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Length of stay (LOS) is one of the most commonly used variables in visitor surveys. The economic theory of consumer behavior postulates that a rational consumer maximizes utility subject to his /her budgetary restrictions. The objective of this study was to combine socio-demographic and travel...

Prebensen, N. K.; Altin, M.; Uysal, M.
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2015, 15, Suppl. 1, pp 28-47

Drawing on empirical data from the 1991 Norwegian holiday survey, the article examines motives for taking holiday trips, and compares the results with those of the 1990 Danish holiday survey. These motives are then linked to information on social groups, age and educational background. The findings ...

Haukeland, J. V.
Revue de Tourisme, 1992, 47, 2, pp 14-17