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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

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

Qualitative data were gathered from 35 families visiting the Legoland tourist attraction in Billund, Denmark. Analysis employed a framework based upon established "push" and "pull" factors for tourism and leisure, but also took into account sociological changes in family structure and process. It...

Author(s)
Johns, N.; Gyimóthy, S.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis AS, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2003, 3, 1, pp 3-23
Abstract

This chapter maps the differences in time-space use/consumption among different groups of visitors in protected areas during winter. It is based on two questionnaire surveys, conducted in the winter of 2001-02, among visitors in the state reserve of Hauts-Plateaux du Vercors in southern France and...

Author(s)
Dupuis, L.; Müller, D. K.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Nature-based tourism in peripheral areas: development or disaster?, 2005, pp 91-104
Abstract

The purpose of the current inquiry was to develop a typology of nature tourists based on trip activities. Data were collected by means of a questionnaire at two nature-based attractions located in Northern Norway. The results indicated that the trip activity segmentation criterion enabled the...

Author(s)
Mehmetoglu, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2007, 28, 3, pp 651-660
Abstract

This article demonstrates how a microsimulation model based on TDB data (Swedish Tourist Database provided by Marknadsfakta, Ǻre, Sweden) can be used to estimate the number of trips, choice of activity, and choice of destination for domestic overnight trips in Sweden using individual microdata from ...

Author(s)
Lundgren, A.; Lundevaller, E.; Müller, D. K.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Elmsford, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2007, 11, 6, pp 349-366
Abstract

This paper investigates the relationship between four groups of trip activities and the daily expenditures of a sample of visitors (n=162) at two nature-based attractions in Northern Norway. The paper also examines some other potential factors by adopting a widely utilized two-fold segmentation...

Author(s)
Mehmetoglu, M.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2007, 15, 2, pp 200-215
Abstract

This study explores protected areas as attractions and their influence on tourists ' behaviour. The importance of differing protection status (national parks, world heritage sites, and biosphere reserves) is discussed. Data come from surveys conducted in protected areas in the Swedish mountain...

Author(s)
Reinius, S. W.; Fredman, P.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2007, 34, 4, pp 839-854
Abstract

Many national parks around the world are major tourist attractions. While increases in national park tourism provides business opportunities, there are several economic, social and ecological aspects that need to be monitored in order to sustain high quality visitor experiences. This paper reports ...

Author(s)
Fredman, P.; Friberg, L. H.; Emmelin, L.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2007, 10, 1, pp 87-95
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

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