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The US travel market is of major importance by international standards. In 1988, 1200 million person trips worth $3800 million were taken. However, the vast majority of this travel takes place within the USA. International trips account for only 3.4% of all trips and, of these, two thirds were...

Author(s)
Cook, S. D.
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1989, No. 3, pp 33-51
Abstract

The league table of the world's biggest outbound travel markets puts countries such as the GFR and the USA at the top. However, much of this travel is to neighbouring countries in the form of day trips, a huge segment of the travel market that is difficult to measure. The study, based on work done...

Author(s)
Edwards, A.
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1989, No. 3, pp 67-86
Abstract

1988 was a record year for GFR tourism, with 65% of the 48.7% million Germans aged 14 years and over taking at least one holiday of 5 days or more. In absolute terms this represented 31.6 million holidaymakers, which was an increase on the year before, and the total number of holidays increased to...

Author(s)
Datzer, R.
Citation
Espaces (Paris), 1989, No. 98, pp 50-53
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The findings of a study of leisure, recreation and tourism travel by Spaniards in 1987 are summarized. The general aim of the study was to establish the structure of internal tourism demand and obtain the necessary data with which to carry out a comparison with an earlier study of trends in 1985....

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Estudios Turísticos, 1989, No. 102, pp 3-36
Abstract

The findings are presented of a survey of foreign travel by Spaniards involving stays of over 3 nights. The aim of the survey was to determine the number of foreign visits per head of population together with information on motives for travel, most favoured destinations, spending patterns, and...

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Estudios Turísticos, 1989, No. 102, pp 37-73
Abstract

Though relatively small by the standards of Europe's major travel markets, the Irish Republic in recent years has proved to be a dynamic outbound market. Thanks to a liberal air transport market, especially on the dominant route to the UK, substantial increases in outbound travel have been recorded ...

Author(s)
Fitzpatrick, J.; Montague, M.
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1989, No. 6, pp 40-55
Abstract

With the aid of series of data provided by Statistics Canada since 1979, the article examines trends in and main characteristics of international travel by the inhabitants of Quebec during three yearly periods between 1979-87. Three major trends are identified. Firstly, the population is...

Author(s)
Baillargeon, J. P.
Citation
Téoros, Revue de Recherche en Tourisme, 1989, 8, 3, pp 36-40
Abstract

One of the most significant developments in incentive travel is the change in the type of people who are taking part. Instead of being restricted to the sales team, a broader cross-section of the workforce is becoming involved and incentive organizers are being called upon to develop much more...

Author(s)
Donaldson, B.
Citation
What's New in Marketing, 1990, January, pp 5-6, 12-13
Abstract

The UK long haul market is growing steadily, from a total of 557 000 holidays in 1976 to over 2 million in 1988. An increase in disposable incomes and a decrease in the real cost of travelling and staying in long haul resorts, longer average holiday entitlement and greater media coverage of distant ...

Author(s)
Beachey, A.
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1990, No. 1, pp 42-53
Abstract

Due to its geographic and climatic variety, France has been a less dynamic outbound travel market in the past than most of its northern European neighbours. Most French leisure travellers have tended to stay at home. In more recent years, however, the market has tended to catch up, and elements of...

Author(s)
Cockerell, N.
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1990, No. 2, pp 37-51

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