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The leisure practice of second home use and ownership is examined by contrasting cottage use in Norway and the USA. Two important and related geographic themes are explored: how cottage use relates to the identity dilimmas created by modernity and the phenomena of space time compression and what...

Author(s)
Williams, D. R.; Kalternborn, B. P.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Leisure/tourism geographies: practices and geographical knowledge., 1999, pp 214-230
Abstract

Children's independent access to the outdoors is often restricted by parents, making young children dependent on adult motivation for visits. Since access to play in nature can be beneficial to children's development and health, this study examines the accompanying adults' motivational factors for...

Author(s)
Refshauge, A. D.; Stigsdotter, U. K.; Cosco, N. G.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 2012, 11, 4, pp 396-405
Abstract

This paper examines dark tourism consumption motivations. Using a qualitative and interpretative mixed-method approach, this study traces the dark tourism motivations related to "blackpackers" and fans of the musical performance art known as black metal. Steeped in anti-Christian motifs and themes, ...

Author(s)
Podoshen, J. S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2013, 35, pp 263-271
Abstract

This volume includes eight full papers and two research notes covering topics such as: the role of personality in customer satisfaction and loyalty in coffee shops; the integration of community participation in multinational corporations' tourism market development strategies; the motivations for...

Author(s)
Chen, J. S.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Advances in hospitality and leisure, 2016, pp 250 pp.
Abstract

This special volume reports recent research relating to marketing of travel and tourism services. Topics addressed by the seven papers include: research progress in shopping tourism; the role of sensory reference cues and capacity for imagination in destination marketing; lifestyle segmentation of...

Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2016, 33, Suppl. 1, pp S1-S137
Abstract

Family travel receives growing attention from both the travel industry and academia, but they ignore a vital segment of the family holiday: nuclear families that travel with young children. This study investigated the motivations that drive this market segment to take vacations as a starting point...

Author(s)
Li MiMi; Wang Dan; Xu WenQing; Mao ZhenXing
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2017, 34, 8, pp 1047-1057
Abstract

Ancestral tourism and amateur genealogy are popular phenomena, driving members of diasporas to reconnect with their ancestral roots and discover family histories. Tourism researchers have not yet paid much attention to Scandinavian countries as ancestral destinations. After waves of emigration,...

Author(s)
Mehtiyeva, A.; Prince, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2020, 20, 1, pp 85-103

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