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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

Over the years, academics have attempted to develop typologies that distinguish between various types of tourists. There is, however, general consensus that these taxonomies suffer from several weaknesses. In particular, they are based on a priori theoretical assumptions that rely on just one or...

Author(s)
Mehmetoglu, M.
Publisher
Haworth Press Inc., Binghamton, USA
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Administration, 2004, 5, 3, pp 69-90
Abstract

Many commentators have examined the airline industry's 'impacts' on the environment but not the internal management 'processes' used to develop company environmental policies. This paper argues that environmental management tools need to take into consideration the complex, value-laden setting in...

Author(s)
Lynes, J. K.; Dredge, D.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2006, 14, 2, pp 116-138
Abstract

This paper gives an overview of the various kinds of nature tourism practised at five different nature destinations in Iceland: Mývatn, the national parks Skaftafell and Jökulsárgljúfur, and the Highland destinations Landmannalaugar and Lónsöroefi. The study analyses visitors' experiences, types of ...

Author(s)
Sæpórsdóttir, A. D.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2010, 12, 1, pp 25-52
Abstract

Studies of people involved in accidents and disasters have usually focused on traumatic effects. In contrast this paper summarizes two studies of travelers exposed to the effects of natural disasters where luck is a pivotal theme. Participants in the first study were 85 Norwegian tourists,...

Author(s)
Teigen, K. H.; Glad, K. A.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2011, 11, 3, pp 237-249
Abstract

This paper reports results from two quasi experiments and one field experiment. The first study was performed before and during the Iraq war (Spring 2003), applying a within-subjects design. Participants rated their desire to undertake trips to various destinations and they estimated risks linked...

Author(s)
Larsen, S.; Brun, W.; Øgaard, T.; Selstad, L.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2011, 11, 3, pp 268-285
Abstract

The aim of the study was to examine the impact of perceived risk on travel behavior and information search, and explore the mediating effect of tourist type. The results based on a quantitative survey of Finnish travelers' show how risk-prudent and risk-aversive tourists use specific types of...

Author(s)
Björk, P.; Kauppinen-Räisänen, H.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2011, 11, 3, pp 306-323
Abstract

While utilisation of electronic social media is increasingly relevant as tourism practices, there is still a deficiency of empirical research on tourists' creation and use of various types of online content. This study maps and explores Scandinavian tourists' perceptions of Web 1.0 and Web 2.0...

Author(s)
Munar, A. M.; Jacobsen, J. K. S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2013, 13, 1, pp 1-19
Abstract

This paper seeks to understand how tourists might reduce their travel distances by better understanding their perception and "performance" of distances to destinations. Travel accounts for 75% of tourism's GHG emissions, the majority from flying. Tourist travel distances are growing rapidly, as are ...

Author(s)
Larsen, G. R.; Guiver, J. W.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2013, 21, 7, pp 968-981
Abstract

This article utilized content analysis of seniors' narratives on the Internet to uncover the central themes related to their perceptions of travel constraints and the ways through which seniors negotiate such barriers. The study results suggest that aging is associated with alterations in the order ...

Author(s)
Kazeminia, A.; Chiappa, G. del; Jafari, J.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2015, 54, 1, pp 80-93

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