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This study investigated the power of fear evoked by advertisement photos in tourism advertisements, using data obtained from a survey of 386 tourists in Norway in 2001. The basic assumption was that advertisement photos portraying a risky holiday situation could influence tourists' attitudes...

Author(s)
Hem, L. E.; Iversen, N. M.; Nysveen, H.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2002, 13, 4, pp 1-26
Abstract

This study took the view that visitors perceive theme parks in terms of hedonic experience rather than simply as commercial service offerings, and respond to emotional content rather than to the utility of tourism service provision. The study took place at Legoland, at Billund in Denmark. The views ...

Author(s)
Johns, N.; Gyimóthy, S.
Publisher
Henry Stewart Publications, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2002, 8, 4, pp 320-331
Abstract

This article examines the effect of internet-based electronic markets on consumer search in the travel and tourism industry. Two Finnish experiments, conducted in September 1999 and September 2000, provide the empirical basis for the article. We address the question of whether consumer search in...

Author(s)
ÖÖrni, A.; Klein, S.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Information Technology and Tourism, 2003, 6, 1, pp 3-11
Abstract

Winter recreation is an important part of the tourism industry for many destinations in Scandinavia, North America, and other regions, with snowmobiling and cross-country skiing being popular winter activities. The snowmobiling market and its economic impact have been evaluated, but assessment of...

Author(s)
Lindberg, K.; Fredman, P.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2005, 53, 2, pp 127-140
Abstract

Active participating consumers are present as members at tourist attractions. This explorative case study aims to deepen the understanding of the consumer's perspective of active membership by focusing on member motivations, relations, and roles at a tourist attraction. A marketing approach is...

Author(s)
Olsson, A. K.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2010, 10, 4, pp 411-429
Abstract

Accelerating global climate change poses considerable challenges to all societies and economies. The European Union now targets a 20% reduction in CO2 emissions by 2020. Indeed, the Labour-led Norwegian government is committed to carbon neutrality across all sectors of the economy by 2030. Aviation ...

Author(s)
Higham, J. E. S.; Cohen, S. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2011, 32, 1, pp 98-105
Abstract

As the awareness of environmental problems caused by tourism has increased, various international initiatives, ecolabels and certification programmes, such as Protected Area Network (PAN) Parks in Europe, have been introduced to promote sustainable tourism. This paper examines nature tourists'...

Author(s)
Puhakka, R.; Siikamäki, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Ecotourism, 2012, 11, 1, pp 56-73
Abstract

Reutilization of agricultural buildings for rural tourism (RT) is an area that is significantly expanding today. Buildings originally constructed for agricultural production, processing and housing are an essential part of most RT operations, both as a key resource and a significant cost centre....

Author(s)
Bocz, G. Ä.; Pinzke, S.; Nilsson, C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2012, 12, 2, pp 140-163
Abstract

As the price of recreational visits is unobservable and commonly represented by researcher-assigned travel cost estimates, welfare change estimates generated by the travel cost method are ordinally measurable (Randall, 1994). For a potential solution to the resulting calibration problem we use...

Author(s)
Ovaskainen, V.; Neuvonen, M.; Pouta, E.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Journal of Forest Economics, 2012, 18, 4, pp 303-317
Abstract

The charter airline industry is showing rapid decline in the short-haul markets, whilst in the long-haul markets it remains far more resilient. Passengers now have the ability to self-assemble their own tailor-made package of travel products such as flights, accommodation, car rental, insurance,...

Author(s)
O'Connell, J. F.; Bouquet, A.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2015, 21, 2, pp 175-189

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