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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

This paper contrasts distribution systems in various European countries (UK, Germany, Scandinavia, France, Italy, and Spain) and identifies differences between Northern and Southern Europe. It is indicated that there are pronounced differences in approaches to holiday taking in Europe. In Northern...

Author(s)
Casarin, F.
Publisher
Continuum, London, UK
Citation
Tourism distribution channels: practices, issues and transformations, 2001, pp 137-150
Abstract

Estimates of U.S. demand for travel to Western Europe (including the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Spain, Austria and Denmark) are calculated using a gradual switching regression procedure (GSRP) based on the U.S. annual data of visits from 1960-85. The two benefits of this procedure...

Author(s)
Gallet, C. A.; Braun, B. M.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2001, 28, 2, pp 503-507
Abstract

This paper explores travel interest structures or tourism styles among Norwegian holiday-makers (n=527) in coastal Mallorca, Spain. The main focus is on the diversity of such holiday tours that are often treated en masse. Principal component analysis is employed to identify the characteristics of...

Author(s)
Jacobsen, J. K. S.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis AS, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2002, 2, 1, pp 49-78
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 paper presents a detailed review of the European bus and coach travel sector, emphasizing the trends during the period 1970-2000, the EU policy framework for road-based passenger transport, and its effect on the sector. A series of country case studies (UK, France, Germany, Sweden, Denmark,...

Author(s)
Page, S. J.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2003, No.3, pp 1-36
Abstract

This paper reports results from two quasi experiments and one field experiment. The first study was performed before and during the Iraq war (Spring 2003), applying a within-subjects design. Participants rated their desire to undertake trips to various destinations and they estimated risks linked...

Author(s)
Larsen, S.; Brun, W.; Øgaard, T.; Selstad, L.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2011, 11, 3, pp 268-285
Abstract

While utilisation of electronic social media is increasingly relevant as tourism practices, there is still a deficiency of empirical research on tourists' creation and use of various types of online content. This study maps and explores Scandinavian tourists' perceptions of Web 1.0 and Web 2.0...

Author(s)
Munar, A. M.; Jacobsen, J. K. S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2013, 13, 1, pp 1-19
Abstract

The book examines the concept of luxury and its meaning across tourism, events and hospitality globally. Packed with case studies, it investigates how the idea of luxury is changing in response to a variety factors, such as social change, technological innovation and the challenge of...

Author(s)
Swarbrooke, J.
Publisher
Goodfellow Publishers Limited, Oxford, UK
Citation
The meaning of luxury in tourism, hospitality and events, 2018, pp 256 pp.

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