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Digital technologies, including participatory Internet mapping, social media and smartphones, provide new avenues for research in outdoor recreation and tourism. The potential to reach a greater audience and collect visitation data on a broader scale, with less costs than traditional paper surveys, ...

Author(s)
Muñoz, L.; Hausner, V. H.; Monz, C. A.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Society & Natural Resources, 2019, 32, 4, pp 473-488
Abstract

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 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

The aim of this research was to investigate customer satisfaction and visitor attitudes to several aspects of service quality in equestrian (horse riding) tourism. A survey yielding 2774 responses from visitors in horse rental and horse trekking was conducted. Despite the development of methods for ...

Author(s)
Sigurđardóttir, I.; Helgadóttir, G.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2015, 15, 1/2, pp 105-121
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

I have done a survey at the World's Men Handball Championship 2013 in Madrid during two games of the Hungarian team among the Hungarian's and the opponent's fans. I was curious about how are the fans, who are coming to the World Championship, are behaving in this environment. I was also interested...

Author(s)
Vaczi, P.
Publisher
Agroinform Publishing House, Budapest, Hungary
Citation
APSTRACT: Applied Studies in Agribusiness and Commerce, 2014, 8, 4, pp 39-41
Abstract

The study aims to understand national park visitors' interests to use tourism services provided in the vicinity of Linnansaari, Seitseminen and Repovesi national parks in Southern Finland. Separate visitor groups were identified based on their use of tourism services and their intention to revisit...

Author(s)
Sievänen, T.; Neuvonen, M.; Pouta, E.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2011, 11, Suppl. 1, pp 54-73
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

Data from a visitor survey (n=1099 usable samples) on the Danish Island of Bornholm in July-September 1995 and May-June 1996 were analysed using multivariate techniques. Factor analysis of visitors' preferences and behaviour patterns indicated 3 main goals: relaxation, nature, and local culture....

Author(s)
Johns, N.; Gyimóthy, S.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2002, 40, 3, pp 316-327

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