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This study focused on individuality as expressed by German tourists in Norway. Based on the 1998 survey data obtained from 486 German tourists, German tourists were divided into two groups (those who perceived themselves as typical German tourists and those who did not). These two groups were...

Author(s)
Prebensen, N. K.; Larsen, S.; Abelsen, B.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2002, 41, 4, pp 416-420
Abstract

Tourists' expression of a destination visited are of relevance when discussing images of places, branding, and questions concerning how to "measure" the destination. This study focuses on tourists' own expressions of what destinations they have visited recently. Respondents (n=1154), Norwegian ...

Author(s)
Prebensen, N. K.
Publisher
Haworth Press Inc., Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Leisure Marketing, 2005, 12, 3, pp 63-85
Abstract

Only travel and leisure motives with some degree of stability are likely to contribute to predictions of travel choice or behaviour. Eight motive scales, based on previous research and consultations with a travel company, were used in a survey of outbound tourists from Norway (n=243). Their...

Author(s)
Prebensen, N. K.; Kleiven, J.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2005, 10, 3, pp 233-245
Abstract

The aim of this study is to carry out a segmentation of motivations for tourists travelling on a pre-arranged tour heading for warmer weather. The study is based on data collected from Norwegian outbound charter tourists (n=1222) on pre-arranged tours. Employing a factor-cluster market segmentation ...

Author(s)
Prebensen, N. K.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2005, 19, 4, pp 27-40
Abstract

In a comprehensive survey of Norwegian charter tourists (N=1222), the relationships between tourists' motives for travelling, their definition of holiday type, and their behaviour are examined among two different groups of tourists. The first group, the "decision makers," actually made the travel...

Author(s)
Prebensen, N. K.; Kleiven, J.
Publisher
Haworth Press Inc., Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Hospitality & Leisure Marketing, 2006, 14, 1, pp 75-97
Abstract

This work evaluates diverse explorative techniques as tools to identify tourist image perceptions of distant places. The findings demonstrate the importance of employing various techniques in recognising peoples' knowledge and opinions of places as a first step in analysing tourist images. Further, ...

Author(s)
Prebensen, N. K.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2007, 28, 3, pp 747-756
Abstract

Valuecreation as a result of stakeholders' participation and involvement is explored in network and cocreation frameworks. The study analyzes seven various stakeholder groups and their purposes for, and structures in, joining an event in the High North. In addition, the study examines the...

Author(s)
Prebensen, N. K.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2010, 14, 1, pp 37-52
Abstract

The overall goal of this study is to explore the relative importance different groups of tourists give to the vacation experience phases (pretrip, en-route, and on-site experiences). By clustering the tourist by their motivation and subsequently testing the relative importance given to the various...

Author(s)
Prebensen, N. K.; Woo, E. J.; Chen, J. S.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2012, 17, 5, pp 617-627
Abstract

Domestic tourism represents an attractive market for most countries, in particular for high-cost countries such as Norway. Based on this market's notable size and financial potential, tourism marketers are aiming to attract residents to experience their country's tourism offerings. By identifying...

Author(s)
Prebensen, N. K.; Tkaczynski, A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2012, 17, 6, pp 733-745
Abstract

Nature-based tourism is perceived as a substantial and growing market for many countries such as Australia, New Zealand, and Norway. However, despite detailed research into the analysis of motivations and activity preferences of tourists after a tourist experience, little research has been...

Author(s)
Tkaczynski, A.; Prebensen, N. K.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2012, 17, 2, pp 181-193

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