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A survey of 12 908 North American subjects (86% response rate) identified their most recent holiday experience and built up a demographic profile of tourists, trip planning behaviour, evaluative ratings of various holiday types and participation in cruising as a specific holiday type. In particular ...

Author(s)
Moscardo, G.; Morrison, A. M.; Cai, L. A.; Nadkarni, N.; O'Leary, J. T.
Citation
Journal of Tourism Studies, 1996, 7, 2, pp 54-63
Abstract

This paper aims to analyse the current state of eco-touristic destinations in the Transylvanian region of Romania, with special attention on the supply and characteristics of ecological tours and its impact on the local community, the environment and the economy. The analysis, in the first place,...

Author(s)
Gál, T.
Publisher
University of Huelva, Huelva, Spain
Citation
Enlightening Tourism: A Pathmaking Journal (ET), 2018, 8, 1, pp 26-46
Abstract

This paper explores the travel experiences of youth tourists in cultural heritage destinations, focusing on how their perceptions and motivation affect their travel behaviour. Although, several studies have been conducted to examine the travel experience of youth tourists, the literature that...

Author(s)
Boukas, N.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Anthropology, 2013, 3, 1, pp 3-27
Abstract

Purpose: Focuses on the social and demographic features of inbound and outbound Russian travelers, in particular, on target groups of travelers and the challenges they face in Russia. Design/methodology/approach: Draws on analysis of Synovate Comcon Russian Target Group Index and TNS Marketing...

Author(s)
Kalabikhina, I. E.; Shishalov, D.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2016, 8, 3, pp 287-295
Abstract

This thesis uses a linear structural relationship (LISREL) approach to examine the impact of tour packaging, visitor characteristics, and trip attributes on preference, expenditure and satisfaction among the international tourists visiting Kenya for holidays. Using data from 1566 tourists (1169...

Author(s)
Odunga, P. O.
Publisher
Wageningen Universiteit (Wageningen University), Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Choice of attractions, expenditure and satisfaction of international tourists to Kenya, 2005, pp xi + 193 pp.
Abstract

Background: The medical tourism industry, which assists patients with accessing non-emergency medical care abroad, has grown rapidly in recent years. A lack of reliable data about medical tourism makes it difficult to create policy, health system, and public health responses to address the...

Author(s)
Johnston, R.; Crooks, V. A.; Adams, K.; Snyder, J.; Kingsbury, P.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Public Health, 2011, 11, 416, pp (31 May 2011)
Abstract

Tourism demand is mainly generated by environmental assets, natural beauties, and cultural heritage. To perpetuate the tourism demand these assets, potentials must be preserved for forthcoming generations. This vicious cycle leads us to the importance of use and preservation balance approach and...

Author(s)
Tore, E. O.; Cevık, G.; Gokdemır, M.; Eren, Z. O.; Korkmaz, Z.
Publisher
Balkan Environmental Association (BENA), Thessaloniki, Greece
Citation
Journal of Environmental Protection and Ecology, 2012, 13, 2, pp 628-642
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Community-based tourism for conservation and women's development.

An examination of the role of women in community-based mountain tourism is presented, focusing in particular on the pronounced gender imbalance in tourism decision-making in villages in Nepal. Despite their participation in caring for tourists as guests to their villages, women are often excluded...

Author(s)
Lama, W. B.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993911)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This article provides general background on the development of tourism in Antarctica and environmental concerns raised by it. However, the major part of it reports on and interprets the results from a survey of tourists visiting Antarctica on a cruise ship. Particular attention is given to the...

Author(s)
Tisdell, C.
Publisher
University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Citation
Working Paper - Economics, Ecology and the Environment, School of Economics, University of Queensland, 2010, No.173, pp 47 pp.
Abstract

Pilgrimage Tourism, one of the oldest forms of travelling, is the largest tourism sector in India; annually more than 70% of domestic tourist movement is for religious purposes which comes to 250 million pilgrims (Jachowski, 2000, Singh, 2016) and accounts for 20% of the revenue generated in the ...

Author(s)
Pillai, S. K. B.; Kaustubh Kamat; Scaglione, M.; D'Mello, C.; Weiermair, K.
Publisher
Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin, Irish Republic
Citation
International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage, 2017, 5, 1, pp 56-77

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