communication, 2018, 18, 3, pp 205-218
Abstract

In the fields of both education and sport, the possession of capital and habitus influences an individual's lifestyles and choices, which in turn affects the social selection within these fields. In this article, we will study the Swedish system of school sports as an overlap between the fields of...

Author(s)
Ferry, M.; Lund, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Sport, Education and Society, 2018, 23, 3, pp 270-282
Abstract

Online evaluations are one of the most important innovations in tourism in recent years, often combining a review/rating (business-specific evaluation) and a ranking (inter-business comparison). As online reputation determines economic success, tourism managers may be tempted to manipulate online...

Author(s)
Gössling, S.; Hall, C. M.; Andersson, A. C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2018, 21, 5, pp 484-503
Abstract

This article highlights the motivational factors behind consumers' and tourists' decisions to buy local artisan cheese in Jämtland (Sweden). Empirically, the case itself diverts from the typical Franco-Mediterranean case in which both the actions of producers and consumers are embedded in...

Author(s)
Rytkönen, P.; Bonow, M.; Girard, C.; Tunón, H.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Agriculture, 2018, 8, 4, pp 58
Abstract

As an attempt to reach physically inactive young people, especially girls, organized spontaneous sport (OSP) was implemented as a part of the state programme 'The Sports Lift' (2010). Projects, however, tended to primarily attract physically active boys rather than the actual target group. This...

Author(s)
Högman, J.; Augustsson, C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Sport in Society: Cultures, Commerce, Media, Politics, 2017, 20, 9, pp 1134-1149
Abstract

This paper investigates the travel motives of German visitors to Fulufjället National Park (FNP). The park attracts more than one-third international visitors, which is a high proportion compared to other regions in the Scandinavian mountains. Data for this study were derived from a mixed-method...

Author(s)
Garms, M.; Fredman, P.; Mose, I.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2017, 17, 3, pp 239-258

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