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Despite its increasing maturity in the literature, relationship marketing remains an untested concept for destination marketers. This article explores the opportunities and challenges faced by managers of destinations in their attempt to engender loyalty and repeat visitation in a product domain...

Author(s)
Fyall, A.; Callod, C.; Edwards, B.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2003, 30, 3, pp 644-659
Abstract

This book with 8 chapters presents the results of a 3-year research project on the making and consumption of places in the contemporary world. Illustrated through a case on Denmark, it considers the general arguments about the intersections of places, performances and people. It is shown that...

Author(s)
Bærenholdt, J. O.; Haldrup, M.; Larsen, J.; Urry, J.
Publisher
Ashgate Publishing Ltd., Aldershot, UK
Citation
Performing tourist places, 2004, pp xiv + 167 pp.
Abstract

This chapter proposes a demand-based Tourism Area Life Cycle (TALC) model. By taking the number of tourists as a measure of the time path of the model, it examines the theoretical underpinnings of the cycle from the visitor perspective. The model is tested through a time series analysis of the...

Author(s)
Lundtorp, S.; Wanhill, S.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
The tourism area life cycle, Volume 2: conceptual and theoretical issues, 2005, pp 138-149
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In Sweden camping tourism holds the position as one of the largest niches within the tourism accommodation sector. The camping sector represents more than 17 million or 35% of commercial overnight stays in total. On the island of Öland which is located in Kalmar county, and in Kalmar county itself...

Author(s)
Foghagen, C.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2011, 59, 4, pp 411-426
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
Abstract

The natural environment is an important element in destination choice. Regional environmental change and extreme environmental events including outbreaks of species perceived as disturbing to tourists or diminishing perceived environmental quality should consequently affect tourism. However, few...

Author(s)
Nilsson, J. H.; Gössling, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2013, 10, 1, pp 32-44
Abstract

Very complex yet highly integrated business logics characterise cruise tourism with shore excursions frequently identified as a key source of value. This paper presents a case study of cruise tourism and shore excursion planning in Copenhagen, Denmark. The aim of this paper is to investigate the...

Author(s)
Lopes, M. J.; Dredge, D.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2018, 15, 6, pp 633-652