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This article explores global citizenship through the narratives of employees of a Danish travel-related NGO. Using a narrative approach, this article unravels how employees interpret their own identity and position themselves as global citizens. Findings reveal that participants' stories reinforce...

Author(s)
Baker, H.; Dredge, D.
Publisher
Intellect Books, Bristol, UK
Citation
Hospitality and Society, 2019, 9, 1, pp 9-30
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
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Schwartz's (1992, 1994) classification of human values is applied when comparing a group of Finnish and Russian university students in terms of their environmentally and socially benign orientation, which is measured by including all three dimensions of sustainability in the measures of consumers'...

Author(s)
Komppula, R.; Honkanen, A.; Rossi, S.; Kolesnikova, N.
Publisher
Varna University of Management (ex International University College), Varna, Bulgaria
Citation
European Journal of Tourism Research, 2018, 19, pp 116-131
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
Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to analyse factors influencing the propensity to share travel experiences in social media during a trip, across a sample of Millennial and Generation Z consumers in three different countries. Design/methodology/approach: An online survey was sent to consumers...

Author(s)
Styvén, M. E.; Foster, T.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Journal of Tourism Futures, 2018, 4, 1, pp 80-92
Abstract

Music tourism, the act of travelling to places associated with music, has become part of the tourism itinerary of many European cities. Although academic interest in this phenomenon is growing, little empirical research explores the experiences of music tourists - what are music tourists looking...

Author(s)
Bolderman, L.; Reijnders, S.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourist Studies, 2017, 17, 2, pp 164-181
Abstract

Personal development has been regarded as one of the outcomes or motives of backpackers for many years. Most studies on personal development have taken the behavioral approach, where destinations (including authenticity and adventure activities) are treated as stimulus and personal development as...

Author(s)
Miao XueLing
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2016, 31, 11, pp 22-31
Abstract

Although previous research suggests that people prefer to think of themselves as being authentic (or individualistic) travellers rather than stereotyped tourists, there have been few studies investigating the external validity of such claim. This paper addresses this research gap by investigating...

Author(s)
Doran, R.; Larsen, S.; Wolff, K.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2015, 17, 6, pp 555-563
Abstract

This paper addresses the issue of the budget traveler (backpacker) as compared to mainstream tourists, highlighting travel motivations, subjective judgments of risk, tourist worries and tourists' self identifications. A total of 1880 tourists to Norway participated in the study, of which 211 were...

Author(s)
Larsen, S.; Øgaard, T.; Brun, W.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2011, 38, 2, pp 690-707
Abstract

This account describes results from a study of motor tourists characterized by an individualistic-romantic outlook, utilizing data from the Norwegian Foreign Visitor Survey. In segments of modern-day holiday travel, there seems to be dynamic cultures of individualism. Relating to this discourse,...

Author(s)
Jacobsen, J. K. S.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis AS, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2004, 4, 1, pp 5-23

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