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The book offers an understanding of the complex and diverse legal requirements of the travel and tourism industry in Europe. Laws and regulations at the EU level are examined, as are those at ground level, with a country by country examination of the domestic provisions relating to travel and...

Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
European travel law., 1997, pp xxxii + 761 pp.
Abstract

This chapter examines tourism from Finland to Playa del Ingles on the island of Gran Canaria. A multi-stage research methodology was used, incorporating participant observation, field diarys and a questionnaire distributed to Finns arriving in Gran Canaria on a charter flight for a short-term visit ...

Author(s)
Selänniemi, T.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Hosts and guests revisited: tourism issues of the 21st century, 2001, pp 80-92
Abstract

The purpose of this article is to show that tourism always is more than a mere 'reflective' project. It also implies a 'sensuous and bodily involvement'. It is argued that being a tourist is a kind of participating in the local national representations which normally has some kind of bodily...

Author(s)
Nielsen, N. K.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Tourist Studies, 2003, 3, 1, pp 83-98
Abstract

The performance of MICE (meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions) tourism in Europe in recent years ending in 2002 is analysed, and the outlook of this tourism sector is explored. Also presented are profiles of 11 MICE destinations in Europe: Barcelona (Spain); Berlin (Germany); Brussels...

Author(s)
Cope, R.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2003, No.2, pp 3.1-3.21
Abstract

This article examines the effect of internet-based electronic markets on consumer search in the travel and tourism industry. Two Finnish experiments, conducted in September 1999 and September 2000, provide the empirical basis for the article. We address the question of whether consumer search in...

Author(s)
ÖÖrni, A.; Klein, S.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Information Technology and Tourism, 2003, 6, 1, pp 3-11
Abstract

This paper examines the effect of internet-based travel and tourism markets on pre-purchase consumer search. It specifically addresses the question of whether consumer search in electronic markets is substantially different from search in conventional markets, judged by the objectives and amount of ...

Author(s)
Öörni, A.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2004, 17, 2/3, pp 3-14
Abstract

This special issue on border tourism consists of 5 papers. The first paper introduces many of the concepts relating to borderlands in general as well as the relationship of tourism to such regions. The second paper deals with transboundary cooperation in tourism in the case of the Bothnian Arc on...

Author(s)
Ioannides, D.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2006, 8, 2, pp 99-204
Abstract

In June 2008 an outbreak of gastroenteritis was registered in Sunny Beach resort situated on the Black Sea coast in Bulgaria, affecting 14 employees of a hotel, five of whom tested positive for Salmonella Enteritidis. During June-July 2008 four sporadic S. Enteritidis cases were also reported and...

Author(s)
Petrov, P.; Parmakova, K.; Siitonen, A.; Asseva, G.; Kauko, T.; Kojouharova, M.; Kantardjiev, T.
Publisher
Eurosurveillance, Saint-Maurice, France
Citation
Eurosurveillance, 2009, 14, 8, pp 19130
Abstract

This article has two objectives: (1) to draw an international comparison regarding the acceptance of mobile travel services in three countries with different profiles when it comes to travelling and mobile telecommunications, and (2) to extend relevant literature on mobile applications, more...

Author(s)
Bouwman, H.; Carlsson, C.; Lopez-Nicolas, C.; McKenna, B.; Molina-Castillo, F.; Tuunanen, T.; Walden, P.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Information Technology and Tourism, 2011, 13, 2, pp 57-74
Abstract

The aim of the study was to examine the impact of perceived risk on travel behavior and information search, and explore the mediating effect of tourist type. The results based on a quantitative survey of Finnish travelers' show how risk-prudent and risk-aversive tourists use specific types of...

Author(s)
Björk, P.; Kauppinen-Räisänen, H.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2011, 11, 3, pp 306-323

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