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This paper introduces a first step towards analysing tourist travel choice in situations where tourists may: (i) temporally separate their choice of different components of the travel package, e.g. tourists may choose travel destination before accommodation, and (ii) face a structure of constraints ...

Author(s)
Dellaert, B. G. C.; Ettema, D. F.; Lindh, C.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1998, 19, 4, pp 313-320
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

The paper focuses on the transactions connected to the distribution of a round trip product. Specifically, the elaboration embraces the transfer of service quality specifications within the complicated production and distribution process and how service quality perceptions of the end-users can be...

Author(s)
Jensen, Ø.
Publisher
Continuum, London, UK
Citation
Tourism distribution channels: practices, issues and transformations, 2001, pp 119-134
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 study combines visitor benefit estimates, by means of the contingent valuation method (CVM), with an application of a wilderness purism index to outdoor recreation management. Swedish summer visitors (n=1,016) to a mountainous wilderness area in central Sweden and eastern Norway are surveyed...

Author(s)
Fredman, P.; Emmelin, L.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2001, 7, 1, pp 5-20
Abstract

Drawing from a large database of visitors to an island destination (Bornholm) in the Baltic Sea, this study employed a flexibility approach to identifying the destination's most valuable visitor segments as well as the destination's relative ability to satisfy each of them. Results of a series of...

Author(s)
Mykletun, R. J.; Crotts, J. C.; Mykletun, A.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2001, 22, 5, pp 493-500
Abstract

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

This study investigated the power of fear evoked by advertisement photos in tourism advertisements, using data obtained from a survey of 386 tourists in Norway in 2001. The basic assumption was that advertisement photos portraying a risky holiday situation could influence tourists' attitudes...

Author(s)
Hem, L. E.; Iversen, N. M.; Nysveen, H.
Publisher
Haworth Hospitality Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2002, 13, 4, pp 1-26
Abstract

This bulletin presents a brief overview of international tourism in Scandinavian countries (Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden), and describes the characteristics of outbound travel and the profile of travellers in this region. Data (for 1999) are presented about the source market, destination,...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Special Report - World Tourism Organization, 2002, No.21, pp 48 pp.
Abstract

This research note examines the changes in mountain tourism in Sweden during the last 20 years (1980-2000), asking in which areas mountain tourism is increasing or decreasing, what the changes in different activity participation rates are, and what might account for those changes. It is indicated...

Author(s)
Fredman, P.; Heberlein, T. A.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2003, 30, 2, pp 485-488

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