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The relationship between intensity of transmission and duration of exposure to risks of contracting malaria by travellers to malarious countries is discussed, and new figures are given for case incidence among totals of 621 travellers who took no prophylaxis and 15 689 who took (any) prophylaxis...

Author(s)
Stürchler, D.; Naef, U.; Fernex, M.; Mittelholzer, M. L.; Reber, R. M.; Steffen, R.
Citation
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 1990, 84, 6, pp 780
Abstract

During the nineteenth century the Balkan countries became the subject of a rather romantic fascination for the public at large. This has had important consequences for the way in which the region has been viewed since then, and the creation of this image has had an impact on many aspects of West...

Publisher
Bradford University Press, Bradford, UK
Citation
Black lambs and grey falcons: women travellers in the Balkans., 1991, pp xxv + 216pp.
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This review outlines the combination of methods recommended for the prevention of malaria in travellers. These include prevention of mosquito bites (mosquito nets, insecticides and repellents), chemoprophylaxis and relevant information provided to travel agents and tour operators.

Author(s)
Baudon, D.
Citation
Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, 1993, 44, 3, pp 246-249
Abstract

The results of a survey of 556 international travellers carried out in Ferrara, Italy, between September 1, 1992 and August 31, 1994, are reported. 479 were tourists, 56 travelled in connection with their work and 6 were students; 542 were Italian nationals. Of 239 travellers to Africa, 101...

Author(s)
Cova, M.; Buriani, O.; Bicocchi, R.; Ghinelli, F.; Libanore, M.
Citation
Igiene Moderna, 1995, 104, 5, pp 833-848
Abstract

The findings of an exploratory study defining the restaurant expectations of travellers who stop at visitor information centres in the USA are reported. Using data collected from 2712 summer travellers who were travelling on an interstate road and stopped at a visitor centre en route, four factors...

Author(s)
Gregoire, M. B.; Shanklin, C. W.; Greathouse, K. R.; Tripp, C.
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 1995, 4, 2, pp 41-50
Abstract

This study examines the service quality expectations and evaluation levels of a sample of 600 backpacker visitors to the Wet Tropics World Heritage area of Cairns, Australia. It was found that service quality ideals were generally rated more highly than evaluations among these visitors. Older...

Author(s)
Ross, G. F.
Citation
Visions in Leisure and Business, 1995, 14, 2, pp 24-42
Abstract

The aim of this study was to describe the incidence of notified travel-associated infectious illness in the UK, the extent and sources of travel health advice, and the nature of risk-avoiding behaviour in that population. A questionnaire survey was carried out of 190 consecutive notifications of...

Author(s)
Packham, C. J.
Citation
Journal of Public Health Medicine, 1995, 17, 2, pp 217-222
Abstract

Clinical manifestations, epidemiological information and laboratory findings are described for a series of 18 Israeli travellers who tested serologically positive for dengue in 1994-95. All the patients in the series contracted the disease in Southeast Asia, mostly in Thailand, but also in India;...

Author(s)
Schwartz, E.; Mendelson, E.; Sidi, Y.
Citation
American Journal of Medicine, 1996, 101, 5, pp 516-520
Abstract

This book brings together contributions from medical specialists, social scientists and health professionals who share a common interest in travel and health. Part one includes contributions from specialists in travel medicine, focusing on two specific health issues, diarrhoeal illness and...

Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Health and the international tourist., 1996, pp xxii + 302 pp.
Abstract

In 1979, Taiwan's government relaxed its ban on overseas travel, and in 1987, permitted residents to travel to mainland China to visit relatives. In 1994, 4.74 million people travelled abroad, about 22% of Taiwan's total population. The article reviews government outbound tourism policies and...

Author(s)
Huang ChunTe; Yung ChiYeh; Huang JenHung
Citation
Tourism Management, 1996, 17, 3, pp 223-228

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