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Ancestral tourism and amateur genealogy are popular phenomena, driving members of diasporas to reconnect with their ancestral roots and discover family histories. Tourism researchers have not yet paid much attention to Scandinavian countries as ancestral destinations. After waves of emigration,...

Author(s)
Mehtiyeva, A.; Prince, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2020, 20, 1, pp 85-103
Abstract

Tourist satisfaction, their willingness to recommend and to return to a destination represent the basic goals of a tourist destination. Low cost carriers contributed to improved accessibility of destinations, and their business model has led to lowering the prices and attracted new tourist...

Author(s)
Vidić, G.; Miočić, B. K.; Žnidar, K.
Publisher
Faculty of Economics, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Acta Turistica, 2019, 31, 1, pp 35-68
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pilgrim tourist motivations in religious heritage, culture and art.

This chapter focuses on the motivations of tourists to visit pilgrim destinations, thereby connecting medieval heritage, art and personal narratives. The chapter further illustrates the role of medieval pilgrim heritage, art and narrative, in modern management of pilgrim tourism in Scandinavia.

Author(s)
Lidén, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394163)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

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
Abstract

Domestic and international tourists to Norway were compared concerning revisit intentions, Word of Mouth propensity (WoM), satisfaction and expenditures. Data from five large surveys were analysed. Results indicate that domestic tourists in Norway have higher revisit intentions, higher...

Author(s)
Larsen, S.; Wolff, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2019, 19, 4/5, pp 422-428
Abstract

This article incorporates fans and the fan experience into the study of music tourism, expanding beyond live performances and cultural heritage. The study empirically describes today's ABBA tourists to Sweden in terms of their involvement, social identity, online practices, and travel motives and...

Author(s)
Lexhagen, M.; Lundberg, C.; Chekalina, T.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Popular Culture (Boston), 2019, 52, 6, pp 1408-1432
Abstract

This article examines push and pull motivations of hunting tourists - those hunters who travel outside their usual hunting area - as well as push motivations differences between regular hunters and hunting tourists. An online survey was used to collect 557 responses from Finnish hunters. Principal...

Author(s)
Suni, J.; Pesonen, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2019, 19, 2, pp 175-191
Abstract

To best reap the benefits that events provide for host communities and firms, understanding attendance motivations has become a hot topic for researchers and marketers. Most research has focused on tourists' motivations, with less attention paid to local residents and even less to comparing the...

Author(s)
Dragin-Jensen, C.; Schnittka, O.; Feddersen, A.; Kottemann, P.; Rezvani, Z.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2018, 18, Suppl. 1, pp S87-S100
Abstract

This study examines the assumption that tendencies to dissociate oneself from other tourists relate to the desire to position own characteristics (using travel motives as an example) in a positive light. Results suggest that tourists tend to perceive themselves to be different to other tourists...

Author(s)
Doran, R.; Larsen, S.; Wolff, K.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2018, 18, 2, pp 260-265
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Cover for Rural well-being tourism in Northern Europe - providing opportunities to enhance quality of life.

This chapter examines rural well-being tourism as a form of tourism that enhances tourists' quality of life (QoL). It presents data collected in five Northern European countries, namely Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Denmark. The goal is to examine motivations and activity preferences of...

Author(s)
Konu, H.; Pesonen, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390455)
Type
Book chapter

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