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The primary objectives of this exploratory study were to determine the relative ability of a limited number of travel-specific psychographic statements and sociodemographic variables to (1) predict and explain external search behaviour of a sample of international vacationers and (2) discriminate...

Author(s)
Schul, P.; Crompton, J. L.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1983, 22, 2, pp 25-30
Abstract

The perceptions and preferences of foreign summer tourists in Finland are examined. The constructs of cognitive structure were integrated with a multidimensional approach and the concept of positioning in order to establish a conceptual framework. These concepts were applied to a study of the...

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Haahti, A. J.
Citation
Helsingin Kauppakorkeakoulun Julkaisuja, 1984, No. B-70, pp 214pp.
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A summary is presented of a 350-page report with 200 statistical tables which resulted from a survey of European visitors to Latin America in 1983/84. The South American countries are listed in order of popularity, and the average duration of visits to each country by tourists from each European...

Author(s)
Estrada, G. Z.
Citation
Estudios Turísticos, 1985, No. 88, pp 37-50
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The image of Singapore as a holiday destination is studied. In particular, the study focused on the before and after image of tourists' perceptions, and whether such perceptions differed by regional groupings. In general, significant associations were found between the before and after images...

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Wee, C. H.; Hakam, A. N.; Ong, E.
Citation
Service Industries Journal, 1986, 6, 1, pp 104-114
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Projections for industrialized countries show that travel expenditures will continue to increase into the year 2000. The USA is currently the leading destination for international visitors. However, some states, like Arizona, are only beginning to expand the international segment of their tourist...

Author(s)
Teye, V. B.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1989, 27, 4, pp 23-28
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Gateway to the Far East (Emonts, p.9) offers a general overview of tourism in Singapore and examines the main features which have enabled it to develop into a major international tourist destination, attracting an annual three million visitors, the majority of whom are business travellers. These...

Author(s)
Emonts, K.
Citation
Ti, Geschäftsreise, 1989, 22, 22, pp p.9, 12
Abstract

Published data, such as those from the World Tourism Organization, omit statistics about multidestination trips. The Main Destination Ratio and its derivatives provide a partial remedy, illuminating patterns and trends that may otherwise be hidden. The techniques are illustrated by data about trips ...

Author(s)
Leiper, N.
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 1989, 16, 4, pp 530-541
Abstract

The paper presents a global overview of international tourism, concentrating on three major themes: generating regions, destination zones and the creation of resorts and regions. The world's major markets for international tourism are to be found in Europe and North America, regions which also...

Author(s)
Barbier, B.
Citation
Geojournal, 1989, 19, 3, pp 251-255
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The Veneto region is one of Italy's major tourist destinations, attracting some 20 million foreign and 24 million domestic arrivals each year through the variety of natural and cultural resources it has to offer. The paper briefly examines the structure of foreign tourism in the region,...

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Bevilacqua, E.; Casti, E.
Citation
Geojournal, 1989, 19, 3, pp 285-287
Abstract

London is an international tourist destination and one of the world's most well known tourist capitals. Over 23 million overseas and domestic visitors contributed #4700 million to the city's economy in 1987. In this paper, the implications of a continued growth in international and domestic tourism ...

Author(s)
Page, S. J.
Citation
Geojournal, 1989, 19, 3, pp 291-295

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