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A study was carried out to investigate the attitudes and behaviour of Danes to Norway as a holiday resort (summer and winter). The paper presents the major findings of the study and describes some of the techniques applied, particularly at the sampling stage. In order to reduce costs and still have ...

Author(s)
Tallhaug, K. J.; Rohme, N.
Publisher
ESOMAR, European Society for Opinion and Marketing Research, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Seminar on the importance of research in the tourism industry. Helsinki (Finland) 8th-11th June 1983, 1983, pp 117-134
Abstract

In one of the first comparative studies of its kind into the socioeconomic impacts of tourism in Scandinavia, three host communities, Hemsedal in Norway, Sälen in Sweden and Blokhus in Denmark, were studied. All the communities, once dominated by farming and small scale industry and now the...

Author(s)
Haukeland, J. V.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1984, 5, 3, pp 207-214
Abstract

Better tools are needed for the analyses of the consequences for tourism and recreation in scenic areas of intrusive developments. The report reviews central concepts and methods for such analyses and it describes the effects of a large hydroelectric power station in a tourism area, the Aurland...

Author(s)
Teigland, J.
Publisher
Telemarksforsking, Bø, Telemark, Norway
Citation
Konsekvenser av naturinngrep for fritidsbruken av natur: erfaringer fra kraftutbygging i Aurlandsdalen., 1994, pp 124 pp.
Abstract

Information about the users' beliefs and attitudes regarding attributes of the recreational environment is a necessary part of a management aimed at providing quality experiences. This issue was addressed in a study of 400 local residents (76% response rate), 600 cabin owners (66% response rate)...

Author(s)
Meyer, R. A.
Citation
Norsk Geografisk Tidsskrift, 1997, 51, 2, pp 103-121
Abstract

This study uses choice modelling to identify the tradeoffs residents are willing to make with respect to tourism's impacts. A sample of 391 residents from the municipality of Allinge-Gudhjem, Denmark were confronted with a choice of 16 choices about the impacts of tourism including job creation,...

Author(s)
Lindberg, K.; Dellaert, B. G. C.; Rassing, C. R.
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 1999, 26, 3, pp 554-569
Abstract

This study examines parts of holiday makers' own perspectives on some of the central aspects of their holidays, utilizing data from a survey conducted on selected charter flights on their return to Norway from six airports in the Mediterranean countries in the 1989 summer season. 1502 responses...

Author(s)
Jacobsen, J. K. S.
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2000, 27, 2, pp 284-300
Abstract

This chapter identifies the locally divisive issues and is instructive as an illustration of the role of local power and the political process in Ulvik, Norway. The paper describes the perceptions of residents of Ulvik on the growing tourist industry. Tourism-related activities and conflicts...

Author(s)
Puijk, R.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Hosts and guests revisited: tourism issues of the 21st century, 2001, pp 175-183
Abstract

A study was conducted to determine how tourists behave and their pre-trip image of Finland from a sample survey (n=366) of the new middle class in St. Petersburg and Vsevolzhski, Russia [date not given]. Using SPSS statistical program, the results indicated that respondents' image of Finland is not ...

Author(s)
Suvilehto, K.; Borg, P.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2001, 28, 2, pp 500-503
Abstract

This paper examines attitudes among 47 senior managers in the Danish tourism industry to whom prime responsibility lies for promoting sustainable tourism practices. The opinions of these senior industry managers are also reported on incentives and obstacles to the adoption of sustainable tourism...

Author(s)
Bramwell, B.; Alletorp, L.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2001, 3, 2, pp 91-103
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

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