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In the last 20 years changes have taken place which have altered the decision-making process in families - family democracy is clearly in the ascendant. The family has evolved into what business research calls a decision-making unit. This general trend probably also has consequences for holiday...

Author(s)
Bronner, F.; Hoog, R. de
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2008, 29, 5, pp 967-979
Abstract

Vacationers not only read and use information from the Internet during their choice process, but also post information on the Internet. This posted information is described as eWOM (electronic word of mouth). The central questions are, which type of vacationers do post, with which motivations do...

Author(s)
Bronner, F.; Hoog, R. de
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2011, 50, 1, pp 15-26
Abstract

Recently, the consumer was hit hard by the consequences of the global economic crisis, which still has effects on tourists' spending. These effects are investigated using a general framework linking crises/disasters to individual tourist behavior. In 2010, data were collected in the Netherlands...

Author(s)
Bronner, F.; Hoog, R. de
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2012, 39, 2, pp 1048-1069
Abstract

Purpose - The consumer is currently feeling the consequences of the global economic crisis, leading to decreased spending by tourists. An important economizing strategy appears to be that vacationers do not give up their holiday but are likely to travel closer to home, a phenomenon called...

Author(s)
Bronner, F.; Hoog, R. de
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2013, 7, 1, pp 28-41
Abstract

The subject of this study concerns individual vacationers' reactions to the global economic crisis. This crisis is lasting longer than expected, resulting in Europe in a "double dip". Vacationers can use different strategies to cope with this crisis: from pruning (giving up the vacation) via...

Author(s)
Bronner, F.; Hoog, R. de
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2014, 40, pp 330-337
Abstract

This article addresses tourist demand during the persisting economic downturn between 2008 and 2013, within the context of expenditures on other consumer goods, taking into account different types of vacations and focusing on the "why" of the development of this demand over time. The research...

Author(s)
Bronner, F.; Hoog, R. de
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2016, 55, 2, pp 190-204
Abstract

Economizing and spending priorities on different types of vacations are investigated during two periods: an economic downturn and returning prosperity. Two nation-wide samples of vacationers are used: one during a downturn, the other one at the start of the recovery period. Through comparing the...

Author(s)
Bronner, F.; Hoog, R. de
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2017, 56, 7, pp 839-853