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Abstract

Tourism in northern Canada and northern Scandinavia within the Arctic Circle is discussed. A conceptual model of tourist space is used to show that leisure space is characterized by a declining intensity of leisure use the farther consumers move away from the consumer's generating home base.

Author(s)
Lundgren, J. O.
Citation
Occasional Paper, Department of Geography, Trent University, Peterborough, Canada, 1986, No. 11, pp 187-198
Abstract

Leisure, sports, and recreational activities can be a means of facilitating well-being and coherence in the lives of immigrants. The purpose of the present research is to learn how leisure and sport behaviours were integrated into Finnish immigrants' lives and affected by their immigration...

Author(s)
Heinonen, T.; Harvey, C. D. H.; Fox, K. M.
Publisher
Wilfrid Laurier University Press, Waterloo, Canada
Citation
Leisure/Loisir, 2005, 29, 2, pp 275-300
Abstract

Family travel receives growing attention from both the travel industry and academia, but they ignore a vital segment of the family holiday: nuclear families that travel with young children. This study investigated the motivations that drive this market segment to take vacations as a starting point...

Author(s)
Li MiMi; Wang Dan; Xu WenQing; Mao ZhenXing
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2017, 34, 8, pp 1047-1057