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A research programme is currently underway in Sweden to investigate the determinants of tourism. The idea is to bring together researchers from different disciplines - sociology, psychology, economics, human geography and computer science - to study a central theme, tourism, using similar methods...

Author(s)
Nyberg, L.
Citation
Revue de Tourisme, 1992, 47, 2, pp 8-10
Abstract

This paper is concerned with the estimation of the binary choice model used to study a wide variety of problems in economics without imposing any parametric structure on the distribution of the stochastic term. The distribution-free maximum likelihood method developed by Cosslett, S. R. (1983) for...

Author(s)
Li ChuanZhong
Citation
Land Economics, 1996, 72, 4, pp 462-473
Abstract

This paper introduces a first step towards analysing tourist travel choice in situations where tourists may: (i) temporally separate their choice of different components of the travel package, e.g. tourists may choose travel destination before accommodation, and (ii) face a structure of constraints ...

Author(s)
Dellaert, B. G. C.; Ettema, D. F.; Lindh, C.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1998, 19, 4, pp 313-320
Abstract

This paper develops an analytical framework to simulate management- and policy-driven environmental changes in Swedish mountain environments. This framework is based on welfare economics, and includes economic connections among timber, reindeer, and non timber user groups (e.g., hunting, fishing,...

Author(s)
Parks, P. J.; Bostedt, G.; Kriström, B.
Citation
Arbetsrapport - Institutionen för Skogsekonomi, Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet, 1999, No. 280, pp 32 pp.
Abstract

A study on angling in lakes, rivers and the sea in the county of Bohuslän on the west coast of Sweden was carried out in 1998 on the basis of the author's own experiences and analysis of questionnaires returned by anglers. Around 5000 anglers made around 14 000 visits to designated fishing areas in ...

Author(s)
Paulrud, A.
Publisher
Institutionen för Skogsekonomi (Department of Forest Economics), Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet, Umeå, Sweden
Citation
Arbetsrapport - Institutionen för Skogsekonomi, Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet, 2001, No. 300, pp 29 pp.
Abstract

This paper contains a proposal for a new method for valuation of fishing site characteristics in Jämtland, Sweden. The method combines the conjoint analysis rating experiment format with the choice task utilized in choice experiments. A statistical model is derived within the random utility...

Author(s)
Latitila, T.; Paulrud, A.
Publisher
Institutionen för Skogsekonomi (Department of Forest Economics), Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet, Umeå, Sweden
Citation
Arbetsrapport - Institutionen för Skogsekonomi, Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet, 2002, No.329, pp 18 pp.
Abstract

This paper investigates how past experience influences choice behaviour and valuation in a hypothetical travel mode choice situation. It uses a stated choice question asked of visitors (n=335) to a major ski resort in Sweden in 1996. The author explores whether an individual's choice behaviour,...

Author(s)
Nerhagen, L.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2003, 9, 1, pp 5-30
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Cover for Swedish mountain tourism patterns and modelling destination attributes.

This chapter summarizes findings from three associated studies of visitors to the Swedish mountain region. The first two studies provide a holistic view, using national samples to examine current tourism patterns and recent trends in the Swedish mountain region. The third study focuses on a...

Author(s)
Fredman, P.; Lindberg, K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931346)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Guidebooks contain important sources of information for travellers. It can be assumed that they influence the reader's choice of tourist sites, as a selection of tourist attractions is presented in the books. In this study, the influence of guidebooks on German tourists' choice of tourist sites in...

Author(s)
Zillinger, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2006, 6, 3, pp 229-247
Abstract

Climate has an important influence on the travel decisions of tourists. This paper reviews the distinct lines of inquiry that have been used to examine the influence of climate on tourist decision making, and attempts to define optimal climatic conditions for tourism. The study examined tourist...

Author(s)
Scott, D.; Gössling, S.; Freitas, C. R. de
Publisher
Inter-Research, Oldendorf/Luhe, Germany
Citation
Climate Research, 2009, 38, 1, pp 61-73

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