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The aim of the present study was to investigate how hotel guests sleep and the factors that typically disturb sleep when staying in hotels. A total of 2504 respondents for the survey were recruited through a link in a national online newspaper. They were asked to provide information about...

Author(s)
Pallesen, S.; Larsen, S.; Bjorvatn, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2016, 16, 3, pp 243-253
Abstract

This article examines high Arctic summer tourists' weather perceptions and tolerances. Given that global warming strikes Arctic regions more forcefully than other parts of the world, an improved understanding of visitors' weather perceptions and responses is imperative for tourism operations in...

Author(s)
Denstadli, J. M.; Jacobsen, J. K. S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2014, 14, 1, pp 80-99
Abstract

Many national parks around the world are major tourist attractions. While increases in national park tourism provides business opportunities, there are several economic, social and ecological aspects that need to be monitored in order to sustain high quality visitor experiences. This paper reports...

Author(s)
Fredman, P.; Friberg, L. H.; Emmelin, L.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2007, 10, 1, pp 87-95
Abstract

This article examines how the concept of authenticity is perceived by solitary travellers in the Norwegian Lofoten Islands. Its aim is twofold. First, it provides a literature review on authenticity that calls for further empirical investigation. Second, it explores how tourists themselves come to...

Author(s)
Mehmetoglu, M.; Olsen, K.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Culture & Communication, 2002, 4, 3, pp 137-152
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
Abstract

Questionnaire surveys were conducted in Joensuu (spring 1995) and Salo (autumn 1996), Finland, to study the residents' attitudes towards and the perceived benefits related to the use and existence of urban forests. A total of 500 residents between 15 and 75 years of age was randomly chosen. The...

Author(s)
Tyrväinen, L.
Publisher
Academic Press, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Environmental Management, 2001, 62, 1, pp 75-92
Abstract

Two national surveys in Denmark have shown that information on why a given forest management practice has been implemented (e.g. fencing) can make that specific practice more acceptable to the forest visitor. In addition, different ways of disseminating information are investigated. The surveys on...

Author(s)
Jensen, F. S.
Citation
Forestry (Oxford), 2000, 73, 2, pp 165-172

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