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Purpose: Vacation rentals (VRs) are growing in popularity and have disrupted the lodging industry. But they are also controversial because they can literally disrupt quiet residential neighborhoods. There is little research on users of VRs. Design/methodology/approach: An online survey of 10,000...

Author(s)
Tierney, P.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2019, 11, 2, pp 121-129
Abstract

'Accueil' is a French word that means feeling welcome somewhere and being introduced into a process that takes the visitor from being an outsider (a stranger) to being an insider (one of us). Accueil also means feeling the host's genuine pleasure in welcoming his or her guests through words,...

Author(s)
Grandpré, F. de; LeBlanc, M.; Royer, C.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Quality Assurance in Hospitality & Tourism, 2017, 18, 3, pp 308-327
Abstract

This paper provides a comprehensive econometric analysis of the expenditures of international visitors to the Western fjord-region of Norway. The data come from an intercept survey conducted on randomly elicited summer visitors at central tourism locations in the region. Estimations are performed...

Author(s)
Engström, T.; Kipperberg, G.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2015, 51, pp 131-141
Abstract

Privatisation of public assets through public-private partnerships can be contentious, leading to considerable public opposition. In Kruger National Park (Kruger), private tourism ecolodge concessions were established to boost park revenue, offer a new tourism experience and support conservation...

Author(s)
Coghlan, A.; Castley, J. G.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2013, 16, 7/8, pp 682-699
Abstract

The research was about assessing visitors' satisfaction with a host of tangibles in Cameron Highlands, a popular tourist destination in Malaysia. Among the tangibles were transportation, accommodation, food and beverages and facilities. A questionnaire survey was conducted to measure visitors'...

Author(s)
Tambi, A. M. A.; Mahamad, W. S. A. W.; Salim, N. Z. M.; Ismail, S. R.
Publisher
IDOSI Publications, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Citation
World Applied Sciences Journal, 2013, 23, 2, pp 272-278
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This article presents the results of an investigation on the degree of satisfaction of visitors to the Marian Shrine in Aparecida do Norte, Brazil, with the hosting system and gastronomic services in the city, which are allegedly insufficient and deficient. Exploratory consultations with official...

Author(s)
Mencarelli Ortega, I.; Jdid, L.; Rigolin Brito, M.; Salles, M. do R. R.
Publisher
Universidad de Málaga, Malaga, Spain
Citation
Turismo y Desarrollo: Revista de Investigación en Turisme y Desarrollo Local, 2013, 6, 14, pp unpaginated
Abstract

Registered as a world heritage site by UNESCO in 1979, for natural and cultural reasons, the French Mont Saint Michel hosts 3 million visitors every year. With its landscape now threatened by silting, and tourist accommodation needing improvement, a EURO 134 million project started in 1995 to...

Author(s)
Prigent, L.
Publisher
Téros, Université de Québec à Mondréal, Montréal, Canada
Citation
Téoros, Revue de Recherche en Tourisme, 2002, 21, 2, pp 40-48
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The main aim of this paper is to provide ferry passenger profiles that reflect passenger types using 2 ferry routes exiting from Gourock and Wemyss Bay ports in Scotland, UK, during regular and holiday periods. Existing passenger use and quality ratings of goods and services are assessed. The...

Author(s)
Graham, M.; Russell, V.
Publisher
Henry Stewart Publications, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2001, 7, 3, pp 221-234
Abstract

This survey of overseas visitors to London, UK, is the 22nd in a series of annual surveys commissioned every summer. The objective of the survey is to provide a detailed picture of the behaviour of overseas visitors to London during the summer, their activities and their reactions to the city. In...

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Survey among overseas visitors to London, summer 1994., 1994, pp 29 pp.
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The survey of overseas visitors to London is the twenty-first in a series of annual surveys commissioned every summer. The objective of the survey is to provide a detailed picture of the behaviour of overseas visitors to London during the summer, their activities and their reactions to the city. In ...

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Overseas visitors to London survey: summer 1993., 1994, pp vii + 30pp.

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