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Tourism in northern Canada and northern Scandinavia within the Arctic Circle is discussed. A conceptual model of tourist space is used to show that leisure space is characterized by a declining intensity of leisure use the farther consumers move away from the consumer's generating home base.

Author(s)
Lundgren, J. O.
Citation
Occasional Paper, Department of Geography, Trent University, Peterborough, Canada, 1986, No. 11, pp 187-198
Abstract

This thesis is based on 5 publications, which are reprinted together with a 48-page overview of the entire study. Sandfly fever (SF) was studied among Swedish UN soldiers in Cyprus, Swedish tourists and indigenous Cypriots. 11 of 298 (4%) UN soldiers had a SF virus infection caused by the Sicilian...

Author(s)
Eitrem, R.
Publisher
Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Sandfly fever: epidemiological, clinical and virological studies., 1991, pp 99 pp.
Abstract

This paper examines the extent to which households, as tourists, form their perception of future free access to the natural environment, in a specific tourist area where uncertainty prevails, with respect to both future free access and future personal use. In addition, it discusses whether the...

Author(s)
Bostedt, G.
Publisher
Institutionen för Skogsekonomi (Department of Forest Economics), Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet, Umeǻ, Sweden
Citation
Arbetsrapport - Institutionen för Skogsekonomi, Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet, 1992, No. 158, pp 30 pp.
Abstract

Denmark's tourism industry is showing healthy growth, with an increase of 9.1% in total bednights in 1990 and an 11.5% increase in foreign visitors. Figures have received a boost from the opening up of Eastern Europe, particularly due to visitors from Poland and the former East Germany. This market ...

Author(s)
Bywater, M.
Citation
International Tourism Reports, 1992, No.1, pp 32-51
Abstract

The description 'cruise ferry', which is increasingly used in both the ferry and cruise industries, has its origins firmly in the Baltic where a new market, initially unexpected, has developed into one of the major traffic generators and revenue earners in the passenger shipping industry. About 10...

Author(s)
Peisley, T.
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 1992, No. 4, pp 5-26
Abstract

Taking the tourism system and its various components as a starting point, a study has been made of video films employed in charter tour operators' marketing operations. The objective of the study was to achieve an understanding of what is communicated between each organization and the viewer, the...

Author(s)
Hanefors, M.; Larsson, L.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1993, 14, 1, pp 27-33
Abstract

Serologically confirmed cases of dengue fever among 24 Swedish tourists were studied retrospectively. Dengue fever was found to be the most commonly diagnosed imported arbovirus disease in Sweden during the period December 1989-November 1990. The geographical epidemiology showed that 17 of 23 who...

Author(s)
Wittesjö, B.; Eitrem, R.; Niklasson, B.
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases, 1993, 25, 6, pp 699-704
Abstract

The underlying assumption of this study is that differences in value systems will influence activity preferences of tourists visiting a destination. Personal values have long been considered an important variable for market segmentation. Single values may be grouped on the basis of their importance ...

Author(s)
Madrigal, R.; Kahle, L. R.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1994, 32, 3, pp 22-28
Abstract

This chapter describes the nature and extent of tourism on Svalbard archipelago, situated about 1000km north of the Norwegian mainland, with an emphasis on the tourist experience itself. General statistics will be complemented by the results of preliminary investigation carried out among visitors...

Author(s)
Viken, A.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Polar tourism: tourism in the Arctic and Antarctic regions., 1995, pp 73-84
Abstract

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

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