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A study examining how Scandanavians' propensity to engage in cultural tourism during their vacation was influenced by certain aspects of their everday life is presented. A total of 2545 individuals aged 16 and over completed a self-administered questionnaire in Denmark, 2241 in Sweden and 2298 in...

Author(s)
Thrane, C.
Publisher
Presses de l'Université du Québec, Sainte-Foy, Canada
Citation
Loisir et Société, 2000, 23, 1, pp 217-234
Abstract

This research focused on the relationship between visitors' interest in jazz music as a motive for attending a jazz music festival in Norway, and their subsequent personal expenditures during the festival. In addition, the study examined how a number of other factors influenced the spending...

Author(s)
Thrane, C.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2002, 40, 3, pp 281-286
Abstract

This article draws attention to a neglected field in tourism research: the study of the demand for package tours. In particular, two research questions were addressed. First, the possible changes in the demand over time for package tours abroad were examined using Norwegian household expenditure...

Author(s)
Thrane, C.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2004, 9, 4, pp 343-354
Abstract

With the research on hedonic price theory serving as background, this study examined how the overall price of Norwegian sun-and-beach package tours to the Canary Islands (Spain) during the winter of 2003-04 was determined by choice of tour operator, choice of destination, hotel star rating, and a...

Author(s)
Thrane, C.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2005, 43, 3, pp 302-308
Abstract

This paper examines how a number of determinants affect students' destination choices for their summer vacation trip. By means of a multinomial regression procedure on 583 students attending a medium-sized Norwegian university college, two main findings are presented. General vacation motives and...

Author(s)
Thrane, C.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2008, 8, 4, pp 333-348
Abstract

This paper draws attention to a somewhat neglected field within tourism research, namely the production side of tourism. Set within a human capital framework, the purpose of the study is to examine if and how the variables education, work experience and the socio-demographic variables parenthood...

Author(s)
Thrane, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2008, 29, 3, pp 514-524
Abstract

Rural tourism, especially through second-home development is increasing rapidly in much of Europe, the USA and Canada offering new economic opportunities for local communities, but also challenges related to environmental impacts and differing perceptions within communities about appropriate...

Author(s)
Kaltenborn, B. P.; Andersen, O.; Nellemann, C.; Bjerke, T.; Thrane, C.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2008, 16, 6, pp 664-680
Abstract

The independent variables length of stay and travel party size are recurrent determinants of expenditures in micro level tourism studies. In most of this research it has been tacitly assumed that these variables have linear effects on tourism spending. This study, situated in a Norwegian setting,...

Author(s)
Thrane, C.; Farstad, E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2011, 32, 1, pp 46-52
Abstract

Foreign travel during summer time has gotten much attention from tourism scholars in past tourism research. This study, by contrast, scrutinizes the much less studied topic of domestic travel during winter time. In particular, the study addresses how a set of determinants affect Norwegians'...

Author(s)
Thrane, C.; Farstad, E.; Dybedal, P.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2011, 16, 6, pp 637-647
Abstract

The statistical modeling of tourists' length of stay at destinations is a topic that recently has received much attention from tourism scholars. In this regard, so-called "survival models" have been introduced as a means of studying how a set of independent variables explain variation in the number ...

Author(s)
Thrane, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management, 2012, 33, 1, pp 126-132