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This article examines how the concept of authenticity is perceived by solitary travellers in the Norwegian Lofoten Islands. Its aim is twofold. First, it provides a literature review on authenticity that calls for further empirical investigation. Second, it explores how tourists themselves come to...

Author(s)
Mehmetoglu, M.; Olsen, K.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Culture & Communication, 2002, 4, 3, pp 137-152
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Objectives: A survey of European travellers was conducted during 2006 to determine travellers' immunization status and risk for exposure to hepatitis B while travelling. Design: A first telephone (Omnibus) survey established the prevalence of travel in the previous five years as well as demographic ...

Author(s)
Zuckerman, J. N.; Hoet, B.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2008, 6, 5, pp 315-320
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Objectives: The authors examine the rationale and efficacy of pre-travel hepatitis B immunization strategies based on itinerary and presumed on-travel risk behaviour. Methods: A large survey among 26,640 Danes survey provided data on journey lengths and destinations, immunization coverage, risk...

Author(s)
Nielsen, U. S.; Petersen, E.; Larsen, G. S.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Infection, 2009, 59, 5, pp 353-359
Abstract

In July-November 2009, 26 European Union (EU) Member States (MSs), Norway and Iceland, participated in a survey seeking information on national tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) vaccination recommendations. Information on TBE surveillance, methods used to ascertain endemic areas, vaccination...

Author(s)
Stefanoff, P.; Polkowska, A.; Giambi, C.; Levy-Bruhl, D.; O'Flanagan, D.; Dematte, L.; Lopalco, P. L.; Mereckiene, J.; Johansen, K.; D'Ancona, F.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Vaccine, 2011, 29, 6, pp 1283-1288
Abstract

This paper addresses the issue of the budget traveler (backpacker) as compared to mainstream tourists, highlighting travel motivations, subjective judgments of risk, tourist worries and tourists' self identifications. A total of 1880 tourists to Norway participated in the study, of which 211 were...

Author(s)
Larsen, S.; Øgaard, T.; Brun, W.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2011, 38, 2, pp 690-707
Abstract

Based on a survey of about 6500 business and leisure travellers, multiple regression analysis is used to estimate the magnitude of the factors that determine spending by Danes travelling within Denmark and outbound from Denmark. Explanatory variables such as trip purpose (leisure or business),...

Author(s)
Marcussen, C. H.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Oxfordshire, UK
Citation
Anatolia, 2011, 22, 1, pp 47-55
Abstract

The aim of the study was to examine the impact of perceived risk on travel behavior and information search, and explore the mediating effect of tourist type. The results based on a quantitative survey of Finnish travelers' show how risk-prudent and risk-aversive tourists use specific types of...

Author(s)
Björk, P.; Kauppinen-Räisänen, H.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2011, 11, 3, pp 306-323
Abstract

This article develops a typology of tourists based on the self-reported importance of Internet access before, during and after their trip (n=515 Danish travellers using online travel services). Survey results suggest the prevalence of five distinct tourist segments: Offliners (marginal Internet...

Author(s)
Hjalager, A. M.; Jensen, J. M.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Wien, A-1201 Wien, Austria
Citation
Information and communication technologies in tourism 2012, Helsingborg, Sweden, January 25-27, 2012, 2012, pp 107
Abstract

Background: One third of travellers to low- and middle-income regions of the tropics and subtropics become colonized by extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (ESBL-PE). The risk varies by destination and, for each traveller, may be substantially further increased by...

Author(s)
Lääveri, T.; Vlot, J. A.; Dam, A. P. van; Häkkinen, H. K.; Sonder, G. J. B.; Visser, L. G.; Kantele, A.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Infectious Diseases, 2018, 18, 341, pp (23 July 2018)
Abstract

Background: Overnight international travels made by Finns more than doubled during 1995-2015. To estimate risks and observe trends of travel-related notifiable sexually transmitted and food- and water-borne infections (STIs and FWIs) among travellers, we analysed national reports of gonorrhoea,...

Author(s)
Zöldi, V.; Sane, J.; Kantele, A.; Rimhanen-Finne, R.; Salmenlinna, S.; Lyytikäinen, O.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2018, 25, pp 35-41

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