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The Scan-Thai Travellers' Club in Norway is one of the growing numbers of organizations in Northern Europe and Japan which organizes sex-tours to Thailand. At present, a legal battle is going on between this particular operator and the women of the Norwegian Anti-Porno movement. The women are...

Citation
Women in Action (Rome), 1988, No. 2, pp 17-19
Abstract

Serologically confirmed cases of dengue fever among 24 Swedish tourists were studied retrospectively. Dengue fever was found to be the most commonly diagnosed imported arbovirus disease in Sweden during the period December 1989-November 1990. The geographical epidemiology showed that 17 of 23 who...

Author(s)
Wittesjö, B.; Eitrem, R.; Niklasson, B.
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases, 1993, 25, 6, pp 699-704
Abstract

The paper focuses on 'Taman Mini', the open air museum and exhibition centre near Jakarta, Indonesia, which follows a cultural village format. Opinions differ as to whether Taman Mini was originally (in the Suharto regime) intended for foreign tourists or to aid nation-building. After a discursive...

Author(s)
Hitchcock, M.
Citation
Indonesia and the Malay World, 1998, 26, 75, pp 124-135
Abstract

Background: The risk of malaria infection in travellers is seldom known in detail and neither is the efficacy of different prophylactic regimens, due to a lack of controlled trials. Surveillance of malaria diagnosed after return can provide data on risk and efficacy. Methods: An open case-control...

Author(s)
Kofoed, K.; Petersen, E.
Publisher
B. C. Decker Inc., Hamilton, Canada
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2003, 10, 3, pp 150-154
Abstract

This report compiles and analyses data on the budgets that national tourism organizations (NTOs) allocate to the promotion of inbound tourism as well as on their structure, functions and methods of operation in order to illustrate the various forms of NTOs and suggest possible action in the area of ...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Structures and budgets of national tourism organizations - 2004-2005, 2006, pp ix + 138 pp.
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Seakayaking.

This chapter describes the structure of the seakayaking adventure sector and presents case studies from Canada, Norway, Alaska, Fiji, Australia, New Zealand, and Thailand. For each of the seven case studies, the place, operator, activity, equipment, accommodation, statistics, access, community,...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This study explores travel motivation on thanatourism of tourists visiting the disaster-hit beach resort of Phuket and identifies differences in tourist motivation between Thais and Scandinavians and between tourists of different age and gender. The findings reveal that curiosity about the outcome...

Author(s)
Rittichainuwat, B. N.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2008, 46, 4, pp 422-432
Abstract

Japanese encephalitis (JE) virus is a mosquito-borne flavivirus, and one of the leading causes of epidemic encephalitis in Southeast Asia. Reports of symptomatic JEV encephalitis in tourists have been rare. We describe a case of symptomatic JE transmitted in 2004 during a short two-week trip to...

Author(s)
Lehtinen, V. A.; Huhtamo, E.; Siikamäki, H.; Vapalahti, O.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Clinical Virology, 2008, 43, 1, pp 93-95
Abstract

Between 2004 and 2008, around 30-60 cases of dengue fever among travelers were reported annually in Sweden. Over 75% of cases in 2005-2008 were infected when traveling to Southeast Asia, most of them in Thailand, one of the Swedes' most popular holiday destinations. Since 2007, we observed a 55%...

Author(s)
Heddini, A.; Janzon, R.; Linde, A.
Publisher
Eurosurveillance, Saint-Maurice, France
Citation
Eurosurveillance, 2009, 14, 5, pp 19111
Abstract

These proceedings discuss sustainable tourism. The proceedings consist of 50 papers on strategies for tourism development in alpine area; tourism strategy at the Transport Administration; renovation of coastal tourist destinations; creation of tourism routes for community development; relationship...

Author(s)
Brebbia, C. A.; Pineda, F. D.
Publisher
WIT Press, Southampton, UK
Citation
Sustainable tourism IV, 2010, pp 590 pp.

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