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This study estimated the annual carbon footprint of active sport tourists caused by snow-sport-related travel in the context of day trips, vacations, training courses, and competitions in 2015. Information about individual travel behaviour, sport profile, environmental consciousness, and...

Author(s)
Wicker, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sport & Tourism, 2018, 22, 2, pp 151-171
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The aim of this paper is to obtain clusters or tourist profiles based on tourist motivations, according to the model of Crompton. Data were collected from a sample of 859 individuals conducting a survey about travel motivations, intention of travelling, search for information, perception of...

Author(s)
Beltrán-Bueno, M. Á.; Parra-Meroño, M. C.
Publisher
Universidad de Murcia, Murcia, Spain
Citation
Cuadernos de Turismo, 2017, 39, pp 41-65, 607-609
Abstract

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...

Author(s)
Prebensen, N. K.; Altin, M.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2015, 15, Suppl. 1, pp 28-47
Abstract

This paper examines the role of international boundaries as perceived barriers to tourism. Borders that divide similar cultural groups and where few safety issues exist are the focus of this study. Qualitative data were gathered from visitors at the International Peace Garden on the USA-Canada...

Author(s)
Timothy, D. J.; Tosun, C.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2003, 24, 4, pp 411-421
Abstract

This study uses the secondary data collected in 1995 for the Canadian Tourism Commission to: (1) profile Canadians who do not really like to travel (n=303); (2) examine the differences between non-travellers who say they don't like to travel, and travellers who say they don't like to travel; and...

Author(s)
Pennington-Gray, L.; White, E.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Teaching in Travel & Tourism, 2001, 1, 4, pp 77-87