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What little work exists on cycling tourism tends to be focused entirely on economic impacts with little coverage of the participants themselves and, furthermore, the coverage looks mainly at 'cycling holidays' of one sort or another with day visits and cycle racing being largely ignored. This paper ...

Author(s)
Bull, C. J.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Sport Tourism, 2006, 11, 3/4, pp 259-274
Abstract

This paper reports on a study that analysed spectators' in-venue experience at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Spectator satisfaction and their feelings about the venues were measured. Intended behaviour was examined as well. Six hundred questionnaires were collected at three venues. Levels of...

Author(s)
Brown, G.; Smith, A.
Publisher
Comité International Olympique (International Olympic Committee), Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Olympic Review, 2012, No.85, pp 61-63
Abstract

Visiting places associated with popular literature is increasingly prominent as a tourist practice; however little is known on how to explain the growing popularity of this phenomenon in large cities over the world. How do tourists experience contemporary cities through their participation in...

Author(s)
Es, N. van; Reijnders, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2016, 57, pp 113-125
Abstract

This paper focuses on exploring yoga tourism as an under researched area where little has been written to date. Yoga tourism is an emergent niche market that can be viewed as a subset of wellness or holistic tourism. Previous research has suggested that it reflects consumers' desire for...

Author(s)
Ali-Knight, J.; Ensor, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2017, 42, 4, pp 484-497