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Abstract

Today, almost half of the Finnish population has regular access to a recreational home in a rural area. As recurrent visitors, recreational home users create the potential for rural development. This study uses population survey data (collected between August 1998 and May 2000) to approach...

Author(s)
Sievänen, T.; Pouta, E.; Neuvonen, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2007, 7, 3, pp 223-242
Abstract

Visiting places associated with popular literature is increasingly prominent as a tourist practice; however little is known on how to explain the growing popularity of this phenomenon in large cities over the world. How do tourists experience contemporary cities through their participation in...

Author(s)
Es, N. van; Reijnders, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2016, 57, pp 113-125
Abstract

A review of the literature on family leisure travel indicates an emphasis on the spectacular and exotic, with little empirical investigation on everyday behaviours retained while on vacation. The present study examines possible spillovers from the home to the tourism setting by examining the...

Author(s)
Sthapit, E.; Björk, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Anatolia, 2017, 28, 2, pp 209-223