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This paper analyses the use of the main e-tourism platforms by European tourists. A computer-aided Web interview (CAWI) was used to conduct the research in 19 European countries: Germany, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, Holland, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia,...

Author(s)
David-Negre, T.; Almedida-Santana, A.; Hernández, J. M.; Moreno-Gil, S.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Information Technology and Tourism, 2018, 20, 1/4, pp 131-152
Abstract

Urban green infrastructure provides a number of cultural ecosystem services that are greatly appreciated by the public. In order to benefit from these services, actual contact with the respective ecosystem is often required. Furthermore, the type of services offered depend on the physical...

Author(s)
Hegetschweiler, K. T.; Vries, S. de; Arnberger, A.; Bell, S.; Brennan, M.; Siter, N.; Olafsson, A. S.; Voigt, A.; Hunziker, M.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 2017, 21, pp 48-59
Abstract

Background: Mental health disorders are major contributors to the global burden of disease and their inverse relationship with physical activity is widely accepted. However, research on the association between physical activity and positive mental health outcomes is limited. Happiness is an example ...

Author(s)
Richards, J.; Jiang XiaoXiao; Kelly, P.; Chau, J.; Bauman, A.; Ding Ding
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Public Health, 2015, 15, 53, pp (31 January 2015)
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The purpose of this study is to model and empirically test international tourism demand for Turkey. For this purpose, panel co-integration and panel fully modified ordinary least squares (FMOLS) methods are employed for nine top tourist-generating countries. The results indicate that there is a...

Author(s)
Dogru, T.; Sirakaya-Turk, E.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
EuroCHRIE,
Citation
32nd EuroCHRIE conference "Hospitality and Tourism Futures", Dubai 6-9 October 2014, 2014, pp 40
Abstract

Background. Human African trypanosomiasis (HAT) can affect travelers to sub-Saharan Africa, as well as migrants from disease endemic countries (DECs), posing diagnosis challenges to travel health services in non-disease endemic countries (non-DECs). Methods. Cases reported in journals have been...

Author(s)
Simarro, P. P.; Franco, J. R.; Cecchi, G.; Paone, M.; Diarra, A.; Postigo, J. A. R.; Jannin, J. G.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2012, 19, 1, pp 44-53
Abstract

A total of 818 cases of Legionnaires' disease with onset of illness in 2009 were reported from 22 European and two non-European countries to the European Surveillance Scheme for Travel-Associated Legionnaires' Disease (EWGLINET). This is a decrease of 52 cases compared with 2008 and 129 fewer than...

Author(s)
Joseph, C. A.; Ricketts, K. D.; Yadav, R.; Patel, S.
Publisher
Eurosurveillance, Saint-Maurice, France
Citation
Eurosurveillance, 2010, 15, 41, pp 19683
Abstract

This report discusses the developments and prospects of camping and caravanning in Europe. Camping and caravanning are defined by two features: both are dependent on holiday parks which are designated for holidaymakers of this type; and such holidays are undertaken by tourists who have invested in, ...

Author(s)
Ball, M.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2009, No.18, pp 1-47
Abstract

This study examines the homogeneity and heterogeneity of elite sports development as a consequence of the internationalisation process in six nations (Belgium, Canada, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway and the UK). Nine policy areas or 'pillars' that were identified as important sports policy factors...

Author(s)
Bosscher, V. de; Knop, P. de; Bottenburg, M. van
Publisher
International Marketing Reports Publications (IMR), London, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sports Marketing and Sponsorship, 2009, 10, 2, pp 111-131
Full TextCABI Book Info
Cover for Agritourism.

This book presents the depth of the new wave of agritourism apparent around the world. This book consists of four parts. The first section is an introduction to the economics of agritourism; it introduces the role of organization, management, logistics, safety, marketing, finance, economics and...

Author(s)
Sznajder, M.; Przezbórska, L.; Scrimgeour, F.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934828)
Type
Book
Abstract

This book highlights the most successful implementation of Leader+ funded local development strategies in the European Union. Leader+ is a European Community initiative for assisting rural communities in improving the quality of life and economic prosperity of their local area, and is co-financed...

Publisher
Leader+ Observatory, Brussels, Belgium
Citation
A selection of Leader+ best practices, 2009, pp 98 pp.

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