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A research programme is currently underway in Sweden to investigate the determinants of tourism. The idea is to bring together researchers from different disciplines - sociology, psychology, economics, human geography and computer science - to study a central theme, tourism, using similar methods...

Author(s)
Nyberg, L.
Citation
Revue de Tourisme, 1992, 47, 2, pp 8-10
Abstract

The four papers that comprise the final section focus on possible future developments in tourist behaviour, attempting to throw some light on the topic by observing current tourist behaviours among the young. Papers draw on evidence from Sweden and Italy in discussing patterns of demand and...

Author(s)
Hartmann, J. (et al.)
Citation
Sociologia Urbana e Rurale, 1992, No. 38, pp 377-411
Abstract

This article explores one potential reason for the online tourism market's slower than expected growth rate. It investigates to what extent value-added services provided by websites for tour operators and travel agencies are actually perceived as important by the customer in the search and purchase ...

Author(s)
Lexhagen, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Information Technology and Tourism, 2004, 7, 2, pp 119-135
Abstract

This article demonstrates how a microsimulation model based on TDB data (Swedish Tourist Database provided by Marknadsfakta, Ǻre, Sweden) can be used to estimate the number of trips, choice of activity, and choice of destination for domestic overnight trips in Sweden using individual microdata from ...

Author(s)
Lundgren, A.; Lundevaller, E.; Müller, D. K.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2007, 11, 6, pp 349-366
Abstract

Tourism research has identified a number of factors that influence tourist behaviour, among them socio-demographic characteristics and the number of previous visits. This article argues that tourists' spatial mobility, the time period within the holiday, the characteristics of the places visited,...

Author(s)
Zillinger, M.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2008, 56, 2, pp 143-158
Abstract

A large-scale sample of food lovers accessed by an online survey, which followed a qualitative focus group study, employed the photo elicitation technique to investigate their preferences for travel experiences. This technique identified top choices both for food-related and other types of urban,...

Author(s)
Andersson, T. D.; Getz, D.; Vujicic, S.; Robinson, R. N. S.; Cavicchi, A.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2016, 22, 1, pp 55-67
Abstract

In an era of fierce competitive struggle about clients, enterprises seek information on characteristics of the main customer segments purchasing their services and goods. This knowledge is crucial to the marketing efforts of enterprises. The purpose of this research is to understand the changes in...

Author(s)
Kizielewicz, J.; Haahti, A.; Luković, T.; Gračan, D.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Economic Research-Ekonomska Istraživanja, 2017, 30, 1, pp 1003-1020
Abstract

This study addresses the need for more knowledge about the growing number of food tourists. The objective is to describe the effects of enduring food involvement on consumers' behaviour in terms of food consumption, food-related activities and travel. The theoretical concepts of involvement,...

Author(s)
Andersson, T. D.; Mossberg, L.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2017, 17, 1, pp 44-58
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
Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to analyse factors influencing the propensity to share travel experiences in social media during a trip, across a sample of Millennial and Generation Z consumers in three different countries. Design/methodology/approach: An online survey was sent to consumers...

Author(s)
Styvén, M. E.; Foster, T.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Journal of Tourism Futures, 2018, 4, 1, pp 80-92

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