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Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to gain more insight into the phenomenon of solo travel to city destinations and attain more knowledge on the topic. Design/methodology/approach: The study employed a questionnaire consisting of qualitative and quantitative items. In all, 21 individuals (12...

Author(s)
Abbasian, S.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Cities, 2019, 5, 1, pp 35-50
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This article proposes that reactance theory can be used to better understand how tourists' perceptions of climate change affect their travel decisions. Reactance theory explains how individuals value their perceived freedom to make choices, and why they react negatively to any threats to their...

Author(s)
Font, X.; Hindley, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2017, 25, 1, pp 26-42
Abstract

Purpose - This study is an attempt to increase the understanding of the hunting tourism customer. The purpose of the paper is to explore the characteristics, motivations, values and expectations of Finnish hunting tourists, and to try to distinguish between different types among them....

Author(s)
Komppula, R.; Suni, J.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2013, 68, 1, pp 48-61
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This study explores the social dimension of sustainable tourism development in Norwegian national parks. Nasjonalparkriket ("The National Park Realm"), situated in the northern part of Oppland County, was chosen as the case study area for the empirical study. Visitors' nature orientations were...

Author(s)
Haukeland, J. V.
Publisher
Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management, Ås, Norway
Citation
Sustainable tourism development in a Norwegian National Park area: exploring social aspects, 2011, pp xiv + 170 pp.
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Cover for Ecotourism as experience-tourism.

This chapter argues that the majority of ecotourists might be interested in consuming experiences rather than sustainable journeys, and that this might also be the main factor for purchasing eco-journeys. In line with this argument, it is suggested that there is a discrepancy between ecotourist...

Author(s)
Gössling, S.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931346)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Over the years, academics have attempted to develop typologies that distinguish between various types of tourists. There is, however, general consensus that these taxonomies suffer from several weaknesses. In particular, they are based on a priori theoretical assumptions that rely on just one or...

Author(s)
Mehmetoglu, M.
Publisher
Haworth Press Inc., Binghamton, USA
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Administration, 2004, 5, 3, pp 69-90
Abstract

No attempt has yet been made to integrate studies of both visitors and local communities within the framework of rural tourism development policy. This paper addresses this gap in the literature. Drawing on a study of tourism in the Randers Fjord, a relatively underdeveloped area of rural Denmark,...

Author(s)
Hjalager, A. M.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2004, 6, 3, pp 177-188
Abstract

This study focused on individuality as expressed by German tourists in Norway. Based on the 1998 survey data obtained from 486 German tourists, German tourists were divided into two groups (those who perceived themselves as typical German tourists and those who did not). These two groups were...

Author(s)
Prebensen, N. K.; Larsen, S.; Abelsen, B.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2002, 41, 4, pp 416-420

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